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  • Flights

Kenya Airways KQ postpones restart of NYC route

Just 2 hours ago, KQ published via Linked-In a press release saying they have pushed back the resumption of the New York flights to 29th of November.

  • Flights

Kenya Airways KQ plans to pay pilots per flight

Kenya Airways is pushing to have its pilots paid per trip as the national carrier seeks a lower wage bill to weather the coronavirus storm that has crushed air travel demand.KQ chief executive officer Allan Kilavuka said the airline would pursue talks with the pilots over the radical pay plan. With no quick recovery in sight, KQ is se… read more

  • Flights

Nigeria Air Nigeria wants to launch new national carrier in 2021

Nigeria maintains its ambitions to launch its own national airline. Aviation Minister Hadi Sirika revealed Tuesday, October 27, before the Senate Aviation Committee, that the launch of Nigeria Air is planned in the envelope of 78.960 billion naira (207.8 million USD) that claims his ministerial department in the 2021 budget bil… read more

  • Flights

Nigeria Nigeria: Akure Airport reopens for flights

The Akure Airport in Ondo State, which was temporarily shut down following the discovery of a suspicious crater, has reopened for operation. A source at the airport said the swift response of the Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, was helpful in bringing the airport back to business.

"But for the prompt interv… read more

  • Destinations

Sierra-Leone Desinfection tunnel at Freetown Airport

Tthe Westminster Group supports civil aviation with a donation of equipment for the fight against Covid-19.

The Westminster Foundation stands alongside the government of Sierra Leone in its fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. Through its charitable arm, Westminster Group plc has just donated a disinfection tunnel to the… read more

  • Flights
  • Opinion

AA WorldFlight Will Nigerian Airlines survive?

Chinedu Eze writes on the likely impact of the recent civil unrest in some states on Nigerian carriers which came few weeks after the COVID-19 lockdown

Since July 8, 2020 when the nation's airspace was reopened for domestic flight operations, Nigerian airlines have been brainstorming on how to survive when after over three months of… read more

  • Miscellaneous

SouthAfrica ASATA Air Namibia removed from Travel Association

The Association of Southern African Travel Agents (Asata) has informed its members that Namibia's financially troubled flagship airline, Air Namibia, has been suspended from all integrated surveillance system (ISS) operations. The suspension comes after the airline failed to pay outstanding amounts in relation to the Billing andread more

  • Travel-tech

AA Travenews Travel tech research: automation is the future for digital asset management

FotoWare is a digital asset management solution for companies and individuals to manage, store and share large amounts of digital assets, such as images, videos, and documents, and works for the likes of TUI, the Nordic Travel and Leisure Group, and Wings of Support by KLM.

Key findings: the future of digital asset managemread more

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