Emirates Appoints New Regional Manager for West Africa


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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Ghana Lifts Visa Requirements for All African Citizens


Ghana’s President John Dramani Mahama on Sunday March 6 announced that the country will begin to offer visas on arrival to citizens of all 54 African Union (AU) member states starting in July. Mr. Mahama made the declaration while delivering his …

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Arik Air Reshuffles Its West African Flight Services


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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Arik Air Increases Lagos Douala Flight Frequency


Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest airline, has increased frequency on the Lagos to Douala via Cotonou route from four to six weekly flights. The new schedule is aimed at further enhancing connectivity in the West Coast. The flights …

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GACL: Airline Partnerships Will Help Development of Ghana As West African Preferred Aviation Hub


Ghana Airport Company Limited (GACL) CEO Charles Asare stated the company’s partnership with South African Airways and Africa World Airlines will help the development of Ghana as preferred aviation hub for the West African region. South African Airways launched four …

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Lufthansa Group establishes HQ for sub-Saharan Africa in Nigeria


Lufthansa Group has designated Lagos, Nigeria as headquarters of airline’s sub-Saharan sales, station, marketing and administration across the African continent. The aviation group said the belief of the company in the possibility of growth and development in Nigeria and to …

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