Medview’s passengers stranded in London, Lagos

Medview’s passengers stranded in London, Lagos

UK CAA yet to perfect Medview’s  leased plane Nigerian flag carrier airline, Medview left score of London bound passengers stranded at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos. The over 120 passengers who had arrived at the Lagos airport as early as 8 am for their 1 pm departure were shocked when check-in could not commence with many of them claiming that no official of the airline was on hand to tell them what was happening. A lawyer, Mr. Kunle Sanyaolu…

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Etihad Airways increases frequency to Egypt, Nigeria

Etihad Airways increases frequency to Egypt, Nigeria

Etihad Airways has disclosed that it is adding year-round flights between its Abu Dhabi hub and both Cairo and Lagos later this year to cater to growing demand to and from the United Arab Emirates.   The carrier stated that a fifth daily scheduled service will be introduced on the Cairo route, effective October 1, 2017, taking frequency to the Egyptian capital up from 28 to 35 flights a week.   The new mid-morning departure from…

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Ethiopian to Include Kaduna in its Vast Global Network

Ethiopian to Include Kaduna in its Vast Global Network

Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s most profitable airline has finalised preparations to start scheduled thrice weekly services to Kaduna, Nigeria, as of August 1st, 2017. Kaduna, located in north-western Nigeria, is a trade center and a major transportation hub for the surrounding agricultural areas with its rail and road junction. Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, said: “We are pleased to commence scheduled operation to Kaduna; a fifth city in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. As a…

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ASKY connects Accra-Lagos-Abuja

ASKY connects Accra-Lagos-Abuja

Introduces more baggage allowance on new service In line with its mission to seamlessly connect West and Central Africa, making business and leisure travel easy and reducing the flying time it takes to connect cities in the region, ASKY will effective July 10, 2017 launch daily flight operations between Lagos and Accra and between Accra and Abuja.   With this new service, passengers will be able to connect these cities everyday departing in the morning and arriving…

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Arik Air resumes Abuja-Accra operation July 17

Arik Air resumes Abuja-Accra operation July 17

  Arik Air, Nigeria’s largest carrier will resume daily flight operations between Abuja, Nigeria and Accra, Ghana from Monday, July 17, 2017.   According to a statement by the airline, flights between Abuja and Accra were suspended in March following the closure of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja for runway repairs.   The Abuja-Accra flight will operate daily with a 5:30pm (local time) departure out of Abuja and 7:40pm (local time) departure out of Accra….

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Fly Mid Africa launches Lagos-Banjul-Dakar-Freetown-Accra flights

Fly Mid Africa launches Lagos-Banjul-Dakar-Freetown-Accra flights

…appoints Peacock Aviation GSA The Gambia’s new national carrier, Fly Mid Africa, will commence flight services from Banjul, the Gambian capital with onward connections to Dakar in Senegal, Freetown in Sierra Leone, Accra in Ghana and of course Lagos, Nigeria. This is sequel to the appointment of Nigeria’s fastest growing aviation and travels conglomerate, Peacock Aviation Services, as its General Sales Agent in Nigeria. Consequently, Peacock has commenced ticket sales in its international head office…

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Arik Air recommences flight operations to Maiduguri

Arik Air recommences flight operations to Maiduguri

Arik Air has announced the resumption of flight operations to Maiduguri, Borno State via Abuja from Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Announcing the resumption in a press statement in Lagos, Arik Air said flights to Maiduguri will operate thrice weekly on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday with the possibility of increasing the frequency in the coming weeks.   Though the flight will operate via Abuja, passengers from other Arik Air network can conveniently connect to Abuja for their onward journey to Maiduguri. Passengers…

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Overland lauds FG on Abuja airport runway repairs, resumes services to FCT

Overland lauds FG on Abuja airport runway repairs, resumes services to FCT

       Assures passengers of comfort, reliable services    Overland Airways has announced relocated flight services back to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja from the Kaduna International Airport following the reopening of the Abuja Airport, which was shut down to flight operations for six weeks from March 8, 2017, to allow for major repairs on the runway.   The Federal Government had announced that the Abuja Airport runway repairs have been completed two days ahead…

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Domestic airlines resume services to Abuja airport

Domestic airlines resume services to Abuja airport

Overland, Medview, Dana Air, Air Peace, and Arik Air have resumed scheduled services to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja following the completion of the rehabilitation of its runway and subsequent re-opening of the airport for commercial flights and other ancillary services. Dana Air’s accountable manager, Mr. Obi Mbanuzuo said in Lagos that the airline would operate five daily flights from Lagos to Abuja.’ He urged the airline’s customers to take advantage of its low…

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Medview, Air Peace to resume flights to Abuja, Wednesday

Medview, Air Peace to resume flights to Abuja, Wednesday

Two Nigerian carriers, Medview and Air Peace said they would resume flight operations to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja as the aerodrome reopens on Wednesday to air traffic, both carriers stated in a statement. All the carriers had on March 9, 2019 diverted all its flights to Kaduna following the closure of Abuja Airport for rehabilitation, which lasted six weeks. In a statement by the Chief Operating Officer (COO), Lookman Animashaun said besides the…

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