Sack: Aero Contractors workers demonstrate, Minister intervenes

The workers were protesting the suspension of the services of the company and their being sent home compulsorily. Sirika, however, appealed to the workers to disperse till Monday when he promised to return with a feedback after his meeting with the Assets Management Company of Nigeria, the management of Aero Contractors and other critical stakeholders…

Aero, FirstNation gone… 7 reasons why your favourite airline could be next

Two Nigerian airlines announced a shutdown – or suspension – less than 48 hours after the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) confirmed that Nigeria is in its worst economic recession in 29 The post Aero, FirstNation gone… 7 reasons why your favourite airline could be next appeared first on TheCable.

Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff Appeals Against Losing Presidency

Impeached Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff filed a Supreme Court challenge Thursday to her removal from office in an early blow to new President Michel Temer’s bid to stabilize the country. The appeal, filed by Rousseff’s lawyer Jose Eduardo Cardozo and seen by AFP, demands “the immediate suspension of the effects of the Senate decision.” The…

NCAA Dismisses Airlines Fold Up Claims

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has dismissed claims that some airlines were winding down their operations in the country. The authority dismissed the claims in a statement signed by the NCAA Director General, Capt. Muhtar Usman, in Lagos, yesterday. Usman said on the contrary, the airlines were merely suspending their operations temporarily to enable…

Unions Throng Aero Contractors’ Office Over 1,400 Workers’ Fate

Aviation unions have thronged the head office of Aero Contractors Airline at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, The Tide reports. The action is coming against the background of the suspension of flight operations which the airline announced would commence yestersday. President, Air Traffic Services Senior Staff Association (ATSSSAN),Mr Benjamin Okewu, told newsmen that the…

NCAA Announces Suspension Of Operations By Another Airline, The First Nation

By Niyi Adeyi LAGOS, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Barely 24 hours the management of Aero Contractors Airlines announced suspension of its scheduled services, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has made public, similar development in another Nigerian carrier, the First Nation airline. The agency Director-General Capt. Muhtar Usman, in a statement issued in Lagos Thursday…

FirstNation airlines suspends flight operations

Lagos – FirstNation Airlines on Thursday announced the suspension of flight operations in the country to enable it to maintain its aircrafts. A statement signed by the Head of Commercials of the airlines, Serah Awogbade in Lagos, said that the maintenance of the A319 fleet would be completed on or before Sept. 15. The statement…