Tuesday, August 9, 2022

TRANSPORT & AVIATION

President Buhari hails berthing of first ship at Lekki Deep Sea Port

By Mbafan Ade - President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Federal Ministry of Transportation, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), and all stakeholders in the maritime industry on the successful berthing of the first ship at Lekki Deep Sea port. The vessel,...

Ethiopian launches new flight connecting Lomé with Washington DC

Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s leading carrier, commenced thrice-weekly passenger serviceto Washington DC via Lomé, Togo as of 01 June 2022. The new flight increases the frequency of Ethiopian Airlines’ flights to Washington DC to 10 from the existing seven ...

Why RwandAir cancelled flights to DR Congo

Rwanda's national carrier RwandAir has explained that it cancelled all flights to the Democratic Republic of Congo following the announcement by Kinshasa that said the airline had been barred from its airspace. "RwandAir has decided to cancel all flights...

DR Congo enters shipping business with eyes on East Africa’s major ports

The Democratic Republic of Congo is entering shipping business with eyes on East Africa’s two biggest ports in Kenya and Tanzania, signalling further intent by the bloc’s newest member to ease its importation channels. This week, officials from Kinshasa announced...

Ethiopian Airlines resumes flights to Bengaluru, India

By Tom Chiahemen (JOHANNESBURG) - After two years of halting operations due to the pandemic, Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s best airline and the largest aviation group in Africa, resumed thrice weekly passenger flights to Bengaluru, India as on 27 March...

Mesfin Tasew appointed new CEO of Ethiopian Airlines Group

The Board of Management of Ethiopian Airlines Group has announced the appointment of Mr. Mesfin Tasew Bekele, as Chief Executive Officer of Ethiopian Airlines Group, effective March 23, 2022. Mr Mesfin has been a successor to the former CEO...

Ethiopian Airlines Group announces early retirement of CEO Tewolde GebreMariam

By Tom Chiahemen - The Board of Management of Ethiopian Airlines Group accepted today the request by the Group CEO, Mr. Tewolde’ GebreMariam for early retirement. A statement from the Corporate Communications department of the airlines, explained that...

Ethiopian signs partnership agreement with International Djibouti Industrial Park Operation, Air Djibouti

By Kwanta Douglas - Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s best airline and winner of multiple global awards, has signed a strategic partnership agreement to jointly commence sea-air multimodal transportation with International Djibouti Industrial Park Operation (IDIPO) and Air Djibouti for an expeditious...

Cameroon, Chad, Niger eye Kano dry inland port

By Mbafan Ade - Niger Republic, Chad, Cameroon and Central African Republic have indicated interest to patronise the Dala Inland Dry Port in Kano State. Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, disclosed this on Saturday in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary,...

Ethiopian Airlines’ B737 MAX returns to the skies

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...with Government officials, Boeing and Airline's Executives onboardBy Kwanta Douglas - Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest and the leading Aviation Group, today returned its B737 MAX back to the skies with the airline’s Board Chairman and Executives, Boeing Executives, Ministers, Ambassadors,...

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Successful execution of the Focus Labs will accelerate Nigeria’s growth momentum

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Successful execution of the Focus Labs launched today (Tuesday) by President Muhammadu Buhari will further drive quick delivery of some of the outcomes in...

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