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Harley-Davidson shutting down plant amid shipment decline

New York (AP) - Harley-Davidson Inc. will close its Kansas City, Missouri plant as part of a cost-cutting move as it continues to face dwindling shipments. The Milwaukee-based company reported a 7.9 percent drop to 241,498 motorcycle shipments in 2017 and expects the figure to continue dropping. It forecast 231,000 to

Nigeria to Get Private National Carrier Soon – Minister

Addis Ababa (Premium Times) - Nigeria will soon have a privately-owned national air carrier, the Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said on Monday. Mr. Sirika stated this while addressing journalists in Addis Ababa on the sidelines of the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government

Thousands of U.S. bridges over troubled water

The George Washington Bridge by Benjamin Lampkin. May 25, 2016 – known informally as the GW Bridge, the GWB, the GW, or the George – is a double-decked suspension bridge spanning the Hudson River between the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City and Fort Lee, New Jersey. The George Washington

23 African countries take a major step towards cheaper continental flights, sign Single African Air Transport Market treaty

  Almost three decades after it was first proposed, African countries have finally taken a major step towards opening the continent’s skies. Yesterday (Jan. 28), 23 African countries launched the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) initiative by the African Union (AU). The initiative is largely based on the agreements of the Yamoussoukro

Airport Authority begins evacuation of abandoned aircraft at Lagos airport

Abandoned Okada air aircraft at Benin airport Lagos (Punch) - The Federal Government, through its agency, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, has started evacuating abandoned aircraft at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos. The General Manager, Corporate Communications, FAAN, Henrietta Yakubu, told journalists on Monday that at least 13 aircraft belonging to different

Med-View suspends Dubai flight operations

Five days after Med-View Airline put on hold its service to London, the Nigerian flag carrier has suspended its Dubai operations till March. The airline’s Managing Director, Mr. Muneer Bankole, who disclosed this on Monday, said the suspension was to pave the way for aircraft maintenance and refurbishment. However, a source disclosed that