Aviation

Osubi Airstrip Sacks 85% Of Its Contract Staff After 21 Years In Service

  …Gives Affected Staff N30,000 Each As Pay Off As the Coronavirus pandemic continue to ravage every sector of the economy with no end in sight, Shorelines Oil Services Limited has sacked 85 per cent of the contract staff working at Osubi Airstrip in Okpe Local Government Area of Delta Urobotoday.com reports that the sacked […]


AIB-N Obeys Ministerial Directive, Relocates To Abuja

    Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria (AIB-N) said it has commenced the relocation of its corporate headquarters from Lagos to Abuja in line with the Ministerial directive that ordered all aviation agencies to relocate their corporate headquarters to Abuja within 45 days. An early morning statement by the agency explained that the Commissioner/CEO, Engr Akin […]


Air Accident : AIB-N Partners NAF On Crash Site Security

  The Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria (AIB-N) has called for a collaborative effort with the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) for mutual support and benefits in the area of common interests. The Commissioner/CEO of the Bureau, Engr. Akin Olateru made the call at the Bureau’s headquarter in Abuja earlier this week, during a courtesy visit by […]


Aviation Critical Stakeholders Deliberate On Strategic Responses To Changing Times At LAAC Webinar June 18

    As the June 21 date for the reopening of the Nigerian airspace as s announced on Monday by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19.draws near, critical players in the country’s aviation industry will on Thursday, June 18, 2020 deliberate on the strategic responses to the present challenges facing the sector. A statement signed […]


IATA Introduces Free Online Interactive World Map For Travellers On COVID-19 Regulations

  The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has introduced a free online interactive world map to provide travelers with the latest COVID-19 entry regulations by country. The map relies on IATA’s Timatic database which contains comprehensive information on documentation required for international travel. According to IATA to keep pace with the dynamic situation with respect […]


Gradual Re-Opening: FAAN Holds Virtual Meeting With Munich Airport, Compares Notes

    As part of preparations to begin the reopening of some of the airports in the country, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has held a Skype meeting with Munich Airport International to share experiences and compare notes on the effects of the COVID-19 lockdown on the airports. According to a statement signed […]


Workers Salary: Aviation Unions Write President Buhari Over Looming Crisis

  …May Be Forced To Workers To Stay At Home if Situation Goes Beyond June 15 Aviation unions have warned that they may be compelled to ask aviation workers to stay at home  if the no salary or incomplete salary situation as presently obtained in the industry continues beyond June 15, 2020. The warning is […]


COVID-19: NANTA Begins Negotiation With Cargo Companies

  …Advocates Promotion Of Local Content, Tourism … Says It Is Painful Sitting At Home Not Making Income Aftermath of the lockdown brought about by the ravaging Coronavirus pandemic, which hit hard on the travel and tourism industries of the economy, the National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) said it has decided to look […]


Experts Identify Infrastructure Development Panacea To Nigerian Aviation Industry Survival

    Speakers at  the AELEX Partners organised virtual conference have identified the development of aviation infrastructure as the way forward for the aviation industry to survive post COVID-19 pandemic. They  said this at  the second edition of the Aviation Webinar organised by AELEX Partners with the theme, “Flying into Turbulent Skies, Safely Navigating COVID-19 […]


Onyema, Demuren, Akinkuotu, Mbanuzo   Task FG On Financial Intervention For Airlines

  … Massive Investment In Technology Also As the Nigerian aviation industry continues to grapple with the ravaging effect of COVID-19 pandemic, critical stakeholders in the aviation sector have called on the Federal Government to assist airlines financially by way of making it possible for them to access zero or single digit interest loans as […]