Airlines

Delta Air Lines Announces March Quarter Profit

    Delta Air Lines today reported financial results for the March quarter 2017. Adjusted pre-tax income for the March 2017 quarter was $847 million, a $713 million decrease from the March 2016 quarter, primarily driven by higher fuel prices. Delta’s Chief Executive Officer, Ed Bastian, “Despite fuel price pressures, the Delta people once again […]


Non Remittance Of N15B TSC : Arik, Medview Lead The Pack

  As the rift between the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and the Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON), over failure by the latter to automate their remittance of the statutory 5 per cent Ticket Sales/Cargo Sales Charge (TSC/CSC)at the expiration of the deadline on Friday, March 31, 2017, Abelnewsng.com has stumbled on the debt profile […]


Global Passenger Traffic Increased In February——IATA

  The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has said that global passenger traffic results for February shows a second month of strong demand growth to begin 2017. IATA said that total Revenue Passenger Kilometers (RPKs) rose 4.8 per cent, compared to the same month last year, adding that although this was below growth achieved in […]


SAA Awarded 4-Star Skytrax Ranking For The 15th Year

    South African Airways, Africa’s most awarded airline has again been awarded 4-Star Skytrax ranking, in both Business and Economy Class, for a 15th consecutive year. The Skytrax 4-Star ranking is a seal of quality approval awarded to airlines supplying excellent quality performance across a range of product and service-delivery rating areas. This rating […]


Domestic Airlines Must Automate Else…—- NCAA

  ……As Airlines Indebtedness To NCAA Hits N15B …Says Domestic Airlines Don’t Belong To IATA-BSP, Refused To Remit TSC,CSC   The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has said categorically that there is no going back on its earlier directive on automation of remittance of the 5 per cent ticket and cargo sales charges. Warning that […]


Boeing 737 MAX To Join MIAT Mongolian Airlines Fleet

  Boeing and MIAT Mongolian Airlines have today announced the airline’s decision to lease two 737 MAX airplanes from Avolon, a global aircraft leasing company. The airline plans to introduce the new 737 MAX airplanes in early 2019 as it looks to bolster its single-aisle fleet. According to President and CEO, MIAT Mongolian Airlines, Tamir […]


AMCON Accused Of Cannibalising Arik Aircraft To Fix Aero

  …It Was A Lease Agreement Between The Two Airlines—–AMCON Media Consultant …Says It Comes With A Fee As Agreed By The Carriers   There is allegation that the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) is cannibalising Arik Air aircraft and using the parts taken from the aircraft to fix Aero’s airplanes, another airline that […]


ASKY Airline To Commence Nonstop Operations From Lome—Johannesburg April 8

    ASKY, the Pan African Airline, is to commence its new nonstop service between Lomé and Johannesburg effective April 8, 2017. With this flight, Johannesburg will join the growing ASKY network operating from Lomé. Passengers will be able to connect between Johannesburg and ASKY’s entire network in West and Central Africa, including Abidjan, Bamako, […]


NCAA Deadline For Airlines To Automate Remittance Of 5% TSC,CSC Ends On Friday

  … To Invoke Necessary Provisions Of The Law Against Defaulting Carrier   The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) final ultimatum to the airlines to automate their remittance of the statutory 5 per cent Ticket Sales/Cargo Sales Charge (TSC/CSC) is to end on Friday, March 31, 2017. An online statement issued by the General Manager, […]


Cathay Pacific Airways, Lufthansa Group Agree On Cooperation

    Cathay Pacific Airways, the Hong Kong–based airline and the Lufthansa Group, Europe’s leading airline group, will offer their passengers selected flights under their partner’s flight number in future (code-sharing). For Lufthansa Group customers, this will significantly improve the connections available from Hong Kong towards Australia and New Zealand. Passengers from Nigeria will now […]