Great expectations after mixed fortunes in local air transport
The disappointments of 2019 were indeed glaring. But the marginal growth in the air transport business was fairly comforting and reassures a better 2020 – if the decision-makers are willing.
An infant industry and life support mechanism
Airlines globally rely on the government’s buffer to weather turbulence as they come. But in more stormy climates, strategic incentives for struggling operators should not be a hard sell to the local authorities.
Local aviation needs development policies, 10-year plan
Until the leadership of the aviation sector draws up a 10-year master plan of action as informed by a clear vision for its development, the industry will continue to lag behind, experts have said.
‘How civil aviation board will end unfair competition in air travel’
The former Director of Operations, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Capt. Henry Omeogu, has urged the Federal Government...
Group faults N8.5b budget allocation for Nigeria Air
The Aviation Security Round Table Initiative (ASRTI) yesterday faulted Federal Government’s allocation of N8.5 billion for the proposed national carrier in the 2019 appropriation bill.
ASRTI canvasses promotion of tourism destinations
Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative (ASRTI) has called on government at all levels and private sectors to promote tourism and make Nigeria a tourism destination.
Stakeholders okay firearms for aviation security
The Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative (ASRTI) has rallied behind the Federal Government’s plan to arm Aviation Security (AVSEC) officials at airports nationwide.
Stakeholders seek Fly Nigeria Act to rescue airlines
Stakeholders in the aviation industry have relived the imperative of the Fly Nigeria Act to return the local airlines to profitability and saved them from collapse.