Thursday, November 15, 2018

Tag "flight"

    Ambode ‘rescues 50 stranded Nigerians’ in Russia

Ambode ‘rescues 50 stranded Nigerians’ in Russia

Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, has reportedly paid for the return flight of 50 Nigerians stranded in Russia.There have been reports of scores of Nigerians who travelled to the country for the World Cup but were unable to leave, having discovered that they were swindled.Writing via his Instagram page on Saturday, Nnamdi Odimegwu, a motivational speaker, said he was [...]

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    Bad weather disrupts flights across Nigeria

Bad weather disrupts flights across Nigeria

The fog that accompanies the harmattan season has disrupted flight operations in the country, causing many airlines to delay or cancel flights.The cancellations in many airports across the country reportedly began on Thursday, with the southern part of the country being the worst hit.Henrietta Yakubu, general manager, corporate affairs, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), confirmed the development.Yakubu said that [...]

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    Many passengers stranded at Lagos airport

Many passengers stranded at Lagos airport

Flight delay and cancellation affected many passengers at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, on Monday, with domestic airline operators blaming it on insufficient aviation fuel.A NAN correspondent, who monitored the situation at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 and the general aviation terminal (GAT) observed that only a few flights operated on schedule.A source told NAN that the problem was caused [...]

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    Qatar fights back, suspends all flights to Saudi Arabia

Qatar fights back, suspends all flights to Saudi Arabia

Qatar Airways has announced the suspension of all its flights to Saudi Arabia.The move by the Gulf state is coming few hours after six Arab nations severe diplomatic ties with Qatar.“Qatar Airways has suspended all flights to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia until 1159 GMT the same day," a statement from the airline read.United Arab Emirates (UAE) major airlines, including Emirates, Etihad,  FlyDubai [...]

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    100,000 passengers stranded as Lufthansa pilots begin strike

100,000 passengers stranded as Lufthansa pilots begin strike

Lufthansa pilots commenced a two-day strike on Wednesday, to demand 22 per cent pay increase.A total of 876 flights were expected to be cancelled, while emergency flight plan was still to be drawn up for Thursday’s annulled flights.The airline expected 100,000 passengers to be affected by the strike, which is the 14th by pilots since pay negotiations got stalled in [...]

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