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.
Airlines retain ticket rates amid end to 5% VAT
Air travellers expecting marginal review of fares following the recent removal of mandatory five per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) on transportation may have to wait longer.
‘Imperatives of cooperation, strong carriers for open sky’
Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative (ASRTI), the think-tank group of the air travel sector in Nigeria, has called on regulators and operators in the industry to close ranks and evolve strong carriers to enable Nigeria benefit in the open sky dispensation.
Experts canvass 20 planes per airline to force merger, competitiveness
Experts in the aviation industry have canvassed a minimum of 20 aircraft in the fleet of each local airline operating in the country to boost capacity, competitiveness and attract investors.
Nigeria Airways retirees: endless wait for a funeral’s closure
Since the defunct national carrier, Nigeria Airways closed shop in 2003, about 6,000 ex-workers of the outfit have continued to wait on the Federal Government to pay their entitlements