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.
Test certificate fraud rocks COVID-19 air travel protocol
One month after international flights resumed in Nigeria, allegations of fraud and test certificate racketeering trail foreign air travels.
How FAAN, airlines stalled plans to resume flight operations
Covering gaps at airports may take another 90 days, say experts Postponing resumption of commercial flight operations earlier scheduled for June 21 (yesterday) has been hinged on unpreparedness of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and some local airlines. The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) disclosed that the approved five airports under FAAN were…
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.
Stakeholders hinge execution of safety recommendation on cooperation
Until the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) and Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) fully cooperate, there may not be effective implementation of safety recommendation in the industry.
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.
Stakeholders hinge quality operations on service level agreements
Until aviation service providers and operators embrace and operate by the rules of Service Level Agreements (SLAs), the industry may continue
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.