Qatar Airways To Increase Weekly Flights To South Africa

Qatar Airways has stated that it would increase the number of weekly flights on its popular routes to South Africa from July 2019. Weekly flight frequencies to Johannesburg, South Africa’s largest metropolis, will increase from 14 to 18 from July, rising to 19 in August. Additional two flights will be added to the airline’s winter schedule, taking the total number of weekly frequencies to 21 by the end of October 2019. In addition, passengers hoping to soak up some sun on some of South Africa’s most beautiful scenic beaches will…

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About 35 Countries Were Aboard On The Ethiopian Airlines That Crashed.

Here are the nationalities of the passengers of an Ethiopian Airlines Flight that Crashed on Sunday 10th March, 2019 at Addis Ababa, According to the airline, one passenger from Nigeria was traveling on a UN passport. Thou it has not yet reported the crew members’ home countries: Slovakian lawmaker Anton Hrnko said on Facebook that his wife, Blanka, son Martin and daughter Michala were among the victims. The Russian Embassy in Ethiopia tweeted the names of three Russian citizens who were on the plane: Ekaterina Polyakova, Aleksandr Polyakov and Sergey…

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All 157 People Aboard An Ethiopian Airlines Flight Crashed Soon After Taking Off…

The Ethiopian Airlines: ‘No survivors’ on crashed Boeing 737, plane, en route to Nairobi, Kenya, lost contact at 8:44 a.m. local time, six minutes after taking off from Bole International Airport in the Ethiopian capital. Flight ET302 went down near Bishoftu, southeast of Addis Ababa. The Airline crashed shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa, killing all on board. The airline said 149 passengers and eight crew members were on flight ET302 from the Ethiopian capital to Nairobi in Kenya. A preliminary report indicated that pilots struggled to maintain control following…

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Qatar Airways Cargo Wins ‘Global Air Cargo Airline Of The Year’ Award

Qatar Airways Cargo has been named ‘Global Air Cargo Airline of the Year’ by STAT Trade Times. The coveted award was given at this year’s ‘Air Cargo Africa’ air freight industry trade exhibition and conference, held in Johannesburg, South Africa from 19–21 February 2019. The cargo carrier was also runner-up for the ‘Global Air Cargo Brand of the Year’ and ‘International Cargo Airline of the Year in Africa’ awards. Qatar Airways Cargo Senior Vice President, Cargo Sales and Network Planning, Mr. Peter Penseel, received the awards on behalf of the…

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Delta Named The Fast Most Innovative Companies in 2018

Delta is one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies Worldwide for the second consecutive year – the only airline on the who’s who of tech disruptors including Apple, Microsoft, Google and Rocket Lab . Delta’s 2018 deployment of biometrics to streamline the customer experience, combined with its groundbreaking weather app that enhances safety and comfort in flight, earned it the No. 2 spot among travel companies – up four positions from 2018. “Taking customers from curb to gate with increasing ease,” Fast Company wrote. According to, Chief Operating Officer, Gil…

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Ethiopian To Operate All-Female Flight To Oslo March 8

Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s Largest Airline Group and SKYTRAX Certified Four Star Global Airline, has revealed to its customers that it has concluded arrangements to once again operate an All-Women Flight on Addis Ababa – Stockholm–Oslo route on March 8, 2019, as part of the airline’s celebration of the International Women’s Day. Recalled that Ethiopian Airlines had operated four All Women Flights to Bankok, Kigali, Lagos, and Buenos Aires. According to the airline, the all-women flight will have as a theme of “All Women Functioned Flight to operate from the continent…

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SAHCO Signs MoU With Bayelsa Govt. As Official Ground Handling Provider.

Skyway Aviation Handling Company PLC (SAHCO) said it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Bayelsa State Government to be the official ground handling provider in the Bayelsa International Airport. A statement signed by the Manager, Corporate Communications, SAHCo, Mrs. Vanessa Uansohia, explained that the ground handling company was chosen to be the only aviation ground handler to cater for passenger handling services, ramp handling, cargo and warehousing amongst other aviation ground handling activities in the new airport because of its safe, speedy and efficient services. SAHCO,  has…

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Arik Air Introduces Fly To Vote Promo… With Customers Valid PVC To Be Eligible To fly.

Arik Air, Nigeria’s leading airline has introduced an N16, 000 Fly to Vote promotion fare to encourage Nigerians travel to their respective wards to cast their votes in the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly(NASS) Elections, as well as the Gubernatorial and State Houses of Assembly Elections holding across the country on February 23, 2019 and March 9, 2019 respectively. A statement sent to our office, by the Public Relations and Communications Manager, Arik Air, Adebanji Ola, explained that the N16, 000 promotional fare is the one-way ticket cost to any…

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Aero Contractors Introduces Election 2019 Promo Fare For Travellers.

Nigeria’s foremost commercial airline, Aero Contractors has introduced promo fares to help Nigerians, who wish to travel and vote where they register during the elections. The airline explained that the promo fare is its own contribution to support the conduct of not only successful election but also to encourage the citizens to travel to where they can cast their votes. As a result of that, the airline said it has decided to cut its fares by about 50 percent to support Nigerians to travel without spending so much. The airline…

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PROVISION OF UNITERRUPTED AIR TRAFFIC SERVICES IN THE NIGERIAN AIRSPACE

The Management of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) hereby wishes to inform the general public that there was no disruption in the provision of air traffic services on Saturday, the 16th of February 2019 in keeping with the agency’s mandate to provide uninterrupted safe, effective, efficient, and economic air navigation services in the country. In an online statement, signed by Mr. KHALID EMELE the General Manager, Public Affairs of NAMA further state that the agency in line with the directive of the Honourable Minister of State (Aviation), Sen. Hadi…

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