Airlines’ financial status, COVID-19 losses stir controversy
The actual financial status of operating local airlines and how much they lost to the COVID-19 pandemic disruption is a subject of controversy among stakeholders.
Cautious optimism as Nigeria tackles aeropolitics
Call it a child of necessity and you would not be wrong. The Federal Government recently hinted on a tit-for-tat work plan for the aviation sector, to pay back countries that were lately ‘unfriendly’ with Nigerian carriers.
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
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…
Local airlines reduce operations by 60 per cent, scrap meals
Ahead of resumption of flights following the closure precipitated by the coronavirus outbreak, local airlines yesterday said operations had been reduced by 60 per cent and in-flight catering scrapped as part of measures to cope with the crisis.
Onyema denies presidential ambition in 2023
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Allen Onyema, has denied nursing presidential ambition. He stated this while responding to an online poster...
The making of four-year zero-accident in local aviation
Even by the global standards, the last four years have a milestone for local aviation. In an industry where very seconds counts, for one to have gone on over 1460 days...
Air Peace boss canvasses massive investment in agriculture
Mr Allen Onyema, CEO, Air Peace has underscored the need for massive investment in Nigeria’s agricultural sector to achieve the Federal Government’s diversification goal.
Air Peace to open Ibadan, Abuja, Kano, Owerri routes
As part of its no-city-left-behind initiative, Air Peace airlines has concluded plans to open the Ibadan route via direct flights connecting the city to Abuja, Kano and Owerri.