Aviation

Boeing Acquires ForeFlight

  Boeing said it has completed the acquisition of ForeFlight, a leading provider of innovative mobile and web-based aviation applications. ForeFlight has partnered with Boeing for the past two years to bring aviators Jeppesen’s aeronautical data and charts through ForeFlight’s popular mobile platforms. Now, the teams will integrate talent and offerings to bring innovative, expanded […]


FAAN Uses PH, Abuja Terminals To Decongest Lagos Airport

  As part of efforts to ensure that passengers fly out of the country through other international terminals, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has concluded plans to use  the new international terminal in Port Harcourt Omegwa and  the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja to decongest  traffic at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos. The essence, FAAN […]


Aviation College Aircraft Makes Force Landing At Kaduna Airport

  A TB-9 aircraft belonging to the Nigeria College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) yesterday  afternoon forcefully landed at Kaduna Airport. A statement by the college stated the pilot made forced landing about 7 NM North –West of Kaduna Airport The statement added that the two occupants in the aircraft were not hurt and that they […]


IATA Urges Mexican Government To Work Closely With Aviation Industry

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on the government of Mexico to work closely with the air transport industry as it develops airport infrastructure to meet growing demand for air connectivity in the country’s main gateway of Mexico City. The Director General of IATA, Alexandre de Juniac, stated this at the […]


SAHCO Dedicates State-Of-The Art Ground Support Equipment To PH Operations

      Skyway Aviation Handling Company PLC (SAHCO) has deployed a state-of-the-art Ground Support Equipment (GSE) to boost operations at its Port Harcourt Airport. The Ground Support Equipment is a High loader Air Marrel (LAM 35). A statement issued by the Manager Corporate Communications, Vanessa Uansohia, explained that GSE is a 35 tons capacity […]


President Kagame Declares Open Aviation Africa Summit In Kigali

    Rwandan President, Paul Kagame has officially declared the Aviation Africa Summit and exhibition opened this morning with a strong message of support for the aviation industry along with a reaffirmed determination to see Africa progress with its ‘Open Skies’ actions. President Kagame was chairperson of the African Union (AU) in 2018, when the […]


Boeing Nominates Nikki Haley For Election To Board Of Directors

    The Boeing Company Board of Directors(BoDs) has nominated Nikki Randhawa Haley to be elected as a director at the company’s annual meeting of shareholders on April 29. Haley is the former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, the first female Governor of South Carolina, and a three-term legislator in the South Carolina House […]


Boeing, Embraer Partnership Receive Shareholders Approval

    The proposed strategic partnership between Boeing and Embraer was approved today by Embraer’s shareholders during an Extraordinary General Shareholders’ Meeting held at the company’s headquarters in Brazil. At the special meeting, 96.8 per cent of all valid votes cast were in favour of the transaction, with participation of approximately 67 per cent of […]


SAHCO Signs MoU With Bayelsa Govt. As Official Ground Handling Company

  Skyway Aviation Handling Company PLC (SAHCO) said it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Bayelsa State Government to be the official ground handling provider in the Bayelsa International Airport. An online statement signed by the Manager, Corporate Communications, SAHCo, Mrs. Vanessa Uansohia, explained that the ground handling company was chosen to […]


Achievements In Aviation Sector Under Buhari-Led Govt. Unprecedented—Sirika

    The Minister of State (Aviation), Sen. Hadi Sirika Minister has said categorically that the achievements made in the aviation sector under President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration are unprecedented. Sirika, who stated this in an interview, explained that the aviation industry in Nigeria under the present administration headed by Buhari, had recorded much improvements, adding […]