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  • Destinations

Burkina-Faso Burkina Faso flights suspended after Military arrests President

An attempted coup in the West African nation of Burkina Faso has led to the cancelation of flights while the country looks to regain stability. The last flight logged as having departed was on January 24th at 17:25. This saw an Airbus A320 leave for  Abidjan with  Air Cote d’Ivoire. The flight cancelations appear to be continuing throu… read more

  • Flights

Ethiopian Ethiopian Airlines preparing to resume Boeing 737 MAX operations

At the end of 2021, about one month ago, Ethiopian Airlines revealed that it was planning to bring the Boeing 737 MAX back into service in February 2022. The day appears to be fast approaching, as the airline took to Twitter on January 23rd to announce that it was “only a few days away” from returning the MAX back to the skies.

A “few dread more

  • Miscellaneous

Nigeria Nanta NANTA calls for downward review of Covid test, knocks IATA

There has been complaints from passengers of the challenges they have to grapple with in accessing the international travel portal to get their travel permit, QR code, make payments etc to enable them travel.

In this interview, President, National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies, NANTA, Mrs. Susan Akporiaye speaks on these challenge… read more

  • Flights

Nigeria Air Peace Air Peace doubles its Airbus fleet adding two A320s simultaneously

Air Peace, Nigeria's largest airline, has about 30 aircraft, mainly Boeing and Embraer. Since the end of last year, the company has been expanding its fleet to keep up with growing demand.

Air Peace continues to grow its fleet. The Nigerian private airline took delivery of two Airbus A320s (MSN 3425, 3361) on Tuesday. This is… read more

  • Flights

Nigeria FAAN FAAN plans 30% revenue growth despite Covid-19 impediments

Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu has said that non-aeronautic revenue has opened a vista for tremendous opportunity to grow with plans to increase the revenue to 30% by the end of the second quarter of 2022.

This is as he said due to newer variants of the COVID-19, deliberate steps must b… read more

  • Flights

UAE Emirates 5 Cities: Emirates begins rebuilding its African network

After pausing flights in December, Dubai-based Emirates has resumed flights from five African countries, including Ghana, Guinea, Angola, Ivory Coast, and Uganda. The airline had suspended flights late last year owing to omicron concerns.

Emirates partially reboots its African network

In a travel advisory posted … read more

  • Rail

Rail Nigeria Railway Corporation Nigeria: Rail projects not bait ahead of 2023 elections

The Honourable Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has said that the vigour by which the Federal Government is pushing to connect the country through its radical ongoing rail projects should not be misconstrued as a ploy to sway Nigerians ahead of the 2023 general elections.

The Minister stated this when he… read more

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