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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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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Ethiopian Airlines Expands Codeshare Routes With United Airlines

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Ethiopian Airlines this past Monday has expanded its code-share partnership with United Airlines, which sees ET code being placed on additional routes operated by United Airlines. Ethiopian Airlines operated by United Airlines Los Angeles – Phoenix Los Angeles – San …

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United Airlines Launches $US3B Buyback As It Reports Record Quarterly Profit

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United Airlines has reported second-quarter 2015 net income of $1.3 billion, or $3.31 per diluted share, excluding $67 million of special items. Including special items, UAL reported second-quarter net income of $1.2 billion, or $3.14 per diluted share. The results …

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United Airlines Flights Grounded Temporarily

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United Airlines flights were temporarily halted nationwide this morning after the FAA said a computer glitch — something it called “automation issues” — forced planes to be grounded. The FAA’s Air traffic Control System Command Center reported that planes have …

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Emirates Denies Subsidy and Unfair Competition Allegations By “US Big Three”

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Emirates yesterday (30th June, 2015) released its point-by-point, fact-based response to allegations of subsidy and unfair competition leveled by the “big three” US legacy carriers – Delta, United and American Airlines. The full document was released to the media and public, …

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Air France narrowly missed crashing into Mount Cameroon

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A Boeing 777 operated by Air France narrowly missed crashing into Mount Cameroon earlier this month French investigators have revealed. Flight AF953 was travelling from Malabo, capital of Equatorial Guinea, to Douala, the largest city in Cameroon, when it came …

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Lufthansa offers further concession to crew union

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Lufthansa is offering a further concession to the Vereinigung Cockpit flight crew union in the ongoing round of collective bargaining talks. The union has repeatedly demanded general arbitration. In order to avoid new strikes at the expense of the passengers, …

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Quote of The Day: Travel Is Rebellion In Its Purest Form

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  We  follow our hearts; We free ourselves of labels; We lose control willingly; We trade a role for reality; We love the unfamiliar; We trust strangers. There you have it, so If you feel like being a travel rebel, …

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