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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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Ethiopian Airlines launches direct services to Singapore

Ethiopian flight to Singapore would enhance economic and social ties between Asia and Africa. Ethiopian Airlines has marked the commencement of five weekly direct and non- stop services to Singapore at a reception ceremony held at Addis Ababa Bole Airport. A statement issued in Accra by the Airline said the ...

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Ethiopian to add flight frequency to seychelles

Ethiopian airlines The Ethiopian Airlines (ET), the fastest growing and most profitable African airline, will add a sixth weekly flight to Seychelles from December 6, 2017. A statement issued in Accra by Mrs Hanna Atnafu, Manager Corporate, Communication Ethiopian Airlines, said the Airline would fly from Monday to Sunday. Mr ...

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Current State of Lagos Int’l Airport Road

  Following the permission granted the Lagos State Government to embark upon a total reconstruction of the International Airport Road from Oshodi, the road, which is the international gateway into the State, is expected to get a massive infrastructural lift in no distant time. The State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode ...

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European Union Bans Nigerian Airline Med-View From Entering UK Airspace

    Barely 18 months after commencing the Lagos-London route, the lone Nigerian carrier on the European route, Med-View Airline has been barred from entering European airspace. The European Union cited safety reasons for barring of the airline from entering the Europe airspace. European Commission said that its aircraft Boeing ...

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RwandAir commence flights to Lagos from Accra

RwandAir, the national carrier of the Republic of Rwanda have  commenced direct flights from Accra to Lagos as part of the Airline’s route expansion project in 2017. Lagos –Nigeria being the first phase of the project, will be followed by new routes such as Harare (Zimbabwe) and Mumbai (India) on ...

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Abuja Airport Runway Repair on Schedule, Says VP Osinbajo

Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s Vice President   *“We expect no delays” During an inspection tour of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport earlier today, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, expressed confidence that the airport would soon be open again at the scheduled time, April 19. He spoke with reporters during the ...

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House of Reps Calls for Liquidation of Arik

    The House of Representatives yesterday in Abuja expressed serious concern over the quality of loans that were acquired by Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) from Eligible Financial Institutions (EFIs) in the country and called on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Federal Ministry of Finance ...

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