Foreign airlines jostle for Nigerian market ahead of summer travels
The airlines, some of which are making a return to the Nigerian routes since the beginning of the pandemic, have lined up multiple frequencies in and out of Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt, beginning from July 12.
FG suspends Emirates over failure to comply with PTF COVID19 guidelines
The Federal Government has placed a 72-hour suspension on outbound Emirates flights from Nigeria. A circular signed by Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) director-general, Musa Nuhu, stated that the airline has been airlifting passengers from Nigeria using rapid antigen tests conducted by laboratories not approved by regulatory authorities. “Based on the foregoing and to enable…
Airport concessions - Part 2
The PPS later claimed that his hands were tied politically and nothing happened thereafter mainlybecause the winning concessionaire was busy worldwide telling anyone...
Emirates predicts 18-month lull in air demand
Gulf aviation giant Emirates said Sunday it would take at least 18 months for travel demand to return to "a semblance of normality", despite reporting bumper pre-pandemic profits.
Airline tests passengers for coronavirus before flights
On select flights, Emirates will now test passengers for coronavirus before they board. The United Arab Emirates’ flag carrier will carry out blood tests at the airport prior to travel.
Emirates launches first rapid virus test for passengers
Aviation giant Emirates has launched a 10-minute coronavirus blood test for passengers departing from its Dubai home base, in what it claimed Wednesday as a first for the industry.
Emirates to suspend all passenger flights from March 25
Dubai carrier Emirates Airline announced on Sunday it will suspend all passenger flights from March 25 amid the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Exploring Emirates world of fine wines
Over the years, Emirates has invested extensively in its wine programme, to cater to the discerning palates of its customers.