Airlines

RwandAir Begins Flight Operations To Kinshasa April 17

  As part of its expansion drive, RwandAir, the national carrier of the Republic of Rwanda has stated that it would launch flights to Kinshasa, the capital of Democratic Republic of Congo(DRC)April 17, 2019. An online statement by the airline explained that RwandAir will operate three weekly direct flights from Kigali hub to N’Djili International […]


Air Peace Orders 30 Brand New E195-E2 Jets In $2.1B Deal With Embraer

West and Central Africa’s biggest airline, Air Peace today placed a firm order for 10 brand new Embraer 195-E2 aircraft worth $2.12 billion. The deal which was unveiled today during Embraer Business Meeting with the Aviation World in Port Louis, Mauritius, makes Air Peace the first to order the brand of jets in Africa, thereby […]


Qatar Airways Wins Six TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Airline Awards 2019

  Qatar Airways has been named ‘World’s Top 10 Airline’, ‘World’s Best Business Class’, ‘Middle East Best Airline’, ‘Middle East Best Major’, ‘Middle East Best Business Class’, and ‘Middle East Best Economy Class’ by TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Airline Awards 2019. The TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Airline Awards are based on millions of honest reviews from travellers […]


Aero Commences Flight Operations To Yola

  …Woos Passengers With N18,000 Promo Fare Aero Contractors, one of the domestic airlines has started flight operations to Yola, the Adamawa state capital with a Boeing 737-500 aircraft. This is just as the airline introduced a promo fare of N18,500 for Yola to Abuja and N20,000 for Yola to Lagos which is a two-hour […]


Ethiopian Wins Prestigious ‘African Champion Of The Year’ Award

  Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, wins the prestigious African Champion of the Year Award on March 26, 2019 at the ongoing Africa CEO Forum in Kigali, which is being attended by over 1,800 delegates. The AFRICA CEO FORUM is the leading international conference dedicated […]


Delta Air Lines Celebrates First Year Of Flight On Lagos –New York Route

  … Flies Close 60,000 Passengers Within The Period Delta Air Lines is marking a successful first 12 months of flying between Lagos and New York-JFK. According to the airline the nonstop flight started on March 26, 2018 and operates three times a week, has carried close to 60,000 passengers within the period. Delta also flies […]


Air Peace Decorates 2 New Captains

  …Says High Safety Standards A Priority   West Africa’s biggest carrier, Air Peace today elevated two members of its flight crew to the rank of captain, urging them to sustain the high safety standards the carrier is reputed for. Speaking during the decoration of Mr. Oluwasegun Fatonade and Mr. William Devine as captains at […]


Ethiopian Airlines Is The New Spirit Of Africa By Tewolde GebreMariam

    It has been more than two weeks since the tragic crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302. The heartbreak for the families of the passengers and crew who perished will be lasting. This has forever changed their lives, and we at Ethiopian Airlines will feel the pain forever. I pray that we all continue […]


Qatar Airways Cadet Pilots To Benefit From QF’s Academic Bridge Programme

      Qatar Airways’ Al Darb Qatarisation programme and Qatar Foundation (QF) have launched a partnership that enables students from the airline’s Al Darb Cadet Pilot programme to benefit from studies at QF’s Academic Bridge Program (ABP), prior to their Cadet Pilot training. Part of QF’s Pre-University Education (PUE), the ABP provides secondary school […]


Indonesian Airline Garuda Cancels $6B Order For 49 Boeing 737 Max Jets

    Indonesia Airline; Garuda has requested a cancellation to its current order for 49 Boeing 737 Max jets valued at $6 billion. Reuters, citing Garuda’s CFO, said the company may change its 737 Max order to another type of Boeing jet. The national carrier of Indonesia did not explain why it no longer wanted […]