Foreign carriers dominate as local air travel market shrinks
Poor outing of Nigerian airlines on international routes, has forced the actual air travel market in the country to shrink. Estimates of capacity and frequencies recorded at the airports are discouraging.
Med-View apologises to passengers over flight disruption
Med-view Airline Plc, yesterday, apologised to passengers over disruption in its flight schedule on Thursday and early yesterday, which left scores of passengers stranded in Lagos and Abuja airports. The development was blamed on a fault detected on the operating aircraft. The affected flights were the Lagos-Abuja, Abuja-Yola, and Abuja-Maiduguri routes. Chief Operating Officer…
Med-View declares N1.5 billion profit before tax
The airline, at its yearly general meeting in Lagos, disclosed to shareholders an increase in turnover of 42 per cent at N36.961 billion from N26.039 billion in 2016 and an increase in profit after tax of 63 per cent at N1.255 billion from N772 million in 2016.
Foreign airlines, travel agencies earn N503b from tickets
Foreign airlines operating in Nigeria earned $1.4 billion (N503.3 billion) from tickets in 2017. Travel agencies, however, attributed the record sale to...
Med-View Airlines apologises to London, Dubai routes passengers
Med-View Airline yesterday offered apology to passengers who were affected by its operational hitch between December 22 and 27, 2017, just as it announced the normalisation of flights on the Lagos-London and Lagos-Abuja-Dubai routes. Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Muneer Bankole, said:”We sincerely offer our unreserved apology to all our esteemed customers/passengers for the inconveniences experienced…
Med-View boosts operation with Boeing 777 aircraft
Med-View airline recently took delivery of Boeing 777-200ER aircraft to boost its international routes network.
NAAPE to ground operations over sack of 600 Aero Contractors’ workers
The pilots and engineers, under the aegis of National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE), said the strike is a protest against the sack of about 600 workers without any benefit.
Despite EU restriction, Med-View continues operations on Lagos-London route
Restriction of its aircraft into European Union (EU) member countries notwithstanding, Med-View Airlines Plc yesterday confirmed the running of its Lagos-London-Lagos operations where it operated schedule flights to London Gatwick Airport.
Domestic flight operations decline by 67 per cent in first quarter
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Monday said domestic flight operations declined by 67 per cent in the first quarter of 2017, compared to the same period last year.
Airlines raise fares amid flight shortage at Lagos airport
The Guardian visited, officials of airlines like Air Peace, Med-View and Dana Air said all Abuja flights were fully booked. Scores of travel agencies were, however, returning with flight tickets for passengers that could pay high fees.