Goge Africa collaborate Walk for Love Africa to launch destination West Africa project

Goge Africa collaborate Walk for Love Africa to launch destination West Africa project

Intra Africa travel and tourism has had its challenges bordering from lack of awareness of its destinations to barriers that impede air travel. This has further been exacerbated in a post-pandemic era. Having identified the gaps in domesticating Intra-Africa tourism, Goge Africa and its partners have come together to launch the Destination West Africa project. This project is to encourage Africans to travel to Africa but the campaign kicks off on the West coast of…

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IATA Harps On Reforms To Attract, Retain Ground Handling Talent

IATA Harps On Reforms To Attract, Retain Ground Handling Talent

  The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called for holistic reforms to manage the long-term need for a stable talent base for the ground handling sector. Thousands of ground handling staff left the aviation industry during the pandemic. Now as aviation ramps up, the severe shortage of skilled ground handlers is shedding light on the need for reform to stabilize the talent pool. In the immediate term, the most pressing issue according to the…

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Adefope: Airline business in Nigeria prone to loss-making

Adefope: Airline business in Nigeria prone to loss-making

  Chairman, HRG (Nigeria), and travel management consultant, Mr. Femi Adefope has described aviation in Nigeria and by extension, airline business in the country and other places as loss-making, saying that Nigeria is a tough country to do such capital intensive business. Adefope who spoke to Aviation Metric at the APG IET DAY in Lagos at the weekend noted that the carriers are using largely imported products even with uniforms, adding that If the uniforms were properly…

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FAAN to hold national aviation summit June 14th

FAAN to hold national aviation summit June 14th

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) would hold its maiden “FAAN National Aviation Conference” being organized by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria. The conference, with the theme ‘Advancing the Frontiers of Possibilities for Safe, Secure and Profitable Air Transport’ which was initially billed to hold from 1st to 4th April 1-4th, 2022 was shifted due to the global movement restrictions occasioned by the dreaded coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19). The conference is aimed at providing…

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APG IET Filling The Gap For Airlines, Travelers

APG IET Filling The Gap For Airlines, Travelers

  Through innovation and technology, the APG network has expanded over its 25-years history to become a key partner and a powerful platform in the airline distribution environment, offering outsourced services in passenger sales and marketing, reservations, finance, and accounting, fare filing and consulting, writes WOLE SHADARE Celebration APG Network, the World’s Leading Network of Airline Representatives on May 27, 2022, celebrated APG DAY all around the world. Once a year, on May 27 which…

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Xejet Limited, Sierra Leone sign pact to operate Air Sierra Leone

Xejet Limited, Sierra Leone sign pact to operate Air Sierra Leone

  Xejet Limited and the Government of The Republic of Sierra Leone have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to operate Regional and International Flights from Lungi International Airport, Freetown. The Government of Sierra Leone and Xejet have been in discussions and have now agreed that the company may establish and operate a national carrier for the Republic of Sierra Leone.   The parties further agreed to work together to successfully execute the project to…

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Emirates restates commitment to Nigeria, SVP hosts historic travel event in Abuja

Emirates restates commitment to Nigeria, SVP hosts historic travel event in Abuja

 Emirates Senior Vice President, Badr Abbas has restated the airline’s commitment to the strategic Nigerian market and personally hosted a special travel industry workshop and recognition event in Abuja for the leading travel agents in Northern Nigeria.  Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, held two events in both of its Nigerian gateways, Abuja and Lagos, to recognise the services and ongoing partnerships of its outstanding travel agents in the country. Emirates Senior Vice President, Badr…

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NCAA Under Capt. Musa Nuhu by Sam Adurogboye

NCAA Under Capt. Musa Nuhu by Sam Adurogboye

The strong but reassuring leadership of Capt. Musa Nuhu keeps Nigeria’s civil aviation on course with the just concluded 7th African Indian Ocean (AFI) Regional Meeting in Abuja. By Sam Adurogboye   “In a gentle way, you can shake the world” –  Mahatma Gandhi. Permit me to start this conversation with a reference to the statement credited to Mahatma Gandhi, one of the most iconic leaders who ever lived. While this is in no way…

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Dana Rewards Winners in Essay Competition, To strengthen Kids fly Program

Dana Rewards Winners in Essay Competition, To strengthen Kids fly Program

Dana Air has rewarded students with free tickets for their brilliant performance at the 11th edition of the National Travel Essay Competition and  Air Transport Youth Empowerment Summit, which was held at the Nigerian Civil Aviation (NCAA) Headquarters Annex, Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos. The airline also announced that some new initiatives have also been added to strengthen and excite members of its kids’ fly programme. Dana Air spokesman, Kingsley Ezenwa said that the…

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Deplorable Lagos airport 18R/36L runway shut for repairs

Deplorable Lagos airport 18R/36L runway shut for repairs

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has commenced an emergency remedial work on the failed distressed pavement of the runway 18R/36L of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos. According to the airport authority, rehabilitation work will only be on May 28th and May 29th from 0600 to 1300. The runway would also be closed on June 4, 2022, and June 5th, 2022 which could see congestion at the Lagos aerodrome. A circular dated May 24th, 2022, entitled,…

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