October 20, 2019
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Air Freight in Decline for Eighth Consecutive Month

by on August 7, 2019 0

Geneva, Aug. 7, 2019: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) decreased by 4.8% in June 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. This marks the eighth consecutive month of year-on-year decline in freight volumes. Signs of...

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Boris Johnson vows to ‘get Brexit done,’ unite Britain

by on July 23, 2019 0

London, July 23, 2019: New Conservative party leader Boris Johnson says he wants to “get Brexit done” by Oct. 31 and unite Britain, in his first remarks after winning the party’s leadership run-off. Johnson praised Prime Minister Theresa May, whom he is due to succeed on Wednesday, for her “extraordinary service” and for her...

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Merge Arik, Aero into new national carrier, Expert advises FG

by on July 17, 2019 0

Ikeja, July 17, 2019: An aviation expert, Mr Nick Fadugba, on Wednesday advised the Federal Government to merge Arik Air and Aero Contractors Airlines to establish a new national carrier for Nigeria. Fadugba, the Chief Executive Officer, African Business Aviation Services, gave the advice at the 23rd Annual Conference and Awards organised by the...

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Policy inconsistency bane of Nigeria aviation industry — Stakeholders

by on July 17, 2019 0

Ikeja, July 17, 2019: Stakeholders in the aviation industry on Wednesday identified policy inconsistency by various governments as one of the major problems bedevilling the industry in Nigeria. The stakeholders spoke during the 23rd Annual Conference of the League of Airports and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) in Ikeja. They noted that policy somersaults had not...

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Arik Air offers incentive to Affinity Wings members

by on July 14, 2019 0

Arik Air, Nigeria’s leading airline is offering members of its frequent flyer program, Arik Affinity Wings, an opportunity to retain their accrued miles beyond its initial validity period. A new scheme put in place by the airline has now made it easier for Arik Affinity Wings members to extend their miles due for expiration...

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Developing countries should not be liable for emissions ‘accumulated throughout history’, key UN development forum hears

by on July 13, 2019 0

12 July 2019Climate Change Citing climate change as being caused by “emissions accumulated throughout history”, the head of China’s Xiamen Airlines told the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in New York on Friday that heavy carbon dioxide emitters should “take on greater responsibility” to ameliorate the problem. “As a representative...

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LASG Task Force impounds 155 commercial motorcycles, 17 buses

by on July 5, 2019 0

The Lagos State Task Force has impounded over 155 commercial motorcycles and 17 commercial buses for violating traffic rules at `Ikeja Along’ area of Lagos in the last two months. Mr Taofiq Adebayo, Head, Public Affairs Unit of the Task Force, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday that the exercise, which began...

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