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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NCAA Denies Knowledge of Airlines’ Demands of US Dollars for Payments

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Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has said the regulatory authority is not aware of any reported case of   foreign airlines operating in Nigeria charging Nigerian passengers dollars   instead of Naira the official currency of the country. Investigations by Vanguard revealed that …

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Brussels Airport Attack: Cancellations, Delays and Statuses of Major Airlines

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Brussels Airport, the site of deadly twin blasts Tuesday, will stay closed until at least Wednesday afternoon local time, the Belgian crisis center has announced. The terrorist attacks at the international airport in Zaventem, 7 miles outside Belgium’s capital, killed …

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Delta, United and American Airlines Bans Hoverboards On Flights

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The largest three airlines in the United States are banning hoverboards on flights due to concerns about potential fires aboard commercial jets. Delta, United and American airlines, known collectively as the “Big 3,” have announced hoverboard bans ahead of a holiday …

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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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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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REVEALED: US Ebola Patient Arrived Dallas on United Airlines Flight

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United Airlines has confirmed the first Ebola patient in the United States reached the country on one of its flights. The patient, who arrived in Dallas from Liberia, is believed to have flown United Airlines from Brussels to Washington Dulles …

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