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17 Apr 2015
Air Peace airline has expressed readiness to go into code sharing with any of the airlines that is ready to do business with it than merger. According to the Chairman, Air Peace, Allen Onyema , “We can go into code-sharing with any airline that wants to do business with us.
17 Apr 2015
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has launched its prototype conflict zone risk information repository recently, responding directly to Member State recommendations, which came out of the United Nations agency’s High-level Safety Conference in February.
17 Apr 2015
Some airlines globally seem to stop kids under 12 years old from being seated in their first or business class cabin, probably to ensure quiet and peaceful flights for other passengers onboard.
20 Mar 2015
Africa World Airlines (AWA), Ghanaian based regional carrier, has held a brand strategy and brain storming meeting with top travel agents in an effort to further build its market share in the Nigerian air travel space and to promote greater loyalty among its customers.
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…

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