Arik Air adjusts Schedule to cope with Aircraft maintenance

Arik Air, Nigeria’s leading airline has carried out adjustment on its scheduled operations to cope with the exigencies of its aircraft that are on mandatory maintenance. The airline’s fleet has witnessed a reduction in number in the last two weeks due to the fact that some aircraft have been flown overseas to Approved Maintenance Organisation (AMO) in Europe. Continue reading

Aviation: Nigerian Airports Record 41,745 Flight Delays

By Chinedu Eze

Nigerian airports recorded 36,350 domestic and 5,395 international flight delays in 2018. This was disclosed by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) in its executive summary published on its website. The records showed that two leading domestic airlines – Air Peace and Arik Air – topped the list of domestic flight delay. Continue reading

Nigeria: Buhari To Unveil $70m Oshodi Transport Interchange

President Muhammadu Buhari has agreed to inaugurate Africa’s first mega bus terminal, Oshodi Transport Interchange before May 29, officials of the Lagos State Government have confirmed. Besides, the president will equally unveil the 10-lane Oshodi-Murtala Mohammed International Airport road, another iconic transport infrastructure project the administration of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode executed under two years. Continue reading

Nigeria’s Policy On Aviation Killing Airlines – Dana COO

Mr. Obi Mbanuzuo, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Dana Air is one of the knowledgeable Chief Executive Officer (CEOs) in the Nigerian aviation industry, having spent all his life as aviation practitioner. In this interview with OLUSEGUN KOIKI, he talks about the controversial wet-lease agreement with Asky Air, Nigeria aviation policies and the charges imposed on the airlines by the agencies, among others. Excerpts: Continue reading

They’re Ingrates – Fani-Kayode Fires South Africans Killing Nigerians, Other Africans

Former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has said that Nigerians and other Africans were being killed in South Africa because South Africans had forgotten the sacrifice Nigeria made to free the country from Apartheid. Fani-Kayode said this while reacting to xenophobic attacks on citizens of other African nations in the “rainbow” nation. Continue reading