British Caledonian

Type: Company
Name: British Caledonian
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Business class for cargo

A ULD doesn’t grumble – in contrast to many an air passenger. The airfreight segment is nevertheless relatively demanding, in comparison with other modes of transport. Glyn Hughes, Iata’s new head of cargo, answered our questions shortly after he took ... [Published Transport Journal - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Why Dikko’s abduction failed

Dr. Umaru DikkoIn this write-up, TUNDE ODESOLA revisits the foiled abduction of the late Minister of Transport, Alhaji Umaru Dikko, who died on TuesdayThirty years after, the failed kidnap of a former Minister of Transport, Alhaji Umaru Dikko, from Stanstead ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 14 2014 - Updated Jun 14 2014 - 1 reports

A man of calm modesty with an honest vision...

Jamil Wafa pays a personal tribute to Prince Mohammed bin Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, who passed away at the age of 23, 40 years ago today.Forty years ago today Prince Mohammed bin Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa passed away in Palo Alto, California, ... [Published Gulf Daily News - Jun 14 2014]
First reported May 12 2014 - Updated May 12 2014 - 1 reports

Wing Commander Cliff Alabaster

was an officer who guided missions against V1 bases and battle cruisers but fell prey to friendly fire over Dorset Wing Commander Cliff Alabaster, who has died aged 95, was a highly decorated bomber captain who flew more than 100 raids with RAF Bomber ... [Published Telegraph - May 12 2014]


...arrange for a visit to Beirut International Airport to watch the flights, he quickly focused that 45 carriers operated and commented to me quietly: "This is how I would like to see Bahrain Airport operate and, hopefully, one day I will fulfil my dream."
After completing a further 30 operations, Alabaster was awarded the DSO. The citation noted "his fearlessness and skill have been an important factor in the many successes obtained. He is a most excellent Flight Commander" . Finally, his repeated requests to train as a pilot were granted and he completed his training in May 1944 when, at Bennett’s insistence, he returned...
"The role that the BritishBritish Airways has continued to play in encouraging and fostering business and economic activities between Nigeria and Britain cannot be overemphasized. It dates back to the formation of the Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce and the role played by the then Chairman of British Caledonian, Sir Adam Thompson" he said

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