Amid Federal Government’s push for a new national carrier, stakeholders have rallied behind the flag-carrier option. They said renewed support for local airlines will deepen their aerial presence
The airlines, some of which are making a return to the Nigerian routes since the beginning of the pandemic, have lined up multiple frequencies in and out of Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt, beginning from July 12.
Worried by its devastating impacts on passenger traffic and fighting chances of operators, airlines have expressed fresh concerns over the new safety protocol taking effect in some countries. The International Air Transport Association (IATA), said knee-jerk restrictions were doing more harm to the beleaguered aviation industry and frustrating recovery efforts. The United States (U.S.) Centres…
25 Dec 2020
Aviation stakeholders have urged the Federal Government and the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 to be cautious in banning flights from the United Kingdom and South Africa...
1 Nov 2020
The continuing allocation of public funds by the Federal Government for the suspended National Airline Carrier is wasteful and insensitive to the preponderance of public opinion against that project.
28 Aug 2020
Britain's biggest airlines have urged the United Kingdom’s Government to bring in a regime of airport coronavirus testing to revive air routes with pandemic hot-spots. Chief Executives of British Airways, TUI, easyJet, and Virgin Atlantic have written to the Prime Minister, warning him that major routes connecting the UK with important world centres are at…
24 Jul 2020
It's been a long time in coming. Now it is here. It is the end of an era for the iconic Boeing 747 jet – ‘the queen of the skies’ – that airlifted about 500 passengers at a lift. The disruption of travel during the coronavirus pandemic and the heavy cost of its maintenance
2 Apr 2020
Flagship airline British Airways will temporarily lay off 28,000 employees, or 60 percent of its workforce, due to the coronavirus crisis which is paralysing the sector
21 Feb 2020
British Airways, yesterday, apologised to its Nigerian customers that were abandoned in Accra, Ghana, last week, saying the inconvenience was regrettable.
19 Feb 2020
Although flight services have since resumed this week, the dust raised by last week’s disruptions is yet to settle. Just yesterday, a score of passengers arrived Lagos from Accra, Ghana, were they had been ferried and allegedly abandoned by British Airways since last week.
18 Feb 2020
A week-long of flight disruption in both local and international operations nationwide has cost the airlines losses in excess of billions of naira.
16 Feb 2020
Storm Dennis swept across Britain on Sunday with the army drafted in to help deal with heavy flooding and high winds, officials warning it could be "life-threatening"