Severe turbulence on Aeroflot flight to Bangkok leaves 27 people injured

Severe turbulence has injured 27 people on an Aeroflot flight from Moscow to Bangkok, with passengers thrown into the aircraft’s ceiling, leaving some with broken bones. The Boeing 777 hit a pocket of “clear air” turbulence – where there is no telltale cloud pattern or radar presence to warn pilots …

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Cuba military plane crash leaves eight dead

A military plane has crashed in the mountainous west of Cuba, killing all eight personnel on board.A military statement said the twin-engine turboprop Antonov AN-26 had crashed in the province of Artemisa on a flight from Playa Baracoa, just outside the capital Havana.The cause of the crash is unclear and …

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All the Photos of Mrs. Boyin Famous-Cole’s 60th Birthday and Son’s Wedding

It was a Combo celebration this weekend for Mrs. Boyin Famous-Cole as she turned 60 and her Son,   Quincy Larinde Famous -Cole got married. As usual, her colleagues at the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority went all out to celebrate with her. Here are photos from the events.

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Great News: Selling Africa World Airlines has now become easier for Amadeus travel agents in Ghana!

Africa World Airlines (AWA)has become a participant in IATA’s Billing and Settlement Plan (BSP) in Ghana. This means that selling, reporting and remitting procedures have become a lot easier for IATA accredited travel agents.AWA’s Revenue Manager, Ann Amponsah Poku explains travel agents are extremely relevant in Africa. “If you want …

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NCAA Begins Investigation On 22 Students, Instructors Abandoned By Turkish Airline In Istanbul

…Visits School In Abuja, Meets Proprietor …May Come Hard On Carrier The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has commenced investigation into the abandonment of 22 students and instructors of Glisten International College, Abuja at Ataturk Airport in Istanbul by Turkish Airlines reputed for abandoning passengers. Those still stranded at Ataturk …

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USA set to deport 7,000 Ghanaians

The United States ambassador to Ghana, Robert Jackson said about 7,000 Ghanaian immigrants in the country face deportation for visa-relatedoffences including staying illegally, overstaying their permits.Jackson disclosed this during a meetingwith Ghanaian media men, africanews.com reported.“In fact about 7000 of them are currently at different stages of the deportation process. …

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Faan Bags The Aviation Industry Agency Of The Year, 2017

The Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Engr. Saleh Dunoma has said that the authority would do its best to consolidate its position as the best industry agency in line with its vision to be among the best airports groups in theworld. Engr. Dunoma made this …

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Air Peace to begin London, Atlanta flights

Air Peace has announced its plan to launch itself on the international route, following the training of four of its pilotsin the handling of Boeing 777 aircraft.The airline made the announcement in astatement issued by its Communications Manager, Mr Chris Iwarah on Thursday in Lagos.Iwarah said the training, which took …

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Etihad Aviation Group Appionts Robin Kamark As Chief Executive Officer, Airline Equity Partner

Etihad Aviation Group today announced the appointment of Robin Kamark as Chief Executive Officer, Airline Equity Partners. Mr. Kamark will be responsible for leading and developing the Group’s minority equity investment strategy, which includes stakes in airberlin, Alitalia, Jet Airways, Air Serbia, Air Seychelles, Etihad Regional and Virgin Australia. Reporting to the Group President and …

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253 Nigerians deported from Libya arrive Lagos Airport

253 Nigerians, who have been stranded in Libya were Tuesday deported back to Nigeria aboard an Airbus A333-200 with registration number 5A LAT. The 253 returnees who were conveyed on the Libyan Airline plane comprised of 140 adult females and 8 children. Also aboard were 103 adult male and 3 …

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