Why Nigeria must deploy brand, communication experts to boost reputation
Ikem Okuhu is a journalist with a bias for brands and marketing reportage. His love for the media and brands made him resign from jobs at ExxonMobil, United Bank for Africa (UBA) and Ecobank Nigeria where he headed the External Relations Unit. His company Reliks Media Limited, birthed brands and marketing magazine, BRANDish.
Why four airlines bust in one month
Since the beginning of September, four European airlines have ceased trading, three in the last week alone. Two of these airlines were over 50 years old, demonstrating that it’s not just the newcomers who are struggling.
Virgin appoints new manager
Virgin Atlantic has appointed Justin Bell as the airline’s Commercial Manager for Nigeria. Bell, a former manager of the airline at Lagos Airport, will be responsible for Virgin’s daily commercial activity in the region and will commence duties in June 2019. Bell boasts an impressive resume in his 29 years at Virgin Atlantic, starting in…
Virgin Atlantic unveils state-of-the-art A350-1000 aircraft
Virgin Atlantic, yesterday, in London, unveiled a state-of-the-art cabin for its new Airbus A350-1000 aircraft. The business class section, which Virgin Atlantic calls, “Upper Class”, features brand new suites...
Virgin Atlantic Redefines Fine Dining With Award-winning Food Host Donal Skehan
Virgin Atlantic has today unveiled a partnership with award-winning food writer and TV host Donal Skehan to reinvent their dining experience at 38,000ft. LA-based Donal Skehan has been working with Virgin Atlantic for 12 months to develop a completely new approach to in-flight dining. This includes a range of delicious dishes inspired by global destinations…
Virgin Atlantic hits 26 million passenger mark in 17 years
Virgin Atlantic this week marks 17 years of operation in Nigeria, with no fewer than 26 million passengers airlifted till date. The airline, in appreciation to its customers, is giving special discount offer of 17 per cent to travellers. Head of Virgin Atlantic in Nigeria, Samuel Lindfield, said the airline in the last 17 years…
Travelstart, Virgin Atlantic partner on special fares
Ahead of the British Royal Wedding between Prince Harry, and Meghan Markle, this month, Africa’s leading online travel agency, Travelstart, has partnered with international airline, Virgin Atlantic, to offer discounts to customers that will be visiting London during the period.
Virgin Atlantic hints on ambitious plans for Nigerian market
Virgin Atlantic Airways has reiterated its commitments to support social and economic growth in the country, coupled with ambitious plan for the air travel market. The airline thanked Nigerians for their supports of its daily service to London over the last 16 years, saying it is left optimistic and ambitious for 2018, doing business with…
Virgin Atlantic unveils offer
Virgin Atlantic has unveiled another fare offer for its current and potential customers in the Upper class cabin as part of efforts to appreciate patronage and customer loyalty.
Air New Zealand, Etihad, Singapore, others win awards
Air New Zealand has been crowned best airline in the world for the fourth consecutive year, with British Airways and Virgin Atlantic also rated in the top 10 in the global rankings.