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In the last couple of weeks, the media have been saturated with news of multiple route launches by West and Central Africa’s largest carrier, Air Peace. In less than 10 days, the foremost airline extended its wings to three new destinations- Ibadan in South West Nigeria, Gombe in North East Nigeria and Douala in Francophone West Africa.… read more
Ibom Airlines has disclosed it is expanding its coverage routes to include some states in the northern part of Nigeria. Chief Operating Officer, Ibom Airlines Limited, Mr George Oriesi, who made this public during an interview with DAILY INDEPENDENT in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, on Wednesday said the airline will expand it… read more
Air France is continuing to adapt its network and strengthen its "leisure" destinations. For the 2021 winter season, the carrier will open almost ten new routes, including two in Africa.
From 1 November, Air France will offer a seasonal route to Gambia. The route will be operated during the winter season until March 2022, followi… read more
Arik Air is resuming flight services to Warri from both Lagos and Abuja effective Tuesday, August 3, 2021.
Flights between Abuja and Warri as well as between Lagos and Warri will operate four times weekly on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.
Similarly, Arik Air will be moving its Benin and Warri flights from the M… read more
On 10 March 2017, the Beninese government launched the preparatory work for the effective start of the construction of the new international airport of Glo-Djigbé.
This alternative to Cotonou, this airport, to be build by China, is being built in the framework of a public-private partnership.
Cotonou airport, with its position as a crossroads in West and Central Africa, has recorded sustained traffic growth in recent years.
Satisfied with the results of phase 1 of the renovation work, the Beninese government is embarking on the second stage with the aim of tripling the airport's capacity.
This week, President Buhari inaugurated the commercial operations of Lagos-Ibadan railway project at the Mobolaji Johnson Railway Station, Ebute Metta, Lagos, describing the feat ‘‘as another milestone in the drive of this Administration to revitalize the railway system and establish it as a choice mode of transportation for both p… read more
Air Peace, has heeded the calls by the Nigerian flying public for more routes and network options with the introduction a set of new connections to satisfy their travel needs.
To this end, the airline has therefore announced the commencement of Port Harcourt-Kano-Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt-Benin-Port Harcourt and resumption of Kano-Asaba… read more
Good news for African Parks. The nature conservation organisation has
been awarded a $108 million grant for its activities. This is a record
amount of funding for nature conservation in Africa. The grant, which
will be spread over five years, comes from the Wyss Foundation, an
organisation founded by philanthropist Hansjörg Wyss t… read more
The Moroccan authorities have decided to resume flights to and from the Kingdom as of Tuesday, June 15, 2021, announced on Sunday the ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Abroad, adding that these flights will take place under exceptional authorizations given that Moroccan airspace is still closed.
"Based o… read more