Airlines

Passengers Stranded As SAA Aircraft Picks Up Sharp Objects At Abuja Airport Runway

  South Africa Airways Johannesburg bound passengers are lamenting their stay in Abuja hotel for four days due to the damage to the airline’s aircraft landing gears at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja manage by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). Abelnews learnt that the passengers, who are tired of staying in […]


Delta Air Lines Rescues Stranded Nigeria’s Olympic Football Team

  …Flies Team To Brazil With Special NBA Chartered Aircraft Delta Air Lines has come to the rescue of the stranded Nigeria’s football Dream Team by providing a dedicated charter flight to fly the team from Atlanta to Manaus in Brazil less than 24 hours before its crucial Rio Olympics football game opening match against […]


Inconsistent Govt Policy Scares Investors from Nigeria—Bankole, NANTA President

  …Says Forex Scarcity Is Affecting Airlines, Travel Agencies, Air Travellers …Association To Provide Voluntary Training For NIS Officials At Airports National President of the National Association Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), Bernard Bankole, has said that policy inconsistency in government policy is one of the major reasons why investors are shying away from investing in […]


Arik Air Wins West African Airline Of The Year In Ghana Aviation Awards

Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest airline has added another feather to its cap with the award of West African Airline of the Year bestowed on it at the Ghana Aviation Awards 2016. The event was held in Accra on Friday, July 29, 2016. According to Ghana Aviation Awards Events Director, Richard Abbey Jnr, […]


Medview Airline Takes Delivery Of B747 Aircraft

…Flies In 400 Passengers from London-Gatwick Med-View Airline today took delivery of a B747-400 series aircraft, which was operated for the first time on its schedule flight from London- Gatwick with 400 passengers on board. The airline informed that the operation was made possible with the approval of the British Civil Aviation Authorities with the […]


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Again, FAAN, Arik Air On War Path Over N15.5B Debt

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and Arik Air today commenced another round of hostilities, few months after both parties made accusations and counter accusations over N12.5billion debt. FAAN had claimed that Arik Air owe it N12.5billion, which it had refused to pay, a claim Arik Air had denied. The airline in a counterclaim […]


Africa Single Skies Implementation Will Deepen Air Transport Market——-RwandAir Country Mgr

… To Connect Flights Into Mumbai, Guangzhou … Offers Nigerian Passengers Customer Friendly Baggage Allowance RwandAir said that the implementation of single skies for Africa will deepen the air transport market in the continent. This is just as the airline disclosed that it plans to connect flight services between Lagos and its hub in Kigali […]


About 1.5 M Pilots, Technicians Will Be Needed By 2035—–Boeing Predicts

…Says Africa Will Need 22,000 New Pilots In 20 Years Boeing, the aircraft manufacturing giant has predicted that nearly 1.5 million New Pilots (NP) and New Technicians (NT) would be in demand over the next 20 years. Boeing made the forecast when its 2016 Pilot and Technician Outlook yesterday at EAA Air Venture Oshkosh. In […]


Lufthansa Flies FC Bayern Munich To US In Special Team Deco

Lufthansa Airlines today flew FC Bayern Munich in an Airbus A340 for 11-day USA trip on the “FCB Audi Summer Tour 2016”. To mark the occasion, the long-haul aircraft with the registration D-AIHK has been covered in a special FC Bayern Munich design. The Lufthansa Airbus will show off its “sporting outfit” for a year, […]


Flight Delays, Cancellation: NCAA Warns Passengers against Destroying Airport Facilities

  The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has warned passengers whose flights were either delayed or cancelled as result of the non- availability of aviation fuel also known as Jet A1 to report to the Consumer Protection Officers at the various airports instead of destroying airport facilities. The regulatory body gave the warning today in […]