Four legacy carriers to earn $13 billion from joint venture
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...
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.
How foreign airlines deepen stake on long-haul travels
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.
KLM bankrolls V-shape plane experiment
Dutch airline KLM are funding a pioneering aeronautical project which could see the shape and layout of commercial aeroplanes changed forever. The stunning ‘Flying-V’ design has the same wingspan as existing planes and is able to carry up to 314 passengers. It is named after the iconic Gibson Flying-V electric guitar used by a number…