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Group lauds Air Peace’s order of modern aircraft

Group lauds Air Peace’s order of modern aircraft

Rasheed Bisiriyu The Arewa Transformation and Empowerment Initiative has commended the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Allen Onyema, for the bold move to reposition the nation’s aviation industry. ATEI in a letter to the airline’s chairman signed by the President and Founder of the organisation, Mohammed Danjuma, described the firm’s order for […] …

Qatar Airways files $69m loss amid Gulf crisis

Qatar Airways files $69m loss amid Gulf crisis

Qatar Airways on Tuesday posted a net loss of over $69 million in the year to March 2018, blaming the “illegal blockade” against Doha by a Saudi-led bloc of countries. The tiny Gulf emirate’s national airline said the period had been “the most challenging year in its 20-year history.” READ ALSO: Nigerian varsities have become business […] …

‘Stolen’ jets: We’ll meet TopBrass in court, says NCAA

‘Stolen’ jets: We’ll meet TopBrass in court, says NCAA

Oyetunji Abioye Aviation industry regulator, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, on Monday said it would meet the owner of the allegedly stolen two bombardier Dash 8 Q300 aircraft from the Lagos airport in court over the matter. TopBrass Aviation, a charter airline operator and owner of the two Canada-made planes, had dragged the NCAA along […] …

Our plans for equipment  upgrade, by NAMA

Our plans for equipment  upgrade, by NAMA

Managing Director, Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) Captain Fola Akinkuotu has unveiled plans by the agency to upgrade air navigation equipment at airports across the country. According to Akinkuotu, the agency took the steps as part of its strategic plan to replace obsolete air navigation equipment at airports and other locations. Speaking in an interview […]
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Dana Air clarifies Asky pact

Dana Air clarifies Asky pact

Dana Air has explained its partnership with  Togo based airline, Asky, saying the deal was to increase its aircraft fleet. The deal was expected to increase the airline’s fleet from three aircraft to 10. According to the Chief Operating Officer of the domestic airline, Obi Mbanuzuo, the partnership with Asky would see the airline operate […]
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Attempt to remove aircraft sparks row at Lagos Airport

Attempt to remove aircraft sparks row at Lagos Airport

AttemptS by some aviation agencies to smuggle out two aircraft parked at the tarmac has sparked a row at the domestic wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airpoirt, Ikeja, Lagos. At the centre of the controversy are the aircraft lessor, SEA Gold Investment Limited; local aviation regulatory agencies- Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and Federal Airports […]
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Passengers stranded as plane overshoots runway in Abuja

Passengers stranded as plane overshoots runway in Abuja

Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja Many air travellers were stranded at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Thursday morning after an aircraft overshot the runway and disrupted flight operations. It was gathered that the aircraft, a Gulfstream 4 belonging to Skybird, overshot the runway on Wednesday night and got stuck there. Sources at the NAIA told […] …

ACI inspects security infrastructure at Abuja airport

ACI inspects security infrastructure at Abuja airport

Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja The Airport Council International on Monday commenced the inspection of security infrastructure at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. Established in 1991, ACI, a global trade representative of the world’s airports, represents airports’ interests with governments and international organisations such as the International Civil Aviation Organisation and develops standards, policies and recommended […] …

Enhancing service delivery at airports

Enhancing service delivery at airports

To foster transparency, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) allowed airlines, concessionaires, passengers and other players to evaluate its operations at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos. Correspondent KELVIN OSA OKUNBOR reports. Collaboration among service providers and users at the airport has received a boost with the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) second quarterRead More
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