[This Day] A Nigerian passenger who was billed to travel from Lagos to Asaba on Air Peace flight yesterday was stopped and isolated by the airline’s Coronavirus screening team when it discovered that he was very sick at the domestic terminal of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, known as MMA2.
[The Exchange] The airline business is becoming messier by the day as the covid-19 coronavirus continues disrupting business in a way never seen before.
[The Conversation Africa] Is it possible that South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa has become a “lame duck” president? This often happens towards the end of a leader’s term, especially when a successor has already been identified. But Ramaphosa is not even halfway through his first term.
[SAnews.gov.za] South African Airways (SAA) has cancelled almost all its domestic, regional and international flights scheduled for Friday and Saturday as a result of industrial action.
[East African] Air Tanzania Company Ltd has announced the indefinite suspension of its flights to Johannesburg, South Africa hardly four months since they were relaunched amid much fanfare in June.
[East African] National carrier Kenya Airways (KQ) is set to cut flights on a number of its routes due to a shortage of pilots in a move which could result into a bitter brawl between the airline and the pilot’s union.
[Namibian] Three major airlines – South African Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and German-based Lufthansa – have all shown interest in acquiring part of cash-strapped Air Namibia.
AN AIRLINE IS a way of showcasing a people, says Jenifer Bamuturaki, commercial director of Uganda Airlines, which made its first commercial flight on August 28th. Passengers can tuck into katogo, a popular banana dish, served with a warm Ugandan welcome. The airline will soon fly to seven regional destinations, such as Nairobi and Mogadishu, on four 76-seater planes.
[Monitor] The Ministry of Works and Transport has urged Ugandans to look at the revival of the national airlines as an infrastructure development that government is undertaking to develop Uganda’s economy.
[Daily Trust] Lagos -Hundreds of British Airways (BA) passengers in and out of Nigeria would have their flights operated on Thursday (tomorrow) over an IT failure, it was learnt.