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15 May 2020
The economic implication of physical distancing onboard and attendant vacant middle seats has been estimated to cost the industry more and therefore not sustainable.
24 Apr 2020
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
3 Apr 2020
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.
3 Apr 2020
The impact of coronavirus disease pandemic on aviation countries was again measured yesterday with Nigeria recording one of the largest potential losses in the continent.
6 Feb 2020
Global air freight market last year recorded a decline in volume, the weakest outcome since 2012.
13 Nov 2019
Despite the pressure on air travel business globally, passenger traffic stayed moderate in September 2019, as demand climbed 3.8 per cent compared to the same month last year.
8 Oct 2019
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.
7 Jun 2019
The International Air Transport Association (IATA), has announced global passenger traffic results for April 2019 showing that demand rose by 4.3 per cent compared to April 2018. April capacity increased by 3.6 per cent, and load factor climbed 0.6 percentage point to 82.8 per cent, which was a record for the month of April, surpassing…
4 Jun 2019
The rising cost of aviation fuel and decline in passenger traffic demand are taking a heavy toll on airlines around the world. Apparently in reaction to the trend, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) yesterday announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry to a $28 billion profit from $35.5…
8 May 2019
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…
12 Mar 2019
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…
7 Feb 2019
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…


11 mins ago
It is inevitable that the cost of conducting the 2023 General Elections, put at N305 billion, will elicit deep concern by the media and civil society.
11 mins ago
Political economist, Prof. Pat Utomi, yesterday, told a hybrid meeting of Nigerians in Dallas, Texas, in the United States, they are duty bound to champion massive intervention to rescue Nigeria.
15 mins ago
The family of 70-year-old Pa Henry Ekienabor has been thrown into confusion following disappearance of their 35-year-old daughter, Mercy Henry, a mother of two.
17 mins ago
Former Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU)), Prof. Omotoye Olorode, at the weekend, charged Nigerians to reject hardship and harsh policies that subvert the sovereignty of the country.
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Anticipation of improved full-year 2021 earnings and dividend declarations triggered bargain-hunting in the equities segment of Nigeria’s capital market last week, as sentiments remained bullish, pushing the All-share index and market capitalisation....