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World’s first hydrogen-powered commercial aircraft takes to the skies

World’s first hydrogen-powered commercial aircraft takes to the skies

The world’s first hydrogen-powered commercial aircraft has taken to the skies above Bedfordshire. The only thing that the six-seater Piper M-class plane emits is water vapour – and ZeroAvia, the company behind the technology, says its aim is to make ...

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Airbus Unveils Hydrogen Designs for Zero-Emission Flight

Airbus Unveils Hydrogen Designs for Zero-Emission Flight

European planemaker Airbus SE unveiled three designs it’s studying to build hydrogen-powered aircraft as it races to bring a zero-carbon passenger plane into service by 2035. The approaches include a turbofan jet with capacity for as many as 200 passengers ...

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Gov Emmanuel Committed To World Class Airport Terminal

Gov Emmanuel Committed To World Class Airport Terminal

Despite growing concerns over the economic challenges associated with the global pandemic, Governor Udom Emmanuel is committed to the completion of major projects embarked upon for the well being of Akwa Ibom people. One of these is the completion of ...

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Ibom Air Commences Flights, Enugu to Lagos and Abuja Monday

Ibom Air Commences Flights, Enugu to Lagos and Abuja Monday

The nation’s fastest growing airline, Ibom Air, is set to commence daily commercial flights from Lagos and Abuja to Enugu, from Monday September 14th, 2020. This is a significant milestone for the airline which began operations last year and presently ...

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Bayelsa Partners NIMASA On Maritime Academy, Deep Seaport Development

Bayelsa Partners NIMASA On Maritime Academy, Deep Seaport Development

Bayelsa State government has solicited the partnership of the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) towards establishing a maritime academy, enhancing security within its maritime domain and developing its deep seaport. Governor Douye Diri, who disclosed this on Monday ...

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Participants of the Army War College of Nigeria Tours INNOSON Group

Participants of the Army War College of Nigeria Tours INNOSON Group

By Cornel Osigwe Some selected officers of the Army War College of Nigeria (AWCN) took a tour of the Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing (IVM) company on Thursday 27th of August, 2020. The company tour is part of its academic curriculum where ...

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Air Peace commends reciprocity move in airlines operation

Air Peace commends reciprocity move in airlines operation

The Chairman of Air Peace, Allen Onyema has lauded the Federal Government’s decision to enforce the principle of reciprocity, stating that the move would reduce the stigmatisation of Nigerian airlines. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, Onyema said ...

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WTO DG: OKONJO-IWEALA BUILDING TRUSTS FROM HER ROOTS

WTO DG: OKONJO-IWEALA BUILDING TRUSTS FROM HER ROOTS

In the past few days, I have keenly followed the enthusiasm and the seemingly endless endorsements that have greeted the declaration and candidacy of Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for the position of Director-General of the World Trade Organisation. From the diplomatic ...

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Ibom Air Targets Post-Crisis Boom In Nigeria’s Aviation Market

Ibom Air Targets Post-Crisis Boom In Nigeria’s Aviation Market

By Martin Rivers Ibom Air is planning to add another domestic route in the coming weeks as management re-boot efforts to transform Nigeria’s under-exploited civil aviation market. The start-up carrier began operations in June 2019 with funding from the government ...

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Ibom Air Swells Fleet: Takes Delivery of the 5th CRJ-900

Ibom Air Swells Fleet: Takes Delivery of the 5th CRJ-900

…As Management Appreciates Aviation Minister, NCAA other Stakeholders By our Correspondent The management of Ibom Air has taken delivery of the fifth aircraft that was purchased in 2019 to boost its airways for the flying delight of all its passengers. ...

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