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Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Aviation stakeholders want ground handling coys to consider price adjustments

Stakeholders in the aviation industry have urged the ground handling services to consider price adjustment instead of price increase, in order to survive the effects of the current raging COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

Stakeholders decry use of foreign airlines for evacuation flights

Airline operators and stakeholders in the aviation sector have decried the use of foreign airlines to evacuate Nigerian citizens abroad.
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Aviation stakeholders decry use of foreign airlines to evacuate Nigerians

Stakeholders in the aviation industry on Monday kicked against the continuous use of foreign airlines by the Federal Government for the evacuation of Nigerians in spite of domestic capacity to carry out the exercise.
China’s Foreign Ministry announced Friday the temporary suspension of all entries into the country from Saturday.

China imposes entry ban, cancels visas

China’s Foreign Ministry announced Friday the temporary suspension of all entries into the country from Saturday.
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, has praised President Muhammadu Buhari for the reduction in the price of the petroleum products. Speaking to the State House Correspondents today in Abuja after visiting the President with former Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, who is the new Deputy National Chairman, South, the APC boss said he came to felicitate with Mr. President on his giant strides.

Comrade Oshiomhole presents APC deputy chairman Senator Ajimobi to President Buhari

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole has praised President Muhammadu Buhari for the reduction in the price of the petroleum products.

Bad weather: Nigeria grant foreign airlines permission to divert flight to Abuja

Federal government said it has granted one of the foreign airlines permission to divert its flight to Abuja instead of going to the neighbouring countries to land Lagos Airport bound flights
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Lagos-bound passengers stranded in Ghana, Senegal

Hundreds of Lagos-bound passengers are said to be stranded in Accra, Ghana, Dakar, Senegal and Cotonou, Benin Republic as poor visibility continued at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

Why we grant foreign airlines multiple destinations – minister

The Minister for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, has said the Federal Government grants foreign airlines multiple entry points into Nigeria to decongest passenger traffic at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

House of Reps seeks blockage of foreign airlines from Nigerian airspace

The House of Representatives Committee on Aviation is pushing for a review of all aviation agreements between the country and foreign airlines, and possible blockage of some from the country’s airspace.
Senator Chimaroke Nnamani

Xenophobia: Senator Nnamani lauds Air Peace

Chimaroke Nnamani, former Enugu State governor, has commended the proprietor and management of Air Peace for their prompt intervention to rescue Nigerian citizens facing relentless xenophobic attacks in South Africa.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20196

Senate urges President Buhari to save indigenous airlines from extinction

The Senate, yesterday, raised the alarm over an impending extinction of indigenous airlines if urgent steps were not taken to halt the designation of multiple routes within Nigeria to foreign airlines.

Abike Dabiri-Erewa denies accusing foreign airlines of running drug cartels in Nigeria

The Chairman Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has denied a report accusing some foreign airlines of running drug cartels in the country.
Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika

Federal government explains temporary suspension of national carrier

The federal government Thursday explained that the national carrier, which was earlier billed to kick off in December was suspended temporarily because the process to actualise it was delayed.
Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika unveiling the Nigeria Air in the UK

Economist: Nigeria Air has immense economic potential for Nigeria

The newly unveiled National Carrier, Nigeria Air, has the potential to boost the nation’s economy if professionally managed, expert says.

Foreign airlines: Lagos airport most expensive in the world

Foreign airlines operating in Nigeria saturday described the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos as the most expensive airport in the world, attributing it to high and multiple charges the government agencies in the aviation industry have been billing them.
Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport is an airport serving Kano, the capital city of Kano State of Nigeria

Security: Kano airport to complete CCTV installation soon

Installation of Close Circuit Television (CCTV) within and around the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport, (MAKIA) Kano would soon be completed to boost safety and security at the premier airport in the country.

Use aviation potential to create jobs for Nigerians – Airline operators tell federal govt

The Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON), on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to maximise the potential in the aviation sector to create jobs for unemployed Nigerians.

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