After 24 hours shutdown, Arik Air yesterday resumed scheduled flight services on several routes across the country.The development was on the heels of a late Thursday's meeting and resolutions between the airlines' management and aggrieved workers unions that had forced a shutdown two days ago.
Being seen above the clouds - Perception of Business Aviation in West Africa and how to affect it
The first time I realised that private jets had become an essential or indispensable business tool in our region was when I had a series of meetings with successful mining companies in Western Australia some years ago.
FAAN, Cross River government declare Calabar airport unsafe for planes
Following alleged illegal activities around the Margaret Ekpo International Airport, the Federal Airport Authourity of Nigeria (FAAN) and Cross River State government have declared that the airport is no longer safe for planes to land.
First Nation suspends operations over low patronage on Kaduna route
Low passenger turnout on the Lagos-Kaduna-Lagos route has forced First Nation Airways to suspend operations.The airline that has lately been frequent on Lagos-Abuja-Lagos route, flying two Airbuses, said the market has not been the same since traffic....
Union threatens to disrupt Aero Contractors’ operations
The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) has threatened to disrupt Aero Contractors’ operations by Monday, if the airline refuses to recall over 700 workers sacked recently.
New landing systems approved for 11 airports
Smarting from nationwide flight disruptions last December and early January, the Federal Government has concluded plans to deploy new Instrument Landing Systems (ILS) in at least 11 airports nationwide.
Operator okays Kaduna Airport logistics
Managing Director (MD) of Dana Air, Jacky Hathiramani, yesterday commended the Federal Government over upgrade of Kaduna Airport, to serve as alternative for the temporarily closed Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
Africa’s freight demand up by 24.3%
International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose by 6.9 per cent in January 2017 compared to the year-earlier period.
Travel agencies brainstorm on tourism potential at March 21 Lagos AGM
Travel agencies in the country are set to brainstorm and map out potential in the tourism sector that can help the economy especially at a time of recession.
'Why Abuja-bound foreign airlines will divert to Kaduna Airport'
What happened was that I told Lufthansa in Frankfurt and British Airways that first and foremost, we are in the time of need but not stupid, to have closed down Abuja and open Kaduna. The decision bothers on safety.