Emirates Appoints New Regional Manager for West Africa


Dubai based Gulf Carrier, Emirates has appointed Afzal Parambil as regional manager for West Africa, effective immediately. Emirates SVP commercial operations for Africa Orhan Abbas said Nigeria is an important market for Emirates. Mr Parambil will oversee cargo and airport …

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


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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South African Airways To Commence Abuja Johannesburg Route In January 2016


SAA is to commence flights to a second entry point in Nigeria in January 2016, namely the capital of Abuja. Adding a second gateway to the existing daily service to Lagos materially strengthens SAA’s position in West Africa, and follows …

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Arik Air Increases Lagos – Dakar Service from Nov 2015


West Africa’s largest carrier Arik Air from 18th November 2015 is increasing operation to Senegal’s Capital city airport Senghor International Airport, Dakar, as it introduces 4 weekly Lagos – Abidjan – Dakar flights. The service will be operated by Boeing 737-700 aircraft, …

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Arik Air Adjusts Abidjan Flight Service


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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Air Cote d’Ivoire Plans Abidjan Lagos Route Consolidation


Air Cote d’Ivoire, which started operation to Lagos in January has said it is consolidating on the route, which has become the most promising and last Thursday in Lagos decided to fete its business partners in Nigeria, including travel agents …

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