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Is the West Sabotaging Uhuru Kenyatta’s Presidency?

AFRICANGLOBE - Is the West out to sabotage Kenya through travel advisories, guided by the icy relations between the Jubilee government and some of the leaders in Europe and America? Following the evacuation of more than 200 tourists from Mombasa after the enhancement of travel advisories by Britain, France, the United States and Australia, some industry stakeholders now believe so.

Nigerian Senate Summons Ba, Virgin, Others Over Airfare Disparity

The Nigerian Senate, yesterday, summoned the British Airways, Virgin Atlantic Airways, Arik Airlines, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Olugbenga Ashiru and other stakeholders to...

British Airways, Virgin, Others in Fresh Trouble With Nigerian Government

Nigeria's Federal Government yesterday gave all foreign airlines operating in the country a 30-day ultimatum within which to dismantle the fare regime that sees...

Major Airlines Join the Caribbean Fight Against Britain’s APD Tax

The fight against Britain's unfair Air Passenger Duty (APD) tax continues with Caribbean countries now getting support from international carriers and the World Travel...

Kenya Targets U.S. Airlines With Upgrade of Airport Terminals

The Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi will be upgraded to handle direct flights to the US by August. Transport minister Amos Kimunya on Thursday said he had held talks with a delegation from the US Department of Transport to resolve outstanding issues and ensure JKIA is accorded Category 1 status.

Face-Off Between Nigerian Govt and British Airways Heats Up

As the deadline by the Federal Government to the United Kingdom's mega carrier, British Airways (BA) to reduce its flight frequencies from seven to three times a week expires tomorrow, Aviation Minister, Princess Stella Oduah yesterday insisted that the British Government was wrong in disrespecting the Bilateral Air Service Agreement signed by both countries.

How Foreign Airlines Cheat Nigerian Travellers

The liquidation of Nigeria Airways Limited in 2003 left Nigerian air travellers at the mercy of foreign mega carriers operating in the country. Despite having enjoyed concessions which they do not have elsewhere, even in their home countries, they have adopted tactics to fleece Nigerians.