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Trapped Foreign Airlines’ Fund In Nigeria Hits $550m–IATA

Trapped Foreign Airlines’ Fund In Nigeria Hits $550m–IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), yesterday, disclosed that Foreign Airlines’ fund trapped in Nigeria has risen to $550million. Speaking when he paid a courtesy visit to the chairman, Aviation committee, House of Representatives, Hon. Nnolim Nnaji, the  vice president ...

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Foreign Creditors May Seize Presidential Jets Over Accumulated Debts

Foreign Creditors May Seize Presidential Jets Over Accumulated Debts

Aircrafts in the Presidential Air Fleet are at the risk of being impounded by foreign creditors, Saturday PUNCH has learnt. Findings indicated that the PAF was indebted to several service providers for various upgrades carried out on the 10 aircraft in the fleet ...

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FG, Domestic Airlines Legal Battle Kicks Off Thursday

FG, Domestic Airlines Legal Battle Kicks Off Thursday

The Federal Government has assembled a legal team to challenge the suit filed by domestic airlines seeking to stop the establishment of a proposed national carrier-Nigeria Air. It was learnt on Monday that the legal team of the government and ...

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NAF Airstrikes Eliminate Wanted Terror Kingpins Buzu, Ganai, Others

NAF Airstrikes Eliminate Wanted Terror Kingpins Buzu, Ganai, Others

The Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has separately eliminated wanted terror kingpins, Halilu Buzu, in Zamfara State and Alhaji Ganai and his associate, Yellow Kano, in Kaduna State. According to military sources, the terror kingpins and fighters were killed ...

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Nigeria, Ghana, Others Seek Safer Airspace In West Africa

Nigeria, Ghana, Others Seek Safer Airspace In West Africa

In a bid to secure a safer airspace in West Africa, accident investigation officers across Nigeria, Ghana, The Gambia, Sierra Leone, are undergoing training in accident or incident investigation in the state safety programme. The training, which is currently ongoing ...

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Air Peace Suspends Flights Into Dubai Over Visa Ban

Air Peace Suspends Flights Into Dubai Over Visa Ban

Air Peace airline, yesterday, announced suspension of its Dubai operations indefinitely over inabilty of Nigerians to get visa to the country. In a press statement by Airpeace management and a copy made available to LEADERSHIP, the airline said their operation ...

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Airport Concession: Mixed Reactions As Federal Government Picks Preferred Bidders For 3 Airports

Airport Concession: Mixed Reactions As Federal Government Picks Preferred Bidders For 3 Airports

Stakeholders have continued to express support and reservation with the planned airport concessioning in the Nigeria major airports. This followed Federal Ministry of Aviation announcement of the Corporacion America Airports Consortium as the preferred bidder for the Nnamdi Azikiwe International ...

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Towards Performance-Based Navigation

Towards Performance-Based Navigation

The global civil aviation sector is evolving safer, more-efficient and environmentally-friendly measures to keep aircraft in the skies. To achieve this, global regulators: including International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), Flight Safety International (FSI), and Air Navigation Services Providers (ANSPs), have ...

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Airpeace Set For Direct Flight To Israel

Airpeace Set For Direct Flight To Israel

The chief executive officer of Airpeace, Allen Onyema, on Friday, stated that the airline is ready to kickstart direct flight from Nigeria to Isreal. Onyema, stated this against the backdrop of the comment of the executive secretary of the Nigerian ...

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ValueJet Begins Inaugural Flight Operations In Nigeria

ValueJet Begins Inaugural Flight Operations In Nigeria

The management of Value Jet Airline has commenced maiden commercial local flight operations. The inaugural flights took off on Monday 10, October 2022 at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Terminal 2, Ikeja, to Abuja, Port Harcourt, Asaba and Jos. ...

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