NCAA warns pilots, airlines over adverse weather
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has warned pilots to be wary of severe thunderstorms and other hazardous weather changes during the rainy season.
Airlines record 73% traffic slump amid restrictions, quarantine
Airlines in Nigeria and other African countries have recorded 73.7 per cent slump in passenger traffic for the month of March 2021. The downturn, though a global trend, is not unconnected with travel restrictions and quarantine in many countries.
Hurdles for air travellers as nations okay vaccine passport
Despite vaccine hesitancy over issues of efficacy and side effects, as well as procurement challenges, more countries, airlines, and destinations have endorsed the COVID-19 vaccine passport regime...
FX scarcity cripples local airlines, spike airfares
The foreign exchange (FX) liquidity crisis is eating deeper into the daily operations of the local airlines, causing airlines’ capacity to dwindle and hitting up airfares...
Travel agencies adopt four airlines for continental free trade
Travel agencies in the country have adopted four foreign airlines as trade partners in the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) era.
Airlines plan ‘travel pass’ for travellers
Airlines are considering a standard ‘travel pass’ criteria for international air travellers in the COVID-19 era.
Hurdles await travellers as airlines enforce new safety protocols
Nigerians embarking on international trips should brace up for fresh COVID-19 safety measures and chaotic flight schedules if they are lucky to find carriers on their scheduled routes...
18 local airlines share N4b aviation intervention fund
The Federal Government has shared an N4 billion aviation intervention fund among 18 scheduled and non-scheduled carriers. The Guardian learned that the grant was thrown open to all operators with valid air operating certificates...