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In search of modern airports

In search of modern airports

By Abel Orukpe  / Lagos In 2011, the Federal Government, through the Ministry of Aviation, embarked on the remodelling, expansion and restructuring of airport terminals across the country. The Government also said…

Ore lauds essay competition on aviation

The President of Aviation Round Table (ART), Capt. Dele Ore, has described the National Travel Essay Competition (NTEC 2013/14) and 4th Youth Empowerment Seminar (YES) as a veritable platform to…

Delta shareholders re-elect directors

Delta Air Lines’ shareholders have voted, among other things, to re-elect the 14 incumbent members of the Board of Directors. At the airline’s annual meeting, shareholders approved an advisory vote…

Aviation firm, AON to meet over airlines’ challenges

By Abel Orukpe  / Correspondent,Lagos The Managing Director, Finum Aviation Services, Engr. Sheri Kyari, has said that the firm would organise a meeting with Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) to look…

Ex Aviation Minister kicks against agencies’ merger

As the Federal Government tinkers with plans to merge aviation agencies in line with Steve Oronsaye-led committee recommendation, former Aviation Minister, Felix Hyat, has kicked against the controversial merger. He…

Curtailing influx of foreign pilots into Nigeria

By Abel Orukpe  / Correspondent, Lagos That majority of the pilots operating in Nigeria today are foreigners is no longer news. The issue that is giving aviation stakeholders, pilots and the…

Petitions may stall NCAA DG’s confirmation

By Abel Orukpe  / Correspondent,Lagos There are indications that  President Goodluck Jonathan may have delayed sending the name of the Director-General designate of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority ( NCAA), Capt…

Dana Air resumes flight to Uyo today

Dana Air said that it would resume operation into Akwa Ibom Airport, Uyo today. According to the Chief Commercial Officer, of Dana Air, Obialor Mbanuzuo, the development would bring about…

No room for unsafe practices in Air Peace – Onyema

No room for unsafe practices in Air Peace – Onyema

After acquiring three aircrafts, Air Peace hopes to secure its Air Operator’s Certificate from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) soon. While other airlines started with a minimum of two…

SAHCOL appeals to FG for zero tariffs on equipment

By Abel Orukpe / Correspondent,Lagos The Managing Director of the Skyways Aviation Handling Company of Nigeria (SAHCOL), Oluropo Owolabi, has called on the Federal Government to extend the zero tariffs granted…

NCAA inaugurates committee to implement Chicago Convention

In line with the recommendation of International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has set up a National Facilitation Committee (NFC) to serve as a vehicle…

Delta Air opens new flight museum

Delta Air Lines has celebrated the grand opening of the new Delta Flight Museum, a 68,000 square-foot facility located at the airline’s headquarters in Atlanta. The museum traces Delta’s history…

FAA, EASA certify Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

United States, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) have certified Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner for commercial service. Boeing is now in the final stages of preparing…

Dana crash: Ground victim cries for compensation two years after

Dana crash: Ground victim cries for compensation two years after

Stories by Abel Orukpe Correspondent,Lagos   Two years after Dana Air MD 83 aircraft crashed on June 3, 2012, at the Iju-Ishaga area of Lagos, killing 153 passengers on board…

Mish Aviation tackles dearth of pilots in Africa

The Chief Executive Officer of Mish Aviation Flying School, Ghana, Capt. Ibrahim Mshelia, says the school has graduated over 30 pilots and that there are plans to increase the capacity…

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