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So you have a lifelong dream of being a pilot? You imagine yourself in the cockpit flying all around the world? Aviation is the dream of many a young person. Well, a South African Flight Training Academy is giving African aspirant pilot this lifetime oppo
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Demand for air transport services in Nigeria has significantly increased by up to 40% in the last decade. Plans are currently underway for infrastructure development to enhance rapid movement of passengers, goods and services to boost growth. Here is Soph
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Aviation staff in Nigeria have launched an indefinite strike targeting Arik Airlines, the country's largest carrier, amid a dispute over salary arrears and contracts.
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The Nigeria aviation industry is currently going through one of its toughest times in history. According to recent reports, from more than 15 million passengers in 2014, the Nigeria air passengers' traffic declined to 6 million in 2106. Experts now argue
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Nigeria's largest private airline Arik Air has gone under receivership. Announcing the decision, Aviation Minister Hadi Sirka said the takeover is meant to revive the ailing carrier. CGTN's Kelechi Emekalam has more
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More than 500 delegates have converged in Rwandan capital Kigali for the Aviation Africa 2017 forum to deliberate issues affecting the industry. Speaking at the opening of the forum, Rwandan President Paul Kagame pushed for governments in the continent to
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Nigeria's capital has been cut off by air as the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja closed its one runway for at least six weeks for repairs.That's forced flights to be either cancelled, or diverted nearly 200 kilometers North to Kaduna, length
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Tunisair suspended all of its flights for several hours on Thursday because of a row between pilots and maintenance workers. The airline later announced a gradual resumption after talks with unions. It apologised to passengers, saying the halt was aimed a
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The Nigerian government is locked in a battle with aviation unions over the country's plans to concession major airports in the country. The plan would see private companies and investors run the airports, that have been badly run by government agencies.