Dana Air Introduces More flights on Lagos Abuja routes 

Dana Air Introduces More flights on Lagos Abuja routes 

One of Nigeria’s leading carriers, Dana Air, has introduced additional flights on its Lagos and Abuja route network. The airline in a statement said the introduction of the additional flights was strictly based on popular demand, the desire to meet the growing demand,  and the need to follow through with its strategic route expansion. ”The additional Abuja to Lagos flights will operate at 12:40 pm, 7 pm, and 8.10 pm, while the Lagos to Abuja will…

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New EU guidelines, requirements for inbound air shipments take effect March 1, 2023

New EU guidelines, requirements for inbound air shipments take effect March 1, 2023

The European Union (EU) has set a new guideline for freight forwarders, airlines, express couriers, and post operators on the shipment of air cargo. With effect from March 1, 2023, all the firms transporting goods to or through the EU (including Norway and Switzerland) would be required to submit advance cargo information in the form of a complete Entry Summary Declaration (ENS), under the second phase of the EU’s new customs pre-arrival security and safety…

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Nigeria Among Nations With High Airport Charges, Taxes

Nigeria Among Nations With High Airport Charges, Taxes

Nigeria, Liberia, and six other countries are among the top list of African countries with high airport taxes. Others are Guinea Bissau, Senegal, Bangui, Sierra Leone, Republic of Congo, and Niger It was revealed that these airport taxes were as high as some European countries that have met stiff resistance from the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Not pleased with this, the Airports Council International (ACI)’s World Director-General, Luis Felipe de Oliveira, has hit back…

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Airlines Progress Beyond COVID-19 As Soaring Jet Fuel Price Slows Recovery

Airlines Progress Beyond COVID-19 As Soaring Jet Fuel Price Slows Recovery

Revenues are rising after the COVID-19 restriction was eased. People are returning to air travel. WOLE SHADARE writes that the challenge for airlines now is how to keep costs under control Nigerian airlines are most unlikely to return to profitability year. This is not peculiar to the nation’s carriers as many carriers in many parts of the world are witnessing serious hiccups. Only a few markets, like the United States and some parts of Asia…

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Qatar Airways, Airlink sign codeshare pact to enhance connectivity

Qatar Airways, Airlink sign codeshare pact to enhance connectivity

  Qatar Airways and Airlink have signed a comprehensive codeshare agreement to offer travellers more choice, enhanced services and greater connectivity between 45 destinations in 13 countries across southern Africa and the rest of the world. This new codeshare agreement means travellers can enjoy the simplicity of purchasing connecting flights on both airlines using a single reservation with seamless ticketing, check-in, boarding and baggage check experience, during the entire journey The partnership will enable customers…

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Nigeria, others face higher Jet A1 costs over refining shortage

Nigeria, others face higher Jet A1 costs over refining shortage

·         Why airlines’ pass costs to passengers-Walsh ·         Sanction on Russian oil drives up costs     The high cost of aviation fuel, otherwise known as Jet fuel and the scarcity of the commodity across the globe have been attributed to the shifting of the refining of aviation fuel to other products which led to little demand during the pandemic. The Director-General of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Willie Walsh who spoke to Aviation Metric in…

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NANTA bemoans airlines’ trapped funds, fret over hike in ticket costs, threat to sector

NANTA bemoans airlines’ trapped funds, fret over hike in ticket costs, threat to sector

Says Nigeria on brink of wrong narrative, appeals to CBN, Ministry for intervention   The National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) has expressed a deep concern over the decision by the Nigerian government to withhold foreign airlines’ $450 million funds, saying the situation poses a serious threat to the entire aviation industry. President of NANTA, Mrs. Susan Akporiaye in a statement said the carriers could resort to taking out lower inventory in the system…

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Dana Air Deepens CSR, Partners The ELOY Foundation to Empower Women in five states 

Dana Air Deepens CSR, Partners The ELOY Foundation to Empower Women in five states 

One of Nigeria’s leading carriers, Dana Air,  has announced its partnership with The ELOY  Foundation’s business shower to Empower Women in five states: Rivers, Kano, Abuja, Abia, and Lagos The ELOY business Shower is an educative business gathering specifically organised for women in business to inspire and encourage them to build thriving businesses. Speaking on the sponsorship, the Deputy CEO of Dana Air Sukhjinder Mann said, Dana Air’s corporate social responsibility is impact-driven and broad-based…

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`IATA’s Director-General warns of Airbus-Qatar Airways spat consequences

`IATA’s Director-General warns of Airbus-Qatar Airways spat consequences

Walsh slams Airbus’ decision to revoke order for 50 A321neo aircraft   The Director-General of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Willie Walsh warned that the ongoing dispute between Airbus and Qatar Airways would leave a negative impact on the industry. He made the disclosure at the just-concluded IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Doha, Qatar. The IATA chief faulted the European aircraft maker’s decision to revoke an order for 50 A321neo aircraft amid…

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IATA, ACI Again Clash Over Airport Charges

IATA, ACI Again Clash Over Airport Charges

Airports Council International (ACI)World Director-General, Luis Felipe de Oliveira has hit back at claims made by IATA Director General Willie Walsh that many airports are “addicted to a ‘spend big and cream it off the customer’ mentality.” Felipe de Oliveira called for “collaboration and cooperation” between all aviation stakeholders following a renewed attack by Walsh on airports for raising infrastructure charges. The clash is coming amid insinuations Nigeria, Liberia, Guinea Bissau, Senegal, Bangui, Sierra Leone,…

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