Monthly Archives: December 2015

Etihad Airways Scoops Seventh Consecutive World’s Leading Airline Award

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Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has crowned a momentous 2015 by collecting the coveted ‘World’s Leading Airline’ award for the seventh consecutive year at the annual World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2015. Last …

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Iberia Set To Resume Johannesburg Flight

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IBERIA from August 2016 is resuming service to South Africa, after 4 years of service cancellation. From 01AUG16, the oneWorld member will operate Madrid – Johannesburg 3 times a week, using Airbus A330-300 aircraft. Planned schedule as follow: IB6051 MAD2345 …

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Ethiopian Airlines Set To Launch Durban Flight Service

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Ethiopian Airlines will launch a three times weekly flight between Addis Ababa and Durban on December 16th. The launch will be airline’s third destination in South Africa, after Johannesburg and Cape Town. Durban is the second largest metropolitan city and …

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Arik Air Increases Accra and Monrovia Flight Service

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Nigerian carrier Arik Air starting yesterday (13DEC15) will increase operations on Lagos – Accra – Monrovia route, where it’ll place a 4th weekly frequency, on board Boeing 737 aircraft. Planned schedule as follow: W3302 LOS0720 – 0720ACC0805 – 1005ROB 737 x246 …

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Turkish Airlines Announced As Official Airline Partner of Euro2016

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Turkish Airlines has signed a global sponsorship deal to become the ‘official airline partner’ of UEFA Euro 2016, the first carrier to partner with the tournament in its 55-year history. Under the deal Turkish Airlines will develop a range of …

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Delta, United and American Airlines Bans Hoverboards On Flights

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The largest three airlines in the United States are banning hoverboards on flights due to concerns about potential fires aboard commercial jets. Delta, United and American airlines, known collectively as the “Big 3,” have announced hoverboard bans ahead of a holiday …

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Air Canada Receives Licence To Operate Nigeria Route On Code-Share Basis

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Air Canada also carrying on business as Air Canada rouge (applicant) has applied to the Canadian Transportation Agency (Agency) for a licence to operate, through code sharing, a scheduled international service, large aircraft, in accordance with the Arrangement between the Government …

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United Airlines Increases Lagos Houston Route From May 2016

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UNITED in summer 2016 season plans to increase service to Nigeria, where it’ll operate daily flight on Houston – Lagos route. The Star Alliance member currently operates 6 times a week with Boeing 787-8 aircraft. Planned frequency increase will begin from …

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Bestfly Receives Air Operator Certificate In Angola

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Bestfly received an air operator certificate (AOC) from Angola’s Civil Aviation Authority (INAVIC) on 10-Oct-2015. The carrier is authorised to offer third-party charter services with its Angolan-registered fleet of one Bombardier Challenger 600, oneCessna Grand Caravan EX, one Hawker 400XP, …

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Gov. Ayade Announces Plans To Extend Monorail Line To Calabar Airport

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Nigeria’s Cross River State Governor Prof. Benedict Ayade announced his intention to have the monorail line in Calabar extended to Calabar Airport. According to Prof Ayade the monorail would improve access between the airport, the Calabar International Conference Centre and …

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