By Lawani Mikairu Passengers have always expressed disappointment and anger which sometimes lead to physical assault of airline’s staff each time flights are delayed, disrupted and eventually cancelled by airlines.Passengers are, however, not aware that airlines also lose millions of naira from flight delays, disruptions and cancellations. A lot of factors are responsible for these delays and cancellations such as bad weather, especially during the harmattan season which reduces visibility. FAAN to close Enugu Airport for repairs(Opens in a new browser tab) Another factor that most often lead to delays at the airports is lack of adequate infrastructures to process passengers for boarding. A situation where there is only one scanning machine and boarding gate will ultimately lead to long queue and delays. Flight disruptions and cancellation also occur when the flight schedule of an airline is deliberated disrupted by aviation union members and workers. There can also be an … [Read more...] about How domestic airlines bleed from flight delays, disruptions, cancellations
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© Sputnik / Maksim BlinovIsrael Denies Reports of Second Summoning of Envoy to RussiaMOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russian and Israeli aviation authorities have reached agreement which granted Russian airlines Ural Airlines and Pegas Fly (also known as Ikar) permission to travel from Moscow region's Zhukovsky International Airport to Tel Aviv, the source in the Russian Ministry of Transport told Sputnik Friday. "For the season of IATA summer schedule 2017 the two Russian airlines, Ural Airlines and Ikar, have planned flights from Zhukovsky to Tel Aviv. At the moment the agreement with the aviation authorities of Israel is reached on granting the permission to this air carriers for carrying out flights in accordance with the lodged applications," the source said. According to the source, Israeli airlines have not yet made similar arrangements to start flights from Tel Aviv … [Read more...] about Russia, Israel Agree on Russian Flights From Zhukovsky to Tel Aviv – Ministry
NEW CITY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – It doesn’t take much to light up the face of a child at the holidays. “I thought it was really cool.” What little Teagan Doria doesn’t fully understand is that a dazzling display of twinkling trees and giant inflatable Christmas characters was inspired by her. The Cirlin family’s Christmas display. (Credit: CBS2) “There was a time we never thought we’d see any joy in her face, from what the doctors told us in the beginning,” her father, Mike Doria said. Doria is an NYPD detective whose courage was tested in the most personal way when he and his wife, Colleen, learned their baby would be born with a life-threatening heart condition. The Cirlin family’s Christmas display, promoting the Angel Flight organization. (Credit: CBS2) The organization Angel Flight coordinated with Jet Blue to provide free flights back and forth to California for the family for Teagan’s treatment. Enter the … [Read more...] about New York Family Uses Christmas Light Display To Raise Money For NYPD Officer’s Daughter Facing Heart Condition
By AFP More by this Author LONDONManchester City's Premier League title defence appears over before Christmas, with Pep Guardiola's men travelling to Arsenal on Sunday already 14 points adrift of runaway leaders Liverpool.City have made the extraordinary routine, winning five of the past six major domestic trophies in England but have dropped as many points in 16 league games this season as in the whole of last season.So what has gone wrong for a hugely talented and expensive squad under the tutelage of one of football's greatest coaches?Even a squad as rich in resources as City's is not immune to injuries.Leroy Sane and Aymeric Laporte suffered long-term knee injuries in the first few weeks of the season, with Laporte's absence leaving a gaping hole at the heart of City's defence. Also Read Why Lampard won't speak to out-of-contract players now City Stars, Black Stars clash in Kawangware derby Guardiola denies Man City break clause Advertisement Fernandinho has had … [Read more...] about What has gone wrong for Manchester City?
PHOTO: AFP LONDON: Manchester City’s Premier League title defence appears over before Christmas, with Pep Guardiola’s men travelling to Arsenal on Sunday already 14 points adrift of runaway leaders Liverpool. City have made the extraordinary routine, winning five of the past six major domestic trophies in England but have dropped as many points in 16 league games this season as in the whole of last season. So what has gone wrong for a hugely talented and expensive squad under the tutelage of one of football’s greatest coaches? Even a squad as rich in resources as City’s is not immune to injuries. Leroy Sane and Aymeric Laporte suffered long-term knee injuries in the first few weeks of the season, with Laporte’s absence leaving a gaping hole at the heart of City’s defence. Fernandinho has had to deputise out of position at centre-back, meaning the Brazilian’s influence at the base of City’s midfield has also been … [Read more...] about What has gone wrong for Manchester City in 2019-2020 Premier League season?