Since the pandemic recovery phase got on the way two years ago, no other year has been tagged as ‘fundamental’ to global aviation as 2023. It is the year major airlines will return to the path of profitability – no matter how small.
Akwa Ibom State-owned airline, Ibom Air, is set to unveil a new Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility early 2023, and welcome brand new aircraft into its fleets.
29 Sep 2022
Former Deputy Governor of Akwa Ibom State and member representing Akwa Ibom North West in the Senate, Chris Ekpenyong, has asked the Federal Government to adopt Ibom Air as the national airline.
21 Sep 2022
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has said the state government spent over N1.2 billion to train the second batch of engineers and pilots at Airbus, aircraft manufacturers, in a renewed
16 Aug 2022
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ibom Air, Captain Mfon Udom, may not have suspected why I asked him on the phone last week “Is Ibom Air still flying?” It wasn’t a question borne out of mischief but out of the desire to be reassured that the naysayers have no cause to smile.
1 Aug 2022
Beyond the withdrawal of services by two scheduled carriers, the entire local aviation sector may be in for a shutdown of operations over steady loss of fleet capacity that has made schedule reliability near impossible.
28 Nov 2021
The Federal Government’s newfound zest to float the controversial national carrier, Nigeria Air, next year, has spiked concerns in the industry, in a manner that questions both the feasibility and intent of the high-capital venture.
17 Nov 2021
French commercial jet manufacturer, Airbus, yesterday, received Ibom Air’s order for 10 new A220-300 aircraft with a pledge to deliver the first set in the first quarter of 2023.
16 Nov 2021
Local airlines, yesterday, at the ongoing Dubai Airshow fiesta, placed aircraft orders in excess of $1.2 billion.
3 Nov 2021
The controversial national carrier, Nigeria Air, may see the light of the day before the current administration winds down, with a new take-off date now set for the first quarter of 2022.
6 Jul 2021
Indigenous carrier, Ibom Air, has deployed its Airbus 220-300 aircraft to serve the Lagos-Port Harcourt-Lagos route that opened yesterday.
31 May 2021
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, at the weekend, scored his administration high on performance, saying he has attracted over 20 industries to the state within six years inline...