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International air passengers grow by 3.6% – IATA

International air passengers grow by 3.6% – IATA

The International Air Traffic Association(IATA) stated that growth in international air passengers rose 3.6  per cent in November compared to a year ago, showing no improvement on October performance of…

Aviation union embraces new tenure policy

Aviation union embraces new tenure policy

By Abel Orukpe Correspondent, Lagos   As Federal Government agencies retires general managers on level 17 who have been in the position for eight years ,the National Union of Air Transport…

We handle 80% of domestic airlines – SAHCOL boss

We handle 80% of domestic airlines – SAHCOL boss

Recently, the Managing Director of the Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCOL), Mr Olu Owolabi, addressed the media, where he spoke on some of the issues affecting the company, one of…

Chidoka to deliver 44th convocation lecture at University of Nigeria

Aviation Minister, Chief Osita Chidoka, is to deliver a lecture at the forthcoming 44th Convocation of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State. The convocation, which takes place at the…

Arik Air to resume flights operation to Cotonou, Douala Jan 19

Arik Air to resume flights operation to Cotonou, Douala Jan 19

Managing Director of Arik Air, Mr Chris Ndulue has said that the airline will  resume flight to Cotonou, Benin Republic and Douala, Cameroon from Monday, January 19, 2015. The resumption…

Inadequate landing aids limit airlines’ operations to airports – NATCA

Inadequate landing aids limit airlines’ operations to airports – NATCA

By Abel Orukpe  / Correspondent, Lagos   The Nigerian Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) has said that the reasons why airlines find it difficult to land  at airports across the country…

The ordeal of ex-Nigeria Airways workers, 11 years after liquidation

By Abel Orukpe / Correspondent, Lagos    Introduction That Nigeria doesn’t appreciate its workers and the efforts they made while they worked compared to what obtains in  other countries, is no…

Aviation expert tasks FG on training of safety personnel

Aviation expert tasks FG on training of safety personnel

By Andrew Airahuobhor  / Correspondent, Lagos   As Nigeria begins a new calendar year, the Federal Government has been called upon to make the training of personnel in the safety critical…

Delta Airlines names newest board members

Delta Airlines names newest board members

Delta Airlines Board of Directors has named Sergio Rial, as its newest board member. Before his appointment, Sergio served as Chief Executive Officer of Marfrig Global Foods, a multinational company…

IRS crash, transportation of EVD, top 2014 aviation episodes

By Abel Orukpe / Correspondent, Lagos    The year 2014 is one of the remarkable years in the history of the Nigerian aviation industry as it recorded only one air accident…

We introduced Arik Explorer to satisfy customers needs – Omojafor

We introduced Arik Explorer to satisfy customers needs  – Omojafor

The Managing Director of Arik Explorer, Mr. Kencho Omojafor, has said that the airline’s travel package was introduced to provide quality service to the various target customers with a view…

ICAO report exposes Uganda’s CAA inefficiencies

The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has used words such as “inconsistent, inefficient and insufficient” in its four paged urgent recommendation to expose the poor performance of the Uganda Civil…

Ex-Airways workers urge FG to pay their entitlements

Stories by Abel Orukpe  , Correspondent, Lagos   After over a decade of the liquidation of Nigeria Airways Limited (NAL), ex- workers of the national carrier have appealed to the Federal…

Promoting intra-Africa air connectivity work

By Abel Orukpe / Correspondent, Lagos  Connecting Europe and other countries of the world by air from Africa is easier compared to connecting one African country to other African countries .In…

BSP: Expert predicts brighter future for airlines, travel agents

The Chief Executive Officer, Rotades Global Investment Services Limited, Mr Iterogba Olurotimi has predicted that the future of the Billing Settlement Plan (BSP) in Nigeria is very promising for airline…

Airlines to post $19.9b profit in 2014, despite fall in oil prices

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said that  airlines are expected to post a collective global net profit of about $19.9 billion in 2014 up from the $18.0 billion projected…

BSP: Expert predicts brighter future for airlines, travel agents

The Chief Executive Officer, Rotades Global Investment Services Limited, Mr Iterogba Olurotimi has predicted that the future of the Billing Settlement Plan (BSP) in Nigeria is very promising for airline…

Arik increases flights to key routes

Arik Air Managing Director, Mr. Chris Ndulue has said that the decision to increase flights in some of the airline’s key routes was due to the demands of the passengers,…

Resolving Customs, agents feud at Lagos Airport

By Abel Orukpe / Correspondent, Lagos   For many years, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and agents under the aegis of Association of Nigerian License Customs Agents (ANLCA) at the international…

SSS probes damage to Air Peace aircraft

SSS probes damage to Air Peace aircraft

Stories by Abel Orukpe  / Correspondent, Lagos   The State Security Service (SSS) is to investigate on how the windshields of three Dornier aircraft designated for the Abuja -Kebbi- Abuja route…

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