Tag: airline

United Nigeria Airline commences regular flights to Owerri

By Chinelo Obogo, Lagos United Nigeria Airline will commence regular scheduled flight operations to the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport (SMICA) on Thursday, April 8. The inaugural Owerri flight will…

Azman Airline Suspends Operations In Nigeria Over Safety Concerns

Azman Airline has suspended its operations across the country due to a safety audit, the airline said. The Kano based airline announced the development on Tuesday, saying it would allow…

Ugwuanyi hails United Airline for making Enugu operational hub

By Magnus Eze and Chinelo Obogo The governor of Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has expressed appreciation to the management of United Airline for making the state its operational hub.This is…

United Nigeria airline gets AOC, to conduct inaugural flight Feb 12

By Chinelo Ogbogo United Nigeria Airlines has said it will conduct its inaugural flight on Friday, February 12, 2021 after receiving an Air Operators Certificate (AOC) from the Nigerian Civil…

● COVID-19: FG suspends Emirates airline from operating in Nigeria

By Chinelo Obogo The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has suspended Emirates’ operations in Nigeria effective after 72 hours from Thursday midnight for violating the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 directives…

● FG lifts ban on Emirates airline as UAE suspends rapid tests

The Federal Government has lifted the ban it placed on Emirates Airlines. The airline was barred from lifting passengers from Nigeria after the United Arab Emirates made it mandatory for such passengers to…

Enugu Airport: Arrival of 7th airline delights stakeholders ●

Stakeholders in the aviation sector, in addition to residents of South-East, on Wednesday, hailed the arrival of one other airline at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. The United Nigeria…

Aviation safety: Domestic airline operators, stakeholders charge to read AIB-N reports

Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has charged all domestic airline operators and professionals in the industry to always take time to read AIB-N reports with a view to drawing lessons that…

Nigerian woman sues US airline for ejecting her over body odour

A NIGERIAN woman is in court against the United Airlines, claiming the carrier racially discriminated against her in removing her from her flight at Houston’s Bush Intercontinental Airport following a…

Minister, airline operators bicker over ‘hostile operating environment’

By Sanni Onogu, Abuja Aviation Minister Hadi Sirika and the Airlines Operators of Nigeria (AON) on Wednesday disagreed on who or what is responsible for the alleged hostile operating environment…

‘Airline operators owe FG N19bn, $6m’

The Senate Monday rejected the planned N5billion bailout for airliners in Nigeria and other key players in the aviation industry. But the lawmakers were also told the airliners owed the federal…

Ethiopian Airline links Nigeria to its global network from Sept 7

 Chinelo Obogo Ethiopian airline will link Nigeria to its global network of over 70 destinations from September 7, 2020 and cities that are open for flights include Toronto, Washington DC,…

500 airline staff test positive for coronavirus

About 500 employees of Atlanta-Based Delta Airline have tested positive for coronavirus. The CEO Ed Bastian, confirmed this during the company’s annual shareholder meeting. He added that ten employees have…

We thought Naira Marley was Buhari’s Minister, Fashola – Airline apologises to FG over Abuja flight

Chinelo Obogo Executive Jet Services Limited has apologised to the Federal Government for flying in artise, Azeez Fashola, also known as Naira Marley from Lagos to Abuja, saying the error…

Naira Marley: FG suspends airline, pilot for false information

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja The Federal Government has announced the suspension of flight company ExecuJet, whose aircraft conveyed controversial Nigerian singer Naira Marley on Saturday to perform at a concert in…