Air Peace suspends flight operations to Dubai over visa ban

By Prince Okafor Air travellers from Nigeria to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, UAE, will be forced to consider alternative means of transportation in the coming days. This came as Nigeria’s indigenous airline, Air Peace suspended flight operations to the country indefinitely. This is coming against the backdrop of non-issuance of visas by the UAE government […]

Why Lagos-Owerri flight made emergency return – Air Peace

By Adekunle Dada The management of Air Peace has explained why its Lagos-Owerri bound flight with no P47154, which departed the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, made an air return on Wednesday. In a statement by the management of the airline, it said the emergency return was due to engine failure It explained that the […]

Nigerian Aviation student dies in freak plane crash at U.S. airport

By Adekunle Dada A Nigerian student at the Florida Institute of Technology, Alfa Ekele, has lost his live at the Orlando Executive Airport after wind gusts of 60 mph, flipped a twin-engine plane he was on, earlier this month. The U.S. Aviation Administration confirmed Ekele and one person were inside the twin-engine Diamond DA42 Twin […]

Why we’re suspending New York to Lagos flight operations — Delta Airlines

By Prince Okafor Delta Airlines, United States’ longest serving flight operator in Nigeria, said it will from October 4, 2022, suspend flight operations between JFK airport, New York and Lagos. The airline which is one of the major airlines of the United States and a legacy carrier, disclosed this in a statement made available to […]

Ethiopian Airlines plane failed to descend, flew 37,000 feet above destination airport as pilots reportedly fell asleep

(NNP) Two Ethiopian Airlines pilots have been suspended by the Airlines after they reportedly fell asleep and missed their landing destination at Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa. According to reports, the plane cruising at 37,000 feet, flew above the airport and continued rather than descending and landing. The control tower at Bole airport made several […]

Five foreign carriers complete relocation plan into Lagos new terminal

  By Wole Oyebade No fewer than five international carriers have completed plans to relocate Lagos operations into the new terminal at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, to end months of under-utilisation of the $100 million facility. The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) raised the optimism as it also assured that the […]

Emirates suspends flights to Nigeria from September

Emirates Airlines on Thursday announced the suspension of its flight operations in Nigeria from September 1, 2022. It said the suspension became necessary following its inability to repatriate its funds from Nigeria. International carriers operating in Nigeria have repeatedly complained about their inability to repatriate funds to their home countries. They have raised this concern […]

4 Nigerian airports viable, others should be shopping malls – Stakeholder

4 Nigerian airports viable, others should be shopping malls – Stakeholder By Wale Odunsi An aviation investor, Bankole Bernard has declared that only four airports in Nigeria are viable. The stakeholder proffered that 18 others should be turned into shopping malls to generate revenue. For many years, the airports in the capital Abuja, Lagos, Port […]

Pilot of Cameroon plane crash identified as daughter of Ex-Nasarawa Dep Gov, Solomon Ewuga

Pilot of Cameroon plane crash identified as daughter of Ex-Nasarawa Dep Gov, Solomon Ewuga By Adekunle Dada The pilot of the plane that crashed in Central Cameroon has been identified as Adzuayi Ewuga, daughter of Senator Solomon Ewuga, former Nasarawa State Deputy Governor. WITHIN NIGERIA had reported that the mini aircraft belonging to Caverton Aviation […]

Nigerian airlines set to ground flights from Monday

Nigerian airlines set to ground flights from Monday Some of Nigeria’s domestic airlines   Airlines in Nigeria said they will suspend operations from Monday, May 9, over rising cost of aviation fuel, that now sells for N700 per litre, from N190. Azman Air, Max Air, United Nigeria Airways, Ibom Air, Arik Air, Air Peace, Dana […]

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