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Tony Tyler

16 Aug 2016
Worried by growing safety threats of lithium batteries onboard a plane, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has demanded stricter enforcement of international regulations regarding the transport of lithium-ion power batteries.
5 Aug 2016
African carriers have recorded 0.4 per cent freight growth in June 2016 compared to the same period last year, as the airlines’ capacity in the continent surged by 19.9 per cent year-on-year on the back of long-haul expansion, which continued the trend seen since December 2015.
22 Jul 2016
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) have concluded agreement to implement the IATA-FIATA Air Cargo Programme (IFACP) to replace the existing one.
22 Jul 2016
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and The African Union Commission (AU) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to expand strategic cooperation on air transport in Africa.
7 Jul 2016
African airlines have scored low in global industry performance rating for year 2015, particularly in the area of domestic passenger growth.The World Air Transport Statistics (WATS) recently released by The International Air Transport Association...
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 ...
3 Jun 2016
The International Air Transport Association (IATA), saddled with the responsibility of monitoring blocked funds globally, yesterday put foreign airlines’ funds currently...
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.
13 May 2016
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released demand growth data for global airfreight markets for March 2016, showing a two per cent drop in volumes measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) compared to the same period last year.


Organised labour in Ogun have threatened full blown strike to begin on June 27,  following the state government’s failure to accede to their demands. The state Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Mr Emmanuel Bankole made this known while interacting with members of the Labour Writers Association of Nigeria at a workshop held in Abeokuta on Sunday.…
27 mins ago
Zamfara Government on Sunday advised individuals to obtain guns and defend themselves in the height of the resurgence of insecurity in the state. The state government, in a statement by the Commissioner for Information, Alhaji Ibrahim Dosara, said:” the government has henceforth, directed individuals to prepare and obtain guns to defend themselves against the bandits.…
48 mins ago
Rivers United were crowned Nigerian league champions on Sunday after closest rivals Plateau United lost 2-1 at Akwa United to give the Port Harcourt side an unassailable lead with three rounds of matches still to play. Rivers United, who play away at Nasarawa United later Sunday, have 71 points from 34 matches, 10 points clear…
1 hour ago
What is an ulcer? It is a sore in the stomach or the small intestine. The common sign is a pain in the upper part of the stomach. Ulcer usually occur when the acid in the stomach ruins the lining of the digestive tract. Due to this, there is the need to pay attention to…
1 hour ago
NDLEA has arrested a Brazilian-returnee with pellets of cocaine concealed in his private parts. This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday by NDLEA’s Director, Media and Advocacy, Mr Femi Babafemi. Babafemi stated that the suspect was arrested at the arrival hall of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos. He stated…