Air Peace lands its Boeing 777 at Gatwick in maiden flight to London

Air Peace dismisses Sirika’s B777 aircraft, Dubai operations claims

     Sade Williams/Business a.m. Nigerian carrier bites more in global expansion Daily operation will see Norse Atlantic Airways deploy B787 Dreamliners under an AMCI deal     Air Peace, West and Central Africa’s largest carrier by fleet size, made a bold Nigerian presence at London Gatwick Airport in the United Kingdom on Saturday with […]

Keyamo leads praises as Air Peace launches Lagos-London operations Alice Onyema (fifth from left), vice chairman, Air Peace; Allen Onyema (sixth from left), chairman, Air Peace; Festus Keyamo (ninth from left), minister of aviation and aerospace development; flanked by crew members during Air Peace’s inaugural Lagos-London flight ceremony marking the airline’s entry into the European […]

NiMet chief harps on effective early warning system for food security

Sade Williams/Business a.m. Charles Anosike, a professor and the director general and chief executive officer of Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), and the permanent representative of Nigeria with the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), says that effective early warning system, equipping farmers with the knowledge of weather patterns and seasonal forecasting could boost food security and ensure […]

Arik Air wins Best In-Flight Service award for 2023

  Sade Williams/Business a.m. Nigeria’s major carrier, Arik Air, has been named winner of Best In-flight Service Airline award for 2023 organised by the Nigerian Aviation (NIGAV) Awards. Fortune Idu, promoter of NIGAV Awards, presented the award plaque recently at Arik Air head office, Ikeja, Lagos to Roy Ilegbodu, the chief executive officer of the airline. Idu, […]

ICAO praises Nigeria’s robust airport security policies after audit of systems

    Sade Williams/Business a.m. Nigeria’s airport security policies came up for high praises by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) after the global agency completed its security audit programme of the country’s airports. ICAO described Nigeria as having very robust policies and agencies with clear mandates on airport security systems. Callum Vine, who led […]

Cairo Airport most popular Africa destination for international airlines

  53 airlines have international flights to Cairo.       Egypt is an increasingly popular destination for international travellers, with cities like Cairo, Sharm el Sheikh, Hurghada, and Alexandria being among the most visited in North Africa. As of February 2024, Cairo International Airport (CAI) is Africa’s most popular destination for international airlines. This is based […]

Airlineratings.com: A ranking based on safety & more

Airlineratings.com considers a very different set of data to create the list for the top-ranked airlines and airline products (e.g., the aircraft themselves). They claim to be “The world’s best one-stop airline safety and product rating review website.”   Airlineratings.com provides safety ratings for over 435 airlines worldwide – and every airline has a safety rating […]

MTN, NiMet team up to provide  weather information to farmers

MTN, the largest mobile phone network in Nigeria, says it will partner with the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), to disseminate weather and climate information to farmers and other users across Nigeria. The partnership is coming on the heels of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed in February 2024, between NiMet and Tomorrow.io, a leading weather […]

Passengers win smart phones in United Nigeria-Samsung joint promo

A joint promo by domestic carrier United Nigeria Airlines and electronics powerhouse, Samsung, has seen at least 12 travellers of the airline win brand new smart phones. The promo tagged ‘fly and win’ was part of activities that marked the third anniversary of United Nigeria Airlines, and smartphones won are newly launched Samsung A05, S23 […]

Ethiopian Airlines receives award for role in Covid-19 vaccine distribution

Ethiopian Airlines, the national flag carrier of Ethiopia, has been honoured with the prestigious ‘Ethiopian Institutional Achievement Award’ by the national government of Ethiopia. The award was presented by Abiy Ahmed, the prime minister, to Mesfin Tasew, the group chief executive officer of Ethiopian Airlines Group. Ethiopian Airlines Group was distinguished for its substantial role […]