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Emirates to resume flights to Nigeria after release of funds

– – Emirates has said that it will resume some flights to Nigeria this month after the Central Bank of Nigeria released a portion of funds the Dubai airline had earned in the country. The airline had not been able to repatriate its funds from Nigeria and decided to suspend flights temporarily effective September 1. An airline spokesperson said flights… Read More
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RyanAir’s Afrikaans test policy for South African nationals sparks anger

– – There is public outrage after the Dublin-based carrier – RyanAir – imposed new rules on South African nationals. The airline has said South African customers will have to take an Afrikaans test to prove their nationality before boarding flights. The test will cover questions about who is the president of the country, what the capital city is and… Read More
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Ghana’s PassionAir makes history with first ever all-female flight crew

Ghanaian local airline, PassionAir has announced that it successfully operated its first ever all-female crewed flight on Saturday, 20 February 2021. In a statement the airline said “the flight, OP 178 from Accra to Tamale, was entirely “womanned” by women from the flight deck to the cabin.” The pilot-in-command of the flight, Captain Eva Gichuru said “This flight indicates that,… Read More