Ethiopian Airlines wins African Champion Award

Ethiopian Airlines wins the prestigious African Champion of the Year Award on March 26,2019 at the ongoing Africa CEO Forum in Kigali which is being attended by more than 1,800 delegates. The Africa CEO Forum is the leading international conference dedicated to the private sector in Africa and hosts the continent’s top CEOs, international investors, experts and high-level policy makers every year. Every year, the Africa CEO Forum Awards recognize the companies and investors that have shaped the year in Africa, during the Africa CEO Forum Gala Dinner. While receiving…

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Delta Air Lines marks 12 months of flying between Lagos, New York-JFK

Delta Air Lines is marking a successful first 12 months of flying between Lagos and New York-JFK.  The nonstop flight started on March 26, 2018 and operates three times a week. Delta also flies nonstop between Lagos and Atlanta four times a week, meaning Nigerians have a daily connection to the United States.  Over the past year, Delta’s Lagos-New York-JFK service had an average load factor of 84percent, welcomed almost 60,000 customers onboard, seen the most popular onward connections to Baltimore, Dallas, Chicago and Boston “Nigeria is an important market…

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AGF urges Court to dismiss MTN’s suit over tax assessments

The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), today, asked a Federal High Court, Lagos, to dismiss a suit by MTN Nigeria Communication Limited, challenging a N242 billion and $1.2 billion import duties and withholding tax assessments. In urging the court to dismiss MTN’s suit, AGF’s counsel, T. A. Gazali, said the suit is statute barred. Gazali said this while arguing his notice of preliminary objection challenging the court’s jurisdiction to entertain the case. MTN had instituted the suit by a writ, dated September 10, 2018, challenging the legality of the AGF’s…

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Air Peace lifts Pharaohs of Egypt to Asaba for clash with Eagles

Air Peace on Sunday airlifted Egyptian national team, the Pharaohs of Egypt from Niamey, Niger Republic to Asaba in Delta State for a friendly match with the Super Eagles of Nigeria. The airline, which is currently pursuing a vigorous network expansion project on the West Coast of Africa, has become very popular on the Accra, Freetown, Monrovia, Dakar and Banjul routes. Air Peace says its vision is to create seamless flight connectivity, assuring that it would soon expand its regional flight network to at least nine routes, including Niamey. The…

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NANTA creates awareness for AGM in Lagos, organises walk for travel, tourism

In preparation for its 43rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Lagos on Wednesday March 27 at the Muson Centre,  the National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies (NANTA) today, Tuesday organised an awareness walk for the AGM, tagged walk for travel/tourism. The awareness walk took the NANTA members led by the president, Mr. Bankole Bernard, the chairman of Board of Trustees,  Mr. Steve Isokarari and others on a road walk from the Lagos State House of Assembly to Allen roundabout and back to the entrance of House of Assembly again. Speaking…

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