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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…

Port Harcourt Airport manager warns workers against sharp practices

The Regional General Manager, South South and South East of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mrs Ebere Okoye, has warned workers at the Port Harcourt International Airport (PHIA)…

IATA calls for strong partnership to build global infrastructure

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called for a partnership approach guided by clearly defined success factors to build the global infrastructure needed for aviation to continue supporting economic…

Chidoka tasks, pilots, engineers to uphold safety standard

Aviation Minister, Osita Chidoka has tasked  members of National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers(NAAPE) to continue to maintain safety standard already in place in the aviation sector just as…

FG should assist domestic airlines with soft loans – Discovery Air boss

The Managing Director of Discovery Air, Capt Muhammed Abdulsalami at the commencement of operation on the Port Harcourt and Uyo routes told a select journalists in an  interview that aviation…

Why NAHCo was selected among best 50 brands

Brand Nigeria Journal has said that Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc (NAHCo) Aviance was selected as one of the best 50 companies in the country because of its market acceptability,…

Delta Air Lines forecasts revenue of $4b

Delta Air Lines has forecast pre-tax revenue in excess of $4 billion by the end of year 2014 and pre-tax income of $1.6 billion for the month of the September…

NCAA urged to stay policy on start-up aircraft

By Abel Orukpe  / Correspondent, Lagos   The President, Aviation Round Table (ART), Capt Dele Ore, has said that there is nothing wrong with the policy  in the Nigeria Civil Aviation…

How far can Air Peace go?

How far can Air Peace go?

By Abel Orukpe  /  Correspondent, Lagos   The hope of airlines in Nigeria having larger fleet in future before commencing flight operations is beginning to take shape with the emergence…

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…

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