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FG owes Nigeria Airways N57b outstanding benefits – Abioye

FG owes Nigeria Airways N57b outstanding benefits – Abioye

The Assistant General Secretary, National Union of Air transport Employees (NUATE),Comrade Olayinka Abioye, said it would be a welcome development if the incoming administration of Muhammadu Buhari bring back the…

Pilots, engineers task Buhari on completion of abandoned Uyo hangar facility

Pilots, engineers task Buhari on completion of abandoned Uyo hangar facility

By Abel Orukpe - Correspondent, Lagos   The National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE), an umbrella body for Nigerian pilots and engineers, has called on the President –elect, Muhammadu…

Delta records $594m financial results in Q1

Delta records $594m financial results in Q1

Delta Airlines said it has recorded its best-ever first quarter with adjusted pre-tax income of $594 million for the three months to March 2015, a $150million increase over the same…

ACI, FAAN highlights gains of collaboration among African airports

ACI, FAAN highlights gains of collaboration among African airports

Airport Council International (ACI) and the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) have highlighted the benefits of collaboration among aviation partners to find solutions to the several challenges facing the…

Expert urges travel agents to embrace technology, innovation in business

Expert urges travel agents to embrace technology, innovation in business

President and Chief Executive Officer, Sabre Travel Network West Africa, Mr. Gbenga Olowo, has urged travel agents in the country to embrace the use of technology, innovation and collaboration to…

Revisiting Nigeria Airways Issue: A mere political statement?

Revisiting Nigeria Airways Issue: A mere political statement?

By Abel Orukpe - Correspondent, Lagos    On May 29, 2015, Muhammadu Buhari  will be sworn in as the new president of Nigeria. during electioneering campaign, it was said that the…

Nigeria contributes 50% to capital flight – AON

Nigeria contributes 50% to capital flight – AON

By Abel Orukpe / Correspondent, Lagos   Chairman of the Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON), Capt Noggie Meggison, has said that, Nigeria contributes 50 per cent of the $10billion capital flight…

Aviation union decries domestic airlines short life span

Aviation union decries domestic airlines short life span

The National President of Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association (ATSSSAN), Comrade Benjamin Okewu, said that the union is not comfortable with the rate at which domestic airlines in the…

Qatar Airways named ‘World’s Most Dependable Airline’

Qatar Airways named ‘World’s Most Dependable Airline’

Qatar Airways has been named the “World’s Most Dependable Airline” in a comprehensive study of all major carriers, published by CBS Money Watch and conducted by recognised travel site, Wander…

Increasing number of pilots in cockpit not solution to Germanwings experience – Union scribe

Increasing number of pilots in cockpit not solution to Germanwings experience – Union scribe

By Abel Orukpe / Correspondent, Lagos   The Assistant General Secretary of National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), Comrade Olayinka Abioye has said that increasing the number of pilots in…

Lagos, Abuja Airports to be certified soon – Capt Usman

Lagos, Abuja Airports to be certified soon – Capt Usman

The Director General of Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) Capt. Muhtar Usman in his maiden chat with aviation correspondents spoke on the preparedness of NCAA for the International Civil Aviation…

Business Aviation: Airline operator calls for FG, operators’ collaboration

Business Aviation: Airline operator calls for FG, operators’ collaboration

Managing Director of Overland Airway, Capt Edward Boyo has said that the efforts of the Federal Government, operators and support service providers are essential in driving growth in the business…

Pilots operating in Nigeria don’t have mental challenge – NCAA

Pilots operating in Nigeria don’t have mental challenge – NCAA

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has said that pilots operating in Nigeria have not experienced issues concerning their mental fitness in carrying out their jobs. NCAA’s comment is coming…

SAHCOL boss bags African aviation award

SAHCOL boss bags African aviation award

By Abel Orukpe /  Correspondent, Lagos   Chief Executive Officer of SAHCOL, Mr Oluropo Owolabi has been awarded as a Fellow of the African Institute of Enterprise Development and Management…

The quest for aviation safety

The quest for aviation safety

By Abel Orukpe / Correspondent, Lagos    On February 17, 2014, an Ethiopian  Airline Co-Pilot, Hailemedhin Abera Tegegn , in flight ET702, Boeing 767-300  from Ethiopia to Rome, hijacked and took…

NANTA advocates consolidation for members

NANTA advocates consolidation for members

The National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) has advocated the need for travel agencies in the country to embrace consolidation as it is the practice globally. The National President…

Bank boss laments low investments in aviation industry

Bank boss laments low investments in aviation industry

By Abel Orukpe / Correspondent, Lagos   The Managing Director of Infrastructure Bank PLC, Mr. Adekunle Abdulrazaq Oyinloye, has said that the levels of investments in the aviation industry are low…

Bi-Courtney donates patrol vehicle, others to Airport police

Bi-Courtney donates patrol vehicle, others to Airport police

As part of efforts to further demonstrate its unwavering commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operators of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two (MMA2),Lagos, has…

ICAO monitoring Germanwings investigation – Tyler

ICAO monitoring Germanwings investigation – Tyler

The Chief Executive Officer of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), Tony Tyler, has said that ICAO is closely following developments in the investigation of the Germanwings 9525 tragedy. He…

Overseeing the resurrection of Nigerian railways

Overseeing the resurrection of Nigerian railways

By Augusta Uchediunor   “Today, we are telling the whole universe that our railway that was comatose is fully back…the sleeping giant is awake,” said an elated Dr Bamanga Tukur…

Issues at Aviation Business Executive Forum

Issues at Aviation Business Executive Forum

By Abel Orukpe / Correspondent, Lagos    The Nigerian aviation industry is not where it ought to be, compared to what obtains in other countries that started the journey at the…

Dana Air begins flights operations to Owerri

Dana Air begins flights operations to Owerri

As part of its ongoing domestic route network expansion plans, Dana Air has commenced daily flights to Owerri. The addition of Owerri brings the current route network coverage of the…

NANTA denies responsibility for increase in airfare

NANTA denies responsibility for increase in airfare

By Abel Orukpe / Correspondent, Lagos   The Chairman Board of Trustees (BoT), National Association of Nigeria Travel Agents (NANTA), Mr Akintunde Akala, has said that travel agents in Nigeria are…

Arik partners engine manufacturer to boost indigenous skills

Arik  partners engine manufacturer to boost indigenous skills

Renowned aircraft engine manufacturer, CFM International and Arik Air have commenced discussion on the training of Nigerians on aircraft engine maintenance and repairs. According to Arik Air, it is an…

ASECNA collaborates with NAMA on single African sky

ASECNA collaborates with NAMA on single African sky

A  high level technical team of the Agency for Aerial Navigation Safety in Africa and Madagascar (ASECNA) and the Nigerian Airspace Managing Agency (NAMA) are to collaborate to further enhance…

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