Minister: Abuja airport 90% complete, ready to resume operations

The Minister of Aviation, Sen Hadi Sirika, on Saturday, said the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja, is 90 per cent completed and ready to reopen...

Flight resumption: No two airlines will depart the same time – FAAN

Managing Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, Captain Rabiu Yadudu, weekend said the agency will implement flight spacing at all its airports as...

Abuja Airport Reopens After Three-month Lockdown

The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Saturday reopened with limited service after nearly three months of shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the...

Uproar as FAAN increases passengers’ service charge

Kelvin Osa Okunbor Airport passengers will be in for difficult times as the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has concluded plans to increase Passenger...

FAAN: Non-travellers won’t be allowed at airports

Ahead of the resumption of commercial flights in the country, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has advised non-travellers to stay away from airports...

Airlines get set for June 21 flight resumption

Kelvin Osa-Okunbor Domestic carriers are ramping up efforts to meet the new checklist rolled out by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) for resumption of...

India celebrates first direct flight from Nigeria

The government of India celebrated the first direct flight from Nigeria when the nation’s major carrier, Air Peace, airlifted 312 of its citizens from...

Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Kano airports to reopen in ‘few days’

Kelvin Osa Okunbor and Faith Yahaya, Abuja Major airports in the country will in the “next few days” roar into life after weeks of inactivity...

Pakistani airline crash claims over 105 lives

A bank manager and at least one other passenger were pulled out alive from the wreckage of an Airbus A320 which crashed in a...

Nigeria extends ban on all flights by another two weeks

The Presidential Task Force on the control of the pandemic has announced a two-week extension of the ban of all flights in Nigeria which...

123 aircraft, 13 airports for decontermination

Faith Yahaya, Abuja ONE hundred and twenty-five aircraft and 15 airports to be decontaminated across the country as part of measures to curb the spread...

Kwara aviation college sends staff on unpaid leave, slashes salaries

The International Aviation College, Ilorin (IACI), Kwara State, has sent its workers on Leave without pay and slashed their salaries for April 2020. The members...

South African Airways faces wind-down or liquidation as cash runs out

South African Airways (SAA) faces a wind-down or liquidation after specialists appointed to try to save the state-owned airline said on Thursday they had...

Arik Air cuts workers’ salaries by 80 percent _ 90 per cent of...

Kelvin Osa Okunbor The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is ravaging Nigeria’s aviation industry, forcing flag carrier Arik Air to take drastic measures including 80 per cent...

Aviation ministry denies flights’ approval for five governors

Faith Yahaya, Abuja FIVE governors’ requests for flights’ approvals were denied by the Ministry of Aviation since the closure of the airports to check the...

We approved flight by Caverton helicopters into Port Harcourt-FG

Faith Yahaya, Abuja The Federal Government said it approved Caverton Helicopters that flew into Port Harcourt. The federal government also noted that the arrest of Caverton’s...

NCAA explains flights exemption

Kelvin Osa Okunbor Nigerian  Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Tuesday clarified the categories of international operations exempted from the flight ban rolled by government in...

Local airlines, others count losses in billions

Kelvin Osa Okunbor Carriers cut flights, cargo dips by 70 % Losses unquantifiable, says AON The shocking effects of COVID-19 spread is raving Nigeria’s aviation...

Nigeria Closes Airports To International Flights Over Coronavirus

The Nigerian Government has ordered the closure of airports to international flights. This was done in preventing the further import of Coronavirus into the country. The...

Coronavirus: Airlines charge Nigeria to reduce entry points to two

The Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON), the umbrella body of indigenous carriers in the country has called on the Federal Government as a matter...
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