Monthly Archives: September 2015

Arik Air Adjusts Abidjan Flight Service

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Arik Air starting yesterday adjusted its service to Abidjan, as it began nonstop Lagos – Abidjan operation, on board CRJ900 aircraft. Previously this route was served with 1-stop flight via Cotonou. Operational schedule for this 4 weekly flights as follow. W3390 LOS1945 …

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Kenya Mulls Lifting Travel Ban on Guinea and Sierra Leone

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Kenya’s Ministry of Health requested the Ministry of Foreign Affairs lift the ban on travel from Guinea and Sierra Leone to Kenya. The ban was introduced in Aug-2014 in response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The ban on travel …

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Passenger Attempted To Open Jet Door at 30,000ft After He ‘Mistook’ It For Toilet Door

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A passenger who was banned for trying to open a jet door at 30,000ft claims he mistook it for the TOILET. James Gray was fined 600 Euros by KLM after the incident on an Edinburgh to Amsterdam to flight, and …

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Etihad Airways Introduces New Baggage Policy

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Etihad Airways is introducing a new baggage policy, with weight allowances changing according to the route, the choice of fare and Etihad Guest membership status. On some routes, for Economy Breaking Deals and Saver tickets, the baggage allowance per passenger …

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South Sudan Airline Suspends Operation Due To Dollar Shortage

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Juba (South Sudan) based South Supreme Airlines announced suspension of flight operations on Thursday 10th September owing to the scarcity of dollars in the country. The country has been suffering from high cost of dollars on the black market and unavailability of …

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Mozambique To Reduce International Airports To Three

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The Mozambican state-run airports and aeronautical infrastructure management firm Aeroportos de Moçambique (ADM) is planning to reduce the number of the country’s international gateways from the current eight, to just three. Speaking in the capital, Maputo, the chairman of ADM, …

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Two Injured As British Airways Plane Caught Fire At Las Vegas Airport

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A British Airways jet has caught fire at Las Vegas airport, sending smoke billowing into the air, after suffering what the pilot described as a “catastrophic failure” of the left engine. The plane – a Boeing 777 – could be …

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Emirates and Boeing celebrate the delivery of the 150th 777

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Emirates Airline (Dubai) and Boeing (Chicago, Seattle and Charleston) have celebrated the simultaneous delivery of three 777s – two 777-300ERs and one 777 Freighter – marking the entry of the 150th 777 into Emirates’ fleet. The triple delivery marks the …

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Air France Plans Low Cost Carrier (LCC) Subsidiary

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Air France (AF, Paris CDG) is considering setting up a low cost, long-haul subsidiary akin to Lufthansa’s Eurowings (EW, Dusseldorf) and Air Caraïbes Atlantique’s tentatively named SunLine project. The revelation comes after Air France’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Frederic …

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SkyGreece Airlines Files Bankruptcy Protection Notice

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SkyGreece Airlines, S.A. on September 3 announced that, with the authorization and approval of its board of directors, the company has filed a Notice of Intention to Make a Proposal (Notice of Intention) pursuant to the provisions of Part III …

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