Winners of Balafon Award for Tourism in West Africa to be honoured at 5th Accra Weizo

African Travel Quarterly (ATQ) has released the list of winners of the prestigious Balafon Awards to be recognised at the annual West African tourism and travel fair, Accra Weizo.   The award winners are the best performers in the industry chosen by the publishers of Atqnews.com. ATQnews.com a member of Travel Media Group. It is the online platform for African Travel Quarterly (ATQ) and Travellers magazine , the first Travel magazine in West Africa which solely focuses on travel and tourism issues. It started publishing offline about 30 years ago.…

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Topbrass boss, Iyayi to deliver major paper at 23rd LAAC conference

The chief executive officer of TopBrass Aviation Limited, Capt. Roland Iyayi, is among the two top aviation personalities that would deliver papers at the forthcoming 23rd annual conference and awards of the League of Airports and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC). The theme of the conference, which has been scheduled to hold at the Radisson Blu, Ikeja is: ‘Boosting Aviation Investment Through Policy,’ while Iyayi would deliver a paper on ‘Boosting Aviation Investment Thorough Policy: An Airline Perspective.’ The conference is scheduled to hold on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. The event, which…

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NAMA seeks IATA collaboration on critical manpower training

Photo Caption: L-R: NAMA MD, Capt. Fola Akinkuotu, IATA manager, Safety and Flight Operations-ATM Infrastructure Focus, West and Central Africa, Yassine El Charkaoui and Director of Operations, NAMA, Pwajok Mathew Lawrence  during the technical meeting at NAMA hqtrs in Lagos  The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has canvassed for partnership and support from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) in the training of critical manpower of Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) in the AFI Region. The managing director of NAMA Capt. Fola Akinkuotu who made these remarks while receiving the…

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ASKY/Ethiopian Airlines begin flight from Lagos to Johannesburg with over 70% load factor

ASKY/Ethiopian Airlines on Saturday commenced its inaugural flight from Lagos to Johannesburg with over 70 percent load factor Ethiopian Airlines introduced its code share flight with ASKY to South Africa, making it the only non South African Airline on the route between Nigeria and South Africa. The inaugural flight was welcomed with Water Canon Salute by men of the fire service department of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN and received by staff of ASKY and Ethiopian Airlines. The Airport Community also joined in the reception. The Flight operated…

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