We Stand By Our Report, AIB Tells Quorum Aviation

          …Asks Operator To Prove Letter Was Appropriately Received, Approved By NCAA   The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), Nigeria, said that it stand by the Preliminary Report it released on Monday concerning the Quorum Aviation helicopter that crashed at Opebi Area, Lagos on August 28, 2020 This is just as AIB […]

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Quorum Aviation Counters AIB Preliminary Report On Pilot’s Exemption

    …Releases August 18, 2020   letter Of Request To NCA   Barely few hours after Accident Investigation Bureau(AIB),Nigeria released it preliminary Reports on the Quorum Aviation helicopter that crashed at Opebi Area, Lagos on August 28, 2020,  Quorum Aviation  has released letter dated August 18, 2020, it wrote the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority(NCAA)requesting exemption. […]

Ill-Fated Quorum Aviation Helicopter Fuel Tank Was Empty –AIB Preliminary Report

    The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), Nigeria today made public the Preliminary Report on the accident involving a Bell 206B III Helicopter with nationality and registration marks 5N-BQW operated by Quorum Aviation Limited that crashed at Opebi Area, Lagos on August 28, 2020. The incidents and accidents investigative body in Preliminary Report revealed that […]

How Visa Ban On Nigerians May Stop Emirates From Operating Into Nigeria

      On Friday, September 18, 2020, the Federal Government withdrew the approval given to Emirates Airline to fly into Nigeria beginning from Monday September, 21, 2020. AbelNews  learnt that the decision to withdraw the approval  is due to the refusal of United Arab Emirates (UAE) government to lift visa ban on Nigerians and […]

Aftermath Of Disruption : Arik Air Resumes Normal Flight Operations

    Arik Air said that it  has commenced full flight operations following the resolution of the illegal picketing embarked upon by a section of the workers’ union on Monday, September 14, 2020. A statement by the PR and Communications Manager, Adebanji Ola said that while the airline regrets  the untold inconvenience caused by the […]

AON Elects Azman Founder President, Air Peace Chairman, Vice President

  The Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON), an umbrella body for domestic airline owners, yesterday elected new executive members to manage the affairs of the association. The new President of AON is Dr. Abdulmunaf Yunusa, Founder of Azman Airline and the President of Azman Group while Chairman/CEO of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema was elected […]

Azman Air Abandons Schedule Passengers At Lagos Airport To Operate Charter Flight

  Azman Air, one of the domestic airlines in the country today allegedly abandoned hundreds of scheduled passengers at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, who were bound for Abuja to operate Charter flight. This, AbelNews learnt led to abrupt cancellation of its morning flight to Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport (NAA), Abuja. While many of the […]

Arik Describes Picketing Of Its Office Illegal, As Unions Ground Airline’s Operations

   … We Grounded Airline For Not Meeting Our Demands –Unions … Says It Was Carried Out By ‘Disgruntled’ Staff …Apologises To Passengers Over Flights Disruption   The management of Arik Air (In Receivership) has described the picketing of its headquarters today by persons he called ‘disgruntled’ staff as illegal and was not backed by […]

Delta Resumes Lagos–Atlanta Flight Operations With Additional Safety Measures

  …To Operate Four  Weekly  Flights    Delta Air Lines has today resumed operations from Lagos to Atlanta. A statement by the airline said that beginning from today, September 9, 2020, the airline will fly four times a week with departures on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Speaking on the resumption of flights from Lagos […]

IATA Urges Governments To Prepare For COVID-19 Vaccine Transportation

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged governments to begin careful planning with industry stakeholders to ensure full preparedness when vaccines for COVID-19 are approved and available for distribution. This is just as the association also warned of potentially severe capacity constraints in transporting vaccines by air. According to IATA air cargo plays […]