Aviation

Boeing Responds To Germany’s Heavy Lift Helicopter Invitation To Tender

    Boeing has submitted its response to the STH invitation to tender for Germany’s New Heavy Lift Helicopter programme, also known as Schwerer Transporthubschrauber (STH). The response was submitted yesterday, 13 January. The STH invitation to tender was issued on 24 June 2019 by the German procurement authority, specifically, the Federal Office of Equipment, […]

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Customs Denied NAMA Waiver To Clear Navigational Aids—Capt. Akinkuotu

…Says Equipment Was At Seaport For About Six Months The Managing Director, Nigerian Airspace Management Authority (NAMA) Capt. Fola Akinkuotu, has revealed that the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) denied the airspace agency the waiver it requested for to clear the navigation aids at the Lagos seaport. This is just as he said that agency paid […]


Boeing Donates AU$1M To Assist Australian Bushfire Recovery, Relief Efforts

  …Contribution Directed Across Australia Through Australian Red Cross The Boeing Company today donated an AU$1  million about (N 250,184,812.50)   from the Boeing Charitable Trust for recovery and relief efforts associated with the ongoing Australian bushfires. According to the aircraft manufacturing giant the contributions will be directed through the Australian Red Cross and designated for […]


Our Navigational, Landing Aids Remain Serviceable, NAMA Insists

    The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has insisted that its navigational infrastructure nationwide is not in any state of degradation. Just as it also stated that its navigational facilities are operating optimally but are awaiting flight calibration in line with NCAA and International Civil aviation Organization (ICAO) regulations and world best practices. NAMA’s […]


Flight Diversion: NATCA Frowns At Un-Serviceability Of Navigational Equipment At Lagos Airport

  …Says It Is Due To Lack Of Calibration The Nigerian Air Traffic Controllers’ Association (NATCA) has frown at the un-serviceability of navigational aids and landing facilities at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, which led to the diversion of British Airways and Air France flights to Accra and Cotonou. This is just as NATCA […]


AIB Begins Investigation Into Turkish Airlines Serious Incident

  Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), Nigeria has commenced investigation into the serious incident involving Turkish Airways A330-300 aircraft with registration marks TC-LOL. The accident investigation body in a statement said that it was notified that at about 3:30am local time, on December 31, 2019. The aircraft, AIB said was enroute Port Harcourt from Istanbul, Turkey […]


Bush Fire Forces FAAN To Temporary Close, Re-Open Port Harcourt Airport

    The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has informed airlines, passengers and the general public that a bush fire incident that occurred near the active area of the Port Harcourt International Airport (PHIA) Omagwa, forced the agency to temporarily close and re-open the airport for flight operations. A statement issued by General Manager, […]


Enugu Airport Runway Ready Before Easter–Sirika

    The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has stated that the Enugu airport runway would be completed and reopened for operations before the celebration of Easter. An online statement by the General Manager, Corporate Affairs, FAAN, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu stated that Sirika made the disclosure today while on an inspection visit to the […]


Finchglow Travels Hosts 4th Trade Partners Forum In Lagos

  Finchglow Travels, Nigeria’s number one indigenous travel management company has held the 4th edition of its Trade Partner’s Forum in Lagos. The forum with the theme, “Global Mindset”, was organised in a bid to help trade partners improve their processes, familiarise themselves with incoming technology and new information in the travel industry ahead of […]


Boeing Announces Leadership Changes

    …David L. Calhoun Named President and CEO …Lawrence W. Kellner to Become Board Chairman … …As Golightly Leads Communications   Boeing Board of Directors has named current Chairman, David L. Calhoun, as Chief Executive Officer and President, effective January 13, 2020. Calhoun takes over from Dennis Muilenburg, who resigned from his positions as […]