FEC Approves Nigeria-Kuwait Bilateral Air Deal

FEC Approves Nigeria-Kuwait Bilateral Air Deal

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the signing of a Bilateral Air Services Agreement between Nigeria and Kuwait.  Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, disclosed this on Wednesday while briefing State House Correspondents after FEC meeting presided over by President...
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Etihad Cargo Reiterates Commitment To US With 27 Weekly Flights

Etihad Cargo Reiterates Commitment To US With 27 Weekly Flights

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Aviation Group, has reinforced its commitment to the US market with the introduction of an additional 50 tonnes of belly capacity via four new weekly direct passenger flights to John F. Kennedy...
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FEC Approves N7.4b For Irrigation, Aviation Equipment 

FEC Approves N7.4b For Irrigation, Aviation Equipment 

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a contract worth N6 billion as augmentation for the Chochi irrigation project in Adamawa as well as N1.4billion for procurement of aviation equipment.  Ministers of Water Resources, Sulieman Adamu, and Aviation...
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British Airways Cancels 1,500 More Flights

British Airways Cancels 1,500 More Flights

British Airways has cancelled a further 1,500 flights, mostly for July. The wave of cancellations made over the past weeks will affect tens of thousands hoping to jet off this summer from Heathrow and Gatwick.  BBC reports that the industry...
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Dana Air Rewards Essay Competition Winners 

Dana Air Rewards Essay Competition Winners 

Dana Air has rewarded students with free tickets for their brilliant performance at the the11th edition of the National Travel Essay Competition and  Air Transport Youth Empowerment Summit, which was held at the Nigerian Civil Aviation (NCAA) Headquarters An...
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Nigeria Will Sustain Investments In Aviation Safety, Security, Says Buhari

Nigeria Will Sustain Investments In Aviation Safety, Security, Says Buhari

More investments will be deployed to the provision of infrastructure and facilities for safe, secure, environmentally friendly and sustainable civil aviation in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.   The president stated this when he received the...
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Aviation Minister Appeals To Domestic Airlines On Planned Operations Shutdown

Aviation Minister Appeals To Domestic Airlines On Planned Operations Shutdown

The Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, has appealed to Nigerian airlines to suspend the planned shutdown of operations from Monday over the high cost of aviation fuel from N190 to N700 per litre.   Sirika, who made the appeal...
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Eid-Fitri: FAAN Beefed Up Security At Airports

Eid-Fitri: FAAN Beefed Up Security At Airports

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has beefed up security at the nation’s airports ahead of the Eid-el-Fitri celebration.   The acting General Manager, Corporate Affairs of FAAN, Mrs Faithful Hope-Ivbaze, in a stat...
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SIFAX Group Trains 101 Staff in Q1 

SIFAX Group Trains 101 Staff in Q1 

As part of its human capacity programme, a total of 101 staff from various subsidiaries of SIFAX Group have undergone different trainings in the first quarter of 2022.  The trainings focused on bespoke needs of the staff, including leadership competence,....
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Air Peace Relocates International Flight Operations To New MMIA Terminal 2

Air Peace Relocates International Flight Operations To New MMIA Terminal 2

Air Peace has relocated all its international flight operations from the old Terminal One to the newly inaugurated Terminal 2 of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.   Spokesperson, Mr Stanley Olisa in a statement explained that the airline...
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Ethiopian Airlines Appoints Mesfin Tasew As Group CEO

Ethiopian Airlines Appoints Mesfin Tasew As Group CEO

The Board of Management of Ethiopian Airlines Group has announced the appointment of Mr. Mesfin Tasew Bekele, as Chief Executive Officer of Ethiopian Airlines Group, effective March 23, 2022. A statement explained that Mr Mesfin has been a successor to...
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FG Seeks Special Funding For Abuja Airport Second Runway

FG Seeks Special Funding For Abuja Airport Second Runway

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning to look for special funding for the second runway of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.  Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Spokesman, said Buhar...
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SAHCO WINS AVIATION COMPANY OF THE YEAR AWARD

SAHCO WINS AVIATION COMPANY OF THE YEAR AWARD

Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO) Plc has been awarded 2021 Aviation Handling Company of the Year in Nigeria. The award was presented to SAHCO by ATQnews during their 2022 Travelers Awards which was held in Abuja, Nigeria’s Capital. ATQnews Annual...
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Air Peace Debuts In Niger Republic  

Air Peace Debuts In Niger Republic  

Air Peace has commenced flight operations into Niamey, the capital of Niger Republic. The inaugural flight was operated on March 11, 2022, with one of the airline’s Embraer 145 jets, from its subsidiary- Air Peace Hopper.  The leader of the...
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