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Osaka International airport Closed due to Typhoon Jebi

Vehicles damaged by Typhoon Jebi are seen in Osaka, Japan, on Sept 4, 2018.PHOTO: KYODO VIA REUTERS   SIA cancels Singapore-Osaka flights after airport closure due to Typhoon Jebi. Japan's Kansai airport to reopen partially after typhoon damage Singapore Airlines (SIA) has cancelled four flights to Osaka yesterday following the closure of

Ethiopian launches first African freighter service to Miami

Ethiopian-777 freighter. Ethiopian Airlines Wednesday launched the first of two weekly freighter flights between Addis Ababa and Miami creating the first-ever cargo-only route between the African continent and Miami International Airport (MIA). The scheduled flights will operate on a route that includes intermediate stops in Spain, Colombia and Belgium, and all flights

United Airlines eyes business travellers as it boosts European flights in 2019

United Airlines on Thursday will announce three new daily routes to Europe as the third-largest U.S. carrier eyes higher-paying business travelers on transatlantic flights. The increase in transatlantic capacity comes as part of a broader company strategy that includes growing the margin-rich business-class service, Patrick Quayle, United’s vice president of international network,

Nigeria Now Offers Air Accident Investigation Services to African Countries – Minister

SAA taxiway accident The Accident Investigations Bureau (AIB) is now offering air accident services to some African countries, the Minister of State, Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, has said. Sen. Sirika disclosed this yesterday in Abuja at the opening of the Four-Day Workshop organized by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), African and

How Ethiopian Airlines Rose to the Top in Africa

  The airline is fully owned by the government of Ethiopia. State backing is a prerequisite for a major national enterprise with long-term goals, such as an airline. Note, however, that we do not get any funding or subsidies from the government. Ethiopian is managed with its own corporate finance. The government,

Ethiopian Airlines shows cargo volume growth in Q2

Ethiopian Airlines has released its results for the period ended on June 30, which shows an 18 percent increase in cargo volume to 400,339 tonnes, compared to the same period last year. The airline has added eight new destinations to its network during the quarter, including Geneva, Chicago, Bahrain, Kaduna, Buenos

Air Peace plans mini-hubs in Kaduna, others

A domestic airline in Nigeria, Air Peace, has said it is considering opening mini-hubs for its operations in Kaduna, Kano and a few other cities to help decongest the Lagos airport. The airline’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema, who stated this during an inaugural flight