Olayinka said that the airline had commenced flights to and from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, after the Airport’s timely runway repairs and re-opening.
Condemnation trail Arik’s N387b debt estimate
A groundswell of condemnation has trailed alleged mismanagement Arik Airline following additional revelations by the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) that the former managers systematically plunged the airline into N387 billion debt.
‘Why local airlines lag behind in GDS, travel technology’
Low uptake of emerging technology in the air travel sector has been blamed for poor visibility and stuttering growth of local airlines in the country.The Guardian learnt that local airlines, unlike their foreign counterparts, are either unreceptive or unwilling to pay for technology.....
Nigeria has capacity to create two airports in each state, says Odujinrin
This he said would create thousands of jobs, connectivity and broaden the scope of doing business in the country.According to him, for Nigeria to compete globally, our mind-set needs to change. “We have to believe in ourselves that we can do it.
Abuja runway 96% ready as airport reopens next Wednesday
While workers are busy with finishing touches on the critical infrastructure, local airlines and their foreign counterparts have reopened sales and bookings on the Abuja route.
Airlines, NCAA bicker over N15b debt
Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and its operating airlines are currently bickering over debts owe by the operators. While the apex regulatory body estimates the debt in excess of N15 billion...
Dana, Air Peace win awards
Dana Air has bagged the prestigious Leadership Brand of the Year 2016 award, held recently at the International Conference Centre in Abuja.
Amadeus, Dana Air partner on content
Amadeus, a leading provider of advanced technology solutions for the global travel industry has announced full content agreement with Nigeria’s Dana Air.Under the agreement all Amadeus subscribers in Nigeria and worldwide can now access Dana Air’s full product range...
Genesis Global opens commercial operations with 100% local content
Genesis Global Aviation Limited (GGAL) has acquired the Air Operating Certificate (AOC) to begin commercial helicopter operations with Nigerian pilots.The operations, after rigour of standardisation and award of AOC certificate by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority...
‘Domestic sector lags behind amid passenger traffic growth’
Annual passenger traffic growth in Nigeria notwithstanding, domestic arm of the aviation sector has consistently lagged behind attracting a paltry eight per cent of the weekly total passengers’ seats.
Arik resumes operations as dialogue continues with unions
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.