NCAA issues 60 days ultimatum to unregistered agencies
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), yesterday, issued a 60-day ultimatum to all travel agents on the platform of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), to get registered with the apex regulator or face sanction.
Passenger traffic peaked by 3.1% in March
The International Air Transport Association (IATA), announced global passenger traffic results for March 2019...
African carriers record six per cent air freight growth
The International Air Transport Association (IATA), yesterday released data for global air freight markets. It showed weak air freight demand despite six per cent surge in the African region. IATA, the clearing house for over 280 airlines in the world, recorded increased demand of 0.1 per cent in March 2019, compared to the same…
One aviation industry, too many facts, figures
It is often said in the telecommunications sector that data is life. In aviation, life abounds in facts and figures. In fact, a suitable maxim is ‘show me your figures and I will forecast the future’.
Airlines recorded slow traffic growth in February
Airlines recorded slow growth in passenger demand for the month of February, with total Revenue Passenger Kilometers (RPKs) rising by 5.3 per cent, compared to February 2018.
High expectations as Air Peace sets for long-haul operations
Following dismal outing of local carriers on the international routes, Air Peace Airlines is set to foray into the long-haul operations, and on its wings are high expectations from stakeholders. The airlines, besides flying the Nigerian flag, also avails competitive options for Nigerian travellers. Air Peace will operate into six routes: Dubai and Sharjah to…
ICAO rallies Nigeria, others behind regional cooperation, investments
The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), has again rallied the Nigerian Government and her African counterparts behind regional cooperation...
Global air passenger traffic peaks by 6.5% in 2018, says IATA
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global passenger traffic results for 2018, showing that demand rose by a healthy 6.5 per cent compared to full-year 2017.
Airlines seek rapid infrastructure development for growth
International airlines have urged governments around the world to support aviation growth with requisite infrastructure, especially the provision of airports. The airlines, under the aegis of International Air Transport Association (IATA), said the problem is that more people want to fly than airports have the capacity to accommodate. Speaking at the CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory…