Frontier Airlines cancels S.A. flights

January 2, 2018 5:55 pm

      Frontier Airlines cancels S.A. flights Passengers are stranded after Frontier Airlines canceled several flights due to lack of de-icing fluid. KENS                 Source

Harmattan haze: Domestic airlines cancel more flights

December 28, 2017 6:37 am

Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi Many domestic flights were on Wednesday delayed or cancelled outright as the harmattan haze, which the country has been experiencing in the last few weeks, became more serious. Our correspondent gathered that apart from Lagos-Abuja-Lagos flights, which operated normally, flights on many other routes were cancelled due to...

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Strike shuts Dakar airport a week after grand opening

December 15, 2017 7:51 pm

Flights to and from Dakar’s brand-new airport were cancelled on Friday after air traffic controllers went on strike just eight days after it opened. Controllers announced they would strike for 24 hours from 0001 GMT Friday, Blaise Diagne International Airport’s operators, LAS, said in a statement. The company “deplores the...

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Strike Over Pay Stops Flights of Nigeria’s Biggest Airline

December 22, 2016 12:26 pm

Workers unpaid since September by Nigeria’s biggest airline went on strike Tuesday, stranding thousands of passengers before a deal with labor unions was announced. Arik Air operations stopped before dawn, Ahmed Roland Maikudi, vice president of the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers, told The Associated Press.

Egypt accuses May over Sharm el-Sheikh flights ban

November 19, 2016 10:51 am

Egypt accuses May over Sharm el-Sheikh flights ban Egypt’s ambassador has suggested that Prime Minister Theresa May is blocking the resumption of UK flights to Sharm el-Sheikh airport despite the implementation of security measures demanded in the wake of a suspected terrorist bomb. Tourism to the Red Sea … News...

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Strike empties busy Joburg bus stops

July 12, 2016 10:14 am

Johannesburg – Thousands of Joburg commuters were left stranded on Monday morning when Metrobus drivers dug in their heels and continued with their strike action. This is as bus operators and the City of Joburg’s Metrobus management battle to reach an agreement over workers’ pay demands.

South Sudan – Smartraveller advice

July 9, 2016 2:14 pm

Current Advice Level: Do not travel Latest update: The security situation in Juba has deteriorated since 7 July. There was a surge in gunfire within the Juba city limits in the evening of 8 July. The situation remains tense. Remain in a safe location, avoid movement on the streets, and...

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