IATA unveils key design elements of its travel pass

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has unveiled key design elements of the IATA Travel Pass. IATA Travel Pass is a mobile app to help travelers easily and securely manage their travel in line with any government requirements for COVID-19 testing or vaccine information. “Testing is the immediate solution to safely re-open borders and re-connect people. And eventually this is likely to transition to vaccination requirements. In either case, a secure system to manage COVID-19 testing or vaccination information is critical. The IATA Travel Pass is a solution that both…

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UBA’s Bola Atta emerges best corporate affairs professional 2020

Group Head, Corporate Communications, United Bank for Africa, Bola Atta has once again been recognised as the top corporate affairs professional 2020 for the second time in a row, at the 8th Annual Brands & Marketing  Conference, organised by Brand Journalist Association of Nigeria.   The award ceremony, which was held in Lagos, recently was in recognition of her commitment to excellence and the positioning of UBA as a foremost pan African Bank. Her dedication to improving lives through her position as the CEO of the UBA Foundation also played…

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Airbus awards Ethiopian for unique agility, resilience during COVID 19 global pandemic

Airbus has awarded Ethiopian Airlines Group for the unique agility and resilience that it displayed amid the COVID 19 global crisis. In connection with the award, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, Ethiopian Group CEO remarked that, “We at Ethiopian are immensely delighted that one of the top companies in the world, Airbus, has recognized the efforts of the management and employees of Ethiopian Airlines unique agility and resilience amid the COVID 19 global crisis. We were there when the world needed us most. I would like to express my gratitude to the…

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Laspotech Mass Comm 2011 set holds maiden reunion

Members of 2011 Part-time set of Mass Communication Department, Lagos, State Polytechnic, Lagos, on Sunday, held its first meeting, ever since they graduated from the institution. The meeting which was held at the residence of Mrs. Folayemi Isichei, the Set’s Head of Class (HOC), Okota, Lagos, was declared opened with with praise and worship, which was led by Mrs. Lucy Jacob, while Mr. Abiodun Adebanjo said the opening prayer and Mr. ‘Niyi Zaccheaus Odumoyo, the anchor of the event. Welcoming members to the maiden reunion, the HOC, Mrs. Isichei, while…

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IATA renews call on Govts. to consider aviation workers as essential for vaccination

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has renewed its call on governments to ensure that employees in the aviation sector are considered as essential workers during the impending COVID-19 vaccine campaign, once health care workers and vulnerable groups have been protected. IATA’s 76th Annual General Meeting (AGM) had unanimously adopted a resolution to this effect. “We are not asking for aviation workers to be on top of the list, but we need governments to ensure that transportation workers are considered as essential when vaccine roll-out plans are developed. The transportation…

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NIWA to partner with presidential Amnesty programme to secure inland waterways

In his quest to enhance security on inland waterways, the managing director National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Chief Dr. George Moghalu paid a courtesy visit to the Coordinator Presidential Amnesty Program, Colonel Milland Dikio Dixon in his office in Abuja. In his speech, the MD NIWA who was accompanied by his management team said “we are here to collaborate, synergize and look for areas of partnership with the Presidential Amnesty Program in order to provide adequate security on NIWA facilities in the Niger-Delta Area and to also build confidence in…

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