Stakeholders seek Fly Nigeria Act to rescue airlines
Stakeholders in the aviation industry have relived the imperative of the Fly Nigeria Act to return the local airlines to profitability and saved them from collapse.
‘Imperatives of cooperation, strong carriers for open sky’
Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative (ASRTI), the think-tank group of the air travel sector in Nigeria, has called on regulators and operators in the industry to close ranks and evolve strong carriers to enable Nigeria benefit in the open sky dispensation.
13th Akwaaba African travel market, fair opens in Lagos
Akwaaba Travel Market, the biggest travel and tourism fair in West Africa, is set to open in Lagos, on Sunday, September, 10, 2017. The fair, being the 13th edition
Akwaaba Travel Market 2017: Foremost aviation expert, Gbenga Olowo joins speakers
An Economist and business administrator with uninterrupted cognate experience in aviation sector, Olowo who is also the president of Aviation Round Table (ART), will be speaking on the topic: “2016: Commercial Aviation Accident Free Year.
‘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.
‘Harsh operating environment behind airlines’ distress’
Experts in the aviation sector have blamed the challenges facing domestic airlines in the country on harsh operating environment.