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Experts to meet in Abu Dhabi over improved airline financial health

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has said that experts in the global aviation industry will meet at the first World Financial Symposium (WFS) to exchange ideas and identify successful…

‘I will not bring back Slok Air without strong partner’

By Abel Orukpe  -  Correspondent, Lagos   As Nigerian domestic airlines fortunes continue to dwindle, coupled with several challenges which slows down their operations, former governor of Abia State, Dr…

Why SAA operates flights to Lagos, Accra, others, despite Ebola

As Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) continues to ravage some countries in the West Africa region, South African Airways (SAA) has said that its decision to continue to operate in West…

When Chidoka inspected Lagos airport projects

By Abel Orukpe  -  Correspondent, Lagos Several Aviation Ministers have inspected the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos but for a very long time none has inspected…

Stakeholders bemoan dwindling fortune of domestic airlines

By Abel Orukpe –  Correspondent, Lagos   The dwindling fortune of domestic airlines operating in the country has become a source of worry for stakeholders in the aviation industry. Stakeholders…

Lufthansa voted Europe’s leading airline

Lufthansa, German Airlines, has been voted “Europe’s leading Airline” at the World Travel Awards for the fourth time in a row. The World Travel Awards is an award for the…

BA awards 6 students NCAT aviation training certificates

British Airways has awarded certificate to six students of the Nigeria College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), who completed the inaugural British Airways’ Leaders of Tomorrow programme, an internship aimed at…

Revisit maintenance hangar issue – Experts urge FG

By Abel Orukpe  -  Lagos   Chief executive officer of Aeroconsult, Engineer Babatunde Obadofin, has called on the Federal Government to revisit the issue of non-availability of Maintenance Repair and Overhaul…

In search of modern airports

In search of modern airports

By Abel Orukpe  / Lagos In 2011, the Federal Government, through the Ministry of Aviation, embarked on the remodelling, expansion and restructuring of airport terminals across the country. The Government also said…

Ore lauds essay competition on aviation

The President of Aviation Round Table (ART), Capt. Dele Ore, has described the National Travel Essay Competition (NTEC 2013/14) and 4th Youth Empowerment Seminar (YES) as a veritable platform to…

Delta shareholders re-elect directors

Delta Air Lines’ shareholders have voted, among other things, to re-elect the 14 incumbent members of the Board of Directors. At the airline’s annual meeting, shareholders approved an advisory vote…

Aviation firm, AON to meet over airlines’ challenges

By Abel Orukpe  / Correspondent,Lagos The Managing Director, Finum Aviation Services, Engr. Sheri Kyari, has said that the firm would organise a meeting with Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) to look…

Ex Aviation Minister kicks against agencies’ merger

As the Federal Government tinkers with plans to merge aviation agencies in line with Steve Oronsaye-led committee recommendation, former Aviation Minister, Felix Hyat, has kicked against the controversial merger. He…

Curtailing influx of foreign pilots into Nigeria

By Abel Orukpe  / Correspondent, Lagos That majority of the pilots operating in Nigeria today are foreigners is no longer news. The issue that is giving aviation stakeholders, pilots and the…

Petitions may stall NCAA DG’s confirmation

By Abel Orukpe  / Correspondent,Lagos There are indications that  President Goodluck Jonathan may have delayed sending the name of the Director-General designate of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority ( NCAA), Capt…

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