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Prolonged lockdown put 149,400 jobs, revenue at risk
The groundswell of direct aviation job losses this month climbed to 149,400 in Nigeria, following the prolonged lockdown of the international airspace.
Airlines warn against extra charges as traffic drops by 91.3%
World airlines have warned the Nigerian government and others across the globe not to levy extra fees and charges on passengers in the COVID-19 era.
Physical distancing directive unsettles local airlines
The subsisting directive on physical distancing and keeping middle seats in commercial flights vacant have continued to unsettle local airlines ahead of resumption.
'Coordinated restart, financial aid to rescue airlines'
The International Air Transport Association (IATA), has again called for a coordinated restart across regions, and more financial support to help the airlines
Suspense as airlines resume operations without bailout
Regulators and operators may not be ready for local commercial flight services on June 21 when the airspace finally reopens for passenger flight operations...
IATA seeks implementation of ICAO’s safety, recovery plan
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged governments to quickly implement the International Civil Aviation Organisation’s (ICAO’s) global guidelines
‘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
Airlines to burn $61 billion cash reserve in Q2
Worst-hit by the coronavirus disease pandemic, global airlines have been estimated to burn through $61 billion of their cash reserves during the second quarter ending 30 June 2020.