Airlines count losses as normal flight services resume
A week-long of flight disruption in both local and international operations nationwide has cost the airlines losses in excess of billions of naira.
Stronger local carriers through serious reforms
The local airlines in Nigeria are doing more with less. But beyond some dozy recognition of efforts, the National Assembly needs more than a passing interest, to overhaul toxic provisions that undermine sustainable growth of the air travel business.
Ticket fares spike as BA pilots’ strike enters second day
The industrial action by British Airways (BA) pilots yesterday, entered day-two with a massive ripple effect on ticket fares and expected to push up in the price of a Christmas getaway. More than 1700 flights were grounded on Tuesday after pilots began unprecedented walkout in a long-running row overpay. The Balpa pilots’ union had on…
High expectations as Air Peace sets for long-haul operations
Following dismal outing of local carriers on the international routes, Air Peace Airlines is set to foray into the long-haul operations, and on its wings are high expectations from stakeholders. The airlines, besides flying the Nigerian flag, also avails competitive options for Nigerian travellers. Air Peace will operate into six routes: Dubai and Sharjah to…
With latest in-flight entertainment, BA brings music to travellers’ ears
British Airways has added tracks from the London Symphony Orchestra to its in-flight entertainment system. A selection of music from 10 London Symphony Orchestra albums are now available on board, spanning the classical, opera and choral genres. The Orchestra performs tracks from world-renowned composers including Mozart, Verdi, Haydn, and Debussy among others. Customers will also…