Delta capitalises on ‘Open Skies’ launches New York-Lagos flight

Delta capitalises on ‘Open Skies’ launches New York-Lagos flight

 United States Airline, Delta Air  has decided to take full advantage of ‘Open Skies’ agreement between her and Nigeria as the carrier is set to launch three weekly nonstop flights from Lagos to New York-JFK, effective March 25, 2018.   The air pact allows both nations to designate as many airlines as possible between them.   Arik Air flew the Nigerian flag to New York until recently when it ceased operations to New York, owing to…

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Emirates to deploy extra flights to Lagos, others for Hajj

Emirates to deploy extra flights to Lagos, others for Hajj

  Emirates said it will be operating extra flights to Jeddah to help facilitate travel for thousands of pilgrims this year heading to and from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for Hajj.    The carrier also disclosed that it would be operating Emirates will be operating 45 additional flights to Jeddah and 12 additional flights to Medina from  August 17, 2017 until September 11 to help serve the two million pilgrims expected to travel to the Holy City…

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FlyBoku.com Partners AY Corporate World Entertainment 

FlyBoku.com Partners AY Corporate World Entertainment 

On the back of a highly successful epic movie, “10 days in Sun City” starring Superstars AY the comedian, Richard Mofe Damijo (RMD), Adesuwa, Ali Baba among many others.   The management of Sun City, Corporate World Entertainment and FlyBoku.com have come together to create an experience for fans to destination South Africa.   According to Jennifer Beattie, the Group Manager, Africa Sales and Marketing, Sun International, “Sun City is a great destination vacation location….

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MED-VIEW FLAG OFF 2017 PILGRIMAGE IN KADUNA.

MED-VIEW FLAG OFF 2017 PILGRIMAGE IN KADUNA.

MED-VIEW P-01/02, Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, (right) being received by Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Med-View Airline, Alhaji Muneer Bankole during the flag off of 2017 Hajj Operatios of Med-View Airline at Kaduna International Airport, Kaduna on Tuesday 01/08/2017. Plgrims to Saudi Arabia boarding the Med-View Airline aircraft during the flag off of 2017 Hajj operations at Kaduna International Airport, Kaduna on Tuesday 01/08/2017.

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Ethiopian Marks Star Alliance 20th Anniversary with new flight to Kaduna

Ethiopian Marks Star Alliance 20th Anniversary with new flight to Kaduna

Ethiopian Airlines Group, a Star Alliance member, has marked the 20th anniversary of Star Alliance, the largest global airline network, while also inaugurating its maiden flight to Kaduna. The reception was held at Ethiopian main hub Addis Ababa Bole International Airport today.  Ethiopian Group CEO, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam and Star Alliance CEO, Mr. Jeffrey Goh attended the event; discussing on-going developments and the Alliance’s strategy for the next decade with Ethiopian employees.While addressing attendees of…

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RwandAir connects Kigali – London, Brussels

RwandAir connects Kigali – London, Brussels

As part of its routes expansion programme, East African carrier, RwandAir has commenced flights between Kigali , the airline’s hub and London Gatwick, in the United Kingdom. Besides London, the airline has also commenced  flights between Brussels , the Belgian capital and Kigali. Its Country Manager, Nigeria, Ms Ibiyemi Odusi disclosed this in a statement issued in Lagos. Odusi described the additional  routes as strategic in the growth plan of the carrier, which she said…

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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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