Warri airport owing N566.4m, NAMA insist

The resumption of flights at Osubi Airport in Warri, Delta State notwithstanding, the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) yesterday insisted that the operator owing N566.4 million. Though it confirmed a receipt of N31 million recently from Shoreline Oil Services, the agency, through its General Manager, Public Affairs, Khalid Emele, added that the payment was from […]

VAT Removal from Airfares to Make Domestic Flight More Affordable – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the recent decision by the Federal Government to remove Value Added Tax (VAT) from domestic air transportation is to make air travel more affordable to citizens. The president said this when he inaugurated the new International Terminal of Port Harcourt Airport, Omagwa, Rivers, on Thursday. He said the removal […]

No Missing Names, Govt Says - Set to Start Payment of Ex-Nigerian Airways Staff

The federal government on Sunday said there are no missing names of beneficiaries in the ongoing verification of the liquidated Nigeria Airways Limited (NAL) workers. The supervising Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, said on Thursday while addressing pensioners in Lagos, the account of those verified would be credited with their entitlements this week. The minister […]

NCAA Lifts Suspension On Aviation College Certificate

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has partially lifted the suspension on some certificates of the International Aviation College, Ilorin, Approved Training Organisation (ATO). Sam Adurogboye, General Manager, Public Relations, NCAA made the announcement on Sunday in Lagos. Mr Adurogboye said the lifting of the suspension was conveyed in a letter to the college dated […]

Specialists decry ‘poor’ response to Overland aircraft fire incident

Experts in the aviation industry have decried the response of Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting Services (ARFFS) team to a recent fire incident involving Overland Airways aircraft, describing it as poor and unbefitting of a modern airport. The incident, which was captured on video clips, showed poor response time by emergency handlers, inadequate water supply […]

Flights, Business Activities Resume At Lagos Airport

Flight operations and business activities on Friday resumed at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2), Lagos, following the suspension of the industrial action against the terminal owners by aviation unions. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the unions had on Thursday night, called off their two-day industrial action against Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited […]

Air Peace resumes Asaba flight operations

Air Peace has resumed its Lagos-Asaba-Lagos operations with the addition of Abuja-Asaba-Abuja to the service, pledging to deliver the best flight experience to the travelling public on the routes. The airline pulled out of the route more than two years ago due to safety concerns with respect to the runway of the Asaba Airport.Air Peace […]

Dana Air, Radisson Blu partner to reward customers

Dana Air has partnered Radisson Blu Anchorage to offer its guests an exciting package when they fly from any of its destinations – Owerri, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Uyo – to its hub in Lagos. Media and Communications Manager of Dana Air, Kingsley Ezenwa, said the airline’s guests can now enjoy an amazing weekend getaway […]

Care To Visit Santorini?

By now, social media users especially those on Twitter are familiar with the name, Santorini. Santorini’s fascinating feature lies in the white buildings making it arguably one of the whitest islands you have ever seen. It is of little wonder that the island attracts over 1.5 million tourists annually. Santorini island is in the southeast […]

AMCON blames sole proprietors for airlines’ woes, demise

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) yesterday sought an end to the era of sole proprietorship in the aviation industry, blaming alleged sharp practices among owners for the demise of local airlines. AMCON, a Federal Government’s special vehicle for debt recovery, said its experience while interfacing with players in the industry had shown that […]

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