Category: Aviation

Bristow Helicopter Crashes Near Lagos, All Crew On-board Alive

Bristow Helicopter Crashes Near Lagos, All Crew On-board Alive No One Died In Bristow Helicopter Crash – LASEMA The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA has disclosed that none of the eleven passengers, who were on board the ill-fated Bristow helicopter 5N BJQ that crashed into the ocean on Wednesday, died. This was as officials…

‘How to prevent air, ground aircraft collision’

Global aviation bodies are worried over the contribution of air accidents associated with runway operations. Amid calls for collaboration and introduction of safety initiatives, experts at a forum in Lagos set timelines for Nigeria to reduce runway incursion and related threats to air safety, KELVIN OSA OKUNBOR reports. There is growing concern over air safety…

Nigeria Has A Vibrant Aviation Industry, Says S/African Airline Official

Mr Aaron Munetsi, Regional General Manager, Africa and Middle East, South African Airways (SAA), says Nigeria has a vibrant aviation industry that can compete with any other country of the world. Munetsi stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja. He said that the country’s rating in…

Ebola: Arik Restores Flight Services To Freetown

SAN FRANCISCO, January 27, (THEWILL) – Nigerian carrier, Arik Air, has concluded plans to resume flight services from Lagos to Freetown, Sierra Leone from February 23, 2016. According to the carrier, flights from Lagos to Freetown were suspended in July 2014 at the outbreak of the Ebola virus in some West African nations, adding that…