Local airline opens Lagos-Johannesburg operations
All is set for the Air Peace airlines’ inaugural flight to open the Lagos-Johannesburg direct scheduled flight services.
Air travel records low COVID-19 infections with 44 total cases
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has demonstrated the low incidence of in-flight COVID-19 transmission with an updated tally of published cases.
FG moves to prevent job losses in Aviation sector
The Federal Government has called for social dialogue between the employers and the employees in the Aviation industry to prevent job losses.
NLC urges Air Peace, others to reinstate sacked workers within 2 weeks
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged the management of Turkish Air, Air Peace and Bristow Helicopters to reinstate all the sacked workers within two weeks.
Airline sacks 75 pilots over financial constraints
Indigenous airline, Air Peace, yesterday sacked 75 pilots, citing financial difficulties posed by the COVID-19 era. Some of the affected workers, however, claimed that their “sudden” disengagement
Airline operator, pilots spat over pay cut
Pilots in the operations of Air Peace airlines and their management have had a spat over pay cuts that is not unconnected with the dwindling fortunes of local airlines.
Why FG reviewed onboard physical distancing, 70% capacity directives for airlines
Fear of possible increase in local air fares and operators’ resistance to onboard physical distancing have compelled the Federal Government to reconsider an earlier directive that airlines should operate at between 50 and 70 per cent capacity.
Four airlines off to good start, record 70% load factor
It was a fairly impressive turnout at both Lagos and Abuja local airports, yesterday, as four of the eight operating local airlines restarted operations with an average load factor of 70 per cent.
Five airlines restart flights amid strict protocol
Barring last-minute changes, at least five of the nine local commercial airlines will this morning take to the skies in a restart of scheduled flight services following three months
Saving local airlines amid pandemic, aeropolitics
World airlines are revving up to return to recovery path after months of lockdown. Amid uncertainties, stiffer competition awaits the scramble for the depleted market. In all of these, protecting the local airlines should not be an afterthought of both the government and regulators. WOLE OYEBADE writes. Global airlines are once again taking to the…