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  • Miscellaneous

IATA slams NANTA, others over criminal BTA practices

IATA has flayed the National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies (NANTA) warning it to ask it’s members to desist from criminal acts of issuing air tickets for Basic Travel Allowance (BTA) purposes to individuals who eventually void the tickets after gaining access to foreign exchange a practice called Ticket renting.

IATA described th… read more

  • Flights

Air Peace takes delivery of its 4th Embraer E195-E2

Air Peace, the first African operator of the Embraer E195-E2, has an order book of 13 aircraft and purchase rights for 17 additional units for a total value of $2.2 billion at list price.

Air Peace's fourth Embraer E195-E2 landed in Abuja on Thursday 23 September at around 2pm, after a two-day journey from the Brazilian ma… read more

  • Accomodation

Radisson Hotel Group announces a record year in Africa

Radisson Hotel Group announce a hotel expansion record in Africa with 13 signings to date, translating to a new hotel signed every 20 days. The Group’s expansion drive, adding 2,500 rooms to its African portfolio, includes the announcement of nine hotels in Morocco, the Group’s debut in Djibouti and the introduction of the Radisson… read more

  • Miscellaneous

NANTA President wins Media Platinum MERIT Award

Mrs. Susan Akporiaye, President National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), won the Nigeria Media Platinum MERIT Award for her leadership and resilience in keeping the Nigerian travel trade business together despite the impact of covid 19 pandemic on global travel and tourism.

In a citation by the Board of… read more

  • Flights

Ethiopian Airlines resumes flights to Enugu airport Oct. 1st 2021

After two years of absence, Arica’s Leading Airline Ethiopian Airlines will be resuming its Flight to Enugu the Eastern Heartland of Nigeria on October 1, 2021.

The 3 Times a week Flight will be Operated with B787 Dreamliner. Initially the Flight will Operate On Wednesday, Friday and Saturdays of every Week for now.… read more

  • Flights

United is launching D.C. to Lagos service

United will launch three-times per week service from Washington Dulles to Lagos, Nigeria, on Nov. 29. The flight will be the only direct connection between the U.S. capital and sub-Saharan Africa's largest city.

United will operate the service with a Boeing 787 Dreamliner configured with a business cabin, a premium economy ca… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Issues at Port Harcourt Airport don’t make it unsafe for flights

Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Musa Nuhu, recently spoke with the media on the safety status of the country’s international airports, especially the Port Harcourt International Airport (PHIA), as well as other issues in the industry. WOLE OYEBADE was there.

Despite moves to concession the fou… read more

  • Flights

Nigeria: Max Air buys a Boeing 737 from a local company

Founded in 2008, Max Air initially specialised in charter flights with one-off operations for Hajj and Umrah to Mecca.

Since July 2018, the company based in Kano in northern Nigeria has started its regular domestic flights.

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