Whatever it is worth, the last industrial action by a section of aviation workers and attendant collapse of both foreign and local flight services smirk of reckless and destructive unionism that should have no place in a progressive society.
Scorecard of President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration’s performance in the air transport sector was yesterday unveiled, with the government pooling only six per cent success rate in over seven years.
Worried by the plight of airline operators amid harsh economic realities, Chairman United Nigeria Airlines (UNA), Prof. Obiora Okonkwo, has rallied the Federal Government behind a special funding window for the aviation sector.
Rekindled optimism of the Federal Government to float a new national carrier in the twilight of this administration berates sincerity and real national interest. Characteristically, this administration promised more for aviation development than it has delivered and the telltale ...
9 Jan 2020
Flight services across international and local operations are fast being marred by poor visibility and inadequate technology that impede safe operations at some of the airports nationwide.
8 Jan 2020
A recent report launched in London by the Oxford Economics, indicated that the aviation industry contributed $10 billion to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Nigeria and other African countries.
26 Jul 2017
After the Nigerian Airways ceased to operate in 2003, President Olusegun Obasanjo set up a committee to probe those who killed the Nigeria airways and ensure that the culprits were brought to book.
1 Dec 2016
Workers in the yesterday staged a protest march that grounded operations of Bristow Helicopters in Lagos, Port Harcourt and Eket.