Nigerian airlines commence mergers, partnership talks

By AYOOLA OLAOLUWA Struggling Nigerian airlines reeling from the disruptions caused by the Coronavirus pandemic to their operations are employing strategies to beat the negative...
Military plane crashes in Abuja

Military aircraft crashes near Abuja airport

  A military plane has just crashed near Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja. Seven people were said to have died in the crash. Aviation minister Hadi...
United Nigeria Airlines

United Nigeria Airlines begins operations Friday

A new entrant into Nigeria’s domestic air operations, United Nigeria Airline, will conduct its inaugural flight on Friday, February 12. The Head of Corporate Communications...

FEC approves N1.3bn surveillance equipment for Lagos, Abuja airports

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved a contract worth about N1.3bn for the design, supply, and installation of PTZ long-range tarmac camera...
Arik Airline

Arik Air sacks 300 workers, blames Covid

OBINNA EZUGWU Nigerian airline operator Arik Air, has relieved 300 members of staff of their appointments, citing impact of COVID-19 pandemic. The airline's management announced the...
Emirates Airline

Emirates resumes daily flights to Dubai from Lagos

Emirates Airlines has announced it has resumed daily flight operations on the Lagos to Dubai route. The airline said the daily flight service became effective...

COVID-19: Senate rejects N5bn bailout for aviation sector, pushes for more

BY EMEKA EJERE The Senate on Monday kicked against the plan by the federal government to give N5bn bailout to the operators of the aviation...

Reps halt airports concessioning

Nigeria's House of Representatives, Committee on Aviation has ordered the suspension of the proposed concessioning of four international airports by the Ministry of Aviation. Chairman...

FG not building any airport in Anambra – state govt

OBINNA EZUGWU The Anambra State government has said the federal government is not building any airport in the state, contrary to claims credited to the...
Boko Haram terrorists

723 people killed, 407 abducted in Nigeria in one month – Report

OBINNA EZUGWU A report by a non governmental organisation, Nigeria Mourns, has shown that not less than 723 people were killed in violent attacks...