The Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, has begged Nigerian airlines to suspend the planned shutdown of operations from Monday over the high cost of aviation fuel from N190 to N700 per litre.
About two months after it opened amid glitz and glamour, the new ultra-modern terminal at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) has failed to draw foreign airlines’ patronage.
Global airlines have recorded an upswing in passenger traffic recovery despite the effects of the Russia-Ukrainian crisis.
Operators and industry experts have warned that massive flight disruption awaits summer travellers this season, with a possible yearlong effect on the sector.
Six local airlines, yesterday, agreed to shelve rivalry as they entered into a commercial alliance on mutual support in the area of operation.
World airlines, yesterday, projected full industry recovery in 2024, with the sector ferrying as much as four billion passengers yearly like it did pre-COVID-19.
These are not the best of times for many Nigerians going by the rising costs of goods and services, just as local airlines, yesterday, raised the alarm over a massive spike at price
World airlines have rallied governments to relax travel restrictions as COVID-19 continues to evolve from the pandemic to endemic stage.
Local airlines have urged the Federal Government to reciprocate more against foreign aeropolitics, especially in defense of the local industry and its operators.
The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has commenced the implementation of Free Routing Airspace (FRA) to enhance airspace efficiency and reduce operational cost to airlines.
Global airlines have expressed worry over fresh impositions of travel bans and flight restrictions as governments race to prevent the spread of COVID-19 Omicron variant.
Global airlines have called on governments to adopt simple, predictable and practical measures to safely and efficiently facilitate the ramping-up of international travel as borders re-open.