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Four travel agencies merge

Four travel agencies merge

By Abel Orukpe  / Correspondent, Lagos   As part of  the strategy to make more sales, provide customers with better service and have good bargain from airlines, four major players in…

Air Peace to partner banks, hotels, others to market airline

Ahead of its inaugural flight and as part of efforts to promote safety culture, Air Peace, a new entrant into the airline business has said that it would partner with…

Aviation experts advocate zero free accident, safety culture

Experts in the aviation industry have advocated for a zero free accident and safety culture in the aviation industry through the implementation of proactive and predictive Safety Management System (SMS)…

Associated Airline and its insurance company

Associated Airline and its insurance company

By Abel Orukpe  /  Correspondent, Lagos   Associated Airline was one of the domestic airlines in the country prior to the October 3, 2013 accident. The airline was established in…

Experts to discuss challenges to aviation security

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), said that Aviation Security (AVSEC) experts will be gathering in Washington to discuss issues about conflict zones and improving border control and airport processes…

Stakeholders divided over planned national carrier

By Abel Orukpe  /  Correspondent, Lagos   As the Federal Government commenced talks with private investors on the proposed national carrier, opinions are divided among stakeholders in the aviation industry…

Nigeria Aviation at 54: Little achievements, huge challenges

Nigeria Aviation at 54: Little achievements, huge challenges

By Abel Orukpe  -  Correspondent, Lagos   The Nigerian aviation industry at 54 like other spheres of life has gone through good, bad and worst situations. Again, like other things…

Arik Air unveils ‘Affinity Wings’ programme

Arik Air unveils ‘Affinity Wings’ programme

As part of efforts to satisfy the yearnings of its customers, Arik Air has launched a frequent flyer programme: Arik Affinity Wings. Unveiling the programme at the  airline’s headquarter at…

Airbus A350 wins European safety approval

European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), Europe’s aviation regulator has awarded safety approval for the Airbus A350, completing the regulatory steps needed for the aircraft to start flying passengers. According to…

NCAA hails Ortom over role in FAA Cat 1 audit

As stakeholders in the aviation industry and Nigerians continue to celebrate the retention of the United States, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Category one status, the Acting Director General, the Nigerian…

Over 40% air accidents are weather related – Expert

Stories by Abel Orukpe  / Correspondent, Lagos   The former Director, Weather Services, Nigeria Meteorological Agency(NIMET),Chief Thaddeus Obidike has said that statistics has shown that over 40 per cent of air…

Domestic airlines spend fortunes to maintain aircraft abroad – Bankole

Domestic airlines spend fortunes to maintain aircraft abroad – Bankole

 Med-View Airlines, one of the leading domestic airlines in Nigeria last week commenced regional flight to Accra, the Ghanaian capital. In this interview with newsmen shortly after the aircraft Boeing…

NTSB blames pilot errors, fatigue for 2013 UPS crash

National Transportation Safety Board(NTSB)has said that the fatal crash of a United Parcel Service(UPS) cargo plane at an Alabama airport last year, which made the aircraft to  clip trees and…

Ambassador assures Med-View, others of FG’s support

The Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana, Ambassador, Ademola Onafowokan, has stated that the Federal Government will continue to support any Nigerian company doing business in Ghana and other countries in…

NCAA insists on autonomy, synergy airlines

By Abel Orukpe  / Correspondent, Lagos   The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has said that for the country to sustain safety in its aviation sector, there must be an effective,…

IATA calls for intra –Africa air connectivity

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) African Aviation Day called for the need for intra-African air connectivity to spread economic and social prosperity across the continent. IATA noted that the…

UAS to provide flight, ground support in Nigeria, Ghana, others

By Abel Orukpe  / Correspondent, Lagos   As part of its continuing expansion in Africa, leading international trip support provider United Aviation Services (UAS), has recruited a number of industry experts…

NAHCo good partner in FG agro-export business – Chidoka

Aviation Minister, Mr. Osita Chidoka, has said that the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc(NAHCo Aviance),would be a great partner in the Federal Government’s agro – based export programme. This is…

Passengers’ demands will determine fate of SAA – Munetsi

South African Airways(SAA) is one of the leading airlines in Africa. The Regional General Manager, Africa and Middle East, Mr. Aaron Munetsi, in this interview with newsmen spoke about  plans…

BA, Iberia unveil reward for Nigerian travel consultants

British Airways and its sister airline, Iberia said  they have made plans to give its travel consultants in Nigeria a special yuletide with bumper rewards of elite shopping experience. According…

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