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AON Hails FG Over Moves To Implement Zero Duty, VAT On Aircraft, Spare Parts

… Says Govt’s Action Strong Testament Of The Commitment Of The President, Aviation Minister The Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) has commended the Federal Government for its efforts at addressing the challenges facing the local airlines such as zero duty and VAT on aircraft and spare parts among others. The commendation was made by the […]

Overland Airways Secures IATA Safety Audit Certification

…Joins Aero, Allied Air, Arik Air On IOSA Register Overland Airways said it has successfully completed the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) and has been listed on the IOSA Registry. Overland Airways success brings to four the number of Nigerian carriers that have passed IOSA certification. Checks on IOSA website by […]

Virgin Atlantic Invests $4.4B For 12 A350-1000 Aircraft

Virgin Atlantic and Airbus has signed agreement on a firm order valued at $4.4billion for 12 Airbus A350-1000 aircraft. According to the airline the investment demonstrates the strength of the Virgin Atlantic commitment to customer experience as it continues to focus on delivering sustained profit in the long term. The airline further said that it […]

Dana Air Laments Multiple Charges, Other Challenges Facing Domestic Carriers

…Dana Air Begins Daily Flights From Lagos To Owerri …Sets N12, 600 As Introductory Fare Dana Air has cried out over the challenges facing domestic airlines such as the rise in fuel price, multiple charges and high exchange rate among other issues. This is just as the airline said it has commenced daily flights from […]

MainOne Wins 2016 Microsoft Country Manager’s Partner Award

Premier connectivity and data centre solutions company, MainOne, has won the Microsoft Country Manager’s Partner of the Year (POY) Award for Nigeria at the Microsoft Partner Network Awards held in Lagos. The company beat other nominees to clinch the award at a Gala Dinner organised to celebrate Microsoft partners that have demonstrated excellence leveraging Microsoft […]

FG Has Liberalised Air Fares, Tariffs —— NCAA

…Debunks Authorising Airlines To Increase Fares …Asks Airline Operators, Stakeholders To Disregard Insinuations, Reports The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has said that all airlines’ tariffs for their services including fares, rates, add-on charges or terms and condition of service are fully liberalised contrary to claims in some quarters. The regulatory body also informed that […]

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Accidental Discharge: Policeman, Woman Injured At Lagos Airport

There was a wild accident at the General Aviation Terminal of the Murtala Muhammed Airport(MMA) Lagos, when a police orderly attached to an unnamed Senator was trying to remove the magazine from his gun accidentally discharge injuring the policeman holding the gun and another women suspected to be a passenger of one of the airlines. […]

55 Years After: Delta To Operate Flights To Havana From New York, Other Cities

…Airline Granted Authority To Resume Daily Nonstop Service To Cuban Capital Delta Air Lines is to begin flight operations to Havana, Cuba from New York-JFK, Atlanta and Miami as a result of today’s 55 years after following the announcement by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). Delta commended the DOT for awarding the airline the […]

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Spectranet 4GLTE Signs MoU With Aero Contractors For Free Wifi Service

As part of its brand evolution journey and commitment to provide world class internet service experience, Spectranet 4G LTE has signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU)with Aero Contractors, Nigeria’s leading innovative airline to provide free internet service to the passengers of the airline at the Murtala Muhammed Airport Two (MMA2) Lagos. Speaking during the agreement signing […]

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NDLEA Arrests 63 Suspected Drug Traffickers In Six Months At Lagos Airport

…Vows To Dismantle Criminal Network The Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah (rtd.) has disclosed that the agency arrested 63 suspected drug traffickers with 484.11kgs of drugs between January and June, 2016. He also disclosed that suspected drug barons also abandoned 336.090kgs of the seized drugs between […]