Onboard physical distancing to spike air fares by 50 per cent
The economic implication of physical distancing onboard and attendant vacant middle seats has been estimated to cost the industry more and therefore not sustainable.
Aviation authority to certify airlines for post-lockdown restart
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has issued a post-COVID-19 restart advisory circular, containing protocol for the scheduled carrier.
Emirates predicts 18-month lull in air demand
Gulf aviation giant Emirates said Sunday it would take at least 18 months for travel demand to return to "a semblance of normality", despite reporting bumper pre-pandemic profits.
Experts seek review, sustainability measures as airports reopen Friday
Aviation stakeholders have urged the Federal Government to constitute a committee to review the aviation sector and its sustainability in the coronavirus era.
Airlines rally government, regulators to post-restriction plan
Airlines have urged governments and civil aviation regulators to begin post-restriction and recovery plans to get the aviation industry out of the woods. The airlines, under the aegis of the International Air Transport Association (IATA)
FG extends airport shutdown by two weeks as UK evacuates 213
The Federal Government yesterday extended the shutdown of airports nationwide by another two weeks. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, who disclosed this via his Twitter account
Airlines count losses as normal flight services resume
A week-long of flight disruption in both local and international operations nationwide has cost the airlines losses in excess of billions of naira.
Aviation faces plunge as Air Peace boss battles fraud charges
Hard times could hit the local air travel sector following fraud and money-laundering allegations against Air Peace airline’s boss. Although the industry is not new to such allegations