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  • Flights

United Nigeria passengers hit 25,000 in 4 weeks of operations

The Chairman, United Nigeria Airline, Dr. Obiora Okonkwo says, its operations, routes expansion and additional aircraft acquisition will be done in phases to avoid biting more than they can chew.

This just as the airline also assured of employing more Nigeria with the gradual increase of their operations within and outside th… read more

  • Miscellaneous

GBTA announces new dates for 2021 Convention

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) has shifted the dates of its GBTA Convention 2021 to November 17-19 in Orlando, Florida. The decision to change the dates of The Business Travel Event of the Year  was made after taking into consideration feedback from members, exhibitors and sponsors and in recognition of the curr… read more

  • Flights

SAA getting back into action with new interim CEO

Effective April 13, Thomas Kgokolo took charge as the new interim CEO of South African Airways (SAA) by the interim board, according to Fin24. He becomes the fifth CEO of SAA in five years.

In addition to Kgokolo, the interim board has appointed three interim executives, namely Fikile Mhlontlo as interim chief financial officer, Mph… read more

  • Destinations

3 African Destinations that should be travel hotspots

With the promise of a vaccine in the near future, individuals across the globe have set their sights on their next vacation, with many nations anticipating a surge in tourism as travel becomes feasible once again. Some countries – South Africa, Mauritius and Egypt, to name a few – have been popular destinations for decades, but certain ot… read more

  • Beyond Africa
  • Miscellaneous

Latest global flight demand trends

There has been plenty of positive news for the travel industry globally over the past weeks. With vaccination rates in key outbound tourism countries such as the UK and the USA increasing, the implementation of travel corridors for Israeli and Australian travellers, as well as the relaxing of quarantine measures in popular destinations su… read more

  • Flights

United Nigeria unveils medium term plans for aircraft acquisition

United Nigeria Airlines has said that it is negotiating an additional two (2) Embraer ERJ145 aircraft to help its consolidation plans on the domestic route and aims to procure a bigger aircraft soon to aid in strengthening its all round operations.

This is just as the airline has also revealed that it is in the process of acq… read more

  • Flights

United Nigeria Airline Boss laments high cost of fuel

Dr Obiora Okonkwo, the Chairman of United Nigeria Airlines, has decried the skyrocketed price of Jet, saying the recent rise in the price of the product was negatively affecting operations of the airlines. Okonkwo also said that the airline, which debuted about two months ago opted for Embraer brands of aircraft because of its fuel-effici… read more

  • Cruise

Royal Caribbean is now the largest cruise line in the world

While it was anticipated several years ago that Royal Caribbean would eventually overtake Carnival Cruise Line as the largest cruise line in the world, the COVID-19 pandemic hastened the change. Carnival Cruise Line was forced to trim its fleet considerably, selling off several of its ships as part of a wider fleet reduction across the en… read more

  • Accomodation

Radisson signs third hotel in Zambia

Nestled on the banks of one of Africa’s longest rivers, the Zambezi, in Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, 5km south of the historic city of Livingstone, just 4km northwest of the Victoria Falls, one of the seven natural wonders of the world and a Unesco world heritage si… read more

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