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IATA Predicts $300m Loss For Nigeria, African Airlines In 2019

IATA Predicts $300m Loss For Nigeria, African Airlines In 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has said that African carriers will make a net loss of $300m in 2019 despite an expected global net profit of $35.5bn.

Nigerians Mock, Knock FG For Suspending Nigeria Air Project

Nigerians Mock, Knock FG For Suspending Nigeria Air Project

Nigerians have expressed sadness over the suspension of the Nigeria Air project by the Federal Government on Wednesday.

Airlines Made N505bn Via Ticket Sales In 2017 – NCAA

Airlines Made N505bn Via Ticket Sales In 2017 – NCAA

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has said that the country's domestic carriers and international airlines operating into the country made a combined ticket sales of N505.2bn in 2017.

FG Set-Up 10-Man Committee On Aviation Safety

FG Set-Up 10-Man Committee On Aviation Safety

Minister of State for Aviation Hadi Sirika has set-up a 10-man committee to look into all safety recommendations of the Accident Investigation Bureau on current incidents in the sector. Sirika inaugurated the committee on Wednesday in Abuja. AIB, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Ministry of Transportation and two industry experts make up the committee chaired by […]

UNILORIN Don Makes Research Breakthrough On Aviation Fuel

UNILORIN Don Makes Research Breakthrough On Aviation Fuel

A professor of Microbiology, University of Ilorin, Albert Olayemi, has made a scientific breakthrough in the microbiological analysis of aviation fuel and fuel handling systems.

Senate Invites Aviation Minister Over Air Mishaps

Senate Invites Aviation Minister Over Air Mishaps

The Senate on Tuesday summoned the Minister of State Aviation Hadi Sirika to appear before it and explain the recent air mishaps in the country. 

Sirika Delighted Over Retention Of Category 1 Aviation Status

Sirika Delighted Over Retention Of Category 1 Aviation Status

Minister of State for Aviation Sen. Hadi Sirika has expressed joy over Nigeria’s retention of its Category One (CAT 1) Status after an audit in the industry.

NCAA Declares Abuja Airport Ready For Use

NCAA Declares Abuja Airport Ready For Use

The Director-General, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Usman Muktar, says the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, runway is ready for operation and can be opened on Wednesday.

Nigerian Pilot Becomes First African To Fly The Globe

Nigerian Pilot Becomes First African To Fly The Globe

The Nigerian created the record when he landed at the Washington Dulles International Airport on Thursday afternoon, after completing the entire circumnavigation in more than 15 countries on five continents

NCAA DG Calls For Constant Rapport With Airline Operators

NCAA DG Calls For Constant Rapport With Airline Operators

The Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Muhtar Usman, has called for regular interactions between the regulatory authority and airline operators in the country.

NCAA Fines Airline N9.5m Over Airspace Violation

NCAA Fines Airline N9.5m Over Airspace Violation

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has imposed a fine of N9.5 million on a non-schedule airline for operating in the country without flight clearance.

Unions Kick Against Sack Of Aero Staff Members

Unions Kick Against Sack Of Aero Staff Members

Aviation unions who believe Aero is currently unable to meet the financial burden of the mass retrenchment are up in arms against the airline.

Aero Lays Off 60 Percent Of Workforce To Save Cost

Aero Lays Off 60 Percent Of Workforce To Save Cost

The airline lays off workers after grappling with huge and unrealistic personnel cost as well as other operational challenges worsened by lack of enough aircraft to keep all the workers meaningfully engaged.

17 Ministries Unable To Account For N24.3b In 2015 — Auditor-General

17 Ministries Unable To Account For N24.3b In 2015 — Auditor-General

The Auditor-General's 2015 annual report has revealed that 17 Ministries failed to account for the total sum of N24.3billion.

First International Flight Touches Down At Kaduna Airport

First International Flight Touches Down At Kaduna Airport

The first international flight landed safely at the Kaduna Airport on Wednesday morning in preparation for the closure of the Abuja airport in less than 9 hours from now.

Osinbajo’s Visit To Lagos Airport Has No Undertone — Minister

Osinbajo’s Visit To Lagos Airport Has No Undertone — Minister

The Minister of State for Aviation says there is no link between the acting President's visit to the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, and the ongoing reorganisation in the sector.

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