Nigerian student terrible ordeal with Egypt Air

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A Nigerian medical student returning to school in Ukraine tells the story of how he nearly died at the hands of Egypt Air officials who wrongly routed him to Moldova, never gave him food for days and called him bloody …

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Lufthansa pilots called a third strike in two weeks

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German flag-carrier Lufthansa has cancelled 110 flights out of Munich today after pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit called a third strike in two weeks. Thousands of passengers are affected by the action at the airport, Lufthansa’s second largest base. The strike …

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Travel Quote of The Day: “A Traveler Without Observation Is A Sitting Duck”

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Today’s travel quote is borrowed from the wise collections of the Persian poet, Abū-Muhammad Muslih al-Dīn bin Abdallāh Shīrāzī, Saadi Shirazi, better known by his pen-name Saʿdī or simply Saadi. The famous quote states thus, “A Traveler Without Observation Is A Bird …

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British High Commission Confirms Death of Envoy At Lagos Airport

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The British High Commision has confirmed the death of its Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Peter Leslie Carter, who slumped and died yesterday, from a possible heart attack on arrival at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos. In a …

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Did You Know?

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  A commercial aircraft door will not open in flight because it is actually bigger than the window frame itself, and the door opens inwards towards the cabin.   To open, it must be opened inwards, rotated, and then slipped …

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Enugu “International” Airport or Seaport?

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Akanu Biam International Airport Enugu which was re-opened on the 16th of December 2010 after a 10-month closure for renovation and remodeling works welcomed its first international flight on the 24th of August 2014 amid great pomp and much fanfare under the …

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World Tourism Organization Issues Statement On Ebola And Travel

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The World Health Organization [WHO] declared the Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa a Public Health Emergency of International Concern [PHEIC] in accordance with the International Health Regulations [2005]. The current Ebola virus disease [EVD] outbreak is believed to …

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World’s Most Expensive Flight Ticket Ever!

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Sounds incredible, but an Aussie millionaire once paid an amazing $100,380 (NGN16,361,940) for a flight ticket aboard an A380 Airbus flight. Yeah you read that right, its Sixteen million Naira!!! Some people just have a thing for owning bragging rights, and …

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Ethiopian Airlines links with United for US codeshare

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Ethiopian Airlines has announced a code-share agreement with United Airlines, effective August 30th, 2014. Ethiopian, the largest airline in Africa, currently flies to 83 international destinations across five continents. The new code-share agreement between the two Star Alliance-member airlines covers …

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Arik Air Adds Dubai To List of International Routes

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Arik Air will start flying to the glitzy city of Dubai from July 28th, 2014. The interesting development was made known on Wednesday, 4th June by the airline’s Chief Executive Officer, Dr Michael Arumemi-Ikhide in a statement signed by the …

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