RwandAir sets to commence flights to Abuja, Cape Town

RwandAir sets to commence flights to Abuja, Cape Town

 RwandAir said it has concluded plans to begin flight operations to Abuja and Cape Town, South Africa. The carrier will operate four weekly flights from Kigali to Cape Town with a Stop-over in Harare. The Abuja flight will be tagged to the existing Accra route, where the flight will stop in Abuja before heading to Accra and it will also be operated four times a week.  “This is yet another big milestone for RwandAir as…

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Why Nigerian airlines can’t compete, by Medview CEO

Why Nigerian airlines can’t compete, by Medview CEO

Shut down Dubai route Nigeria’s flag carrier, Medview Airlines has shut down its Dubai operations less than two months it started services to the city. The airline attributed its decision to suspend the lucrative route to issues it has with its European partners, Euro Atlantic over aircraft it leased from them. The Managing Director of the airline, Alhaji Muneer Bankole at a press briefing at the airline’s headquarters in Lagos stated that the aircraft has…

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Medview commences flight to Jeddah, El-Rufai lauds carrier

Medview commences flight to Jeddah, El-Rufai lauds carrier

Med-View Airline on Sunday commenced direct flight to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia for Muslims performing lesser Hajj in the holy land. The flight took off from the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), the operational hub of the airline in Lagos  is routed via Kaduna and Kano in the North West. The Boeing 737-800 aircraft conveying the passengers has a full load mostly Muslim Ummah traveling to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for lesser Hajj. The flight…

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Arik increases capacity, resumes Abuja-Calabar, Abuja-Uyo routes

Arik increases capacity, resumes Abuja-Calabar, Abuja-Uyo routes

      Up capacity ahead of festive season Ahead of the Yuletide, Nigeria’s flag carrier airline, Arik Air is increasing its capacity to enable customers celebrate the festive season with family and friends. The capacity increase which will boost the carrier’s key domestic routes, especially in the South East and South South zones, takes effect from December 15, 2017 and runs through January 14, 2018. The main highlights of the new schedule is the resumption of Abuja-Calabar and…

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Air Peace to begin West Coast operations Dec 15

Air Peace to begin West Coast operations Dec 15

Nigeria’s flag carrier airline, Air Peace has concluded plans to connect Freetown in Sierra Leone, Banjul in The Gambia and Dakar in Senegal from its Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos hub starting from December 15. A statement issued by the carrier’s Corporate Communications Manager, Mr. Chris Iwarah said the new routes would constitute the second phase of the airline’s expansion project on the West Coast of Africa and bring its route network to a total of…

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Medview set for Dubai Dec 7, offer package to tourists, others

Medview set for Dubai Dec 7, offer package to tourists, others

  Nigeria’s flag carrier airline, Med-View Airline Plc has concluded all arrangements for December 7 Inaugural Flight to Dubai from Lagos via Abuja The airline CEO, Alhaji Muneer Bankole at the weekend commended the Federal Ministry of Aviation, government parastatals, travel agencies and passengers who have keyed into the airline inaugural flight and assured that the carrier was committed to a dedicated service on the route. He said the airline package for tourists to Dubai…

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Air Peace begins Abuja-Uyo flights Dec 7

Air Peace begins Abuja-Uyo flights Dec 7

Air Peace has pledged a seamless and exciting air travel experience on the Abuja-Uyo-Abuja route from December 7. A statement signed by the carrier’s Corporate Communications Manager, Mr. Chris Iwarah confirmed that the airline will now fly daily from Abuja to Uyo and Uyo to Abuja. The new flights, Air Peace said, will complement its Lagos-Uyo-Lagos service and afford members of the flying public more options to choose from in making their business and leisure trips….

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Medview offers discount fares to London

Medview offers discount fares to London

  Medview Airline has rolled out low fares on the Lagos-London route as part of the Yuletide offer to passengers.   The promo, which takes immediate effect and ends December 31, 2017 for out bound and January 15, 2018 in-bound passengers, goes as low as N249,000 round trip for economy ticket Giving the details of the offer, the airline Executive Director, Business Development and Commercial, Mr. Isiaq Na-Allah said the promo is designed to appreciate customers  robust patronage throughout…

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Bi-Courtney seeks approval for regional flights, showcases MMA2’s facilities

Bi-Courtney seeks approval for regional flights, showcases MMA2’s facilities

Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operators of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Two (MMA2), Lagos, has canvassed for the restoration of regional flight operations from the private terminal. The terminal operator explained that the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) had approved it twice for MMA2 to commence regional flight operations, but wondered why the same regulatory agency cancelled the approvals. Speaking  at the terminal during the tour of its facilities, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of…

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Emirates offers special fare to Dubai, free 3rd piece of luggage

Emirates offers special fare to Dubai, free 3rd piece of luggage

  Emirates is offering Nigerian travellers the opportunity to visit Dubai with a special Economy and Business Class return airfare that includes a free third piece of luggage of up to 23 kg.   Under the special offer, an Economy Class ticket from Lagos to Dubai costs $899 and Business Class $3499.   The fare offer is for a limited time only and tickets must be booked between November 1st and November 17, 2017.   Travel…

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