Wednesday, 1st February 2023
Breaking News:

Local Airlines

25 Dec
Saturday, December 10, 2005, was the day that changed it all industry-wide. In barely seven minutes of a dramatic turnaround, about 108 souls perished at the Port Harcourt International Airport (PHIA), Omagwa, Port Harcourt.
4 Nov
Local airlines are still reeling from the disruption of flight operations in Lagos on Tuesday, describing the action as ‘aggressive’ unionism that is most unhealthy for the distressed industry.
22 Sep
Local airlines have in the last couple of months lost at least 20 airplanes to multiple bird strikes at airports nationwide.
1 Sep
Local airlines, yesterday, reacted to allegations of owing the industry N45.29 billion, describing as untrue, the suspected ploy to defraud regulators and service providers.
29 Jul 2022
Gross under-utilisation of commercial airplanes was, yesterday, estimated to cost local carriers as much as N4.3 billion per plane yearly.
16 Jun 2022
Local airline operators, yesterday, said that a number of them now risk collapse barring availability of affordable aviation fuel to sustain commercial operations.
7 May 2022
Local airlines yesterday notified the Federal Government and the general public of the plan to shut down all scheduled services indefinitely effective next Monday, May 9, over unbearable cost of aviation fuel that currently sells at N700 per litre.
19 Apr 2022
Local airlines operators have pushed for severe sanctions against unruly passengers, which may include a ban and fines in extreme cases.
1 Apr 2022
Local airlines and aviation stakeholders, yesterday, pushed back on the Federal Government’s policy on multiple destinations that accord multiple landing rights to foreign carriers and alleged exploitation of the local aviation market valued at $400 billion.
24 Feb 2022
Local airlines, yesterday, bemoaned losses in excess of N44.6 billion, incurred due to flight delays and bird strikes in the last 12 months.
21 Feb 2022
Despite an appreciable surge in the number of new investors angling to float local airlines, the industry is much more in a precarious zone with operators struggling with depleted fleet capacity and low market penetration.
18 Feb 2022
Local airlines, yesterday, pushed back on flight delays and cancellations rocking the sector, saying they are not culpable as recently claimed by the Senate Committee on Aviation.


1 hour ago
The U.S Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Leonard, on Wednesday reiterated her country’s decision to deny or cancel visas for any Nigerian, who try to undermine the 2023 general elections. Leonard made the assertions in Abuja at the Multi-Stakeholders Dialogue with the theme: “Nigeria’s 2023 Elections: Fostering Youth Action for Peace and Stability’’. The dialogue was…
1 hour ago
Chelsea were the biggest spenders of a record-breaking January transfer window for Premier League clubs while relegation-threatened teams also splashed the cash on a frenetic final day.
1 hour ago
Chelsea's record-breaking last-minute swoop to sign Enzo Fernandez took the Blues' spending in the first year of the club's new ownership to a staggering figure of more than £500 million ($616 million).
1 hour ago
FIFA has toughened its disciplinary proceedings for cases of sexual assault or harassment in a revised Code of Ethics that was announced and came into force on Wednesday.
1 hour ago
It's been two weeks since the launch of TECNO's flagship device, The Phantom X2. This device has amazing features like a retractable camera, a long-lasting battery, and, best of comes with 5G!