Airlines lose over N400 million to MMA2 closure
Local airlines yesterday recorded losses in excess of N400 million over the closure of Murtala Muhammed Airport II (MMA2) and disruption of flight activities on Wednesday.
Airlines make alternative flight arrangements as unions continue picketing of MMA2
Airlines operating at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2) Lagos, have been forced to make alternative arrangements to fly their passengers as aviation unions continued their picketing of the terminal on Thursday.
Union issues Bi-Courtney fresh ultimatum over sacked workers
Aviation workers’ union has issued Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL) a two-week fresh ultimatum to either reverse the sack of 26 workers or have the Murtala Muhammed Airport II (MMA2) shut down.
Airports concession: Unions urge FG to consider workers’ interest
Two aviation unions on Monday urged the Federal Government to consider the interest of workers in the sector as it goes ahead with the plan to concession the four major airports in the country. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the unions are: The Air Transport Senior Staff Services Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN)…
Aviation unions threaten strike over N45b Nigeria Airways pension arrears
Workers’ unions in the aviation industry have threatened to shut the airspace and ground all flight activities in protest against the Federal Government’s refusal to pay N45b pension and gratuities of Nigeria Airways ex-workers.
Aviation workers clash over proposed concession of Lagos, Abuja airports
Workers in the aviation sector yesterday clashed in Lagos over the planned concessioning of Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja.
NCAA okays helicopter operations on Abuja route
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) yesterday cleared all duly certified helicopter operators to commence operations in and out of Abuja henceforth.
Closure of Abuja Airport runway will be counter-productive, say aviation unions
Unions in the aviation sector yesterday kicked against the plan by the federal government to close the runway of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja for repairs.
Airfares rise by 100 per cent as workers shut Arik
The plight of air passengers in the country worsened yesterday as Arik Air, the largest airline in West Africa, was shut down by protesting workers.