Airlines Must Pay Compensation For Cancelled, Delayed Flights – FG

The Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo, underscored that airlines failing to meet their operational commitments must compensate passengers for both flight cancellations and delays. Speaking at a meeting in Abuja with the heads of agencies under the ministry, Keyamo addressed the prevalent concerns of Nigerians regarding disrupted air travel. Keyamo stated, “We are not deaf to the cries of Nigerians about delays and canceled flights. The law is there, and we are looking at how to enforce those laws for the compensation of Nigerians who bear the brunt of flight cancellations, disrupting their activities.” Acknowledging the potential

Why UK Plans To Close Visa Schemes For Care Workers

The United Kingdom Government has started considering closing temporary visa schemes for care workers as the country recorded the highest numbers of migrants in the last nine months. The move was a result of the call made by the New Conservatives party which urged the country’s ministers to end temporary visa schemes for care workers as part of an effort to reduce net migration. The group, which is reported to be supported by former Home Secretary, Suella Braverman, and former UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, stated that the government could no longer handle the number of migrants coming into the

By |November 25th, 2023|Categories: Travel|Tags: |0 Comments

Saudi Embassy Clarifies Deportation of 177 Nigerians from Jeddah

  The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Abuja has shed light on the recent deportation of Nigerian passengers, emphasizing that they failed to meet the entry conditions into the kingdom. Last week, Saudi Arabian Authorities nullified the visas of 264 passengers transported from Lagos and Kano to Jeddah by Air Peace. Initially instructing the return of all passengers, they later permitted 87 individuals to stay. During check-in at Nigeria, passengers underwent the Advanced Passengers Information System (APIS), a process monitored by Saudi authorities. In response to media reports and social media speculations, the Saudi Embassy clarified that those denied

Canada Extends Special Measures to Hire More Temporary Foreign Workers

In a significant move to combat labour shortages and bolster the Canadian workforce, Randy Boissonnault, the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development, and Official Languages, has announced changes to the Temporary Foreign Workers. This initiative aims to assist employers in addressing labour gaps through the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP). Temporary Foreign Workforce Solutions Road Map The Temporary Foreign Workforce Solutions Road Map serves as a dynamic mechanism to empower employers to adapt to Canada’s ever-changing labour and economic conditions. It provides the flexibility needed to adjust the TFWP as required. Key Changes Introduced for Temporary Foreign Workforce Today’s announcement introduces

How Nigerians can migrate to Canada swiftly – High Commissioner

James Christoff, Canadian High Commissioner to Nigeria has revealed important tips for Nigerians looking to migrate to Canada. Speaking at a special visit to Lagos Business School on Tuesday, Christoff said for people looking to move to the country for work, they should research the skills that it is offering and make sure that it matches the skills that the country wants. “If there is an alignment there, the process is such that it’s fairly straight forward but you have to be patient. The process is there to align your skills with what we need in Canada. Many Nigerians have

China breaks new record, unveils train ride faster than a flight

China, a nation long-famed for its groundbreaking technological feats, is once again in the limelight. This time, it’s not a skyscraper, a bridge, or a quantum computer, but a train. Not just any train, but the fastest train in the world. On a recent test run, China’s high-speed maglev train, a technological masterpiece, clocked an astonishing speed of 281 miles per hour. This blistering pace not only sets the maglev as the fastest train globally, but it also begins to challenge the domain of commercial air travel. As it stands, commercial flights maintain a cruising speed ranging between 545 mph

By |September 13th, 2023|Categories: Travel|Tags: , |0 Comments

BREAKING: UAE Lifts Visa Ban on Nigerians

  Visa ban on Nigerian travellers to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been lifted with immediate effect. The development is the product of engagement between President Bola Tinubu and President of the UAE, Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The ban, which was imposed 10 months ago had affected activities of Nigerians who were regular visitors to the Middle East country for businesses, tourism and leisure. But President Bola Ahmed Tinubu rekindled the hope of many when he vowed to do everything within his power to resolve the diplomatic row between the two countries. Tinubu had directed the immediate resolutions

By |September 11th, 2023|Categories: Travel|Tags: |0 Comments

London-Bound Nigerian Passenger Dies Aboard Egypt Air

A young Nigerian lady (name withheld) has died aboard Egypt Air flight en route to London, United Kingdom. A family source who confirmed the incident however said the corpse was dropped in Cairo, the Egypt Capital by the airline. “The family said the Airline didn’t inform them, but rather they got a message from the consular office in Cairo informing them of her death on board the flight. Please they need to know what exactly happened and how to get her corpse back to Nigeria,” a source close to the family said. Our correspondent learnt that the lady was going

By |September 8th, 2023|Categories: Travel|Tags: |0 Comments

Passengers plane hits another aircraft on tarmac, says airline authority

An Air Canada plane hit another aircraft on the tarmac at Vancouver International Airport Sunday afternoon, the airline says. “We can confirm that an Air Canada Rouge Airbus A319 aircraft and Jazz Air Canada Express Q400 aircraft made contact on the tarmac at YVR this afternoon,” Air Canada said in a statement. “While being pushed back from the gate, the Rouge plane’s wingtip made contact with that of the Q400, which was parked at a nearby gate.” There were no injuries to either customers or ground personnel, according to the statement. “Customers on both flights will travel to their final

Thrillers Travels to empower 1000 Nigerians with migration VISA to Canada

In a bid to redefine the travel business in Nigeria, Thrillers Travels, has announced that it would unveil its firm in Nigeria on September 2nd, 2023 in Lagos at Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island. The firm will also announce 1,000 beneficiaries who took part in the ongoing migration VISA to Canada on the same day. This was made known by the Co-Founder of Thrillers Travels, Ambassador Moses Adebisi in Lagos recently. Speaking on the empowerment initiative, Adebisi said, “We have done 1000 VISA on Thrillers Empowerment Scheme for people and now, we are launching Thrillers Travels and we want to empower

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