Boeing Delivers First 787 Dreamliner To Uzbekistan Airways

…As Uzbekistan Flag Carrier Becomes 66th Dreamliner Operator  Boeing and Uzbekistan Airways, the flag carrier of the Republic of Uzbekistan, today celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. The Director General, Uzbekistan Airways, Valeriy Tyan said, “The delivery of our first Dreamliner marks a new and exciting chapter in our long-standing relationship […]

Confusion At MMA2 As Passengers With Boarding Passes On Aero Cancelled Flights Collect Luggage At Reclaim Areas

    …Cancels Abuja, Port Harcourt Flights Without Notice …As   Over 1,400 Staff Proceed On Indefinite Leave   It was confusion galore at the Murtala Airport Terminal 2(MMA2), where the embattled Aero Contractors operates from, as flights to Port Harcourt and Abuja were cancelled and passengers were moving from one end of the terminal other […]

(Breaking News)Aero Suspends Scheduled Operations Tomorrow

  …As Ticket, Check-In Counters Remain Empty At MMA2   Aero Contractors Airlines, an entity founded in 1959, said that it would suspend its scheduled services beginning from Thursday, September 1, 2016. An online statement from the embattled airline management of the airline, said the development was part of the strategic business realignment to reposition […]

Etihad Airways Launches Global Sale With Up To 50% Off 45 Popular Destinations

  Etihad Airways has launched its annual global sales campaign, targeted at business and economy class guests, with fares available on a wide range of destinations served across the world and fares available for travel until June 2017. According to the airline guests can make the most of this offer over seven days, by booking […]

Power Outage At Lagos Airport Disrupts Airlines Operations

  …Airlines Board, Disembark Passengers At The Ramp   Flight operations at the international terminal of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos for two days; Saturday and Sunday disrupted following a power outage at the Nigeria’s busiest airport. Abelnews gathered that the power outage which as at the time of compiling this report has not […]

Virgin Atlantic Founder Billionaire Richard Branson Escapes Death In Bike Crash

  Sir Richard Branson, the founder of Virgin Group, which includes Virgin Atlantic Airline, escaped death in a bike crash. Branson was training for a charity event (Virgin), when the accident happened Sir Richard Branson said he thought he was ‘going to die’ when he was involved in a horror bike crash. The 66-year-old was […]

British Airways Rewards Nigerian Travel Partners

  British Airways has rewarded its travel partners all over Nigeria this week. Prizes ranging from I-Pad Air to Business class tickets on British Airways to return tickets to London on their award winning Club word seats (Business Class). From Lagos and Abuja Ms Enitan Adekunle of target Travels, Faith Ikpobi of GEM travels and […]

Med-View Airline Airlifts 10,500 Pilgrims From Nigeria, Mali To Saudi Arabia

  Med-View Airline, one of Nigeria’s carriers and also flag carrier for the 2016 Hajj operations, has airlifted over 10,000 pilgrims to Saudi Arabia in less than two weeks. A breakdown of the figure indicates that over 9,500 were airlifted from Nigeria and 1,000 were airlifted from another West African country, Mali since August 8, […]

Airbus Delivers World’s First A330-300 Regional To Saudi Arabian Airlines

    Saudi Arabian Airlines, the national carrier of Saudi Arabia, has taken delivery of its first A330-300 Regional, making it the launch customer for this new member of the versatile and successful A330 family. The aircraft is the first of the 20 A330-300 Regional aircraft ordered at the 2015 Paris Airshow and joins Saudi […]

Boeing Delivers 50th 787 Dreamliner to ANA

…Becomes World’s First Airline To Reach Milestone Boeing and All Nippon Airways (ANA) have celebrated the delivery of the airline’s 50th 787 Dreamliner during a ceremony at Boeing’s Everett Delivery Centre. The milestone marks yet another record for ANA as it becomes the world’s first airline to operate 50 787 Dreamliners. Speaking on the development, […]