The first time I realised that private jets had become an essential or indispensable business tool in our region was when I had a series of meetings with successful mining companies in Western Australia some years ago.
FAAN, Cross River government declare Calabar airport unsafe for planes
Following alleged illegal activities around the Margaret Ekpo International Airport, the Federal Airport Authourity of Nigeria (FAAN) and Cross River State government have declared that the airport is no longer safe for planes to land.
First Nation suspends operations over low patronage on Kaduna route
Low passenger turnout on the Lagos-Kaduna-Lagos route has forced First Nation Airways to suspend operations.The airline that has lately been frequent on Lagos-Abuja-Lagos route, flying two Airbuses, said the market has not been the same since traffic....
New landing systems approved for 11 airports
Smarting from nationwide flight disruptions last December and early January, the Federal Government has concluded plans to deploy new Instrument Landing Systems (ILS) in at least 11 airports nationwide.
‘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.
Africa’s freight demand up by 24.3%
International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose by 6.9 per cent in January 2017 compared to the year-earlier period.
Calabar Airport wins award
Margaret Ekpo International Airport (MEIA), Calabar, has clinched the “Best Airport Cleanliness award” for the year 2016.At the award ceremony recently held, organisers of the event, Nigeria Aviation Awards....
'Why Abuja-bound foreign airlines will divert to Kaduna Airport'
What happened was that I told Lufthansa in Frankfurt and British Airways that first and foremost, we are in the time of need but not stupid, to have closed down Abuja and open Kaduna. The decision bothers on safety.
FAAN inaugurates Anti-Corruption, Transparency Unit
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), says it has inaugurated its Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit (ACTU) to ensure transparency, accountability and good ethical practices.