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 […]

Dana Air Introduces Additional Flights On Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Uyo Routes 

    As part of it route consolidation and route expansion drive, Dana Air has introduced additional flights on it Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Uyo routes. According to Dana Air, the additional flights, which would be operated by the airline’s latest Boeing 737 aircraft, will bring the total number of flights operated by the […]

Coronavirus: Delta Reduces Flights To South Korea

      Delta is temporarily reducing the number of weekly flights it operates between the U.S. and Seoul-Incheon (ICN), South Korea, due to global health concerns related to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Beginning from February 29 through April 30, the carrier will suspend service between Minneapolis/St. Paul and ICN, with the last flight departing MSP for […]

Coronavirus: 2 B747F,3 B777F Carrying 300 Tonnes Of Medical Supplies Donated By Qatar Airways Departs For China

  …Supplies Heading To Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou … Donates 2,500,000 Face Masks, 500,000 Bottles Of Hand Sanitizer  Five Qatar Airways Cargo freighters departed for China today carrying approximately 300 tonnes of medical supplies donated by the airline to support Coronavirus relief efforts. The five flights departed one after the other bound for Beijing, Shanghai and […]

Finally, BA Confirms Abandoning Nigerian Passengers In Accra

  …Apologises To Customers Over Delays, Diversions British Airways has finally confirmed that it abandoned Nigerian passengers in Accra, Ghana for two days after initial denial. British Airways had abandoned about 300 of its Nigerian passengers in Accra, Ghana following the diversion of the flight to the former Gold Coast country last week by the […]

Delta Invests $1 Billion To Become First Carbon Neutral Airline Globally

    Delta Air Lines is committing $1 billion over the next 10 years on its journey to mitigate all emissions from its global business going forward. The airline will invest in driving innovation, advancing clean air travel technologies, accelerating the reduction of carbon emissions and waste, and establishing new projects to mitigate the balance […]

Max Air B747-400 Aircraft CVR Unserviceable—AIB Preliminary Report

     … Says Airline Has No Approved  SMS   The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), Nigeria has said in its preliminary report that the Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) of Max Air B747-400 aircraft with registration No 5N-DBK, which had serious incident at Minna Airport on September 7, 2019 was not serviceable This is just as […]