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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BelugaXL hits the road

BelugaXL hits the road

The first large sections of Airbus’ next generation new transport aircraft, the BelugaXL, have arrived at the aircraft Final Assembly facility (L34) in Toulouse.   Following a five night long road convoy from Aernnova’s factory in Berantevilla, north eastern Spain, the panels (two laterals, one central) are required to complete the rear section of the BelugaXL.   Together with further work packages built by various other partners, the sections will eventually form the first BelugaXL….

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Turkish Airlines set to hit 300 destinations

Turkish Airlines set to hit 300 destinations

    Adds Voronezh, Russian as 298th destination   Turkish Airlines has increased its  destinations to 298 in 120 countries across the globe, making it getting close to 300 mark.   The airline, which is the Europe best airline that flies to the more countries and international destinations than any other airline in the world, disclosed this in a statement made available in Lagos.   The country, which flies to Nigeria on a daily basis,…

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Asky Airlines commences nonstop flight from Lagos to Jo’burg

Asky Airlines commences nonstop flight from Lagos to Jo’burg

ASKY, the Pan African Airline, is pleased to announce its new nonstop service between Lomé and Johannesburg effective 8 April 2017.  With this flight, Johannesburg will join the growing ASKY network operating from Lomé. Passengers will be able to connect between Johannesburg and ASKY’s entire network in West and Central Africa, including Abidjan, Bamako, Conakry, Dakar, Douala, Lagos, Libreville, Niamey, Ouagadougou and Yaoundé. Passengers in many of these markets will be able to reduce hours…

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Overland Airways Relocate To Kaduna Airport

Overland Airways Relocate To Kaduna Airport

Overland Airways has concluded plans to move its operations at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja to the Kaduna International Airport following the directive by the Federal Government for airlines flying to the Abuja Airport to relocate their operations to Kaduna Airport to allow for the repair of the Abuja Airport runway.   The Federal Government recently announced that the Abuja Airport will be closed for six weeks from March 8 to April 19, 2017,…

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