FAAN Assures of Safety: As Nigeria Celebrates Independence 

FAAN Assures of Safety: As Nigeria Celebrates Independence 

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has assured air travellers and other airport users of safety, security and comfort at her airports across the nation, as Nigeria celebrates her 57th independence anniversary. According to the General Manager, Corporate Affairs of the Authority, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, in anticipation of the annual surge in passenger traffic that is usually the experiece during this celebration, all necessary safety and security facilities and arrangements needed to ensure the…

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Concession: FAAN’s revenue may hit N70 bn yearly

Concession: FAAN’s revenue may hit N70 bn yearly

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) could raise its revenue base to over N70 billion per annum if the major airports are transparently concessioned, experts have said. The experts, who backed the Federal Government’s policy, told Woleshadare.net that the concession would help to block loopholes, adding that FAAN can increase its annual revenues from the present N45 billion to about N70 billion. Aviation security consultant and former Commandant, Murtala Muhammed Airport, Group Capt. John Ojikutu (Rtd), said…

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Delta appoints Shane Spyak as Staff Vice President 

Delta appoints Shane Spyak as Staff Vice President 

  Delta Air Lines  has appointed Shane Spyak as its new Staff Vice President of Sales for Europe, Middle East, Africa and India (EMEAI).  Spyak will oversee Delta’s EMEAI sales organization with a specific focus on the region’s broad commercial activities.    Working alongside Delta’s European joint venture partners Air France KLM, Alitalia, and as well as Virgin Atlantic, he will be based at the Air France headquarters in Paris.    Spyak joined Delta in…

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Rwand Air celebrates NIgeria @ 57, unveils discounted fares 

Rwand Air celebrates NIgeria @ 57, unveils discounted fares 

East African carrier,  Rwand Air  has joined the rest of world to celebrate Nigeria’s fifty seventh independence anniversary. The carrier said it is excited to celebrate with Nigeria and her strides in 57 years of nationhood  and her contributions to the growth of aviation in Africa. In the spirit of  the celebrations , Rwand Air , Country Manager, Ms. Ibiyemi Odusi said the carrier has unveiled discounted independence fares on its Lagos – Dubai, Johannesburg…

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NTSB chief, Jones commends AIB’s robust crash investigation programmes

NTSB chief, Jones commends AIB’s robust crash investigation programmes

How Olateru is repositioning agency The United States National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has commended the Nigeria’s Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) for its rich accident investigation programmes which are expected to enhance air safety in the country. The Managing Director of NTSB, Mr. Denis Jones made the commendation while fielding questions from the media on the workshop organised by the International Civil Aviation Organisation in conjunction with the NTSB, for the agency’s staff at AIB headquarters…

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Air France KLM celebrates Nigeria 57th Independence Day with Discount fares

Air France KLM celebrates Nigeria 57th Independence Day with Discount fares

In a bid to commemorating Nigeria’s 57th Independence Day and also celebrate this great occasion with its esteemed customers, Air France and KLM Nigeria launched an Independence Day promo tagged ten57.This Independence Day promo which started today the 28th of September 2017, will run from now till the 6th of October 2017 for ticket sales with a travel period from now till the 13th of December 2017.     Esteemed clients planning to travel within this period from Abuja, Lagos…

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KLM welcomes BlueBot (BB) to its service family

KLM welcomes BlueBot (BB) to its service family

Book a ticket in a conversational way via a service bot on KLM’s Messenger. As of today, KLM customers can book a ticket on Messenger with the help of artificial intelligence.  KLM’s new service bot is called BlueBot (BB). On behalf of KLM, BB helps customers on Messenger in a conversational way to book a ticket. With this kind of artificial intelligence, customers can easily book a ticket without the intervention of a KLM agent. BB…

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 IATA, PANSA to Work Together to Develop Airspace Strategy for Poland   

 IATA, PANSA to Work Together to Develop Airspace Strategy for Poland   

Polish Air Navigation Service Provider (PANSA) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have agreed to work together with other aviation stakeholders to develop a National Airspace Strategy (NAS) for Poland.   The demand for aviation in Poland is expected to double in the next two decades, generating an estimated 1.5 million flights per year. At the same time, passenger volumes at Polish airports are projected to grow at a rate of 5.6% per annum…

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BA offer customers free flights to celebrate Nigeria @57

BA offer customers free flights to celebrate Nigeria @57

  Mega international carrier, British Airways have confirmed they will be offering free flights to few of their loyal premium customers who choose to fly with the Airline on Nigeria’s independence day, 01 October, 2017.   According to the airline, this is to celebrate Nigeria’s independence at 57 as well as to appreciate and thank their numerous loyal and premium customers who have kept faith with the airline and have constantly shown their loyalty by their…

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Etihad Airways Pilot dies on board flight to Amsterdam

Etihad Airways Pilot dies on board flight to Amsterdam

An Etihad Airways pilot passed away on Wednesday morning while operating a flight from Abu Dhabi to Amsterdam, leading the carrier to divert its path and make an emergency landing in Kuwait. “Etihad Airways is saddened to report the death of one of its pilots onboard flight EY 927, a freighter service from Abu Dhabi to Amsterdam, the airline said in a statement. After the captain became incapacitated early in the flight, the First Officer issued an…

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