Africa: Ethiopia Announced Visa-On-Arrival for African Travelers

Written by  |  Tuesday, 06 November 2018 00:00  |  Published in AVIATION TRENDS

Ethiopia has joined the list of growing African countries that have policy of visa-on-arrival for all African travellers. The idea of the African Union Agenda 2050 to unite the continent's peoples. The new travel policy is expected to significantly increase the number of African tourist arrivals to Ethiopia. The process of Ethiopia's Visa-On-Arrival for all Africans include online visa application facility.  Ethiopia, hosts the African Union (AU) headquarters in Addis Ababa, last week announced at the AU headquarters that the Visa-On-Arrival policy takes effect from November 1st 2018.

Nigeria Air takes-off in December 2018 - President Buhari

Written by  |  Thursday, 19 July 2018 00:00  |  Published in AVIATION TRENDS

Nigeria's Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, this week at an aviation show in the United Kingdom launched a new national carrier for Nigeria. In a presentation to participants at the event, Hadi Sirika revealed the name, logo and slogan of the airline.

FAAN set to upgrade Security Network at airports with Modern scanners

Written by  |  Wednesday, 11 July 2018 00:00  |  Published in AVIATION TRENDS

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has ordered for modern scanners to boost security at airports in the country.

The General Manager, Customer Services, FAAN, Mrs Ebele Okoye, disclosed this at the Second Quarter Stakeholders Forum held at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Tuesday.

Airlines VAT suspension policy went Public

Written by  |  Friday, 06 July 2018 00:00  |  Published in AVIATION TRENDS

Airlines operators, who though lauded the gesture, saw the development as more of compensation to the airlines that are over burdened by multiple charges, than gains to the passengers that have “usually been flying lowcost”.

Air Peace Strengthen Equality and Promotion of Nigerian Women in Aviation

Written by  |  Friday, 06 July 2018 00:00  |  Published in AVIATION TRENDS

Air Peace, yesterday, launched an all-female flights on the Lagos-Abuja, Abuja-Owerri, Owerri-Abuja and Abuja-Lagos routes.

Air Peace Set to Operate Flights to Makurdi in Benue State

Written by  |  Wednesday, 04 July 2018 00:00  |  Published in AVIATION TRENDS

Nigeria’s leading carrier, Air Peace, has signed a deal with the Benue State government to operate flights to the state capital, Makurdi in a few weeks’ time.

Nigeria earned N400.1bn from cargo sales in 2017:NCAA

Written by  |  Sunday, 17 June 2018 00:00  |  Published in AVIATION TRENDS

Nigeria earned at least N400.1bn from cargo sales in 2017, from both local and international airlines.

International and Domestic Airlines Operating in Nigeria sold tickets Worth N505.2 billion in 2017-NCAA

Written by  |  Friday, 15 June 2018 00:00  |  Published in AVIATION TRENDS

The director general Capt. Muhtar Usman, who stated this during the quarterly business meeting of the aviation round table in Lagos, said the country witnessed an increase in passenger traffic in 2017 as against the preceding 2016 with revenue from ticket sales by airlines increasing by 14.2 per cent (N82.7 billion more in 2017) compared to the N422.4 billion sold in 2016.

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