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23 Jun 2020
Travellers’ apathy has welcomed long-distance international travels, as more foreign airlines resume operations globally. The development is not unconnected with fears of coronavirus infections
17 Jun 2020
Regulators and operators may not be ready for local commercial flight services on June 21 when the airspace finally reopens for passenger flight operations...
5 Jun 2020
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged governments to quickly implement the International Civil Aviation Organisation’s (ICAO’s) global guidelines
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…


19 mins ago
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Lagos Industrial Command on Thursday gave companies not yet registered for payment of excise duty under its command 14-days to comply or face sanctions.
43 mins ago
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has won the All Progressives Congress governorship ticket to run in the 2023 election. At the end of the primary election spearheaded by the Electoral Committee Chairman, Mr Adamu Shettima Yuguda, Sanwo-Olu scored 1170 votes though he was unopposed as the two other candidates who bought forms were not…
1 hour ago
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from recognizing or accepting ad hoc delegates produced by Gov. Godwin Obaseki’s faction of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo.
2 hours ago
Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey is facing sexual assault charges in the UK, police and prosecutors said on Thursday, after a review of allegations against him. The two-time Oscar winner for "The Usual Suspects" and "American Beauty" was artistic director of The Old Vic theatre in London between 2004 and 2015. Allegations against him first emerged…
2 hours ago
Elon Musk notified US regulators on Wednesday that he will rely less on loans in his bid to buy Twitter, as he and partners put $33.5 billion into the deal.