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.
Bid Nigeria Air goodbye!
It has been two years since the Federal Government unveiled the national carrier project at the Farnborough Air-show in London, United Kingdom.
Fresh concerns for operators as five airports reopen June 21
The Federal Government’s plan to reopen the airspace to local flight operations beginning from June 21 may delight members of the public, but not the airline operators.
Boeing boss predicts difficult recovery for industry
The Chief Executive Officer of Boeing, Dave Calhoun, has predicted that the post-COVID-19 recovery for aviation might take as much as five years.
Shutdown to cost airlines $252 billion as IATA reiterates bailout
Airlines yesterday, reviewed the cost of airspace shutdown, pushing potential losses from $113 billion to $252 billion, as passenger revenue
Government searches for contacts of five new coronavirus suspects
Nigeria took sweeping measures yesterday to check the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as the country and the rest of the world continued to face last-minute disruptions
Airline Group acquires Air Europe for €1 billion
The International Airlines Group (IAG), yesterday, signed an agreement to purchase Spanish carrier, Air Europa, for €1 billion (N401 billion). The deal was announced by the Group, Tuesday, and if the relevant approvals go ahead, this would be the group’s third Spanish airline behind Iberia and Vueling.
‘No local airline can survive 26% interest rate, regulatory hostility, dirty aeropolitics for long’
Air Peace Airlines, in a manner quite unusual of private indigenous carriers worldwide, is blazing the trail in the much-labeled ‘toxic’ operating environment in Nigeria. The airline, in less than five years of entry, has acquired a fleet of 26 aircraft, among which are three Boeing 777 airplanes for international services, and has a placed firm order for 40 brand new planes that are due for delivery early 2020.
Airlines seek rapid infrastructure development for growth
International airlines have urged governments around the world to support aviation growth with requisite infrastructure, especially the provision of airports. The airlines, under the aegis of International Air Transport Association (IATA), said the problem is that more people want to fly than airports have the capacity to accommodate. Speaking at the CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory…