Air France, Finnair and Singapore Airlines became the latest carriers to suspend flights over Belarus on Tuesday after Minsk forced a jet to land to arrest a dissident.
7 May 2020
At least four out of about 30 foreign carriers that operate in Nigeria have made it compulsory for all passengers to wear face masks during flights in response to the coronavirus crisis.
7 Feb 2020
The new joint venture (JV) among four legacy carriers has been estimated to earn the airlines $13 billion in revenue yearly.The venture henceforth overlaps operations of Air France...
12 Jan 2020
Like Awoyemi, Nigerians in many parts of the country, have been battling the harsh harmattan and the accompanying haze and its side effects.
27 Sep 2019
Chinese president, Xi Jinping, yesterday presided over the inauguration of a second international airport for Beijing with a terminal billed as the world’s biggest.
10 Sep 2019
French authorities are working to declassify military files linked to a mysterious crash more than 50 years ago of an Air France plane that plunged into the Mediterranean just minutes before it was due to land, killing all 95 people aboard, families said.
6 Sep 2019
French magistrates investigating the 2009 crash of a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris in which 228 people died have ordered charges against Airbus and Air France be dropped, legal sources told AFP Thursday.
5 Sep 2019
Nigeria has missed out on the top 10 rankings of the most profitable routes in Africa operated between 2018 and March this year. According to industry observers, this may not be unconnected with low traffic demand and flight frequencies, lack of tourism destinations, and the absence of dominant carriers on the international front.
2 Aug 2019
Commercial air travel has undergone several developmental phases since jet engine was discovered in the 1930s. But none envisaged the grandiose comfort and a total package that are now possible on long-haul flights.
10 Mar 2019
A mid-flight engine failure forced an Air France A380 jet with more than 500 passengers on board to turn back to the Ivory Coast capital Abidjan where it landed without further incident early Sunday. "We were flying over Niger (to Paris)... I saw a ball of flame for a few seconds and then a large…
8 Feb 2019
The wind down of Port Harcourt (PH) operations notwithstanding, Air France is targeting some new routes in the United States in response to interests of Nigerian customers.
23 Aug 2018
Air France and British Airways announced Thursday that they will halt flights to Tehran next month, citing low profitability as the US reimposes sanctions on Iran.