Airlines

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 […]


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Medview Airline Boss Bags Aviation Personality Award

  The Managing Director/CEO, Alhaji Muneer Bankole has bagged the Balafon Aviation Personality of the year, 2016 in Nigeria award at the just concluded 2ND WEIZO Travel and Tourism conference and exhibition in Accra, Ghana. Presenting the award, the organiser of WEIZO, Mr. Ikechi Uko commended Alhaji Bankole for his effort so far to reduce […]


Aviation Fuel Scarcity Hits Airlines Harder

…As Arik Air, Dana, Air Peace Delay, Cancel Flights The aviation fuel scarcity that started last week has continued to affect domestic airlines in the country, as this has forced them to continue to delay, merge and cancel flights. The delays and cancellations have made passengers, who were to be airlifted from one destination to […]


Delta Air Lines To Deploy Innovative Baggage Tracking Process In Nigeria

Delta is deploying Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) baggage tracking technology across its system, including between Lagos Murtala Muhammed International Airport and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The move according to the airline will provide Nigerian customers with improved real-time tracking of luggage throughout the travel experience. Delta remains the only U.S. carrier to operate nonstop service […]


Dana Air Reassures Passengers Of Its Commitment To Superior On-Time Performance

Nigerian carrier, Dana Air has reassured its passengers of its commitment to superior on-time performance, which has been the Unique Selling Proposition (USP) in the delivery of excellent services since it commenced flight operations in November 10, 2008. On –Time Performance of Dana Air differentiates the airline from other domestic airlines operating in the country […]


NAAPE Shuts Caverton Helicopters Over Unresolved Labour Issues

… Accuses Coy Of Discriminating Against Nigerians In Payment Of Salaries The National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers(NAAPE) is to shut down the operations of Caverton Helicopters as part of the one day warning strike to protest against the disparity in the payment of salaries between expatriate and Nigerian pilots and engineers. The strike […]


Overland Airways Secures IATA Safety Audit Certification

…Joins Aero, Allied Air, Arik Air On IOSA Register Overland Airways said it has successfully completed the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) and has been listed on the IOSA Registry. Overland Airways success brings to four the number of Nigerian carriers that have passed IOSA certification. Checks on IOSA website by […]


Virgin Atlantic Invests $4.4B For 12 A350-1000 Aircraft

Virgin Atlantic and Airbus has signed agreement on a firm order valued at $4.4billion for 12 Airbus A350-1000 aircraft. According to the airline the investment demonstrates the strength of the Virgin Atlantic commitment to customer experience as it continues to focus on delivering sustained profit in the long term. The airline further said that it […]


Dana Air Laments Multiple Charges, Other Challenges Facing Domestic Carriers

…Dana Air Begins Daily Flights From Lagos To Owerri …Sets N12, 600 As Introductory Fare Dana Air has cried out over the challenges facing domestic airlines such as the rise in fuel price, multiple charges and high exchange rate among other issues. This is just as the airline said it has commenced daily flights from […]