Emirates Appoints New Regional Manager for West Africa

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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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Arik Air Reshuffles Its West African Flight Services

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Nigerian carrier Arik Air is adjusting operations in West Africa, which will commence in late-February 2016 and mid-March 2016. Planned changes are as below: Dakar effective 22FEB16 Lagos – Abidjan – Dakar 4 weekly service, replacing 3 weekly Lagos – …

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South African Airways To Commence Abuja Johannesburg Route In January 2016

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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

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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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Senegal Airlines Leases A330 for Hajj operations

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Senegal Airlines (DN, Dakar) has wet-leased an A330-200 from XL Airways France (SE, Paris CDG) for Hajj charter operations. Skyliner Aviation indicates F-GSEU (cn 635) was recently positioned from Paris CDG to Dakar ahead of flights to Saudi Arabia. The …

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