Category archives for: Aviation

ICC issues 10-point Plan to Speed COVID-19 Response

March 31, 2020//-John W.H. Denton AO, Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), has urged G20 trade ministers to seize the opportunity to fully utilise trade policy tools to combat the COVID-19 pandemic and limit its economic effects.

Ghana Returns Accra-bound BA Flight Seeking to Evacuate UK Nationals

March 25, 2020//-As Ghana intensifies its ban on travels in and out of the country’s borders to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, a British Airways bound flight to Ghana, was on Monday, March 23, returned to the UK despite initial permission for the British High Commission to evacuate some 360 UK nationals from Ghana […]

COVID-19: Nigeria Shuts Lagos, Abuja International Airports

Abuja, Nigeria, March 21, 2020-  Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Aviation today announced that effective Monday 23rd of March Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja will be shut down for all International flights for a month as the country struggles to contain the deadly coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Bad Weather at JKIA Forces Kenya Airways Plane to Land in Arusha

March 16, 2020//-A Kenya Airways (KQ) plane from Lusaka to Nairobi has been diverted to Arusha following two unsuccessful landing attempts at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA).

Global Jet Fuel Demand To Slump 11% Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

March 15, 2020//-Jet fuel demand will be the hardest hit fuel sector as the coronavirus outbreak spreads across the world, countries impose travel restrictions, and airlines continue to cancel thousands of flights, Rystad Energy said in a new report on global demand for oil and fuels.  

Lufthansa Cancels More Than 7,000 Flights Over Coronavirus Concerns

March 7, 2020//-Lufthansa is grounding planes and canceling flights as the coronavirus outbreak spreads in Europe.

Emirates Nairobi Flower Cargo Falls

March 5, 2020//-The cargo transported by the Dubai-based airline represent 15 percent of Kenyan export to markets in Netherlands, Switzerland and Dubai.

Mahama Has Done No Wrong to Speak on Airbus Scandal – Ofosu Kwakye Insists

Accra, Ghana, March 4, 2020//-The office of former President Mahama has fired back at Deputy Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Godfred Dame insisting that the former President has no answers to allegations leveled against him over the Airbus bribery scandal.

Coronavirus and Cancelled Flights – What Are Your Rights?

March 2, 2020//-Italy, China, South Korea, Iran, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, and Taiwan have all advised citizens not to travel abroad during the coronavirus epidemic because of the high risk of infection.

Africa’s Aviation Market Set to Soar to New Heights

Airlines inside and outside Africa are upbeat about the growing opportunities and huge potential in the continent’s aviation industry, writes NJ Ayuk. February 22, 2020//-Africa is set to become one of the fastest growing regions for aviation in the next 20 years with an annual expansion of nearly 5%, according to the International Air Transport […]

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