The planned protest against the high cost of aviation fuel, attendant high cost of operations, and condition of service by airline operators, and workers’ unions have thrown the aviation sector into deep confusion and uncertainty.
Operators and industry experts have warned that massive flight disruption awaits summer travellers this season, with a possible yearlong effect on the sector.
A leading indigenous travel management company, Finchglow Travels, has won British Airways’ (BA) overall best seller award for 2021.
About 75 per cent return to pre-COVID-19 passenger traffic demand has elicited call for downward review of airfares across local and international travel segments.
5 Nov 2021
Foreign airlines operating in and out of Nigeria have taken their protest to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) over difficulties in repatriating accumulated funds, now in excess of $800 million (N328.8 billion).
3 Nov 2021
The controversial national carrier, Nigeria Air, may see the light of the day before the current administration winds down, with a new take-off date now set for the first quarter of 2022.
29 Oct 2021
Lagos Aviation Academy (LAA) and National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies (NANTA) have urged practitioners to embrace professionalism in the travel and tourism industry.
20 Aug 2021
Foreign airlines operating in and out of Nigeria have complained over difficulties in repatriating accumulated funds, now in excess of $143.8 million.
9 Jul 2021
I think our industry has gone through one of the toughest times in history. Unfortunately, the aviation sector is the most affected because air transportation makes global events happen.
29 Jun 2021
For the second year running, there would be no summer travel for most international holidaymakers in Nigeria this season, including the rich that can afford it.
31 Mar 2021
The suspension of Emirates Airlines and Etihad’s withdrawal from Nigerian airspace has cost the country, at least, a 20 per cent decline in international passenger traffic.
22 Jan 2021
Travel agencies in the country have been advised to leverage more on fresh opportunities of the COVID-19 era to survive the business downturn.