Air Peace clinches second safety performance award in 3 months

Air Peace has been recognised with the Distinguished Safety Performance Award by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, in Kaduna on Thursday, October 14, 2021. The award presented by the Kaduna Airport manager and chairperson, Airport Safety Committee, Kaduna International Airport, Mrs Amina Ozi-Salami (DGM), is in recognition of Air Peace’s consistent commitment to safety with records of zero accident/serious incident at the Kaduna International Airport. In reaction, the Spokesperson of the airline, Stanley Olisa, expressed gratitude to the airport authorities for the award, adding that it further accentuates…

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Ethiopian Airlines signs interline agreement with South Africa’s Airlink

Ethiopian has entered into an interline agreement with Airlink to allow passengers to enjoy seamless travel with a single ticket and lower fare tickets between points within the carriers’ synergized networks. With the interline agreements between the two carriers, passengers can book through their itineraries on both airlines easily. The partnership attracts more customers providing ease of connectivity to their destinations served by both Ethiopian and Airlink. Mr. Tewolde Gebremariam, Group CEO, Ethiopian Airlines remarked, “In our continuous commitment and endeavour to expand our service beyond our extensive network in…

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NUATE calls for intervention of Presidency over non isuance of AOC to NG Eagle airline

Photo Caption: From left, Treasurer, National Union of Air Transport (NUATE), Comrade Sofiya Amga, General Secretary, (NUATE), Comrade Aba Ocheme and Branch Secretary Arik/Local State Council, Okoloji David at a press briefing held at NUATE Secretariat, Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja, Lagos The National Union of Air Transport Employees, NUATE, has called for the intervention of the Presidency over the non issuance of Air Operators Certificate, AOC to NG Eagle airline by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA. NUATE said Information available to them suggests that the issue of indebtedness of…

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ART condemns various acts of interference by political actors in aviation safety operational matters

.. Frowns at National Assembly’s delving into technical, safety matters like issuance of AOC The aviation Round Table, ART, has observed with dismay, the various acts of interference by political actors in purely Aviation safety operational matters. In a statement signed by the assistant secretary general of ART on behalf of the body, Olumide Ohunayo noted that the various legislations that established aviation and allied agencies in Nigeria stipulated their roles and areas of competence. Ohunayo stated that the NCAA Act prescribed its role as the prime regulator of activities…

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African Aviation Ministers reject proposed imposition of vaccine passports for air travelers, say proposal is against Chicago convention

African Ministers of Aviation have described the much-touted proposal to impose vaccine passports for air travelers as unacceptable as it is tantamount to discrimination against certain groups of population, especially on the African Continent which still has considerable number of its citizens who are yet to receive the vaccines. They also described the proposal as going against the intent of the Chicago Convention on the need to preserve friendship and understanding, reduce threat to general security and establish international air transport based on equal opportunity, operated soundly and economically. The…

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Resumption of Flight to Enugu: Nigeria has always been one of our important destinations in West Africa- Ethiopian Group CEO

The Group Chief executive officer of Ethiopian Airline, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, has said that Nigeria has always been and continues to be one of our important destinations in West Africa. Commenting on the Ethiopian resumption of Flight to Enugu on October 10. 2021, the Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines said: “Nigeria has always been and continues to be one of our important destinations in West Africa. We are continually improving our products and services to meet our customers’ expectations and the resumption of services to Enugu is key to reach…

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Ethiopian Airlines renews $110m deal with Texas based SabreSonic, adopts set of solutions to power recovery

Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), the leading software and technology provider that powers the global travel industry, and Ethiopian Airlines, Ethiopia’s flag carrier and the largest airline in Africa, have renewed their long-term strategic partnership for another seven year with minimum commitment of $110 million. Under the agreement, Ethiopian airlines will continue to use Sabre’s passenger service system, SabreSonic, enabling it to automate sales and service, helping it to maximize revenue opportunities and create efficient airport experiences for travelers. Furthermore, Sabre’s Intelligence Exchange will help enhance the airline’s passenger experience through…

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SAHCO refutes reports of crises, says benefits of SAHCOL ex- staff is to be borne by BPE

Skyway Aviation Handling Company Plc (SAHCO) has refuted the claim that SAHCO is in crises due to a revolution of a group of aggrieved ex-workers of Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited (SAHCOL). The management of SAHCO explained in a statement signed by manager corporate communications of Skyway Aviation Handling Company Plc, Mrs Adetola Vanessa Uansohia, explained that in a meeting which had in attendance the Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises(BPE) and the Chairman of SAHCO, BPE resolved that the benefits of the ex- staff of SAHCOL is…

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FAAN completes training of 121 AVSEC Officers

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has completed the training of 121 aviation security officers. The AvSec officers, ​ drawn from the airports in Abuja, Maiduguri, Yola Jos, Gombe, ​ Dutse, Sokoto, Zaria, Kaduna, Kebbi, Makurdi and Katsina were taken through the mandatory 6 weeks STP 123 Basic Course, which was both intellectual and physical. Some of the topics taken during the course includes; Overview of legislation, Access Control, People & Vehicle, Airport emergency (Basic fire prevention), Screening procedures, X-ray image interpretation, Effective communication, Protection of parked aircraft, ​…

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Ethiopian Airlines dismisses CNN allegations on involvement in transporting weapons as false

Ethiopian Airlines has strongly refuted the recent allegations by CNN regarding the airlines’ involvement in transporting weapons. Ethiopian Airlines is a multi-award-winning global airline which is one of the senior members of IATA and member of Star Alliance for a decade, and which has been providing safe and reliable air transport service to the continent of Africa and the rest of the world for the last 75 years and that has been commended for its humanitarian and commercial operations in good and bad times. Accordingly, Ethiopian Airlines said it strictly…

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