Waiting for national air carrier
In 2003, the Olusegun Obasanjo administration liquidated Nigeria Airways, the government-owned national carrier, because it had failed as a business.
FG targets 10 per cent equity in new national carrier
The Federal Government (FG), may have as much as 10 per cent stake in the new national carrier christened, Nigeria Air.The equity, already backed with at least N47 billion take-off fund in the 2019 budget....
Air travel industry and a four-year tenure to forget in a hurry
General Muhammadu Buhari’s reference to the two items threw the campaign arena and some sections of the aviation industry into frenzy.
Enugu Airport: EFTZ declares full certification, safety compliance
Stakeholders in the Enugu Free Trade Zone (EFTZ) have declared their willingness to work with the Ministry of Aviation in addressing all concerns over the proximity of one of the units of the free zone ...
Nigeria Air project fully alive and on course, Sirika insists
The Minister of State Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, has denied the claim that the Federal Executive Council (FEC) was divided over the take-off of the National Air Carrier Project.
Aviation unions suspend strike, reopen NCAA offices
The offices of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) were on Friday reopened for operations following the suspension of the two-day strike by aviation unions. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the unions are: Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) and the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE). Others…
Aviation unions, FG reach truce, end strike
The Joint Aviation Unions that embarked on industrial action on Wednesday to demand better working conditions have called off their strike...
At valedictory session, VP, ministers wish Buhari well in second term
It was convivial mood all round yesterday at Aso Rock Villa, as President Muhammadu Buhari held a valedictory, farewell session for his cabinet members, with all the ministers in attendance. The ministers and the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, congratulated Buhari and expressed gratitude that it had been a privilege to have worked with him and…
Air travel records 18m passengers, 11 per cent traffic surge
The aviation industry has recorded an upsurge in passenger traffic, with no fewer than 18 million passengers now travelling the Nigerian airspace in a year.The surge, compared with the 2017 figures, represents about 11 per cent increase in passenger traffic.