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2 days ago
Amid Federal Government’s push for a new national carrier, stakeholders have rallied behind the flag-carrier option. They said renewed support for local airlines will deepen their aerial presence
3 days ago
The Senate Committee on Aviation, yesterday, made a U-turn on its directive ordering the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to suspend the process of awarding Air Operating Certificate (AOC) to NG Eagle airline.
15 Oct
The Senate Committee on Aviation, yesterday, ordered the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to suspend the process of awarding the Air Operating Certificate (AOC) to a new airline, NG Eagle.
12 Oct
About three months after the implementation of zero Value Added Tax (VAT) on commercial aircraft and spare parts, the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has allegedly restored the collection of 7.5 per cent VAT and sundry charges from operators.
8 Oct
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has reported that air travellers are increasingly frustrated with the COVID-19 travel restrictions.
8 Oct
The House of Representatives has temporarily stalled the implementation of new safety threshold handling rates that were recently approved for indigenous and international carriers.
8 Oct
About five years after its takeover, Aero Contractors has shown signs of rebound with the acquisition of two Airbus 320 aircraft.
6 Oct
The International Air Transport Association (IATA), yesterday, bemoaned the slow pace of vaccination and travel restrictions in Nigeria and other African countries
1 Oct
About six months after it was due for opening, the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) has stalled work on the new terminal at Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos.
1 Oct
Emirates SkyCargo, a leader in the air transport of temperature sensitive pharmaceuticals, has moved over 400 million kilos of pharmas, marking an important operational milestone.
30 Sep
The move by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) to birth a new airline, NG Eagle, from the assets of Arik Air has stirred a controversy among various aviation unions.
28 Sep
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has concluded plans to shut down operations at the Kebbi airport over debt in excess of N33 million.
24 Sep
Signs of cracks in the plan to concession four international airports emerged recently when the Federal Government advertised an extension in the timeline for the submission of bids for their takeover.

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