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Barring a special intervention, local air travellers should brace up for another round of airfare hikes this festive season, alongside a high probability of flight delays and cancellations nationwide.
Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative (ASRTI) has endorsed plan by the Lagos State government to build an airport in the Lekki axis, to cater for the surging population and businesses around the Lekki industrial layout.
Aviation stakeholders have urged the Federal Government and the Ministry of Aviation to think outside the box for sustainable solutions to defray foreign airlines’ trapped funds and the foreign exchange liquidity crisis.
Experts in the aviation sector, yesterday, bemoaned insecurity in the country, advocating multi-layer security mechanism to safeguard nationwide airports from terrorists.
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi (Ojaja II), has rallied governments at all levels, especially in the South West, to pay keen attention to road infrastructure, culture and tourism development.
The Federal Government has defended the multiple entry points it granted to foreign airlines, saying it will generate revenue for the country.
12 Nov 2021
Nigerian flag carrier, Air Peace, recently marked its seventh anniversary in the local sector where startups rarely see the sixth birthday or more.
23 Jul 2021
Despite a rebound in passenger traffic since flights resumed a year ago, scheduled airlines are struggling to cope with poor aviation infrastructure that has not seen repair or upgrade in several years.
14 May 2021
About three years after its unveiling in London, the Federal Government has relived hope of the new national carrier with a funding offer above $250 million.
23 Apr 2021
Federal Government’s approval of N10.5 billion worth of projects to a couple of airports awaiting concession has raised an eyebrow among stakeholders in the industry.
20 Jan 2021
Aviation stakeholders have expressed worry over the quality of aviation fuel airlines use locally, especially its exposure to contaminants within the supply chain. The concern is not unconnected with recent findings that linked some air crashes and contaminated fuel.
4 Dec 2020
Bickering over the right amount of bailout to inject into aviation and revival of local airlines has taken more time than necessary. But as financial liquidity is critical, so too is the imperative of enabling...