Why FG reviewed onboard physical distancing, 70% capacity directives for airlines
Fear of possible increase in local air fares and operators’ resistance to onboard physical distancing have compelled the Federal Government to reconsider an earlier directive that airlines should operate at between 50 and 70 per cent capacity.
COVID-19: Unruly VIPs and airport security
The Federal Government the other day warned state officials and Very Important Persons (VIPs) against flagrant abuse of travel protocol, as flights resume in the COVID-19 era.
World airlines fault arrival quarantine measures in Nigeria, others
World airlines yesterday faulted arrival quarantine measures at airports as part of in-country’s measures to check coronavirus disease among passengers.
World airlines set for new sitting arrangement in post-restriction era
The coronavirus pandemic may have changed the face of social interactions, including how we travel and the sitting arrangement aboard commercial aeroplanes.
Yadudu… and the new direction at FAAN
I was director of airport operations for two-and a-half years before I became the managing director. So, most of the issues that are on ground, I’m not unfamiliar with them.
Lack of perimeter fencing stalls N60b Bayelsa airport operations
Inadequate perimeter fencing and attendant safety concerns were yesterday blamed for the current restrictions of commercial flight operations into the new Bayelsa airport in Bayelsa State.
Air transport contributes 6.2m jobs, $55.8b to Africa’s GDP
President of International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), Dr. Bernard Aliu, has described the African aviation industry as one of the fastest growing industries, as it currently provide...
Civil aviation makes progress on low carbon emission agenda
The global civil aviation community has made progress in the effort to reduce carbon emission, with new guidelines to half the current level by 2050.
Six more countries okay single transport market agenda for Africa
The chances of a Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) have brightened as six new countries endorsed open skies agenda for the continent. While two of the new entrants had already signed, bringing the signatories to 29, four others are due to make official submissions this month.