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Emirates and flydubai partner for extensive services

Emirates and flydubai (www.flydubai.com) today unveiled an extensive partnership which will see the two Dubai-based airlines join forces to offer customers unmatched travel options. Both airlines will continue to be managed independently, but will leverage each other’s network to scale up their operations and accelerate growth. The innovative partnership goes …

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Aviation

Arik Air in Joint Venture with Sierra Leone

Nigeria-based Arik Air entered into a joint venture agreement Friday with the government of Sierra Leone to incorporate Leone Airways, which will be the country’s national carrier, the airline announced following a visit from Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma. Arik Air MD Chris Ndulue said that Leone Airways will …

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Aviation

United Airlines begins DC to Lagos flights, Continental plans Houston to Lagos in 2011

United Airlines, a wholly-owned subsidiary of United Continental Holdings, Inc. is celebrating the inauguration of its new daily service between Lagos and Washington, D.C. at a special ceremony at Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos. The inaugural ceremony was supported by a number of VIPs including: the Honorable Fidelia Akuabata …

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Aviation

Arik Air celebrates 6 millionth passenger on 1st anniversary of New York – Lagos route

Arik Air, Nigeria’s largest commercial airline, registered two major milestones on December 1st as its six millionth passenger flew from New York, JFK to Lagos. This coincided with the one year anniversary of Arik flying the trans-continental route. Arik Air became the first Nigerian airline to commence scheduled flights to …

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