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Turkish Airlines records 75% passenger growth

Turkish Airlines has recorded a growth in passenger numbers on the Ghana-Istanbul route over the last six years. The airline, which flies Ghanaian travellers to over 290 destinations around the world via its hub in Istanbul, has recorded a 70 percent increase in passenger numbers since it started operations in ...

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Brussels Airlines opens new Office, targets flying 6 times a week

    Brussels Airlines is looking to expand its operations in the country by increasing its flight frequency from five to six. The airline is currently flying five times a week to Ghana’s capital, Accra. Flights are currently operated on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. The company has explained ...

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Ethiopian Airlines goes fully digital

Management of Ethiopian Airlines Group, the largest airline in Africa, has fully digitalized all its business processes like aircraft maintenance and flight operations, commercial operations and finance. Others are human resource management, customer services, procurement and supply chain management, online learning, management approvals and authorizations. A statement issued in Accra ...

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Dana Air Gets IATA Membership

The Nigerian Custom Service (NCS) Tin-Can Island Command has impounded 1,100 pump action rifles. This bring to a total of about 2110 pump action rifles so far impounded in Lagos in the last seven months. The Comptroller General of the Nigerian Custom Service, Col. Hameed Ali (Rtd) explained on Monday ...

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FG approves concession of Lagos, Abuja airports

THE Vice President, Profesor Yemi Osinbajo, said the Federal Executive Council (FEC) has agreed to concession the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja. The vice president made this known on Monday while speaking at the fifth edition of the presidential quarterly business forum which held at the ...

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Dana Air recruits, trains more Nigerian Pilots

Award-winning airline, Dana Air has announced that it has recruited and trained more Nigerian Pilots in Johannesburg, South Africa and Madrid –Spain, as part efforts towards contributing to the growth and development of the Nigerian aviation industry. The airline also introduced a Special Services Unit which consist of well-trained males ...

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BPE: Let’s replicate SACHOL’s success story in other enterprises

The Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr. Alex A. Okoh, has described Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited (SACHOL) as one of the success stories of the privatisation programme, adding that the dynamics behind this success could be replicated in other enterprises. According to him, “essentially we ...

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South African Airways faces bankruptcy

South African Airways (SAA) is on the edge of bankruptcy, information made available to the country’s parliament has revealed. According to the BBC, “The national carrier may soon be unable to pay salaries”, adding, “The cash-flow statement shown to MPs and seen by the BBC paints a picture of an ...

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Nigeria: Arik Air resumes Abuja-Accra route July 17

    Arik Air, Nigeria’s largest carrier will resume daily flight operations between Abuja, Nigeria and Accra, Ghana from Monday, July 17, 2017. According to a statement by the airline, flights between Abuja and Accra were suspended in March following the closure of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja for runway ...

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Ethiopian Airlines places order for 10 A350-900 Aircraft

      Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline group in Africa, has placed an order for 10 additional Airbus A350-900 aircraft, enabling further development to its fast expanding long-haul route network. Last June, Ethiopian Airlines became the first African carrier to operate the A350 when it took delivery of the ...

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