Air passengers’ hurdles in testing, quarantine era
Laurel Chor is an international traveller that has just landed in Hong Kong. She flew from Paris via London on a British Airways (BA) flight. Her travel experience and reception at the Hong Kong International Airport showed the emerging dynamics of travel protocol that may last as long as the new coronavirus.
Onboard physical distancing to spike air fares by 50 per cent
The economic implication of physical distancing onboard and attendant vacant middle seats has been estimated to cost the industry more and therefore not sustainable.
Flight restrictions cost aviation sector N180b in job losses, passenger traffic revenue
About two months of local and international flights restriction has cost the local travel sector massive job and financial losses in excess of N180b. In fact, the cost may be more going by the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) estimates, which showed
How air travel has changed amid uncertain future
A philosopher once remarked that the more things change, the more they remain the same. The next couple of days will tell how true this is in aviation business.
Airlines rally government, regulators to post-restriction plan
Airlines have urged governments and civil aviation regulators to begin post-restriction and recovery plans to get the aviation industry out of the woods. The airlines, under the aegis of the International Air Transport Association (IATA)
‘Cargo to save local airlines amid global slump, crises’
Local airlines have been urged to shift focus to air cargo operations to enhance the chances of survival during the current restriction in passenger services and the difficult recovery that lies ahead.
Airlines, workers rally governments to save 25 million aviation jobs
The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have urged governments to support the aviation industry by protecting 25 million jobs and sustaining air transport services.
‘Soft loans will save airlines, not waivers on licences, charges’
Chris Aligbe is an aviation consultant with over four decades of experience in the local air transport operations. In this interview with WOLE OYEBADE, he shared perspectives on the challenges
Operators seek tax holiday, subsidy to save airlines
Worried by the fate that awaits local carriers, operators yesterday, appealed to the Federal Government to introduce some economic recovery measures to safeguard airlines from collapse.