Dana Air becomes IATA newest member

Domestic carrier, Dana Air has been announced as the newest member of the International Air Transport Association. The airline said the IATA membership was coming two years after it passed its International Operations Safety Audit and was admitted into the association’s global safety registry. The Dana Air’s Accountable Manager, Mr. Obi Mbanuzuo, said that becoming […]

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Flags are seen at the 2016 International Air Transport Association (IATA) Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit in Dublin, Ireland June 1, 2016. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

IATA says global air freight increases by 11.4 pct

The International Air Transport Association says global air freight increased by 11.4 per cent in July compared to the same period a year ago. IATA, in its latest data released on Tuesday stated this was the fourth time in five months that double-digit annual growth was recorded, adding that July’s year-on-year increase in demand was […]

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Air passengers presumed to grow 7 pct annually

The volume of air passengers in Nigeria is expected to increase by seven per cent annually over the next 10 years. The Regional Vice-President for the Middle East and Africa, International Air Transport Association, Muhammad Ali Albakri, who stated this, said the growth would see an additional 7.9 million passengers take to the sky every […]

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African Airlines had the best safety performance in 2016

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Friday said that Sub-Saharan Africa had its best safety performance within the last decade in 2016. IATA said that airlines from the region had zero passenger fatalities and zero jet hull losses in its data released for the 2016 safety performance of the commercial airline industry. This is […]

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Arik Air

Arik Air owes IATA $78m – AMCON

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria on Monday said Arik Air, under its previous management, owed the International Air Transport Association $78m. The Media Consultant to Arik Air, Mr Simon Tumba, gave the figure while speaking with newsmen in Lagos. The airline was on February 9 taken over by the Federal Government under the auspices […]

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