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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…

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…

Immigration introduces new measure to monitor officers at Lagos airport

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos,  has tagged the counters of all its officers, as part of the efforts to…

Warehouse closure: Danger looms, as uncleared cargoes liter airport tarmac

Danger may be looming at the tarmac of the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, following the littering of  cargos that were brought in by international airlines…

We are not going under – Discovery Air boss

We are not going under – Discovery Air boss

Chairman, Discovery Air, Engr. Babatunde Babalola, in an interview with select journalists gave reasons why one of its aircraft had to go for C- Check few weeks after it commenced…

Why we increased frequency on Enugu, Benin, others – Ndulue

Arik Air said it decided to increase its capacity in key domestic routes to cope with passengers’ demands and give travelers more options for same day return trips. The Managing…

Expert asks FAAN, NCAA to register agents at Lagos Airport

Stories by Abel Orukpe  / Correspondent, Lagos   To forestall future crisis between clearing agents under the umbrella of Association of Nigerian License Customs Agents (ANLCA) and Nigeria Customs Service (NCS),…

We see growth in Nigerian aviation market – Delta Airline

As Delta Airline marks the seventh year anniversary in Nigeria, the airline’s Commercial Manager East and West Africa, Bobby Bryan, has said that the Nigerian aviation market has potentials for…

FG, agents, lose billions of Naira over BBA closure

The freight and forwarding agents under the aegis of the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders,(NAGAFF),  at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport,(MMA), Lagos, has said that…

Aeronautical charges and Nigerian domestic airlines

By Abel Orukpe  / Correspondent, Lagos   The Federal Government, through the Aviation Minister, Osita Chidoka on November 4, 2014 constituted a  committee on aeronautical charges paid by domestic airline operators…

Aviation to contribute $53.1b to Dubai’s economy

Emirates Airline, Dubai Airports and the aviation sector as a whole contributed $26.7 billion to the Dubai economy in 2013, which was almost 27 per cent of Dubai’s Gross Domestic…

Dana Air to consolidate domestic routes

• Commences regional operation 2015   Dana Air has said that it is stronger and better positioned to further expand and consolidate across the domestic routes just as it also…

FG urged to review multiple entry points granted foreign airlines

Stories by Abel Orukpe  / Correspondent, Lagos   The Managing Director of Medview Airline, Alhaji Muneer Bankole, has appealed to the Federal Government to review the multiple entry points granted foreign…

NAMA requires 600 ATCs to man airspace – NATCA President

NAMA requires 600 ATCs to man airspace – NATCA President

Stories by Abel Orukpe  / Correspondent, Lagos   Nigerian Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA), an umbrella body for Air Traffic Controllers (ATCs) in the country has disclosed that the Nigerian Airspace…

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