Category: Aviation

Federal Government to concession maintenance, airports building

Federal Government to concession maintenance, airports building The Federal Government in its quest to maintain high standard and efficiency in the management of airports intends to concession the maintenance and building of some airports across the country. The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi sirika (Senator) made this known during a courtesy visit by the…

Nigeria Partners With IATA On Air Safety in Africa

The International Air Transport Association, IATA and Nigeria have collaborated on new measures to boost air safety in Africa. This pact is in line with decisions reached by African transport ministers in 2012 to improve safety in the continent’s skies. Nigeria’s Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, Director-General Captain Muhtar Usman and IATA’s Regional Director, Safety and Flight…

Three Nigerian Airlines Get IATA Certification

Three Nigerian airlines have successfully obtained International Air Transport Association (IATA) Operational Safety Audit Certification. The airlines include, Arik Air, Aero Contractors and FirstNation. Those on the verge of attaining IOSA certification include Allied Air and Cargo services, Overland Airways and Dana Air. While Air Peace has done its last workshop, the carrier is about…

AirFrance-KLM set to attracts more customers; replaces planes on Nigerian routes

AirFrance-KLM set to attracts more customers; replaces planes on Nigerian routes Europe-based mega carrier, AirFrance-KLM, says it will change its planes servicing the Lagos-Paris and Lagos-Amsterdam routes effective March 27, 2016. The airline said the development was part of the plans to meet its customers’ needs and improve services on the Nigerian routes. The General…

Air Côte d’Ivoire Set To Increase Aircraft Fleet to Nine by April

Air Côte d’Ivoire, has announce plans to increase its fleet of seven aircraft to nine by April 2016. The African carrier stated this recently in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire when its received its third new Bombardier Dash Q400 NextGen aircraft, which increases its fleet to seven. The airline also said that it hoped to increase the…

Medview Airline Extends Flight Operation to Kaduna

Domestic Carrier, Medview Airline has added Kaduna to its domestic routes with a direct daily flight from Lagos which commences on Monday, March 7, 2016. The airline disclosed in a statement that the Lagos flight will connect Abuja from Kaduna on its return journey. The flight is scheduled to depart Lagos by 7.30 am and arrive…