Green Africa Airlines, FCMB ink $31m deal, others to boost air travel

A new entrant into Nigeria’s aviation industry, Green Africa Airline has formed a strategic partnership with First City Monument Bank (FCMB), a leading financial institution in Nigeria. Revenue collected from all Green Africa customer sales transactions will be exclusively domiciled at Green Africa’s operating account with FCMB. Upon commencement of pre-sales in early 2021, FCMB…

Nigeria’s airspace may be closed Monday as aviation unions join labour strike

There are indications that Nigeria’s airspace may be closed on Monday if the aviation workers unions carry out their threat to back the nationwide strike by Organised Labour expected to commence on Monday. Aba Ocheme, the General Secretary of the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), said the aviation unions would implement the directives……

Reps allay fears over airports concessioning, meet unions

By Chukwuemeke Iwelunmo The House of Representatives Committee on Aviation led by Nnolim Nnaji has stepped into the brewing labour crisis over the planned concession of four international airports across the country by the Federal Government. At a meeting with representatives of the unions at the National Assembly Complex, Abuja, the committee assured the workers…

Max Airlines to commence Jos-Abuja services on Monday

Following the recent signing of a memorandum of understanding between the Plateau State Government and Max Airlines, commercial flight operations between Jos and Abuja are to commence on Monday 28th September 2020. The announcement which was made today by the state Commissioner for Information and Communication, Dan Manjang explained that the flights operated by Max…

Air Peace increases daily flights to Enugu

Air Peace said it has increased the number of flights from Lagos to Enugu starting from September 22, 2020. In a statement sent by the airline, the airline promised Enugu passengers seamless flights as it commences a daily second Los-Enugu-Los in the afternoon. READ ALSO: Flight ban: Emirates awaits outcome of UAE, Nigerian authorities’ decision “Passengers…

Crashed Quorum Helicopter had no fuel, says preliminary report

By Chukwuemeke Iwelunmo Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has released the preliminary report on the accident involving a Bell 206B III Helicopter with nationality and registration marks 5N-BQW operated by Quorum Aviation Limited (QAL) which occurred at Opebi Area, Lagos On 28th August 2020. The AIB in its preliminary findings released Monday, September 21, 2020, revealed…