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  • Leisure

Nigeria Dana Air Dana offers fleet to the governement to fight COVID-19

Dana Air Nigeria has offered the Nigerian governement, as part of the contribution to fight COVID-19 in Nigeria.

CEO of Dana Air, Jacky Hathiramani, wrote in a letter to the Nigerian Minister of Aviation and said, the airline would make resources, aircraft in its fleet and crew for the national assignment available whenever needed or requested. H… read more

  • Flights
  • Miscellaneous

UAE Emirates Airline Giant EMIRATES suspends all passenger flights

"The world is in quarantine" - this is a statement of Emirates chairman Sheik Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum.

As of next Wednesday, 25th of March, Emirates will shut down its world-wide passenger operations, whereas all cargo operations will remain active. Emirates is looking very sceptical into the future as the outlook and the future demand most likely would be very low.

  • Flights

Nigeria NCAA will close all Nigerian airports

The Nigeran Civil Aviation Authority has announced to close all airports in Nigeria as of 23rd of March at 23:00hrs until 23rd of April at 23:00 hrs for all incoming international flights:

They have also stated that emergency and essential flights will be excepted. Domestic flights will continue to operate normal.

  • Flights

Cabo Verde Airlines Cabo Verde Airline suspends Lagos route

Cabo Verde Airlines has announced it will supend all flights between Sal Island and Lagos in Nigeria wirth immedeate effect.

This decision is as per Cabo verde governement decision not to operate into COVID-19 areas - and Nigeria is considered to be one of those areas.

  • Miscellaneous

ATM in Dubai postponed

Reed Travel Exhibitions has published the decision to postpone the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) to 28th June – 1st July 2020, at the Dubai World Trade Centre in Dubai, U.A.E.

Due to the escalation of the COVID-19 epidemic around the world, after consultation with all our stakeholders,read more

  • Flights

Egyptair MS suspends all flights to Saudi Arabia

EgyptAir has announced to suspend flights to Saudi Arabian cities Dammam, Qassim, Abha, Jeddah and Medina cities until further notice.

This action follows the decision issued from The General Authority of Civil Aviation in Saudi Arabia to suspend all flights to and from a number of countries including Egypt, as part of the precautio… read more

  • Beyond Africa

Poland LOT LOT Polish Airlines stops all operations

As of today, 15th of Marsch 2020, the governement of Poland has decided to close all borders. This has effect also for the National Airline, LOT. First the airline said they will stop all international operations out of Warsaw (Poland) and Budapest (Hungary). However, later the airline said they will stop all flights, also the domestic routes. T… read more

  • Flights

UK Virgin Atlantic Virgin Atlantic to return to Capetown

As of 25th of October 2020 Virgin Atlantic will return to Capetown.

This service will be operated daily on a Boeing B787-9 offering 264 seats in total, connecting London Heathrow and Capetown. From Heathrow down South Virgin Atlantic will operate as a night flight, whereas on the way back to London the flight will operate during the daytime.

  • Flights
  • Miscellaneous

Germany Lufthansa LH group to cancel 23,000 flights until end of April

As a consequence of decreasing reservations, the Lufthansa Group has announced to adapt the schedule for the next six weeks.

Roughly 23,000 flight, most of them within Europe and Asia, have been taken out of the schedule and therefore, these flight have dissapeared on all booking channels. Lufthansa announced that they are… read more

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