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Amid Federal Government’s push for a new national carrier, stakeholders have rallied behind the flag-carrier option. They said renewed support for local airlines will deepen their aerial presence
Despite producing nothing and adding zero value to the nation’s economy, the Federal Government has continued to pay the salaries of about 5,000 workers operating in the nation’s ailing refineries...
About three years after its unveiling in London, the Federal Government has relived hope of the new national carrier with a funding offer above $250 million.
First and foremost, I will talk about the airline’s structure before talking about the staff and management. The truth is that Nigeria Airways was not created for profitability with...
19 Nov 2020
There is an older generation of Nigerians who are keen to regale the young ones with stories about the country’s good old glorious days. They will talk so glowingly with nostalgia about how orderly...
21 Feb 2020
With a touch of green, the white-colored aircraft is a beauty to behold. Its embossed elephant badge makes it standout at any airport. Elephants rarely fly but this has wings
1 Jul 2019
In the afternoon of Friday, June 7 of this year, a Bombardier plane marked Ibom Air took off from the Victor Attah International Airport, Uyo with a handful of passengers, mostly government officials, en route Lagos. It was the maiden commercial flight of the airline owned by the government of Akwa Ibom State. This is…
24 Jun 2019
In 2003, the Olusegun Obasanjo administration liquidated Nigeria Airways, the government-owned national carrier, because it had failed as a business.
28 May 2019
Ex-workers of Nigeria Airways Limited on Tuesday expressed optimism that the N22.4 billion balance of their entitlements would be paid soon, following the signing of the 2019 Budget by President Muhammadu Buhari.
22 Feb 2019
The false start in setting up a new national carrier notwithstanding, Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has reeled out achievements of the aviation industry, among them new infrastructure, pension arrears and zero accident. WOLE OYEBADE was there. Excerpts: As an aviator, how would you assess the performance of the aviation industry lately? As…
6 Jan 2019
It means all gratitude to God because there is no how one could live as long as that without realising that life is given by God, and so all gratitude to Him. What it means is that it gives one so much opportunity to reflect on God and life....
17 Dec 2018
Hopes of a return of the era of Initial Public Offerings (IPO) were rekindled last week, after four years of zero record, with the offer for sale of SAHCO Plc’s 406,074,000 ordinary shares of 50 kobo each at N4.65 per share. The company, which is one of the foremost aviation handling companies in Nigeria,…