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5 Feb 2015
RWANDAIR has rewarded 21 loyal customers who emerged winners from the WIN Surprises in the Skies promo. The promo winners were chosen by raffle draws carried out at the Rhythm 93.3FM studio for passengers who flew on Rwandair between  September 1, and November 30  2014.   The raffle draw was done in two categories. There was…
5 Feb 2015
FOLLOWING the failed attempt by a teenager, Samuel Ogunbiyi to stow away through a private jet owned by Tag Aviation parked at the premises of Execujet Aviation Nigeria Limited, the company has fortified security at the facility. The CEO of the company, Peter de Waal, said that more security personnel had been deployed at the…
5 Feb 2015
THE Lufthansa Group said it has continued with the modernisation of its aircraft fleet with the delivery of its 16th Boeing 747-8. The aircraft landed as scheduled at its future home airport in Frankfurt earlier.    Following a nine-hour transfer flight from Seattle, the newest ‘Queen of the Skies’ joined Lufthansa’s jumbo fleet, replacing an…
5 Feb 2015
ETHIOPIAN Airlines has announced that it has finalized preparations to commence flights from Addis Ababa to Dublin and Los Angeles, starting from June 2015. This new route was revealed earlier by Irish Travel Trade News on July 1 last year. Ethiopian’s flights to Dublin and Los Angeles will be operated three times a week with…
Chidoka-Aviation
29 Jan 2015
NIGERIA is seen as a country that holds great opportunities for her citizens with projections that its economy would continue to grow at the rate of over six to eight per cent for the next 20 years. This was the way the Minister of Aviation, Chief Osita Chidoka, put it last weekend when he delivered…
Delta-Airlines
29 Jan 2015
AS fuel prices drop following decline in crude oil prices, Delta Air lines said it is going to achieve $2 billion savings from fuel in 2015. The airline also said it achieved a 70 percent profit increase in its financial results for the December 2014 quarter. “Our 2014 performance – an industry-leading operation, superior customer…
29 Jan 2015
THE Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited, (SAHCOL) has been decorated with the Prestigious World Customs Organization (WCO) Award of merit, for showing “exceptional support and collaboration for customs towards the realization of its mandate.”  The award certificate, signed by the Secretary-General, World Customs Organization, Kunio Mikuriya was presented to the Managing Director/CEO, SAHCOL, Oluropo Owolabi,…
29 Jan 2015
NIGERIA’S leading aviation ground handling company, Nahco Aviance has donated items and cash worth several hundreds of thousand to two charity homes in Enugu, capital of Enugu State. The two charity homes which received the kind gesture of Nahco Aviance are Little Sisters of the Poor Home for the Elderly, Awkunanaw and the Guardian Angels…
29 Jan 2015
A FREQUENT guest of Dana Air, Chief Yimama Aboh has commended the airline for its strict security measures that guarantee the security of bags and luggage on board flights. The respected guest gave the commendation following the collection of items he left behind on one of the flights. According to Aboh who was pleasantly surprised…
Gebremariam-16-01
22 Jan 2015
This is the concluding part of the interview the chief executive officer (CEO) of Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde Gebremariam granted to The Guardian in Addis Ababa recently. The first part was published last week. In this piece, Gebremariam maintained that Nigeria deserves a national carrier as a big aviation market, the largest economy in Africa…
AirAsia-plane
22 Jan 2015
THE president of Gecen Corporation, Mr. John Nwosu, has disclosed that arrangement had been concluded for a brainstorming session on strategies aimed at total reduction of air disasters, and terrorism at the airports in Nigeria and Africa.  He emphasized the session has become imperative in developing nations considering the spate of air crashes in Asian…
22 Jan 2015
THE deputy chief executive officer (CEO), Accountable Manager, of Dana Air, Mr. Alberto Mansilla has reviewed the activities of his airline for the past one year and gave his company a thumb up for a job well done· In an interview with the Guardian recently, he promised to build on the successes recorded last year…

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