Friday, 30 June 2017

Nigeria's Arik Air Restores Abuja -Accra Flights

Nigeria’s  most connected carrier ; Arik Air has announced plans to resume daily flight operations between Abuja, Nigeria and Accra, Ghana from Monday, July 17, 2017.
According to a statement by the airline, flights between Abuja and Accra were suspended in March following the closure of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja for runway repairs.
The Abuja-Accra flight will operate daily with a 5:30pm (local time) departure out of Abuja and 7:40pm(local time) departure out of Accra.
Speaking on the resumption of Abuja-Accra service, 
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Monday, 5 June 2017

Aviation News Headlines for Monday June 5, 2017

Boeing Begins Conference in Nigeria Today

Boeing conference in Nigeria begins today, to address infrastructure gapsHundreds of aviation stakeholders from within and outside the country are gathering  in Lagos today Monday June 5, 2017 for a conference jointly oranised by aircraft manufacturer; Boeing , Aviation and Aerospace Development Foundation (AADF) and Springfountain.
The conference is aimed at harmonising thoughts towards addressing the gaps in aviation, aerospace education and infrastructure in Nigeria.
AADF Director and the conference coordinator, Mr. Kayode Ariwodola, explained that the forum sought to provide a veritable platform through which the entire spectrum of the industry was reviewed and addressed, particularly with regard to issues bordering on aviation education and aerospace education infrastructure in Africa’s most populous country.

Africa,s fastest growing airline; Ethiopian Airlines has acquired its 18th Boeing 787 while also partnering with Boeing and three non-profit organizations (NGO’s) to deliver 6.5 tons of humanitarian aids for St. Paul’s Hospital and Bihar Dar University College of Medicine & Health Sciences.Ethiopian and Boeing have synergized with Conscience International (CI)Horn of Africa Neonatal Development Services and Seattle Alliance Outreach (SAO) organizations for the deliveries.

 Loading the humanitarian shipment in Seattle
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In a Press release published on the airlines website; Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, said; “For us, fulfilling our corporate social responsibilities is as important as our focus on pure business performance. This round of our humanitarian delivery is a continuation of our commendable collaboration with Boeing that has served as a source of vital service for our community and neighboring countries as well. Moreover, we are pleased to name our 18th B787 after Mother Teresa, who is always remembered as an icon of philanthropy. 

Ethiopian commands the lion’s share of the pan-African passenger and cargo network operating the youngest and most modern fleet to more than 95 international destinations across five continents. 

Ethiopian Airlines Set to Commence Sixth Weekly Flight to Seychelles
Ethiopian Airlines has announced its plans to  introduce additional weekly flight to Seychelles with effect from 6th December 2017.Chief Commercial Officer of the Airlines, Mr. Busera Awel, said while announcing the additional flight on Saturday in Addis Ababa said it became  necessary to increase frequencies because Seychelles is Africa’s premier tourist destination, with the natural attractions of the archipelagos.
This addition means that passengers will be able to connect Seychelles via Addis Ababa almost on a daily basis.