Monthly Archives: February 2016

Bed-Bug Infestation Hits British Airways

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British Airways plane infested with bed bugs was allegedly kept in service despite staff knowing about the problem – a claim the airline denies. The Sun reports that staff at the airline logged the issue after the insects were spotted – and …

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Missing MH370: Malaysia Airlines Promises ‘Fair and Equitable’ Compensation To Family Members

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Malaysia Airlines has reassured family members of passengers on board missing flight MH370 that they will receive “fair and equitable compensation”. The airline made the statement after a families’ support group Voice370 accused the company of trying to avoid its …

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Julius Nyerere International Airport Set To Complete New Terminal

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The managing director of Tanzania Tourist Board Devota Mdachi has expressed her gratitude to the ongoing construction of terminal three of Julius Nyerere International Airport. During a visit to the site she noted the new facility will attract more international …

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Turkish Airlines Set To Launch Bogota and Panama City Flight Service

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Turkish Airlines yesterday (Wednesday) opened reservation for new service to Latin America, which sees the Star Alliance member operates Istanbul Ataturk – Bogota – Panama City – Istanbul Ataturk route. First flight is scheduled on 04MAY16, operated by Airbus A330-200 …

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Ethiopian Airlines Expands Madrid Service from July 2016

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Ethiopian Airlines starting July 2016 is introducing additional frequency on Addis Ababa – Madrid route, as it adds 4th weekly flight from 01JUL16. This service is operated by Boeing 737-700 aircraft. ET712 ADD2335 – 0515+1MAD 73W 146 ET712 ADD2340 – …

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London Heathrow Welcomed 75million Passengers In 2015

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More people than ever chose London Heathrow Airport in 2015, with the location welcoming 75 million passengers. The figure is a two per cent increase on 2014. The airport also recorded strong financial performance in 2015, with revenue of £2,765 …

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MMIA New Terminal With Multi-Storey Car Park To Be Completed By End of 2016 – FAAN

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Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) GM of public affairs Yakubu Dati said the new international terminal at Lagos Murtala Muhammed International Airport is due to be completed around the end of 2016, with 70% of structural work already completed. …

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Etihad Beats More Than 100 Airlines To Emerge Air Transport World’s Airline of The Year

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Etihad Airways was last night presented with the coveted Airline of the Year 2016 award by US-based aviation industry publication Air Transport World (ATW). image: http://www.mb.com.ph/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/etihad.jpg The accolade acknowledged Etihad Airways’ strong executive leadership team in developing a profitable strategy …

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Air Maroc Set To Commence Intra-West Africa Flights In March

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Royal Air Maroc will begin Fifth Freedom flights in West Africa later next month with the launch of a 3x weekly Accra-Monrovia Roberts-Freetown return service. Operations commence from March 15 and are on-board a B737-700 based out of the Ghanaian …

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Medview Airline Acquires B747-400 for Gatwick and Jeddah Routes

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Med-View Airline has acquired a B747-400 from Air Atlanta Icelandic (CC, Reykjavik Keflavik) for use on its London Gatwick and Jeddah routes. The agreement was announced last week in Lagos following a signing ceremony. The Icelandic firm has proffered the …

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