IATA Reacts To US Travel Ban, Says It Will Add To Airlines Financial Burden

… Urges US, Other Governments To Follow WHO Guidance On Restriction     The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has said that IATA and its members would continue to support governments in their efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 but that the US measures would add to airlines financial pressure. IATA’s reaction followed United […]

Policy Review: Regional, Int’l Airline Passengers Without Yellow Card To Be Vaccinated At Point Of Entry–NCAA

  The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has stated that with effect from today March 11, 2020, regional, International Airline passengers coming into Nigeria without documented proof of vaccination against Yellow Fever (Yelow Card) would be vaccinated At Point of Entry. As a result, the regulatory body has directed airlines operating regional and international flights […]

Air Peace Enhances Flight  Operations With New ERJ-145 Aircraft  

    Nigeria’s leading carrier, Air Peace, has taken delivery of a new ERJ-145 aircraft to help boost its domestic and regional operations. The aircraft, with registration number 5N-BXG, arrived the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA) at about 19.30hrs yesterday, Wednesday, March 4, 2020, from Morocco. The arrival of the new aircraft […]

Coronavirus: NCAA Orders Airlines To Issue Health Declaration Forms Aboard Aircraft

  The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has ordered airlines operating International and Regional flights into Nigeria to issue Health Declaration Forms to their passengers including crew members before arriving Nigerian airports. An online statement by the General Manager, Public Relations, Sam Adurogboye, said the  warning is coming on the heels of failure of some […]

Delta Launches Eight-Year Commitment To Olympic, Paralympic Games Los Angeles 2028

  With a shared vision for Los Angeles’ future, Delta Air Lines and LA28 have committed to an eight-year partnership beginning in 2021. The partnership makes Delta the inaugural founding partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Los Angeles 2028 and a supporter of the United States Olympic and Paralympic teams. Coinciding with the airline’s […]

Chinese National Suspected Of Coronavirus Infection Quarantined In Lagos

  Barely four  days after the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi  confirmed an Italian Consultant as Nigeria’s  first victim of Coronavirus,a Chinese national suspected of Coronavirus infection has been quarantined in Lagos. The suspected was said to have been  intercepted on  Monday at international wing of the Murtala  Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. […]

Coronavirus: IATA Contacts Regulators Over Global Suspension Of Slot Rules

    … As Airlines Report  50% No-Shows Across Markets   The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is contacting aviation regulators worldwide to request that the rules governing use of airport slots be suspended immediately and for the 2020 season, due to the impact of Coronavirus also known as COVID-19. According to IATA about 43 […]

Ethiopian Wins ‘International Air Cargo Marketer Of The Year’ Award

  Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, Africa’s largest network cargo operator and multi-award winner, has won the ‘International Air Cargo Marketer of the Year’ Award at the 2020 STAT International Award for Excellence in Air Cargo which was held from 25-27 February, 2020 in Mumbai, India. Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services won the award for […]

Aftermath Of Confirmation; FAAN Heightens Coronavirus Screening At Lagos Airport

  …Places Airlines, Health Officers, Other Secondary Partners On Red Alert As Nigeria confirms its first victim of the Coronavirus, the Regional Manager, Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, Mrs Victoria Shinaba has stated the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria(FAAN) and officials of Port Health, a unit in the Ministry of Health have intensified  screening at the […]

Delta, LATAM Accelerate Industry leading Partnership With Loyalty Agreement

  … Launches  First Codeshare Flights Delta and LATAM Airlines Group (“LATAM”) have reached agreement to launch frequent flyer reciprocity across the carriers’ broad networks, offering customer benefits across more than 435 destinations worldwide. Additionally, the carriers continue to expand codesharing across more flights throughout the region, adding expanded connectivity for customers. Delta President, International […]