• Airline Operators Worry As Ncaa Tightens Surveillance

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    Airline operators experienced series of challenging incidents across the country in the past few weeks. ANTHONY AWUNOR, in this piece looks at the harrowing experiences the operators passed through and the efforts of the regulatory agencies to address the situations. The continuous clamour by airlines in the country that the operating environment is harsh to…

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  • More Commendations Trail FG’s Timely Completion Of Abuja Airport

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    The Federal Government has continued to receive accolades, following the successful completion of the repairs on the Abuja airport runway. British Airways and most experts in the nation’s aviation industry have commended the Nigerian government on the timely completion of the repairs on the Abuja airport runway. The airline’s Regional Commercial Manager for West Africa,…

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  • FG To Procure 20 Aircrafts For Aviation College

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    The federal government is to buy 20 aircraft to equip Nigeria College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) Zaria and make it a centre of excellence. Minister of State for Aviation, Mr. Hadi Sirika, confirmed in Abuja, yesterday, that NCAT had also taken delivery of a brand new Diamond DA24NG for training of its students, and plans…

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  • Aero Disproves Reports On Flight NG316, Says Plane Landed Safely

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    Management of Aero Contractors, Nigeria’s oldest airline has challenged media reports that were recently spread on social media, explaining that flight NG316, which departed Port Harcourt airport on April 18, 2017 at 1608GMT, en-route Lagos, with 52 adults and one infant on board landed safely. Commending the pilot and the entire crew for the professionalism…

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  • Abuja Airport Runway Ready Today – FAAN

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    Managing director and chief executive officer of Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Engr. Saleh Dunoma, has assured that the Nnamdi Azikiwe  International Airport Abuja runway will be ready today. With this development, work on the runway would have been completed two days before the reopening date of the runway for air traffic. Assuring the…

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  • Stakeholder Wants Kaduna Airport Named After PMB

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    If the federal government heeds the advice of President of Barbedos Group Limited and Skyjet Aviation Services Limited, Alhaji Kashim Bukar Shettima, then the Kaduna International Airport which is currently serving as the only alternative airport to Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, NAIA, Abuja may be named as President Muhammadu International Airport. That was the advice…

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  • MMIA Has No Structural Problem – Sirika

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    The Minister of State (Aviation), Hadi Sirika yesterday explained that the vibrations experienced at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) was not in any way a structural issue at the foremost airport but as a result of the unlatched doors where the coolers which have just been put into use are housed. Sirika who flew…

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  • Turkish Airlines Offers Mobile Connectivity On-board

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    Turkish Airlines is offering “eXPhone” service for an uninterrupted communication during the flight which will redefine flight experience for customers across its over 200 destinations while on board. As an extension of Wi-Fi and live TV availability on its Boeing B777 and Airbus A330 aircrafts, Turkish Airlines said it is being enabled through the initiative…

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