Nigeria Air: FG to engage Aviation stakeholders, public

Uche Usim, Abuja Plans of reviving the suspended Nigeria Air project was mooted, on Monday, as the Minister of State, Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said he would engage industry stakeholders and the public on the matter to ensure it eventually comes into fruition. Sirika, in a statement signed by the Deputy Director, Press and Public Affairs […]

$500m Chinese debt sparks confusion in airport concession • FAAN former MDs, directors warn of hidden takeover

• FAAN former MDs, directors warn of hidden takeover • Reps set up sub-committee Federal Government’s plan to concession airports has run into difficulties over an existing debt and pact with China to build four new terminals at the cost of $500 million. The “concession within concession”, according to the coalition of aviation workers’ unions, […]

Kano, Port Harcourt airports likely to resume operations in Christmas -Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika

As FG lifts ban on Lufthansa, Air France, KLM By Dirisu Yakubu – Abuja All international airports in the country may resume international flight operations before the end of the year, Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has said. The Minister stated this on his verified Twitter handle on Tuesday. According to him, the federal […]

Liberia announces new national carrier

(NNP) The government of George Weah has finally delivered on its promise to launch a new national carrier to fly the country’s flag in international skies. The new carrier will be known as “Lone Star Air” with the sub tag of “Wings of Liberia” and would begin initial flights schedule from Monrovia to regional capitals, […]

FG to construct 10 new airports – Sirika

The Federal Government says 10 new airports will be constructed across the country to boost civil aviation. The Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, announced this on Tuesday in Abuja when he appeared before the Senate Committee on Aviation for the 2021 budget defence by the ministry and its agencies. Sirika said that the civil […]

National carrier will take off 2021, says FG

Project accommodated in N78.96 billion aviation capital budget • Let’s run national carrier, not government airline, says Ojikutu The Federal Government, yesterday, said adequate preparations had been made and the sum of N78.96 billion had been budgeted in the 2021 Appropriation Bill to implement the plan for a new national carrier, among other projects next […]

Jos airport renovation 95% completed – Manager

Jos airport renovation 95 per cent completed – Manager By Zainab Oyekan The renovation work on the Jos Airport is 95 per cent completed, the Airport’s Manager,  Mr Ayinla Olufemi, has said. Olufemi told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Jos that the project when completed would give the airport a face lift […]

Air Peace increases daily flights to Enugu

Air Peace plane By Yunus Yusuf The management of Air Peace has announced an increase in the number of flights from Lagos to Enugu, with effect from Sept. 22. This is contained in a statement in Lagos by Mr Stanley Olisa, External Relations Officer, Air Peace on Tuesday. He assured Enugu passengers of seamless flights. […]

Video: Enugu International Airport after one year of renovation – billions of naira spent

FG bans Emirates Airlines from operating in Nigeria

The Federal Government has included Emirates Airlines in the list of airlines not allowed to operate in Nigeria. This is part of measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, confirmed this via his Twitter handle on Friday. According to Sirika, the decision was taken following a […]

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