NCAA Brokers Truce Between Arik Air and Aviation Union as Aero Resumes Operation

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Air passengers can now heave a sigh of relief as the two biggest domestic airlines in Nigeria, Aero Contractor and Arik Air resume scheduled flight operations today. This will come as a relief to Nigerian travelers who have had their …

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Skytrax Reveals 21 World’s Worst Airlines

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How does one decide which airlines are the world’s worst? Poor safety or regulatory standards will be the most important factor for many people, and there are currently more than 100 airlines – most of which you probably haven’t heard …

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IATA: Remarks of Alexandre de Juniac at the 2016 Arab Air Carriers’ Organization

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It’s a pleasure to attend my first AGM of the Arab Air Carriers’ Organization (AACO) in Morocco. I thank Hamid Addou, CEO of Royal Air Maroc for the superb hospitality in hosting this event. Casablanca is a great place for …

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Emirates Is 2016 World’s Best Airline; As South African Airways Emerged Africa’s Best

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The world’s best airline for 2016 is Emirates, according to a survey of millions of airline passengers conducted by Skytrax. The international airline, based in Dubai, won the top honors at Tuesday’s Skytrax World Airline Awards ceremony at the Farnborough International …

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NCAA Confirms Airlines Free To Fix Fares and Charges

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The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority says all airlines’ tariffs for services rendered, which include fares, rates, add-on charges or terms and condition of service, have been fully liberalised. This was contained in a statement by the General Manager, Public Relations …

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African Airlines Records 9.5% Traffic Increase

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African airlines posted the second highest demand growth globally in May, with traffic up 9.5 per cent, compared to a year ago, the International Air Transport Association said on Thursday. The IATA, in its global passenger traffic results for February which was …

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Kenya Airways launched flights between Nairobi and Cape Town

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Kenya Airways launched flights between Nairobi (NBO) and Cape Town(CPT) on 1 July, a city pair which will be operated by the carrier via Livingstone in Zambia. Flown on the SkyTeam member’s E190 fleet, the sector will operate thrice-weekly (Wednesdays, …

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Domestic Airlines Moots Fare Increment Due To Increase In Aviation Fuel Price

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The country’s domestic airlines are mooting an increase in fares. This is premised on the recent increase in the price of aviation fuel. According to the airline operators, a circular informing them of the increase in the price of aviation fuel from …

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British Airways Set To Join Iberia and United Airlines In Exiting Nigeria Due To Economy Crunch

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British Airways is evaluating its routes to Nigeria, adding to aviation industry pressure on the Federal Government as sister carrier, Iberia, and United States competitor, United Airlines, halt flights to the country as traffic stutters and currency controls delay access …

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United Airlines Halts Houston – Lagos Flight Service From June 30th

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United Airlines will stop flying to Nigeria next month, ending the carrier’s only route to Africa because of weakness in the energy sector and difficulties in collecting money from tickets sold in that country. The daily route from Houston to …

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