Fmr FAAN Boss Lists Strategies For Sustaining African Airlines

  As airlines in Africa continues to die untimely death with no immediate solution in sight, the former Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria(FAAN), Mr Richard Aisuebeogun has stated that for the continent’s airlines to be  sustained they must have good internal management and business plan. His presentation is coming at a […]


MMA2 Launches Mobile App To Track Aircraft, Live Flight Information

    In its continued efforts to provide airport users with hassle-free and world-class travel experience, Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operator of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal 2 (MMA2), has launched a mobile app. With the launch, MMA2 has recorded another first as the only airport terminal in Nigeria to launch a mobile app […]


Shocker: NIMET Acting Director Claims Two Birth Places In Employment Forms

  …Allegedly Participates In NYSC 9Yrs After Graduation There were indications that the next Tsunami in the aviation industry may occur at Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET), following the discovery that the agency’s Acting Director, Administration, Mrs. Ijeoma Agbontaen laid claim to two birth places in the employment forms she filled. A document  obtained by abelnewsng.com […]


Professionals, Monarchs Cry Out Over Possible Extinction Of Esan Language

  As part of efforts to avert the extinction of Esan language, a professional body; Association of Esan Professional Association (AEP) traditional rulers have called for the inclusion of Esan language in schools’ curriculum. This is just as they advised parents to teach and speak Esan language to their children any point in time. They […]


Arik Air Projects 52 Aircraft In 2025

  … Carries 19M Passengers In 10 Years Arik Air, the largest airline in West and Central Africa has projected that it would increase the number of aircraft in the airline’s fleet from 28 to 52 in 2025. This is just as the airline said it carried 19 million passengers in the last 10 years. […]


Boeing, UPS Announce Order For 14 747-8 Freighters

  ….Airplanes Will Support Carrier’s Fleet Expansion Plans   Boeing and UPS have announced an order for 14 747-8 Freighters. The agreement also includes an option to purchase an additional 14 of the cargo airplanes. Speaking on the order, President of UPS Airlines, Brendan Canavan, said, “These aircraft are a strategic investment for increased capacity […]


Aviation Experts To Brainstorm On Current, Burning Issues At Akwaaba

  …As Exhibitors From Bahrain, South Africa, Kenya, Others Register For The Event Aviation experts are to gathered at the at Eko Hotel and Suit venue of the Akwaaba African Travel Market to brainstorm on current and burning issues in the aviation industry. Akwaaba is coming at a time foreign and domestic airlines are affected […]


LAPO Marks Hand Wash Day, Donates Items To Lagos School

    A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), the Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO), has donated some items to Community Primary School, Oke-Odo, Lagos as part of activities to mark the 2016 Global Hand Wash Day. The items presented to the school include: buckets with taps, disinfectants, soaps and hand towels. They were presented to the school’s […]


Revelations From NASS Aviation Public Hearing Vindicate NANTA’s Position—–Bernard

    President, National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), Mr. Bankole Bernard has Stated that the revelations at the public hearing organised by the National Assembly on the state of Nigeria aviation has vindicated the position earlier taken by the association. This is just as he commended NASS, particularly the House Representatives Committee on […]


MainOne Picks Minkels To Enhance Position In West-African Data Centre Market

    Minkels, part of the publicly traded company Legrand has been chosen as data centre supplier for premier West African connectivity and data centre solutions company, MainOne. MainOne blazed a trail in Africa with its undersea fibre optic cable connecting West Africa to Europe and the construction of West Africa’s largest commercial Tier III+ […]