NAMA upgrades search, rescue facility as airspace reopens tomorrow
Ahead of the planned resumption of flights tomorrow, the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) yesterday upgraded the search and rescue equipment to boost aeronautical services nationwide.
Passengers to pay double for domestic flights
Passengers planning to travel by air from Wednesday, July 8, when domestic flights resume after four months of lockdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, should be prepared to pay almost double of their old fares.
Fare hike imminent over new service charge, high operation cost
Passengers on local flights should as well brace up for a new regime in ticket fares, as operators have recorded almost 100 per cent increase in the cost operations.
Airlines seek flight resumption as NCAA submits findings today
Local airlines have urged the Federal Government and the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 to reopen the airspace for airlines and airports that have satisfied safety protocol to begin operations.
How FAAN, airlines stalled plans to resume flight operations
Covering gaps at airports may take another 90 days, say experts Postponing resumption of commercial flight operations earlier scheduled for June 21 (yesterday) has been hinged on unpreparedness of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and some local airlines. The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) disclosed that the approved five airports under FAAN were…
Senate, stakeholders oppose resumption of flights
The Senate yesterday declared that it would be suicidal for the Federal Government to unlock the aviation sector this Sunday.
Immigration, NCAA move for seamless passenger clearance at airports
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), in partnership with the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has agreed to use the Advance Passenger Information system (API) as a single-window border policy to ease the clearance of passengers at the international airports.
‘Local sector needs strong airlines, over 10 aircraft per carrier’
The former Secretary General of the African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC), Iyabo Sosina, and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), African Aviation Services, Nick Fadugba, said this at a recent webinar forum, as they urged the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority....
NIS, NCAA move against multiple clearance of passengers at airports
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), in partnership with the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has agreed to use the Advance Passenger Information system (API), as a single-window border policy to ease the clearance of passengers at the International airports.