African Sports Tourism Summit returns after World Cup

The African Sports Tourism Summit – the pan-african platform where sports and tourism stakeholders exchange a hand of fellowship, towards socio-economic growth for Africa and her nations is set to return on the 25th of August, 2018. This was following its postponement as a result of Russia 2018 World Cup. The event slated to hold at Golfview Hotel & Suites, Ikeja GRA is one of the activities of African Sports Tourism Week which will gather pundits and stakeholders from both tourism and sports landscape. The event will feature robust discussion…

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‘Ethiopian Group CEO never said airline is front-runner to partner Nigeria Air’

Ethiopian Airlines has explained that its Group chief executive officer, Tewolde Gebremariam never said the airline is the front-runner to partner in the Nigeria Air project. The Airlines stated that its Group CEO only expressed interest to partner with the federal government in the management of Nigeria Air as a Pan-African Airline. The airline said in a statement that the Group CEO was misquoted by the media on his position on the Air Nigeria project. According to the statement, “the Group CEO never said Ethiopian Airlines is the front-runner to…

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Aero’s B 737-500 set to return from C—check as 2nd aircraft rolls out from maintenance facility

Aero Contractors Boeing 737-500, taken out for C—checks about a year is set return to the country this weekend. Similarly, arrangement have also been concluded for the roll out of another aircraft, a B737-400 with the registration number 5N-BOC from the maintenance facility of the airline in the next two weeks. It was gathered that the airline had paid about 30 staff declared redundant in late 2017 about N70m  their outstanding salaries and severance packages in the last one month. According to a source, the B737-500 aircraft, which was taken…

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