Boeing Begins Final Assembly On First 787-10 Dreamliner

  …As First Test Airplane Enters Next Phase Of Production Boeing teammates in North Charleston, S.C. has started the final assembly of the first 787-10 Dreamliner, marking yet another on-time milestone for the development programme. The first 787-10 will cycle through Boeing South Carolina’s Final Assembly facility as all major sections are joined, interior and […]

SAA Vows To Remain On Nigeria Route Despite Recession, Other Challenges

  …Deploys A330—300 Aircraft On Lagos –Johannesburg December 11 …Says Nigeria Has Huge Aviation Market As part of efforts to assure its teeming customers of its readiness  to  continue to operate in Nigeria despite recession and other challenges, South Africa Airways (SAA) has introduced a brand new A330—300 series  aircraft on the Lagos –Johannesburg. This […]

Lufthansa Group Appoints Heike Birlenbach Vice President Sales EMEA

      Heike Birlenbach has been appointed Vice President Sales for Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Lufthansa Group Airlines. Her appointed is part of changes to the sales structure of the Lufthansa Group and has resulted in the reshaping of the current sales areas and senior sales positions being appointed, effective from January […]

Ethiopian Airlines Receives 5th ‘Airline Of the Year Award’ From AFRAA

  The African Airlines Association (AFRAA), has honoured Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines with the ‘Airline of the Year Award for the fifth year in a row. The award was given during AFRAA’s 48th Annual General Assembly held on November 21, 2016, in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. The AFRAA annual awards recognise excellence in service […]

Arik Luggage Seeking Passengers Threaten To Prevent Airline From Boarding Other Guests

  …Says No Luggage No Boarding …As Popular Yoruba Actor Regrets Flying With The Airline … There was commotion at Arik Air’s counters at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos today as angry and stranded passengers of the airline threatened to prevent the airline from boarding any other passengers except their […]

Indebtedness To Agencies: FG Gives Airlines January 1, 2017 Deadline

  …Says Directive In Line With NCARs 2015 The Federal Government (FG) in a bid to put an end to airlines indebtedness to aviation agencies arising from the 5 per cent Ticket Sales Charge/Cargo Sales Charge (TSC/CSC) has given January 1, 2017 as the deadline for airlines operating in the country to automate their remittance […]

Etihad Airways Wins ‘World’s Leading Airline’ At World Travel Awards

  In a bid to show that it is in a class of its own, Etihad Airways has again won the ‘World’s Leading Airline’ award at the 23rd yearly World Travel Awards (WTA) in Maldives. The award makes it the eighth consecutive year that the airline has won the prestigious award. The event was held […]

Ethiopian Airlines Wins Africa’s Leading Airline Economy Class Award At World Travel Awards

  Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s leading airline has again won the Africa’s Leading Airline – Economy Class 2016 at the 23rd annual World Travel Awards (WTA) held in Maldives. This year’s award marks the fourth consecutive year the airline has won the prestigious award. The airline defeated nine other African airlines nominated for award to be […]

Boeing, AerCap Celebrate Delivery Of Air France’s First 787 Aircraft

  …Airplane Is 50th Dreamliner For AerCap, Boeing and AerCap, a global leader in aircraft leasing, celebrated the delivery of the first 787 aircraft  to Air France. The airplane, a 787-9, signifies the delivery of AerCap’s 50th Dreamliner and will be deployed on Air France’s Paris to Cairo route starting in January. The airplane is […]

Dana Air Secures IOSA Certification

  …Bags 2 Awards In November 2016.   Dana Air, one of the domestic airlines in the country has passed the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Operational Safety Audit (IOSA). Dana’s success brings to seven the number of Nigerian airlines on IOSA’s register. Others are Arik Air, Aero, Firstnation, Allied Air, Overland and Medview Airline. […]