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6 Jul 2018
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets has shown that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 4.2 per cent in May 2018, compared to the same period the year before. This was slightly down from the 5.2 per cent (revised from 4.1 per cent growth in annual…
15 Jun 2018
The recent rise in cases of human trafficking via air travel has jolted airlines to denounce the nefarious activity and set new control measures.     The airlines, under the aegis of International Air Transport Association (IATA), unanimously committed to a number of actions related to anti-trafficking initiatives and rallied stakeholders to effective cooperation.  …
7 May 2018
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global passenger traffic results for March 2018 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 9.5 per cent, compared to the same month a year ago, the fastest pace in 12 months. Capacity (available seat kilometers, or ASKs) grew 6.4 per cent and load…
27 Jul 2016
Few years ago, travel booking in Nigeria was like a camel going through the eye of a needle. With low internet penetration estimated at 15.9% of the population and a nation that was yet to fully embrace technology, travel business was left to quacks and incompetent folks behind some counter.
8 Jul 2016
IATA observed that African airlines’ capacity increased by 22.2 per cent year-on-year on the back of long-haul expansion continuing the trend seen since December 2015.
1 Jul 2016
Tuesday’s terror attack at Ataturk International Airport, Istanbul, Turkey, will go down as one of the best coordinated deadly onslaught on air travellers, over which experts ...
28 Jun 2016
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has expressed concerns over the financial and economic impact the Brexit decision would have on the air transport industry.
17 Jun 2016
The European Commission has adopted new air passengers rights guidelines that will clarify the existing rules and facilitate their application.
2 Jun 2016
IATA observed that the disruptive impact of the Brussels Airport attack weighed on the April figures. The association estimates that, absent the impact of the attacks, demand growth would have been around five per cent.
29 May 2016
British Airways is evaluating its routes to Nigeria, adding to aviation-industry pressure on the government


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Residents of Port Harcourt have decried poor standard of meat processing in Rivers State.
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Water is one of the most important substances on earth. It is so important that both plants and animals need water to survive. It is, however, essential that the water people drink and use for other purposes is clean and free from germs and pathogens. Therefore, to make water potable, its production must conform to…
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Stakeholders in the digital ecosystem, on Tuesday, set the stage for a synergy between the public and private sectors, to facilitate digital inclusion and set Nigeria on the path to sustainable economic development. Held in Abuja, the formative dialogue was the first run of the Policy Innovation Centre’s (PIC) ‘Inclusive Digital Transformation Programme’, sponsored by…
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There are fears that lives may have been lost and several others injured after jets belonging to the Nigeria Air Force (NAF), were reported to have bombed Kunkuna village, in Safana Local Government Area of Katsina State. The incident reportedly took place at about 11:00 pm on Tuesday, shortly after President Muhammadu Buhari's advance team…
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday visited the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Kuje attacked by terrorists, where he expressed disappointment with the nation’s intelligence system.