Onyema, who was represented by the carrier’s Corporate Communications Manager, Mr. Chris Iwarah, said the airline was gradually rewriting the negative narrative about regional flight operations in West Africa.
The company will be based in Ethiopia and do business in the entire continent of Africa, enhancing Ethiopia’s logistics infrastructure and connections.
A statement from the airline indicated that it is scheduled to airlift no fewer than 2001 passengers from Lagos alone and has a total of 10,000 pilgrims out of the 95,0000 Nigerian pilgrims billed to go to the Holy Land of Mecca this year.
A film, Sweet Revenge, produced by a Nigerian-Canadian film director, Pascal Atuma, has won this year’s Kevin Hart’s North American Film Competition. A total of 654 films were submitted for the short films competition. A jury made up of Kevin Hart’s comedy outfit, Laugh Out Loud; Lionsgate, and Just For Laughs team picked the best 10. Still, Pascal Atuma’s Sweet Revenge made the top 10m list.
The desire of people in West Africa is to commute with ease from one part of the coast to the other, for business or leisure. And the founding fathers in the region endorsed this by embarking on different integration schemes to foster cooperation and development among member states; the most important among all being the Free Movement Protocol. In May 1979, ECOWAS member States adopted their first protocol relating to the Free Movement of Persons, Residence and Establishment.
Three different sources with access to data from the Cuban tourism industry have reported that 68,000 Americans, without including those of Cuban origin traveling for family visits, arrived in the island in June, a 5% increase compared to the same month of the previous year.
The Chief Executive Officer of the airline, Alhaji Muneer Bankole made this known in Lagos. He said the aircraft was purchased through lease with a facility from FirstBank of Nigeria Limited.
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.