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‘Poor corporate governance ruined Nigeria Air, 40 other airlines’
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‘Poor corporate governance ruined Nigeria Air, 40 other airlines’

Nigeria Air Major stakeholders in the aviation sector yesterday dissected the failure of local airlines, blaming poor corporate governance and management structure as the dominant causes of fatality in this clime. The experts, who spoke at the quarterly breakfast meeting of the Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative (ASRTI) in Lagos, […]

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Stakeholders divided over suspended national carrier

Stakeholders in the aviation sector are divided over the fate of the national carrier. While some described it as a white elephant project that should be forgotten, others urged the Federal Government to rework its business case and equity and ownership structure, to attract reputable investors at home and abroad. […]

NCAA gets N14.3b from ticket sales
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NCAA gets N14.3b from ticket sales

NCAA, Sam Adurogboye The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) yesterday said N14.339 billion was generated from the mandatory Ticket Sales Charges (TSC) between January and August this year. The sum, according to the apex regulatory body, accrued from at least $16.98 million TSC on international passengers and over N9.16 billion […]

How Nigeria Airways ex-workers’ N45b benefit got stuck again
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How Nigeria Airways ex-workers’ N45b benefit got stuck again

Ex-workers of the Nigeria Airways during one of their protests recently in Lagos. The outstanding benefits of Nigeria Airways’ workers recently got a hearing at the National Assembly, but in a manner that only raised false hopes. WOLE OYEBADE writes on the fresh huddle and prospects of a respite for […]

Peacock unveils discounted fares, incentives for summer travels
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Peacock unveils discounted fares, incentives for summer travels

A plane in air motion As the summer travels season kicks into high gear, Peacock Travels Limited, in collaboration with some of the world’s leading airlines, has announced a package of promotional fares and incentives to ensure hassle-free travels.  The heavily discounted fares, some as low as N319, 999 for […]

Ethiopian Airlines moves to manage proposed Nigeria Air
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Ethiopian Airlines moves to manage proposed Nigeria Air

Ethiopian airlines Ethiopian Airlines (ET) has officially submitted a bid to partner Nigeria in setting up its national carrier. Its Chief Executive Officer, Tewolde Gebremariam, said yesterday that it was in the forefront to manage the proposed Nigeria Air billed to commence operations on December 24 this year. The Federal […]

NCAA probes security breach, runway invasion at Sokoto airport
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NCAA probes security breach, runway invasion at Sokoto airport

NCAA, Sam Adurogboye The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Tuesady launched investigation into the recent security breach and invasion of restricted area at the Sultan Abubakar Sadiq III Airport, Sokoto.   The apex regulatory body, in lieu of the applicable regulations, said appropriate sanctions will be melted at all […]

Air Peace hinges economic growth on aerial connectivity in Africa
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Air Peace hinges economic growth on aerial connectivity in Africa

Managing Director of Air Peace airlines, Allen Onyema Chairman of Air Peace Airlines, Allen Onyema, has hinged economic growth on the African continent on seamless air connectivity across the countries. Onyema, at the launch of Air Peace’s Abuja, Lagos and Accra to Monrovia and Liberia flights, said enormous trade partnerships […]

Foreign carriers dominate as local air travel market shrinks
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Foreign carriers dominate as local air travel market shrinks

PHOTO: Arik Air Poor outing of Nigerian airlines on international routes, has forced the actual air travel market in the country to shrink. Estimates of capacity and frequencies recorded at the airports are discouraging. The local airlines small, weak and under-capitalised are unable to compete favourably to drive the local […]

Bayelsa optimistic of improved export, tourism with international cargo airport
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Bayelsa optimistic of improved export, tourism with international cargo airport

Nyesom Wike The Bayelsa State Government on Wednesday, said the state owned multi-billion Cargo International Airport will help ease problems associated with exportation of goods and services and create job opportunities for the teeming unemployed youths population. The government who described the airport as a necessity, said as a state […]

FG commissions feedback kiosks at Lagos, Abuja airports
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FG commissions feedback kiosks at Lagos, Abuja airports

Muritala Muhammud International Airport, Lagos.PHOTO: AYODELE ADENIRAN In line with the ease of doing business executive order, the Federal Government has set up feedback kiosks at the international wings of the Muritala Muhammed Airport in Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport in Abuja. The kiosks, under the Presidential Enabling Business […]