The Federal Government has announced the designation of four international airports, as Special Economic Zones. The Minister of Aviation, Capt. Hadi Sirika, made this disclosure in a statement issued by Mr James Odaudu, the Director, Public Affairs, Ministry of Aviation, in Abuja on Wednesday. The minister said that the four airports comprised the Murtala Muhammad…
24 Oct 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Captain Musa Nuhu as new Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). He replaces Captain Muthar Usman.
9 Oct 2018
Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has disclosed plans to engage stakeholders to fast track the establishment of Nigeria Air.The ministry’s Deputy Director, Press and Public Affairs, James Odaudu said in a statement yesterday in Abuja.
16 Aug 2018
Federal Government yesterday said technical partners for the new national carrier were yet undecided, as the bidding process, among others, were still ongoing.The disclosure was in response to a report that one of the bidders, Ethiopian Airlines (ET), was in the lead to win the bid.
17 Feb 2017
Deputy Director, Press and Public Affairs, Aviation Ministry, James Odaudu, also explained that the government only intervened in Arik in order to save the carrier from collapse.
12 Feb 2017
With the planned closure of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) on March 8, air travelers to Abuja and environs may be in for tough times, as foreign airlines plying the route are pulling out of the plan to divert traffic to Kaduna airport.
15 Oct 2016
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has approved a Special Secondary Market Intervention Retail Sales (SMIS) for airlines operating in the country. This one-off exercise is dedicated to enable airlines clear off the backlog of matured Foreign Exchange obligations.
5 Oct 2016
A Nigerian, Dr. Bernard Aliyu, has been re-elected as president of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) following endorsement from 152 member countries attending the on-going 39th Assembly of the world aviation regulatory body.
10 Jun 2016
The Federal Government says it is leaving no stone unturned to decongest traffic to enhance security at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja.