NIGERIA: Enugu International Airport Cost NGN10bn

The International Airport Enugu called Akanni Ibiam International Airport Enugu State will cost the Federal Government of Nigeria an amount worth N10bn for reparation. The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Managing Director, Captian Rabiu Yadudu uncovered that the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has approved a sum of funds worth N10bn for the completion… Continue reading NIGERIA: Enugu International Airport Cost NGN10bn

NIGERIA: Port Harcourt Airport Re-Opens After Fire Outbreak

The Port Harcourt International Airport flight operations and services have resumed normally after it was closed for three days due to a bush fire outbreak. The fire overwhelmed some part of the airports encircling bushes which led to a flight delay. However, the fire was later efficiently and successfully abolished. The passengers at the Port… Continue reading NIGERIA: Port Harcourt Airport Re-Opens After Fire Outbreak

NIGERIA: International Airport Enugu Ready Before Easter

The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has disclosed that Akanu Ibiam International Airport runway in Enugu would be finished before Easter. The Minister, during an inspection, visited the Airport said that due to the specific action and importance of the Airport to the South-East region, the Federal Government with full care handled the project… Continue reading NIGERIA: International Airport Enugu Ready Before Easter

NIGERIA: Aviation Expert Warns Against Merging Aero, Arik AIRLINES

The chief executive officer of Belujane Konzult, Mr. Chris Aligbe has condemned the idea of using Nigeria‚Äôs oldest airline Aero Contractors and another domestic airline, Arik Air as the national carrier. Mr. Aligbe made this known following recent proposals from the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) to the Minister of Aviation to merge Arik… Continue reading NIGERIA: Aviation Expert Warns Against Merging Aero, Arik AIRLINES

KENYA: Parliament Nationalises Airline Company

Kenyan parliament has unanimously voted to nationalise the airline company; Kenyan Airways. The parliament made their decision known through voice votes. The move, made on Tuesday 23rd of July, 2019 was to curb further losses from the east African company. The carrier partly owned by the Kenyan government (48.9%), KQ Lender company(38.1%), and, Air France… Continue reading KENYA: Parliament Nationalises Airline Company

NIGERIA: Medview Airline Financial Crisis Deepens As Competitors Gain Market Share

One of the major Nigerian carriers, Medview is currently experiencing a downturn, which is currently affecting the company’s positioning in the aviation industry. As opposed to the huge promise held by the Nigerian Airline company following its listing in the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in January 2017, the company has failed to produce consistent profit… Continue reading NIGERIA: Medview Airline Financial Crisis Deepens As Competitors Gain Market Share

NIGERIA: Federal Government Revisits Nigeria Air Project

The logo of the new national carrier (Source: NAN)

The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced its intentions to revisit its shelved national carrier project, Nigeria Air. Nigeria Air, a national airline project which name and logo were unveiled at the Farnborough International Airshow in London in July 2018 by the Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, was suspended in September 2018 by… Continue reading NIGERIA: Federal Government Revisits Nigeria Air Project

KENYA: Airline Proceeds To Purchase $12billion Worth Order Of Boeing 737-800 Max

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As opposed to popular action which was led by the Indonesian Airline; Garuda Indonesia, with the airline announcing the cancellation of its $6billion worth order of 49 Boeing 737-800 Max due to loss of customer trust following the two close crashes; the Kenyan Airways has made the decision to stick with Boeing. The airline company… Continue reading KENYA: Airline Proceeds To Purchase $12billion Worth Order Of Boeing 737-800 Max

ETHIOPIA: Boeing Stock Plunges After Ethiopia Airline Crash

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The most sold Modern Passenger Aircraft in the world, the Boeing 737 Max family, is currently under scrutiny from stakeholders, following two crashes in 5 months with the latest Ethiopian Airline Boeing-737-800 Max crash; a crash which claimed the lives of 157 passengers and crew on-board from around 33 countries. Gathered intelligence and information concerning… Continue reading ETHIOPIA: Boeing Stock Plunges After Ethiopia Airline Crash