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Federal Road Safety Of Nigeria Traffic Radio To Go On Air Soon

.... All over the developed countries, you see you’re on the highway, you just tune to the Traffic Radio, on the spot and get the traffic situation. When the station takes off, every 30 minutes, you should be able to tune

Rise In Nigeria Exportation

There has been an increase in Exportation of both perishable and non-perishable products from Nigeria to Europe, the US and other parts of the world, through the nation’s cargo airports. which has brought a tremendous growth on the back of

Emirates Airlines offers special fare to Nigerians

EMIRATES is offering Nigerian travelers the opportunity to visit Dubai with a special Economy and Business Class return airfare that includes a free third piece of luggage of up to 23 kg and a “My Emirates Pass”. Under the special offer,

Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency commences 24 hour turnaround time

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has complied with the presidential directive on "Ease of doing business" by commencing  a  24-hour operation in Lagos Ports in order to analyze cargo manifests and issuing Debit Notes to Shipping Agents This

Madrid asks anti-trust watchdog to probe Uber’s new airport service

Authorities in Madrid asked Spain's antitrust watchdog on Saturday to investigate whether Uber's new low-cost airport transfer service constitutes unfair competition. The city council's request follows the ride-hailing app's return to the Spanish capital last year after the CNMC competition regulator

Airlines losing traffic to Ethiopia on price, connectivity

International and domestic airlines operating in Nigeria are gradually losing passenger traffic to Ethiopian Airlines over the East African carrier’s relatively cheaper fares, easy connectivity and most recently, concerted efforts by the country at becoming a one-stop-shop for tourists in

Auto company launches tricycle cargo wagon in Nigeria

An Indian two-wheeler and three-wheeler manufacturing company in conjunction with a Nigerian affiliate, Metropolitan Motors Limited has officially launched the Bajaj Maxima Cargo. The General Manager of Metropolitan Motors Limited, Olutoyin Okeowo, described the Maxima as a utility vehicle and the

Thousands of Containers Trapped at Lagos Sea Port

Trucks can no longer access or exit the various terminals inside the ports due to the current logjam in Apapa.             This has resulted in the return of vessel queues last seen 11 years ago, with sources at the ports claiming no

Lagos shuts down logistics for Saturday LG election

....Restriction to last for 8 hours Nigeria.  The Government of Lagos State of Nigeria on Sunday announced that it will restrict movement of persons in the state for 6 hours for its local government election, holding on July 22, 2017, from 7 am to

Kenya Airways launches Group booking portal

A group buying option portal has being introduced by Kenya Airways airline to enable its customers to manage their booking process. The new launched portal will enable its customers to book group travel as it seeks to broaden revenue streams. It will also reduce

Nigeria Ports Authority cargo throughput increased in Q1

The Nigerian Ports Authority recorded various levels of increase in its cargo throughput in the three major ports, namely: Apapa, Rivers, and Delta ports. While Apapa Port’s cargo throughput increased by 4.01 per cent from 268 in the fourth quarter of

Calabar port confirmed safe for business

Calabar port is safe for business – Port Manager Nigeria. Calabar Port is safe and has not recorded any case of a hijacking of a ship by pirates, the manager of the port, Mrs. Olufunmilayo Olotu, has said. Olotu, who made the

How Average Transport fares in Nigeria declined in May –NBS

THE average fare paid by commuters for bus journey within cities in the country decreased by 2.72 percent month-on-month and increased by 48.78 percent year-on-year to N131.00 in May 2017 as against N134.66 in April 2017.The National Bureau of Statistic,

Nigeria Begins Repair Of Benin-Ekpoma-Okene Road

                The Federal Government Of Nigerian has begun limited repair of the Benin-Ekpoma- Okene Road and will carry out full rehabilitation of the failed portions of the road after the rainy season. Sen. Clifford Odia, Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Works, made

Medview begins airlift of stranded passengers at Lagos Int’l Airport

Medview Airlines Yesterday commenced the airlift of hundreds of London-bound passengers who were left stranded at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos after the carrier failed twice in its bid to convey the travelers to their destination. It was gathered

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Los Angeles Airports gets New Face Lift

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is currently undergoing one of the largest infrastructure programs in L.A The Deputy Executive Director of Operations and Emergency Management for Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), Mr. Keith Wilschet shares more details As the fourth busiest airport

US airlines warn no EU deal on flights could mean planes grounded

.....Airlines for America wants the aviation sector to be separated from other Brexit issues being thrashed out by London and Brussels. America's leading airlines are warning that flights could be grounded if the UK leaves the EU's Open Skies agreement without

UK to bring in drone registration for owners of unmanned aircraft

The UK government has announced plans to introduce drone registration and safety awareness courses for owners of the small unmanned aircraft. It will affect anyone who owns a drone which weighs more than 250 grams (8oz). Drone maker DJI said it

Dana Introduces ‘Buy Two, Get One Free’ for Owerri Route

Nigeria's local airline, Dana Air, which recently partnered with one of the states in east, Imo, to launch 'Imo Air operated by Dana Air', as part of its efforts by the state government to diversify the economy of the state, increase

Airlines losing traffic to Ethiopia on price, connectivity

International and domestic airlines operating in Nigeria are gradually losing passenger traffic to Ethiopian Airlines over the East African carrier’s relatively cheaper fares, easy connectivity and most recently, concerted efforts by the country at becoming a one-stop-shop for tourists in

British Airways restores bigger airplane to Nigerian market

British Airways (BA) appears to be having back its customers in the Nigerian market as it moves to introduce a bigger and better Boeing 747 on its London-Lagos route from September, authorities of the airline say. This development is coming after

Kenya Airways launches Group booking portal

A group buying option portal has being introduced by Kenya Airways airline to enable its customers to manage their booking process. The new launched portal will enable its customers to book group travel as it seeks to broaden revenue streams. It will also reduce

Nigeria moves to reduce cost of aviation services, freight rates

The outcry for reduction in the cost of provision of major aviation services in Nigeria by its domestic airlines operators has finally received government’s attention. Nigeria’s acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, said on Monday that the aviation industry would play a significant

Calabar port confirmed safe for business

Calabar port is safe for business – Port Manager Nigeria. Calabar Port is safe and has not recorded any case of a hijacking of a ship by pirates, the manager of the port, Mrs. Olufunmilayo Olotu, has said. Olotu, who made the

How Lufthansa lifted 60 million passengers in 6 months

Lufthansa Group said its airline airlifted about 60 million passengers in the first half of the year 2017. That is 17.2 percent more than it recorded in the same period in 2016. In its latest financial report, the group said it

Work commences at Ilorin Int’l airport

Ilorin, Nigeria. Renovation and upgrading of facilities have commenced at the Ilorin International Airport, in the Kwara State capital. The renovation, which is being executed by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria  (FAAN) affects every part of the airport. Some of the

Medview begins airlift of stranded passengers at Lagos Int’l Airport

Medview Airlines Yesterday commenced the airlift of hundreds of London-bound passengers who were left stranded at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos after the carrier failed twice in its bid to convey the travelers to their destination. It was gathered

How Virgin Atlantic carried 3 million Nigerian passengers

... all passengers were carried through the Lagos-London route in 16 years -- airline is giving away generous discounts to its customers to mark the period Virgin Atlantic said it has carried over three million Nigerian passengers between Lagos and London Heathrow

Airports’ lease agreements favour concessionaires – Aviation unions

Two major Nigerian aviation unions, Association of Nigeria Aviation Professionals (ANAP) And the Nigeria Union Of Pensioners (NUP), Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) branch have reiterated their opposition to the ongoing process of concessioning four major airports in the

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