Category: Aviation

The refusal of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to exempt foreign carriers from its forex policy has claimed its first casualty, with Iberia Airline pulling out of Nigeria. According to information gathered late Tuesday, Iberia, the Spanish national carrier, was said to have taken the decision, in view of the financial predicaments brought upon it…

Airline operators have urged passengers to expect more delays or cancelled flights as the scarcity of aviation fuel, known as Jet A1, bites harder, adding that scheduled operations may stop altogether, unless more fuel is delivered in the next few days. Since last week, domestic airlines have faced severe challenges sourcing aviation fuel for their…

The Nigerian aviation industry contributed $685 million to the country’s Gross Domestic Product, GDP, in 2015, just as $50 billion would be needed over the next 28 years to grow the sector . These revelations were made by the Managing Director, EAN Aviation, Mr. Olusegun Demuren, at the Nigerian Business Aviation Conference 2016, held in…

Bernard Olumuyiwa Aliu PermSec: FG raised campaign team for Aliu’s re-election bid as ICAO President Credits: Dele Ogbodo of Thisdaylive in Abuja The President in Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Mr. Bernard Olumuyiwa Aliu, has said the body is strategizing with Ministers of Aviation of Nigeria, Cameroun, Niger, Somali, Egypt and countries…

Credits: Chinedu Eze of thisdaylive The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has issued a directive that privately owned jets should now be registered as commercial aircraft because many of them are used for charter services whereas they were registered as privately owned. Operating privately registered aircraft for hire and reward was deemed illegal by the…