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NAHCO appoints Bello as Chairman

The  Board of the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc (nahco aviance) has appointed  Arc Usman Arabi Bello as Chairman. Bello effectively takes over from the Vice Chairman, Dennis Hasdenteufel who had been acting in that position since October last year. A statement explained that  Bello emerged Chairman of the Company ...

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Ethiopian Airlines Records Impressive Growth

Tewolde GebreMariam, Group Chief Executive Officer, Ethiopian Airlines Tewolde GebreMariam, Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ethiopian Airlines, has stated that 2016 was an exceptionally challenging year for the African aviation industry. He, however, stated that his outfit expanded its fleet and network expansion and made significant investment in customer ...

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Buhari removes four heads of Aviation parastatals

President Muhammadu Buhari has removed four heads of parastatal agencies and college in the nation’s aviation industry. A statement released by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Transportation, Alhaji Sabiu Zakari explained that those relieved of their jobs are the Managing Director of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Mr Emma ...

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Lufthansa takes over Brussels Airlines in Eurowings expansion

A deal to take over Brussels Airlines will help Lufthansa’s Eurowings budget business to double in size next year, part of the German group’s response to fierce competition in the European aviation market. Lufthansa said on Thursday it was exercising an option to buy the remaining 55 percent of Brussels ...

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Lufthansa cancels 1,700 flights due to pilots’ strike

Lufthansa is cancelling around 1,700 flights over the next two days due to a fresh strike by pilots in a long-running dispute about pay. Last week, the German carrier cancelled nearly 2,800 flights during a four-day walkout from Wednesday that affected more than 350,000 passengers, the 14th walkout in a ...

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Osinbajo, Fayose Agree On Need For Airport In Ekiti

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo     Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo says he shares the same view with the people and government of Ekiti state on the need for the federal government to establish an airport in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital. He explained that this has become a necessary ...

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Emirate gives reason for Flight suspension to Abuja, Kenya

  Emirates has annunced plans to suspend its flights from Saturday, October 22, Kenyan Airways has served notice to follow suit from Tuesday, November 15. There are also signals from Emirates that it could quit flying to Nigeria altogether According to the airline, it had problem repatriating foreign currency on ...

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Arik Air Resume Operations Today

Arik Air         Just yesterday after announcing the suspension of its services, Arik Air is set to resume normal flights operations on Wednesday(today). According to statement released by tge  company’s Public Relations and Communications Manager, Olabanji Ola, that passengers and customers will be notified that flight services will resume at ...

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Arik Air confirms suspension of flight Over Insurance Renewal

Arik on Air           Crisis in the aviation industry continued as Arik Air on Tuesday confirmed that it is suspending flight operation due to its inability to immediately renew its aircraft insurance. This is contained in a statement signed by its Spokesman, Mr Adebanji Ola said: “Arik ...

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First Nation resumes September 15

First Nation Airline       Barely one week after suspending its operations, FirstNation Airways is to resume onSeptember 15, 2016. In a statement, FirstNation’s Head of Corporate Affairs, Rasheed Yusuf explained that the airline suspended operations to carry out routine maintenance on its fleet in line with safety standards ...

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