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Expert warns against allowing airlines to import aircraft

Expert warns against allowing airlines to import aircraft

By Abel Orukpe – Lagos Managing Director of Capital Airlines, Amos Akpan, has warned the Federal Government against granting airline operators approval to import aircrafts into Nigeria in order to save…

New cargo terminals ready in 16 months – FAAN

The Managing Director of FAAN, Engr Saleh Dunoma, has said that the six fresh Cargo Terminals being constructed across Nigeria will be completed in 16 months. He said the completion…

‘Merger of aviation agencies, ill-timed, ill-conceived’

By Abel Orukpe – Lagos As the planned merger of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) and the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) by the Federal Government…

NAHCo promises customers excellent service

Managing Director of the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCo) Aviance, Kayode Oluwasegun-Ojo, has said that the ground handling company would not spare any effort at providing excellent service to its…

IATA wants stricter laws for unruly passengers

The Director General, International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments to ratify important changes to the Tokyo Convention 1963, which were agreed at a diplomatic conference in Montreal,…

The airplane & the mystery (2)

The logic was further strengthened by the fact the four-engine B747 had already shown that it could lose two engines out over an ocean and still make it back to…

The airplane & the mystery (2)

The airplane & the mystery (2)

The logic was further strengthened by the fact the four-engine B747 had already shown that it could lose two engines out over an ocean and still make it back to…

NAHCO endows professorial chair in aviation economics

NAHCO endows professorial chair in aviation economics

Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCo) Aviance has endowed a professorial chair in Aviation Economics at the Bayero University, Kano. According to the Chairman of the Company, Alhaji Suleman Yahyah, who…

NCAA, NAMA, NIMET merger, dead on arrival?

NCAA, NAMA, NIMET merger, dead on arrival?

By Abel Orukpe Correspondent, Lagos Expectedly, the planned merger of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), and the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET), by the Federal…

Delta Airlines relocates key business flights to join Virgin Atlantic

Delta Airlines relocates key business flights to join Virgin Atlantic

Stories by Abel Orukpe Correspondent,Lagos   Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic Airways have marked another major step forward in their partnership as Delta relocates some of its key services…

Need to set up aircraft repair centres in Nigeria

Need to set up aircraft repair centres in Nigeria

By Abel Orukpe  /  Lagos   Aircraft maintenance hangar Over the years, stakeholders and aviation analysts have been clamouring for the establishment of Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facilities, which is…

Captain Theo Onu Aviation Consultant

The airplane & the mystery (1) On the third week and counting, the coordinated search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 has highlighted some interesting facts about the world and…

Why business aviation thrives in Nigeria – AON

By Abel Orukpe  / Lagos The Chairman of Air Operators of Nigeria (AON), Capt. Nogie Meggison has said that the time saving nature of business aviation, its on-time departure and arrival…

FAAN denies int’l carriers need bribe to operate

Contrary to speculations in some quarters that United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based airline; Emirates airlines has not commenced operations to Abuja because it did not bribe key government officials, the Federal…

Malaysia Airline crash: Lessons for other nations

By Abel Orukpe   –   Lagos   The Malaysia flight MH370 On March 8, 2014, Malaysia airline aircraft Boeing 777-200ER, flight MH370 flying from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Beijing…

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