Monthly Archives: August 2014

Emirates and Arik Air Signs A Memorandum of Understanding

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Emirates and Arik Air, West Africa’s leading airline, have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop and expand their existing commercial relationship and explore further areas of co-operation. Emirates and Arik Air currently have a one-way interline agreement, whereby Emirates …

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Did You Know?

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  A commercial aircraft door will not open in flight because it is actually bigger than the window frame itself, and the door opens inwards towards the cabin.   To open, it must be opened inwards, rotated, and then slipped …

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Enugu “International” Airport or Seaport?

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Akanu Biam International Airport Enugu which was re-opened on the 16th of December 2010 after a 10-month closure for renovation and remodeling works welcomed its first international flight on the 24th of August 2014 amid great pomp and much fanfare under the …

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3 Stats That Will Ease Your Mind About Flying

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For some people, airports and flying spark excitement and intrigue at the thought of going somewhere new, unfortunately for others it’s quite the opposite. Anxiety takes over, hands get clammy, your mind runs over various scenarios of impending doom. It’s …

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Ten Reasons Why You Should TRAVEL

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  Travel can help improve your problem-solving skills. One out of eight jobs in the U.S. depends on travel and tourism. Taking a vacation can lower your risk of heart disease.  Studies show that money spent on travel makes you …

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World Tourism Organization Issues Statement On Ebola And Travel

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The World Health Organization [WHO] declared the Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa a Public Health Emergency of International Concern [PHEIC] in accordance with the International Health Regulations [2005]. The current Ebola virus disease [EVD] outbreak is believed to …

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Protea Hotel Select Ikeja opens in Nigeria

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Nigeria’s new 117-room Protea Hotel Select Ikeja opens its doors this week in the upmarket Lagos suburb of Ikeja. The internationally competitive hotel is just a stone’s throw away from Ikeja City Mall & Lagos State Secretariat, and a mere …

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World’s Most Expensive Flight Ticket Ever!

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Sounds incredible, but an Aussie millionaire once paid an amazing $100,380 (NGN16,361,940) for a flight ticket aboard an A380 Airbus flight. Yeah you read that right, its Sixteen million Naira!!! Some people just have a thing for owning bragging rights, and …

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Did You Know?

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Do you know what KLM stands for? Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij NV (Royal Aviation Company) to be exact. The airline is the flag carrier airline of the Netherlands. KLM’s headquarters is in Amstelveen near its hub at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. It also …

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Travel Quote of The Day

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  We Travel for ROMANCE… We Travel for Architecture… & We Travel To Be LOST.

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