NEWS Arik Air boosts Lagos-Douala route

Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest airline, has increased frequency on the Lagos to Douala via Cotonou route from four to six weekly flights. The new schedule is aimed at further enhancing connectivity in the West Coast. The flights from Lagos to Douala via Cotonou and back will operate on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays,…

NEWS KLM brings WeChat to skies

Nexmo, the leading cloud communications platform company, today announced its Chat App API is empowering KLM to engage with Chinese customers on WeChat, the leading social communication platform, through Salesforce Service Cloud. KLM Royal Dutch airlines is now able to process and handle user inquiries from Chinese customers on WeChat more efficiently based on previous…

NEWS NBA comes to the skies with IMG deal

The National Basketball Association and IMG gave signed a multiyear agreement to broadcast live NBA games on Sport 24, the only 24/7 sports channel available inflight. The new partnership will include more than 100 live regular-season, playoff and Finals games each season on inflight channel Sport 24. The IMG-owned and produced channel is available on…

NEWS flydubai lands in Asmara, Eritrea

flydubai’s inaugural flight has arrived in the capital city of Eritrea, Asmara. Ghaith Al Ghaith, flydubai chief executive Officer said: “The addition of Asmara to our network reflects our commitment to enhancing air connectivity to Dubai which includes 67 points that did not previously have direct air links to Dubai or were underserved.” Details