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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
Gross under-utilisation of commercial airplanes was, yesterday, estimated to cost local carriers as much as N4.3 billion per plane yearly.
16 Jun
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
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
Local airlines operators have pushed for severe sanctions against unruly passengers, which may include a ban and fines in extreme cases.
1 Apr
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
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
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
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.
12 Nov 2021
Nigerian flag carrier, Air Peace, recently marked its seventh anniversary in the local sector where startups rarely see the sixth birthday or more.
12 Jul 2021
Local airlines have faulted Federal Government’s order to them to refund tickets of travellers that experienced flight delays of at least three hours.

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