SAF in Africa — Opportunities, risk of an emerging market

Africa has great potential to produce Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) but also has a number of challenges Africa is the second-largest continent by land mass, measuring approximately 11.7 million square miles (30.4 million square km). With some of the longest distances between cities, aviation is the key to efficiently moving people and goods within the […]

Air Peace breaks new frontiers, lifts 274 Israeli citizens from Lagos, Abuja to Tel-Aviv

Despite suspending scheduled commercial operations due to coronavirus fears, Nigeria’s biggest carrier, Air Peace on Sunday, broke history when it evacuated 274 Israelis from the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja (NAIA) to Tel-Aviv, Israel. The flight, which airlifted 65 passengers from Lagos and proceeded to Abuja to […]

Emirates tackles AON on subsidy claims

United Arab Emirates (UAE) carrier, Emirates, on Monday faulted the claim of Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) that it enjoys subsidies from the Federal Government and therefore in unfair competition. In a statement, the carrier said the allegations are patently false, adding that it had repeatedly debunked these myths over the years. It also clarified […]

Delta Air to launch first biometric terminal in the U.S

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Delta Air Lines, in partnership with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), is launching the first biometric terminal in the United States at Maynard H. Jackson International Terminal (Terminal F) in Atlanta. Beginning late this year, customers flying direct to an international destination have […]