25 Dec 2020
Aviation stakeholders have urged the Federal Government and the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 to be cautious in banning flights from the United Kingdom and South Africa...
5 Aug 2020
Virgin Atlantic has applied for bankruptcy protection in the United States, court filings show, as the British airline -- which has not flown since April because of coronavirus -- seeks to tie up a rescue deal in the UK.
16 Jul 2020
• Operators wary of quarantine directive The Nigerian aviation industry on a monthly basis loses about N30 billion over the continued closure of the international airspace due to the coronavirus pandemic. The losses, borne by the host economy, operating local and international carriers, and sundry service providers, were derived from the $1 billion or N360…
7 May 2020
The survival of the travel and tourism industry in Nigeria and other African countries has been hinged on foreign relief package in excess of $10 billion.
10 Jan 2020
Tougher security screening may be awaiting Nigerians who are planning to visit the United States (U.S.) and other European countries in the wake of the escalated face-off
4 Jan 2020
Finchglow Travels, Nigeria’s number one indigenous travel management company has held the 4th edition of its Trade Partner’s Forum in Lagos.
20 Dec 2019
In a rare move to deepen stakes on a common network, four legacy carriers have struck an alliance on the transatlantic corridors of the international air travel market.
22 Oct 2019
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.
8 Oct 2019
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.
26 Apr 2019
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…
11 Apr 2019
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...
19 Oct 2018
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…