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Ryanair: cabin baggage rule change means small suitcases no longer free

Ryanair will no longer let passengers take a small suitcase on its planes for free, with charges for a 10kg case to be introduced in November. The airline overhauled its baggage policy as recently as January but said the current scheme, which allows people to hand in their smaller cases for …

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More screens, more choices: Delta equips 600th aircraft with seat-back entertainment

  Delta has installed its 600th aircraft with seat-back entertainment, fulfilling its end-of-year commitment early and giving more customers than ever convenient access to free in-flight entertainment on Delta Studio. “We continue to invest in seat-back screens, because customers continue to tell us they’re important,” said Tim Mapes, Delta’s Senior Vice President …

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Turkish Airlines reached the highest Load Factor in July with 85.3% LF.

 Turkish Airlines, the airline flying to more international destinations than any other airline has recently announced the results of passenger and cargo traffic in July, in which it achieved the highest load factor (LF) in history with 85.3%. Despite the high base of July 2017, growth in the number of …

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Dana Air / MMA2 Partner to Reward Travelers

Dana Air and Mma2 have entered into a partnership to reward passengers with low-cost tickets when they fly Dana Air from the terminal four times consecutively. The promo which entails passengers to fly four times with Dana Air and get the 5th one at the rate of N5000 will run …

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Hadi Sirika: Ethiopian Airlines not favourite to manage Nigeria Air

The Federal Government has faulted the claim by the Ethiopian Airlines’ Chief Executive, Tewolde Gebremariam , that the airline is  the favourite to establish and manage the new ‘Nigeria Air’. The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, faulted the claim through the Deputy Director, Media and Public Affairs, …

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Ethiopian Registers Record Success in 2017/18 Fiscal Year

Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest Airline Group, is happy to announce that it has registered record success in the just ended 2017/18 fiscal year.  In line with its 15 year strategic roadmap, Vision 2025, the airline registered historical success in financial, commercial, operational and customer service areas. During the 2017/18 fiscal year: Ethiopian …

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Plane carrying 9 people missing in eastern Indonesia

A small plane carrying nine people went missing Saturday during a short flight in mountainous eastern Indonesia, authorities said, with a search and rescue mission underway. According to Khaleej times, the Swiss-made Pilatus aircraft lost contact with air traffic control during what was supposed to be a flight of around …

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Air Peace boss disowns fake birthday alert, Facebook accounts

Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema has disowned several fake Facebook accounts created by fraudsters in his name to defraud unsuspecting members of the public. The airline said Onyema had no Facebook or any other social media account and was not born in August. A statement issued …

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Ethiopian Rolls out Stopover Packages to Promote Tourism into Ethiopia

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, is pleased to announce that, starting from August 1, 2018, it has rolled out stopover packages without any additional airfare that cater for all leisure needs with a view to promote tourism into Ethiopia. Passengers traveling through Addis Ababa …

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Why Air Peace is leading connectivity project in Africa -Onyema

Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema has said the carrier is championing seamless air connectivity in Africa to ensure the economic growth of the continent and ease the travel challenges of the people. Onyema spoke during the launch of Air Peace’s flights from Abuja, Lagos and Accra …

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