International Organization for Migration (IOM)
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    • IOM in close coordination with the Government of Bangladesh has organized the voluntary return home of 152 Bangladeshi migrants from Libya
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Bangladeshi Migrants Return Home from Libya With International Organization for Migration’s (IOM) Assistance

The flight with 152 men aboard left Misrata on Wednesday bound for Dhaka’s Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport where they were met by IOM Bangladesh staff

More than 150 Bangladeshi migrants including conflict wounded, survivors of failed sea crossings to Europe and former detainees returned home from Libya Thursday morning with the assistance of the International Organization for Migration’s (IOM) Voluntary Humanitarian Return (VHR) programme. The flight with 152 men aboard left Misrata on Wednesday bound…

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    • A group of refugees arrive at Kigali International Airport after a life-saving evacuation flight to Rwanda from Libya
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Third group of refugees evacuated to Rwanda from Libya with UNHCR support

The group of 116 landed at Kigali International Airport at 2245 last night (Sunday 24 November)

More than 100 vulnerable refugees, including several babies born in detention centres in Libya, have arrived in Rwanda on a humanitarian evacuation flight organised by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. The group of 116 landed at Kigali International Airport at 2245 last night (Sunday 24 November). They have been taken…

National Aviation Services (NAS)
Source: National Aviation Services (NAS) |

Abu Dhabi Airports awards contract for development of lounge at Midfield Terminal to National Aviation Services (NAS) and Airport Dimensions

The lounge will cater to all international airline passengers in addition to independent travelers who can access the lounge regardless of the class of their ticket or airline

The contract has been awarded to a new joint venture between National Aviation Services (NAS) (www.NAS.aero) and Airport Dimensions;The lounge will cater to all international airline passengers in addition to independent travelers who can access the lounge regardless of the class of their ticket or airline. Abu Dhabi Airports has awarded the…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy |

Provision of Humanitarian Aid from the Italian Cooperation in Somalia

To cope with the humanitarian emergency caused by the floods in the states of Hir Shahabelle, Jubaland and South-West State in Somalia, the Foreign Ministry has arranged a humanitarian flight of the Italian Cooperation, which started yesterday evening from the United Nations Humanitarian Emergency Base in Brindisi in direction of…

Source: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) |

United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and Partners Convene Capacity Building Workshop on Infrastructure delivery and PPPs in West Africa

The workshop is a part of ongoing efforts by the ECA to respond to the overwhelming demand by member States for increased mobilization of stakeholders

The Economic Commission for Africa and its partners the Global Infrastructure Hub and the African Development Bank will convene A workshop from 26 – 28 November 2019 in Dakar, Senegal. The workshop is a part of ongoing efforts by the ECA to respond to the overwhelming demand by member States…

Source: GE |

Republic of Ghana Intends to Order GEnx Engines for Boeing 787-9 Aircraft

The engine order is svalued at more than $150 million list price

The Republic of Ghana announced its intent to purchase GEnx-1B engines for its three Boeing 787 Dreamliners that will be used to re-launch an airline in the African nation. The engine order is svalued at more than $150 million list price. "GE Aviation is honored to provide GEnx engines for…

Source: Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, London, UK |

Ethiopia celebrated at World Travel Market

Ethiopian Airlines was announced winner of the Selling Travel Agents Choice Awards for “Airline to Africa

Ethiopia participated at the 40th World Travel Market (WTM), which took place from Monday 4th November – Wednesday 6th November at ExCeL in London. WTM is the largest business-to-business travel event in the UK and attracts a 50,000-strong crowd of travel industry professionals, government ministers, tourist boards, buyers, media and…

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    • Abuja Airport is the second busiest airport in Nigeria, serving approximately 5 million passengers annually
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Nigeria Immigration Service, International Organization for Migration (IOM) Launch Border Management Information System at Largest Airport to Date

The Abuja Airport is the second busiest airport in Nigeria, serving approximately five million passengers annually

Nigeria, like many countries, recognizes the economic, social and political benefits of international mobility. This week (12/11) the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) officially opened its new Migration Information and Data Analysis System (MIDAS) at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja.   The Abuja Airport is the second busiest airport in…

Source: European Investment Bank (EIB) |

European support to rehabilitate Malawi transport network confirmed: EUR 139m

Works to reduce transport costs, cut travel time and facilitate export

European institutions provide a EUR 139 million contribution towards the rehabilitation of over 347 km of the M1 road; EUR 95.5 million EIB loan combined with EUR 43.1 million European Union grant, to support EUR 191 million total investment; works to reduce transport costs, cut travel time and facilitate export;…

National Aviation Services (NAS)
Source: National Aviation Services (NAS) |

Exclusive Pearl Lounge Opened at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul

The 144 square meter departure lounge is the first of its kind in Afghanistan, catering to local and international travelers looking to unwind before a flight

National Aviation Services (NAS) (http://www.NAS.aero), the fastest growing aviation services provider in the emerging markets, launched its new, exclusive Pearl Lounge at the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan. The 144 square meter departure lounge is the first of its kind in Afghanistan, catering to local and international travelers looking…