Airlines

Impending Industrial Action: International Carriers May Be Given Preference To Operate Flights Into Nigeria—ATSSSAN Boss

    Barring any last minute change of plans by the organised labour in the country to shelve the planned general strike over minimum wage increase billed to commence tomorrow, there are probabilities that the plan by labour to shut down airspace may not be total, as international airlines may be given preference to operate […]


Qatar Airways Becomes First Airline To Launch GlobalBeacon

  …All Qatar Airways To Benefit From Real-Time Tracking Qatar Airways is to be the launch customer of GlobalBeacon, a key product solution created by FlightAware and Aireon that provides the airline with global, real-time flight tracking. In September 2016, Qatar Airways disclosed that it would be the first airline to adopt this innovative technology […]


Air Peace Restarts Flights To Kaduna

  … Promises High Operational Safety  Standards Air Peace today resumed its Kaduna flight services with a promise that it would continue to observe high operational standards to ensure the safety of its customers, crew and other categories of staff. Recalled that Air Peace suspended its Lagos-Kaduna-Lagos flights on October 21, saying the action was […]


Ethiopian Airlines To Operate From Addis Ababa To Los Angeles, Transit Via Lome Dec. 17

    …Begins Addis Ababa–Dublin Via Madrid December 15   Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, said it has changed the ultra-long haul route from Addis Ababa to Los Angeles to transit through Lome, Togo beginning from December 17, 2018. This is just as the airline […]


Human Trafficking: Qatar Airways Hosts Humanitarian, Int’l Aviation Leaders

  ‎ …First Middle East Airline To Host Conference On The Issue   Qatar Airways has sponsored a national forum targeted at combatting human trafficking, making it the first Middle Eastern airline to organise such event. The Combatting Human Trafficking Forum was opened on yesterday by Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar […]


Qatar Airways Cargo Rolls Out Automated Mail MGT. System On Global Network

  ‎ …Becomes First Cargo Carrier To Fully Automate Its Mail Mgt. System   Qatar Airways Cargo has rolled out an automated mail management system at more than 50 stations across its global network. With this latest development, the carrier becomes the first in the industry to introduce this major enhancement to its business. In […]


Pressurisation Forces Air Peace Lagos-Owerri Flight To Base

    Air Peace has confirmed that it Lagos-Owerri Flight 7252 on Thursday returned to base after its crew observed that there was a change in cabin pressure. The airline said that the decision to return to base was in line standard operating procedure. It added that the incident had nothing whatsoever to do with […]


Fourth Anniversary: Air Peace Celebrates Customers With Gifts, Wins Travellers’ Endorsement

    As part of the fourth anniversary celebration of its flight operations, West Africa’s leading carrier, Air Peace on Wednesday rewarded its loyal customers with gifts ranging from free tickets to souvenirs and improved in-flight refreshment. This is just as members of the flying public and aviation stakeholders commended the carrier for leading efforts to […]


Boeing Delivers First 787-9 Dreamliner To Juneyao Airlines

    Boeing has delivered the first 787-9 Dreamliner for Shanghai-based Juneyao Airlines. The new, super-efficient Dreamliner will also be the first widebody commercial jet operated by a privately-held Chinese airline. According to Chairman, Juneyao Airlines, Wang Junjin, “This delivery is our airline’s biggest milestone and marks a big step toward expanding our network in […]


Air Peace Seals Aircraft Spares Deal With Embraer

    West Africa’s leading carrier, Air Peace has signed a multi-year aircraft spare parts deal with aircraft manufacturer; Embraer. The deal further demonstrates the premium it places on safety and maintenance of its fleet. The airline, who confirmed the business deal in a statement, stated that it would cover more than 250 components for […]