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Covid19: IATA – A Roadmap to restarting air transport

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) revealed details of its proposed temporary layered approach to biosecurity for re-starting passenger flights amid the COVID-19 crisis. IATA has published Biosecurity for Air Transport: A Roadmap for Restarting...

Coronavirus: Malaysia MCO Extended to April 14

In recent development, the Malaysian government has decided to extend the movement control order (MCO) for another two weeks until April 14. The Malaysian Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin,  was given a briefing today by the National Security Council and Health...

Malaysia announces restricted movement after spike in Covid-19 cases

PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin says the government will impose a restricted movement measure from March 18 until March 31, 2020 to deal with the rise in Covid-19 cases. He said this in a special address on Covid-19 on Monday (March 16) night....

The UAE has suspended the issuance of all visas from March 17,2020

This decision does not apply to persons who have already got visas before the effective date. Abu Dhabi: The UAE on Saturday temporarily suspended the issuance of all entry visas except for those holders of diplomatic passports. This will be effective as of March 17....

Coronavirus – President Trump suspends travel from Europe to the U.S

Last Updated: 14/03/2020 President Donald Trump has announced that he is suspending all flights to U.S from Europe except UK and Ireland for the next 30 days in a bid to combat the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States. "To keep new cases from...

Travel Advice – How to minimize the spread of the deadly Coronavirus

Travelers should: Download the Intl.SOS app and sign up for emergency alerts to receive safety and health notices for the region. Check ISOS country guides for more information (choose your location from the Location List). If you have specific personal concerns about...

Coronavirus – Everything you need to know about it

Coronaviruses  belongs to a big part of pathogens, most of which are responsible for mild respiratory infections such as cold. However, this particular virus has been identified as Novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) . It is interesting to know that Severe acute respiratory...

Coronavirus Infection: Malaysia confirms its first cases

Malaysia has just confirmed its first cases of the Coronavirus infection in the country. The Minister of Health of Malaysia Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad recently confirmed this while speaking in a news conference. He said that the affected persons are of Chinese...

Delta Airplane dumps fuel over los angeles leaving atleast 60 students and adults affected

Atleast 60 people were treated after a Delta Airplane dumped jet fuel while returning to the Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday, hitting five elementary schools and one high school. The incident happened just after noon Tuesday, inspector Sean Ferguson of...

‘Child Stowaway’ found dead in planes undercarriage in Paris

The body of a child aged about 10 has been found in the undercarriage of a plane that had arrived in Paris from Abidjan, sources close to the investigation have told French media. Air France confirmed that "the lifeless body of a stowaway" was discovered at Charles de...

Ukrainian Airlines crashes in Iran shortly after takeoff

All 176 people on board a flight to the Ukrainian capital Kiev were killed when the plane crashed and burst into flames shortly after takeoff from Tehran's international airport, Iran's Press TV reported. The Boeing 737 jet, operated by Ukraine International Airlines,...

UAE Cabinet approves 5 year multiple entry tourist visa for all nationalities

A five-year multiple-entry tourist visa system has been approved by the UAE Cabinet. Sheikh Mohammend Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, Vice president and Prime Minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai announced on Monday 6th January 2020 on twitter that, the tourist visa for...

Notice to All Nigerians/passengers transiting Bole International Airport Addis Ababa

This is to inform all Nigerians/Passengers that the Ethiopian Customs and Revenue Authority (ECRA) has recently stepped up seizure of foreign currencies and valuables in excess of $3000 (Three thousand US Dollars) from passengers transiting Ethiopia without prior...

South African Teens Have landed Their Self Made Plane in Cairo

EIKENHOF, SOUTH AFRICA - A group of South African teenagers have assembled a four-seater airplane and are flying it across the continent. Aviation experts say this a significant feat, one that will inspire teens who want to be pilots, engineers or anything else....

Plane forced to turn around after a mother forgets her baby at the airport.

A mother on a flight bound for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from Jeddah has refused to continue the flight after she realized she had forgotten her baby at the terminal.

Qatar airways first African (Nigerian) female Pilot, Adeola Sowemimo

World Class airline Qatar airways has hired its first African female pilot Adeola Sowemimo. She is also the first woman to have flown a Boeing 787 Dreamliner across the Atlantic. Adeola hails from Ogbomoso, Oyo state Nigeria. She graduated from the Landoke Akintola...

Breaking News: Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET302 has crashed on its way to Nairobi

Ethiopian airlines flight ET302 carrying 149 passengers and and 8 crew has just crashed on its way to Nairobi Kenya the Prime ministers office issued a statement this morning. "The Office of the PM, on behalf of the Government and people of Ethiopia, would like to...

Ethiopian Airlines ‘All women flight’ to celebrate the International Women’s Day

The International women's day celebrated annually on 8th of March is a global day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and Ethiopian Airlines is doing it again in grand style. In a tweet, the airline announced its all...
Coronavirus: Malaysia MCO Extended to April 14

Coronavirus: Malaysia MCO Extended to April 14

In recent development, the Malaysian government has decided to extend the movement control order (MCO) for another two weeks until April 14. The Malaysian Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin,  was given a briefing today by the National Security Council and Health...

Covid19: IATA – A Roadmap to restarting air transport

Covid19: IATA – A Roadmap to restarting air transport

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) revealed details of its proposed temporary layered approach to biosecurity for re-starting passenger flights amid the COVID-19 crisis. IATA has published Biosecurity for Air Transport: A Roadmap for Restarting...

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South African Teens Have landed Their Self Made Plane in Cairo

South African Teens Have landed Their Self Made Plane in Cairo

EIKENHOF, SOUTH AFRICA - A group of South African teenagers have assembled a four-seater airplane and are flying it across the continent. Aviation experts say this a significant feat, one that will inspire teens who want to be pilots, engineers or anything else....

Qatar airways first African (Nigerian) female Pilot, Adeola Sowemimo

Qatar airways first African (Nigerian) female Pilot, Adeola Sowemimo

World Class airline Qatar airways has hired its first African female pilot Adeola Sowemimo. She is also the first woman to have flown a Boeing 787 Dreamliner across the Atlantic. Adeola hails from Ogbomoso, Oyo state Nigeria. She graduated from the Landoke Akintola...

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