Flight diversion, medical emergency cost Emirates up to N300m
A single flight diversion, often due to inflight medical emergencies, costs Emirates Airline an excess of N2.5 to N300 million ($50,000 - $600,000), airline source has said.
Domestic airlines woo passengers to salvage operations
If domestic airlines keep their words, then air travellers in the country are in for special offers ahead of February 14 Valentine’s Day.
Major airlines reject re-routes during Abuja airport closure
International airlines are refusing to fly to an alternative hub when the only airport serving Nigeria's capital shuts down, forcing travellers to make lengthy detours at extra cost.
Made-in-China large passenger plane targets 2017 debut
China's first homegrown big passenger plane will make its maiden voyage in the first half of this year, state media said Monday, as the country seeks to challenge foreign giants Airbus and Boeing.
Local content gains as Omni Helicopters Nigeria debuts
The plight of unemployed pilots in the country is set for an upswing as Omni Helicopters Nigeria launches into the offshore market with local content development plan.
Confusion over U.S. Executive Order on travel ban, IATA seeks clarity
Lack of clarity about President Donald Trump’s “extreme vetting” policies has continued to roil travellers, airlines and foreign governments, as United States’ (U.S.) immigration officials made decisions on the fly about how to apply the directives.
Medview Airline to be listed on NSE on Jan. 31
Medview Airline, one of Nigeria’s fastest growing flag carriers, will be listed by introduction on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Jan. 31, a senior official said on Sunday in Lagos.
Think-tank flays NCAA, FAAN over failed Abuja runway
The ART, however, faulted calls that the ADOWNirport should not be shutdown but managed to allow smaller aircraft to land. It said that out of the 3.6km runway at the Abuja Airport, only 2.4km is currently available.