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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Relief as US lifts suspension on ‘drop box’ visa applications for Nigerians

Relief as  US lifts suspension on ‘drop box’ visa applications for Nigerians

Nigerians who have been put through the difficulty of renewing their United States visa can now heave a sigh of relief as the US embassy in Nigeria has lifted the restriction on dropbox service or interview waiver for those renewing visas in the country. The interview waiver was suspended for Nigerian applicants in May 2019. Applicants must, however, be applying to renew a visa in the same classification as their prior non-immigrant visa. “Right now,…

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Lagos Marriott Hotel to host Aviation, Cargo and Export Expo

Lagos Marriott Hotel to host Aviation, Cargo and Export Expo

The newly opened Lagos Marriott Hotel will play host to the first AviaCargo event in Nigeria. The upscale Marriot was opened to the public in May 2021. Managing Director of Macfolly Hospitality Limited the owners of Lagos Marriott, Chike Ogeah led the organisers round the function suites of the hotel. “Aviation and Cargo are part of the heritage of the owners of this hotel and we are happy to be a part of this maiden…

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FAAN automates Lagos airport Hajj/Cargo terminal car park

FAAN automates Lagos airport Hajj/Cargo terminal car park

With success achieved with automation of its car park at some of the country’s airports, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) is extending the same to the parking lots at the Hajj/Cargo terminal of the Lagos airport. With its new found automation, the agency has informed users of the facility that the car park has fully been automated. The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) hereby informs the general public that the parking process…

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Travellers Shun COVID-19 Tests As Govt. Threatens Sanctions

Travellers Shun COVID-19 Tests As Govt. Threatens Sanctions

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has raised the alarm over possible rise in the disease in Nigeria as travellers arriving the country shun the mandatory tests to establish their status. PTF chairman and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, who raised the alarm at a press briefing yesterday, expressed sadness at the failure of some Nigerians who arrived from abroad to present themselves for the in-country PCR test which…

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Dubai Intl Receives 13 Airlines In Re-Opening Week

Dubai Intl Receives 13 Airlines In Re-Opening Week

Dubai International (DXB) welcomed scheduled flights from 13 international airlines in the first couple of days of Dubai reopening for tourists. Dubai officially began welcoming tourists on July 7and DXB has already received flights from Air Blue, Air France, Cebu Pacific, EgyptAir, Ethiopian Airlines, Gulf Air, KLM, Lufthansa, Mahan Air, Middle East Airlines, Pakistan International Airlines, Philippine Airlines and Royal Jordanian with more expected to join later. In addition to foreign carriers, Dubai-based Emirates and…

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Delta blocks middle-seat selection for more space cabin 

Delta blocks middle-seat selection for more space cabin 

From September 30th, 2020, mega carrier, Delta said it will ensure more space for customers on all aircraft by capping seating at 50% in First Class; 60% in Main Cabin, Delta Comfort+, and Delta Premium Select; and 75% in Delta One to reduce the total number of customers on board. The airline is extending its commitment to make more space for safer travel by continuing to block the selection of middle seats and capping seating…

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Stakeholders back investment in technology as key to travel, airline recovery post-Covid-19

Stakeholders back investment in technology as key to travel, airline recovery post-Covid-19

    Players in the travel, trade and airlines sub-sector have been charged to improve on technology deliveries in order to remain relevant post Covid-19 era. The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) have also been called upon to enhance technology for the new international protocols on check-in procedures for air travellers in a bid to improve the turnaround performance of airlines. Speaking on Friday at the Sabre…

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Financial aid, solution to airlines’ extinction, global debts hit $550b mark, says IATA

Financial aid, solution to airlines’ extinction, global debts hit $550b mark, says IATA

  ”Next challenge is to prevent carriers from sinking under debts burden” The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said only financial aid would be a lifeline to get the aviation   industry through the worst of the COVID-19 crisis without folding operations. .The clearing house for over 290 global airlines stated this in its released analysis that shows that the airline industry’s global debt could rise to $550 billion by year-end. That’s a $120 billion increase over debt…

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Disaster averted as Turkish Airline plane tyres burst on landing at Port-Harcourt Airport

Disaster averted as Turkish Airline plane tyres burst on landing at Port-Harcourt Airport

  Wole Shadare Disaster was averted early today when Turkish Airline was involved in serious incident of damage tyres upon landing at the Port-Harcourt International Airport. The incident according to a top official of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) Ooccured at 03.30 hours. The source said passengers were safe upon arrival, adding that passengers who were expected to depart with the aircraft were kept in a hotel in line with international practice. He further…

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