384 stranded Nigerians evacuated from UAE arrive Nigeria

384 stranded Nigerians evacuated from UAE arrive Nigeria

Some Nigerians stranded in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) today returned to Nigeria after a harrowing experience in Dubai and other Middle East nations. The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission disclosed that 384 Nigerians returned to the country via the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja from the UAE. The returnees are part of the 802 Nigerians stranded in Saudi Arabia that the Nigerian government had promised would be evacuated to Nigeria on Thursday and Friday. Stranded…

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Airlink, Lufthansa, SWISS ink interline deal for travel connections in Southern Africa

Airlink, Lufthansa, SWISS ink interline deal for travel connections in Southern Africa

In a bid to offer travelers with access to over 25 destinations in South Africa including Bloemfontein, George, Upington, Skukuva, Nelspruit, Hoedspruit and Port Elizabeth, one of Europe’s mega carriers, Lufthansa and SWISS are partnering with Airlink, one of Africa’s fastest growing airlines for air links. The partnership would cover over 20 other regional destinations in Southern Africa, such as Gaborone, Kasane, Vilanculos, Maun, Victoria Falls, Maputo, Windhoek, Harare, Lusaka, Ndola, Bulawayo and many more….

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How Boeing-Airbus Rivalry Is Changing Air Travel Business

How Boeing-Airbus Rivalry Is Changing Air Travel Business

The global commercial aircraft market is dominated by two manufacturers, European conglomerate, Airbus, and Seattlebased aerospace giant, Boeing. WOLE SHADARE writes that their innovations amid stiff rivalry is helping to reshape the travel industry Race for market share Their drive to secure market share is affecting everything from which aircraft you are on, to what routes you can choose from and how many passengers you share the cabin with. The rivalry between the two is…

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Again, KLM cuts massive 1, 000 jobs

Again, KLM cuts massive 1, 000 jobs

Netherlands to bar flights from UK, SAA, South America from Jan 23 KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is forced to reduce its workforce by another 1.000 with almost immediate effect. Slower than expected recovery from the Covid-crisis until deeper into 2021 means that the carrier has to refer to another scenario and cut further into its workforce. In 2020, KLM cut 5.000 jobs across the airline. The extra 1.000 will again affect all fronts, but cabin…

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Emirates, Etihad, First Airlines To Trial IATA Travel Pass

Emirates, Etihad, First Airlines To Trial IATA Travel Pass

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), Emirates and Etihad Airways, today announced a partnership to launch the IATA Travel Pass for Etihad Airways’ guests. The IATA Travel Pass is a mobile app to help passengers easily and securely manage their travel in line with government requirements for COVID-19 tests or vaccines. IATA Travel Pass will initially be offered to Etihad Airways and Emirates passengers  on selected flights from Abu Dhabi in the first quarter of…

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Human Error, Manpower And Safety Of Nigeria’s Airspace

Human Error, Manpower And Safety Of Nigeria’s Airspace

Poor communication in Nigeria’s airspace has continued with so much effort to stem the tide with little progress made. WOLE SHADARE highlights the consequences to poor safety in the air Efforts with little progress Although, there has been a remarkable improvement with pilot-air traffic controllers’ communication in the last few years, it is a shame that for more than 20 years, the country’s aviation is still grappling with such difficulty in 2021. The goal of…

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Experts: How To Make Nigerian Airspace Safe

Experts: How To Make Nigerian Airspace Safe

The Federal Government has been urged to invest in ground communication equipment that will enhance pilots-air traffic controllers’ synergy to ensure air safety. This was the position of President of National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA), Abayomi Agoro, who lamented that poor communication and training on new facilities were the bane of the sector in terms of air safety. Agoro, who spoke at a seminar put together by Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) with theme, “Preventing…

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Dana Air Introduces Flexible No Change Fee Policy 

Dana Air Introduces Flexible No Change Fee Policy 

Dana Air has Introduced a flexible no change fee policy as part of its  promise to serve its customers better and offer innovative products to support their ever-changing travel desires According to the airline’s Communications Manager, Kingsley Ezenwa, ”Dana Air  understands that the exigencies of daily activities can make planning a trip difficult. So With this new policy, our customers  will now only be charged a fare difference (If Applicable) without a change fee when they make up to 2 changes on their ticket at least 2 hours to their flight….

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Delta releases 2020 financial scorecard with $1.1b pre tax loss on $4.0b revenue

Delta releases 2020 financial scorecard with $1.1b pre tax loss on $4.0b revenue

Delta Airlines on Thursday reported financial results for the December quarter and full year 2020 and provided its outlook for the March quarter 2021. Highlights of the December quarter and full year 2020 results, including both GAAP and adjusted metrics, are on page five and are incorporated there. “Our December quarter results capped the toughest year in Delta’s history.  I want to thank the Delta people who have risen to the occasion, focusing on delivering…

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