Tuesday, 28th November 2023
To guardian.ng


4 days ago
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has once again bemoaned airlines’ trapped funds in African countries, currently estimated at $1.68 billion.
10 Nov
Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) programme recorded a new milestone recently when Garuda Indonesia made a successful commercial flight on jet engines that are powered by palm oil blended fuel.
9 Nov
World airlines have recorded marginal increase in airfreight demand, sustaining moderate growth momentum. The International Air Transport Association (IATA), yesterday, released data for September 2023 global air cargo markets..
3 Nov
Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) programme recorded a new milestone recently when Garuda Indonesia made a successful commercial flight on jet engines that are powered by palm oil blended fuel.
23 Oct
Steady free-fall of the naira value to dollar has registered new odd records in the air transport sector, with aviation fuel now almost N1000/litre and operators cum travel agencies in a pricing dilemma.
20 Oct
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for August 2023 global air cargo markets, showed that year-on-year air cargo demand grew for the first time in 19 months. Global demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometers (CTKs), increased by 1.5 per cent compared to August 2022 levels (2 per cent for international operations). Capacity, measured in…
13 Oct
International Air Transport Association (IATA) has endorsed the operations of United Nigeria Airlines Company Limited, admitting the local carrier as a new member. The airlines' admission into the IATA family was conveyed to the management of United Nigeria Airlines in a letter dated October 9, 2023. The letter signed by IATA Director-General, William Walsh, stated…
6 Oct
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that the strong post-pandemic passenger traffic trend continued in August.
29 Sep
World airlines have marked the first 20 years of the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) at the IATA World Safety and Operations Conference in Hanoi, Vietnam.
29 Sep
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has said there is no going back on the zero-emission target by 2050. The clearing house for over 280 world airlines said every drop of fuel avoided counts in the aviation industry’s quest to achieve net zero carbon....
15 Sep
Despite their operational inefficiencies, both Lagos and Abuja international airports were for the umpteenth time ranked among some of the most expensive airports in Africa.
15 Sep
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released data for July 2023 global air cargo markets, showing a continuing trend of recovering growth rates since February.


17 mins ago
The Lagos State Taskforce has said it will no longer tolerate the blockade of streets and roads in the state by individuals who carry our social activities like birthday parties and naming ceremonies thereby inconveniencing other road users.
36 mins ago
The governor of Niger, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, on Tuesday increased the monthly allowance of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members in the state with ₦10,000 (ten thousand naira).
53 mins ago
Benin's President Patrice Talon this week held his first talks with predecessor and rival Thomas Boni Yayi for two years, but opposition parties condemned the lack of progress on freeing jailed colleagues.
1 hour ago
The France Ambassador to Nigeria, Emmanuelle Blatmann, has called for concerted efforts aimed at tackling the menace of gender-based violence in the country.
1 hour ago
To raise awareness about Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND), the British Council Nigeria has rallied stakeholders to chart a path for the inclusion of children with disabilities and gender in education.
1 hour ago
Peru's attorney general has laid a constitutional complaint against President Dina Boluarte over a crackdown on protests that led to the deaths of more than 50 people.
1 hour ago
The curtains fell on the grand spectacle that was AmuwoGames 2023, leaving a legacy of triumphs, unity, and community excellence. The closing ceremony, hosted in Ward B of Amuwo-Odofin, was a culmination of a month-long celebration of sportsmanship, resilience, and the indomitable spirit of the Amuwo-Odofin community. The founder, Oluwaseun Ayeni, expressed gratitude to all…
2 hours ago
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has asked the Senate to give him the authorization to borrow $8,699,168,559 and €100 million to carry out critical projects across the country. The president's request was contained in a letter read at the commencement of plenary on Tuesday by Senate President Godswill Akpabio. Tinubu, in the letter, explained that the…
2 hours ago
A Federal Capital Territory High Court in Abuja has adjourned the trial of former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele to Thursday and Friday, January 18 and 19, 2024. Emefiele is facing a six-count amended charge bordering on alleged procurement fraud to the tune of N1.6 billion. Emefiele pleaded not guilty to the…
2 hours ago
On May 29, 2023, amidst great anticipation, Bola Ahmed Tinubu was sworn in as President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria whilst twenty-eight other elected officials across Nigeria were sworn in as governors. All eyes were focused on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Vice President Kashim Shettima as they took their oath of office in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.