Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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High Taxes Undermining Profitability of Nigerian Airlines – Operators

Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) has disclosed that Nigerian airlines pay over N10 billion on taxes annually, according to recent estimates, lamenting that the huge taxes undermine profitability and threaten their ability to maintain...

Court Orders Nigerian Government to Take Over OAS Helicopters

..... As Arik Air suspends International operations The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON has taken over Odengene Air Shuttle Services, OAS Helicopters in Lagos following a court order. The management of AMCON on Tuesday sealed...

Tourism: Emirates gives discount on fares

The Emirates is offering Ghanaian travellers a chance to travel to selected destinations in its global extensive network with a special 30 per cent discount off Economy and Business Class fares. In a statement, the...

Two-Thirds of Arik Aircrafts Grounded, Requires N10bn to Stabilise Operations

The troubles of Arik Air, Nigeria's leading privately owned Airline that was taken over by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) last Thursday appears worse than it seemed, as only nine aircrafts out...

Nigeria: No Cause to Fret over Benefits, NAMA tells Retirees

The managing director, Nigerian Airspace Management Agency NAMA Capt Fola Akinkuotu has said that there is no cause for retirees of the agency to fret over their entitlements, as they would be promptly paid...

Valentine: British Airways offers passengers four exotic locations

British Airways has suggested four of its destinations for couples this Valentine’s season, and also extended its sale on special fares to London until February 20th, 2017. Mr. Kevin Leung, British Airways’ Commercial Manager for...
Arik

Nigerian Government Takes Over Ailing Arik Air

The management of largest local carrier in Nigeria, Arik Air, which accounts for about 55 per cent of passenger load has been taken over by the Nigerian government through its Bad Bank, the Asset...

Africa’s First Privatised National Carrier clocks 40

Kenya Airways the first African flag bearer carrier to be privatized, in 1996 and listed across East Africa celebrated its 40th anniversary on Sunday January 22, 2017 since its inception in 1977. The airline launched...

Emirates Unveils Third Daily Flight to Nairobi

Emirates airline is set to introduce a third daily flight from Dubai to Nairobi from 1st June 2017, increasing the number of Emirates flights between the two cities to 21 a week. The airline currently...

Air Seychelles Set for Fleet and Network Expansion in 2017

The national carrier of the Republic of Seychelles, Air Seychelles will undergo a major fleet and network expansion this year that will significantly enhance its services and strengthen its existing regional network. The airline will...