Airlines

Azman suspends operations as airlines halt services nationwide

Azman Air has suspended its flights across the nation indefinitely. The company announced the development in a statement on Sunday. The companies suspension of operations is in line  with the directive of the Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) to shut operations over hike in aviation fuel. While one of the AON members, Ibom Air, said […]

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Airlines to begin sales of ticket in dollars amid forex uncertainty

Some foreign airlines operating in Nigeria have disclosed their plans to commence sales of flight tickets in U.S. dollars. APG, the world’s largest passenger and cargo general sales agent, made the disclosure in an advisory to its travel partners. It said the new arrangement will commence from April 19, 2022. APG said that the new […]

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Fuel Scarcity: Airlines To Increase Flight Tickets To N120,000

Air Peace, Ibom Air, Max Air, Aero Contractors, Dana, and Azman logos used to illustrate the story The CEO of Air Peace Allen Onyema, on Monday, warned that airfare might rise to about N120,000 if urgent actions are not taken to reduce the price of aviation fuel. Mr Onyema who spoke on behalf of the […]

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FG Directs Domestic Airlines To Reverse 60% Airfare Increment

  Operators of domestic airlines in Nigeria have been ordered to reverse the 60 per cent increment in airfares imposed on passengers without due process.   This comes as Nigerians in the past few days have lamented over the hike in airfares which sees the least ticket being sold for fifty thousand Naira.   An […]

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COVID-19: African airlines may lose $5bn in 2022

The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) has disclosed that airlines in Africa will incur a loss estimated at nearly $5 billion in 2022. According to the association, this is due to cash-flow issues facing airline operators. This was made known by AFRAA in its February 2022 update on ‘African airlines’ performance,’ published on its website on Tuesday. “Airline revenues […]

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More Countries Ban Russian Airlines From Their Airspace

Following the invasion of Russian troops in Ukraine, several countries have banned Russian airlines from their airspace – the latest to announce such a move is the Baltic nation of Estonia, which borders Russia.Fellow Baltic states Lithuania and Latvia are also preparing to take the step simultaneously, a statement by Lithuanian Transport Minister Marius Skuodis […]

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Passengers evacuated from JFK flight after plane blows tires on runway

An American Airlines flight aborted takeoff Tuesday after blowing two tires to shreds on the tarmac of JFK. Passengers were removed safely from the plane following the incident, according to photos posted by NBC 4.

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General Pere Leads Protest At Lagos Airport As Nigerian Airline Delays Flight

Reality TV star, Pere Egbi has expressed frustration alongside other Nigerians at the Murtala Muhammad Local Airport in Lagos after their flights were delayed. Pere and others lamented that their flights were delayed by Ibom Airlines without prior notice by the airline. In the video shared online, Pere was heard describing the whole scenario as […]

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Winter storm expected to glaze Pennsylvania, New England in ice

Traffic along eastbound Interstate 70 near Stadium Blvd. is halted on Wednesday Feb. 2, 2022, in Columbia, Mo., following several accidents after a winter storm dumped about several inches of snow.AP More than 20 inches (51 centimeters) of snow was reported in the southern Rockies, while more than a foot of snow fell in areas […]

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Winter storm packing snow, freezing rain moves across US

By Wednesday, some places already reported snow totals exceeding or nearing a foot — as the blast of frigid weather put a ton of states on winter storm warnings and watches. AP Snow had begun to taper off in Missouri by early afternoon but much of the state could wind up with 8 inches to […]

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TikToker reveals secret airline deals and hacks

thousands of flights being delayed and canceled since the holiday season in December. Last month, delays stranded hundreds of JetBlue fliers at New York’s JFK Airport. So what’s a savvy traveler to do? “Money Lawyer Erika” Kullberg is on the case. The former corporate lawyer has shared her fine-print insights with her 7.7 million followers […]

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‘Survivor’ New European Versions Revealed by Banijay Rights (EXCLUSIVE)

New adaptations of popular adventure reality show “Survivor” are set to roll out across central and southeastern Europe, Banijay Rights, the global distribution arm of Banijay, has revealed. United Media-owned Nova TV in Croatia and Nova S in Serbia will broadcast a first season of the format in late 2022. In addition, TV Markíza in […]

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FULL STORY: Why Emeka Ugwuonye is Suing Air Peace — And His 10 Demands

The social media in particular is awash with reports of planned legal action by Emeka Ugwuonye, President/CEO of Eculaw Group, against Air Peace Airline Limited. The news has prompted reactions from passengers who have been victims of flight delays and cancellations by airlines, not just Air Peace. But that hasn’t stopped Ugwuonye from officially communicating […]

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Dana Air Unveils Valentine Promo

  A valentine promo titled – ”Vibe for Love” has been launched by Dana Air to reward customers for their short trips to local attractions from February till mid- March, 2022. This was disclosed by Mr Kingsley Ezenwa, the Media and Communications Manager of Dana Air, in a statement on Wednesday in Lagos. Ezenwa said […]

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NCAA to hike airlines’ operating licence fee, plans major review

Aviation industry regulator-the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has disclosed that it is considering a major review  of domestic airlines’ operating licence fees and other charges, in order to ensure its bills are in tandem with current realities and what obtains in other countries. This was disclosed on Friday by the Director-General, NCAA, Captain Nuhu Musa during […]

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Lady Gives Birth to a Bouncing Baby Boy Onboard a Plane (Video)

Nancy Adobae Anane A Ghanaian television personality, Nancy Adobea Anane has shared her story after giving birth to a boy onboard a plane. She took to her social media page to share a video after the experience. According to her, she gave birth to a baby boy onboard a United Flight UA 977. She wrote:  […]

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Cargo plane smashes into baggage cart during snowstorm in Chicago

A China Airlines jumbo jet smashed into a baggage cart on the airfield at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago during Friday’s snowstorm, CCTV footage shows. The crash happened just before 6:30 a.m., according to WGNTV. Video shows the cargo plane slide across the snowy airfield and smash into the cart, sending snow and other debris […]

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Woman forces London-bound plane back to Miami after refusing to mask up

tracking site Flightaware. Airline spokeswoman Laura Masvidal confirmed the incident in a statement to The Post, saying a “disruptive customer refusing to comply with the federal mask mandate” was the reason the Boeing 777 landed back at Miami International Airport. “The flight landed safely at MIA where local law enforcement met the aircraft,” Masvidal said. […]

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Aviation threat: We’ll ensure safe operation of 5G in Nigeria – Danbatta

Executive Vice-Chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Umar Danbatta has promised the public of measures to ensure the safe operation of 5G in the country. MTN and Mafab Communications in December emerged winners in the country’s 5G spectrum license. While congratulating the two companies, Danbatta said the country was ready […]

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