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NIGERIA: Nigerian Movies (Nollywood) To Start Showing On Delta Airlines

American carrier, Delta Airline, has disclosed arrangements to air Nigerian movies, popularly known as Nollywood, on-board its international flights, including those between the United States and Nigeria. In a statement issued by its media consultant in Nigeria, the airline revealed that Nollywood movies would soon be rolled out across Delta’s inflight entertainment system, Delta Studio, adding that the process
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NIGERIA: AMCON TAKES OVER ANOTHER AIRLINE

Another airline,Odengene Air-Shuttle Services, known more as OAS Helicopters in Lagos has been taken over by The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON)   following a court order.This will be  the third aviation firm to be taken over by AMCON in four months. OAS is one of the leading helicopter chatter service companies in the country.
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Nigeria: The Low Performance of Nigerian Airlines.

The Airline Operators of Nigeria, AON, on Sunday attributed the poor ‎performance of domestic airlines to multiple taxation by various agencies in the aviation sector. Nogie Meggisson, Chairman, AON, made the claim in Lagos while reacting to the takeover of Arik Air and Aero Contractors by the Asset Management Company of Nigeria, AMCON. AMCON took
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Nigeria: Arik Air Taken Over By Federal Government

Nigeria’s state-owned Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has taken control of Arik Air (W3, Lagos) given the privately-owned carrier’s growing inability to settle wage arrears and other debts. As Nigeria’s largest airline, Arik Air reportedly owes AMCON more than NGN135 billion (USD429.6 million at the official bank rate) with other suppliers owed NGN10 billion
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TRAVELSTOURISM SPOTLIGHTS

Tourism: Mauritius

Are you planning your 2017 holidays and looking for the best place to chill and relax? Don’t worry.  We’ve got you. Mauritius is a small, island nation on the Indian Ocean with its capital in Port Loius. It’s a stateless country with a population of about 1.4 million. The people are multi-lingual as well as
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Nigeria: Air Peace flies into Accra February 16

All is now set for the launch of Air Peace’s daily Lagos-Accra-Lagos flights. The inaugural flight scheduled for February 16 marks the beginning of the realisation of the carrier’s plan to expand into different regional and international destinations, including Abidjan, Douala, Dakar, Niamey, South Africa, Dubai, Mumbai, Guangzhou-China, Atlanta and London. The maiden flight into
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Tourism: Mauritius

Are you planning your 2017 holidays and looking for the best place to chill and relax? Don’t worry.  We’ve got you. Mauritius is a small, island nation on the Indian Ocean with its capital in Port Loius. It’s a stateless country with a population of about 1.4 million. The people are multi-lingual as well as
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International: AOA response to new UK Industrial Strategy: Aviation a catalyst for growth

Following Theresa May’s vow that the government’s industrial strategy will create the conditions for businesses to grow after Brexit, we hear from the Airport Operator’s Association in response… Following UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s vow that the government’s industrial strategy will create the conditions for businesses to grow after Brexit, we hear from the Airport
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International: Stellar Aviation purchases Horizon in US

Stellar Aviation Group has acquired Horizon Aviation, which is based at the Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI) in Sangamon County, Illinois, US. Horizon Aviation functions as the major fixed-base operator (FBO) service provider at the KSPI civil-military public airport. Stellar Aviation Group president Jonathan Miller said: “This new location is the strategic cornerstone for our
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