Aviation

(Press Statement)The Unwarranted Arrest And Detention of Two Pilots, Capt. Samuel Buhari And Samuel Ugorji In Port Harcourt Military Base

    On behalf of the entire members of Nigerian Air Traffic Controllers’ Association (NATCA), Flight Crew Association of Nigeria (FCAN) and National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE), we write to strongly denounce the recent arrest by the Rivers State government of two pilots in the course of discharging their duties. The news […]

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Boeing Temporarily Suspends 787 Operations In South Carolina Today

    Boeing has stated that it would today; Wednesday, April 8 temporarily suspend all 787 operations at Boeing South Carolina (BSC) until further notice. This impacts the Airport Campus, Emergent Operations, Interiors Responsibility Center South Carolina and Propulsion South Carolina. According to the Vice President and General Manager of the 787 Programme and BSC […]


Susan Akporiaye Emerges 44Th NANTA President, Says Association Is United, In Safe Hands

    The newly elected President, National Association Nigeria Travel Agencies(NANTA), Susan Akporiaye has assured airlines  and  other stakeholders that the association would not only be united but that the body was also in safe hands under her watch He gave the assurance in a statement released shortly after she was sworn  in as the […]


Severe Travel Restrictions: Annual Passenger Revenue Will Fall By $252 Billion If –IATA

  …Thanks Governments For Support, Asks For More   The International Air Transport Association (IATA) analysis released today has stated that that annual passenger revenue would fall by $252 billion if severe travel restrictions remain in place for three months as a result of COVID-19. This, IATA said represents a 44 per cent decline compared […]


COVID 19: Domestic Flights Within Nigeria Still In Operation—FAAN

  The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has stated that domestic flight operations within the country were still on despite the suspension of international flights into the country. FAAN made this known in a statement issued by the General Manager, Corporate Communications, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu. “The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria hereby notifies the […]


Int’l Flights Restriction Into Nigeria: Aviation Ministry Makes Clarifications

  The Aviation Ministry has made clarifications on flights considered as essential for which permissions for landing may be sought and granted. The clarification was made in statement issued by the ministry’s Director, Public Affairs, James Odaudu . The statement explained that the clarifications followed recent announcement of restriction of international flights into Nigeria as […]


Boeing CEO, Board Chairman To Forgo Pay To Navigate COVID-19 Crisis

    The Boeing Company today announced  that its Chief Executive Officer Dave Calhoun and Board Chairman Larry Kellner will forgo all pay until the end of the year. This is one of the several decisions taken by the aircraft manufacturing giant to support the company as it navigates through the COVID-19 pandemic while ensuring […]


Sirika Assures Enugu Airport Will Be Ready Before Easter

  Aviation Minister Senator Hadi Sirika has restated that the Akanu Ibiam International airport Enugu which was closed down last August for rehabilitation work would be reopened for use before Easter 2020. The Minister gave the assurance after an inspection visit to the airport yesterday. According to him, the Federal Government recognises the importance of […]


FAAN To Hold National Aviation Conference In Abuja April 1–4

  The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)  has stated that it would hold its maiden edition of the “FAAN National Aviation Conference” where aviation experts would share ideas and discuss critical issues in both in the  Nigerian  and world aviation.. This was made known in a statement issued by the General Manager, Corporate Affairs, […]


We Rescued NANTA From Death, Restores Dignity To Travel Professionals—Bernard

  … As Association Holds Elective AGM March 25-27 In Kano … IATA’s Dusan Kostic, UFTAA’s Sunil Kumar , ART’s Gbenga Olowo, Others To Speak At Event The National President of the National Association of Nigerian Travel Agency (NANTA), Bernard Bankole has said that he and his team took the association from near death to […]