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  • Flights

Nigeria Air Nigeria Air's launch will have to wait as its first aircraft returns to Ethiopia

It was one of the Buhari government's key promises for Nigeria's aviation sector. Despite the colossal sums invested since the announcement of its creation in 2018, Nigeria Air did not finally take off at the end of May as promised. The first Boeing 737-800, 11 years old, of the future national flag, was dispatched to its original base in Addis Ababa on Saturday May 27, 2023.

  • Miscellaneous

Nigeria How Tourism, AfCFTA can boost Nigeria's economy

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is a significant development for the African continent and presents a tremendous opportunity for Nigeria to increase its trade volume, encourage tourism and boost its economy, Adeniyi Adebayo, Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, has said.

Mr Adebayo disclosed this while delive… read more

  • Flights

Nigeria Air Nigeria Air: Shrouded processes, shams and more than meets the eyes

Last Friday’s landing of an Ethiopian Airline Boeing 737-860 Max aircraft with registration Number ET-APL painted in the livery of Nigeria Air, an airline with no Air Operators Certificate (AOC) on what was described as a static display, is still stirring controversy.

In a bid not to end the regime after seven and a half years of procras… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Ghana Tour Operators UnionTour Operators Union Of Ghana TOUGHA TOUGHA wraps up successful participation in Indaba 2023

The Tour Operators Union of Ghana (TOUGHA) were once again in Durban to participate in this year’s Africa’s Travel Indaba. Over 70 of the Union’s members took part in various activities and events of the three-day tourism expo.

From the pre-Indaba BONDay event to the opening plenary session, B2B, speed marketing and… read more

  • Conservation & Wildlife

AA Travenews Wetlands are critical to keeping migrating birds soaring

For centuries, the phenomenon of bird migration has awed humanity. So much so, that the 4th Century BC Greek philosopher Aristotle, noting that the types of birds around him changed with the seasons, suggested that birds hibernated in trees or underwater and magically changed into different types of birds during winter. In the 17th Century, Engl… read more

  • Rail

AA Travenews West Africa witnesses inauguration of first railway wagon assembly plant

In a momentous event on May 9, the Nigeria Kajura Wagon Assembly Plant, established as part of the collaboration between China Civil Engineering (CCECC) and the Nigerian government, successfully completed the delivery of its initial consignment of 60 railway flat wagons. This landmark achievement signifies a significant breakthrough in Ni… read more

  • Flights

Nigeria Rano Air Rano Air commences operations as BASL promises support

Rano Air on Sunday commenced scheduled flight services from its base in Kano to the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos.

The airline’s aircraft, Embraer ERJ with the registration number: 5N-BZX and 50-seat capacity, touched down at the Murtala Muhammed Airport Two (MMA2), Lagos at 2:47 pm with 35 passengers.

Speaking on the … read more

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