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20 Mar 2015
Lufthansa, German Airlines has disclosed plans to bring business and world aviation standards in terms of quality services and safety to Nigerian passengers The airline disclosed that by December, Lufthansa’s new Premium Economy would be on all flights to and from Nigeria. It added that the passengers of the German airline would also enjoy the new business class on almost all flights before the end of the year, saying that the new First Class has already won accolades in Europe as well as in the United States and is synonymous with the most luxurious form of travel from Lufthansa’s Nigerian gateways.
20 Mar 2015
Last week, Nigeria’s Minister of Aviation, Mr Osita Chidoka was in London. It was an opportunity for him to impress the international community with his plans to grow the budding, but fast-paced Nigerian aviation industry.
20 Mar 2015
Members of the National Association of Air Traffic Engineers (NAAE) have decried the absence of spare parts for equipment across the nation’s airports. Speaking at the occasion marking the 33rd NAAE annual celebration in Lagos, the national president of NAAE Ebenezer Makanjuola, an engineer, explained that the lack of spare parts has negatively affected the performance of equipment at the airports in the country.
20 Mar 2015
The recent development of ‘stowaway’ at Nigeria’s airports being recorded by some airlines is becoming a worrisome trend that stakeholders are querying whether this is fast turning into a challenge of security at the airports, or a threat to flight operations of the airlines.
Air-cargo
5 Mar 2015
FAAN pledges to spearhead cargo development in Nigeria THE shift in the 2015 general elections and travel bans by some European countries are generating so much concern for aviation operators. This is manifesting in their dwindling fortunes, coupled by the declining oil prices in the international market. Acting managing director, Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO)…
5 Mar 2015
CAVERTON Helicopters Limited – a subsidiary of Caverton Offshore Support Group PLC (COSG) has announced that it has signed a Helicopter Charter Service Agreement with Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC). This service provision will cover offshore platforms operated by Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) as well as all flight requests from other NNPC subsidiaries on…
5 Mar 2015
ALL owners of foreign registered privately operated aircraft in the country who have failed to regularise their documentation in conformity with their operational status will face severe sanctions from the regulatory Authority,  Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, (NCAA), which is to commence the regime of stipulated sanctions on the erring operators, said  Capt. Muhtar Usman, the…
5 Mar 2015
AFRICAN airlines have been reported to grow in cargo volumes by 5.2 per cent. While major economies such as Nigeria and South Africa are under-performing, regional trade activity is said to be holding up, which showed capacity to rise by 2.4 per cent, strengthening the load factor.          According to the International…
5 Mar 2015
West and Central Africa largest carrier, Arik Air, has called on the Federal Government to deploy more armed policemen at the nation’s airports to tighten security in view of the growing terror threats around the world particularly nigeria.  The airline made this known last weekend when the new Commissioner of Police, Airport Command, Dorothy Gimba…
5 Mar 2015
The National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) had called off its proposed strike, as the group has reached an agreement with the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) over alleged poor welfare package.    NATCA had issued a statement last week signed by Messrs Victor Egaru and Olawode Banji, President and General Secretary respectively, on its…
5 Mar 2015
CITA Aviation Fueling Company has launched its ultra modern Aviation Fuel Storage and Handling Depot at Murtala Mohammed International Airport. According to the company, the project, which cost about N500m was built with latest edition of filtering technology and has the capacity of about 1.8 million litres with 1.5 million litres dedicated to jet fuel…
5 Mar 2015
AVIATION Ministry’s followership on the social media has gained tremendous increase, since the launch of the Passengers Service Portal on December 8, 2014 by the Minister, Osita Chidoka.  A significant record was set within a month as Twitterfollowers increased, from 29 to 28,439 while the number of Facebook followers moved from 683 to 72,108. This…

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