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Emirates Pulling Out Of Nigeria Over Blocked Funds

Emirates will be pulling out of Nigeria shortly, even though this has historically been a pretty lucrative market for the airline. Nigeria has historically been a pretty big market for Emirates, as the Dubai-based airline flew to both Abuja (ABJ) and Lagos (LOS). Nonetheless, the airline is preparing to discontinue Nigeria flights as of September 1, 2022. The reason? The carrier’s inability to repatriate funds.
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World Record Title: The Fastest Circumnavigation by Scheduled Airlines

The story below is contributed by Umit Sabanci; who currently holds the record title of the fastest circumnavigation by scheduled airlines. Guinness World Records includes various categories and appeals to people of varying abilities, skills, and characteristics. I noticed the above record title in Guinness World Records was dated 1980. It was done in 44 hours by eight planes.
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You can earn Avios on some JetBlue flights: Here’s when and how

Earlier this year, Qatar Airways Privilege Club adopted Avios as its points currency. Soon after the switch from Qmiles to Avios, Qatar launched Avios transfers. As a reminder, Avios is now the points currency for British Airways Executive Club, Iberia Plus, Aer Lingus AerClub, Qatar Airways Privilege Club and Vueling Club. But you can earn Avios when flying on many other airlines that partner with these programs.
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INCIDENT Qatar Airways Boeing 777 Freighter struck with a lighting pole in Chicago

A Qatar Airways Cargo Boeing 777 Freighter struck a lighting pole while taxiing at Chicago-O’Hare International Airport. The Boeing 777F, with registration A7-BFH, sustained a severe dent on its right-hand wing leading edge. The aircraft arrived as flight QR8141 from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. “Qatar Airways can confirm that...
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Qatar Airways Cargo 777 Badly Damaged At Chicago O’Hare

Qatar Airways Cargo 777 hits light pole at airport. On Friday, August 5, 2022, a Qatar Airways Cargo Boeing 777-200F with the registration code A7-BFH sustained some major damage. The roughly seven year old plane had just performed cargo flight QR8141 from Atlanta (ATL) to Chicago (ORD), when it was taxiing to its arrival stand.
CHICAGO, IL