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 […]

Airbus ordered to pay $99m fine in Eurofighter case

German prosecutors have ordered Airbus to pay 81.25 million euros (71.98 million pounds) to settle one of two investigations into alleged corruption surrounding the sale of Eurofighter combat jets to Austria in 2003, the two sides said on Friday. The settlement includes an administrative fine of 250,000 euros and “disgorgement” – which legal experts broadly […]