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Air Peace to commence Abuja-GombegFlights soon

The management of Air Peace says it will be launching scheduled commercial flights to Gombe from Abuja and resume its Yola flight services.

The Chief Operating Officer of the airline, Mrs Oluwatoyin Olajide disclosed this in a statement in Lagos on Sunday. Olajide said that the decision to commence the Abuja-Gombe route was a… read more

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United Nigeria Airlines says cooperation, mergers will favour industry

Chairman, United Nigeria Airline, High Chief Obiora Okonkwo PHD has called for synergy in the aviation industry stressing that co-operation or possible mergers will help create bigger, stronger airlines as the market is so vast that there is no need for rancor.

He made this known when he paid a visit to the League of Airports… read more

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Arik to resume Lagos-Kano routes April 27

Arik Air is resuming direct flights from the nation’s commercial capital, Lagos to the ancient city of Kano effective Tuesday, April 27, 2021.

The three weekly flights will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

The decision to reintroduce direct flights between Lagos and Kano was informed by the importanc… read more

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  • Beyond Africa

SWISS to trial IATA Travel Pass app

SWISS is to become the first airline in the Lufthansa Group to trial IATA’s new Travel Pass app, which it will do on its Zurich-London Heathrow route from 22 April onwards. The trial marks a major further step in making travel simple and reliable again during the current COVID-19 pandemic. SWISS has also been testing further such concepts… read more

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El Al to restart SA operations

El Al has confirmed that it will resume operations to and from Israel with one flight a week, from May 6.

The schedule at the start of operations, is:

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Airpeace pilots, cabin crew, others get vaccination

The pilots, cabin crew and other customer-facing personnel of Nigeria’s foremost airline, Air Peace, have started receiving the COVID-19 vaccine to help curtail the spread of the virus and give passengers more confidence to fly with the airline. Spokesperson of the airline, Stanley Olisa, who disclosed this information to newsmen on Frida… read more

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Etihad reportedly in talks to divest Air Seychelles share

Etihad is currently in talks with the government of Seychelles to sell its stake in the flag carrier. The Abu Dhabi-based airline currently owns a 40% stake in Air Seychelles following a purchase deal in 2012. However, as Etihad shifts its strategy away from foreign airline investments, it is looking to exit its current position.… read more

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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

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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

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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

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