Nigeria Air would have cost nation N180b yearly
Except for its indefinite suspension last Wednesday, the national carrier, Nigeria Air, was to cost Nigeria at least N180b yearly for the next 10 years, operators have said.
Air Nigeria as national carrier
For Air Nigeria, the airline mooted as our new national carrier to set off on its feet, Nigeria’s Federal Government will be paying N3.168 billion or $8.8 million as startup capital.
Airlines operators lament abandoned report on multiple taxation
Airlines operators in the country have alleged that the presidential taskforce report and recommendations on multiple taxations in the aviation sector have been abandoned.The report, which was submitted a couple of months ago, has neither been made public nor implemented.
Operators kick over 20-plane per airline, merger calls
Chairman of the Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON), Capt. Nogie Meggison, on the sidelines of the World Aviation Forum in Abuja, said the ASRTI’s argument runs contrary to logic and...
Ghana ahead of Nigeria in aviation hub race
Ghana appears to be leading in the race for the aviation hub in the West African region, despite Nigeria’s comparative advantage.Whereas both West African neighbours currently parade the “ease of doing business” initiatives of their governments....
Osinbajo pledges multiple taxation review, others in aviation
Osinbajo, who met with a delegation of airlines’ chief executives and members of the Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) in Abuja at the weekend, said the move was to enhance the ease of doing business in the air transport sector.
Arik to reduce flight operations over small fleet size
The new management of Arik Airline will this week scale down flight operations to realign with the number of serviceable aircraft currently at its disposal.
‘How we will ease Abuja travellers’ pains over airport shutdown’
The Federal Government is putting in place the necessary logistics to ensure seamless operations during the closure of the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, according to the Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika.