Akwaaba: Nigeria records highest number of failed airlines in Africa

By Friday Nwosu ….as aviation professionals discuss ways of sustaining air operation Nigeria has been identified as having the highest number of failed airlines in Africa as expert in the aviation sector gathered at the 12th Akwaaba Travel and Tourism conference to x-ray factors militating against African carriers in having hitch free operations in the continent. Speaking at the just […]

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Aviation: Why Airlines are failing in Nigeria

In quick succession last week, two airlines, Aero Contractors and First Nation Airways, announced the suspension of their scheduled flight operations. The decision triggered anxiety in the aviation sector, especially among employees of the troubled carriers. In the wake of soaring exchange rate and rising operational costs, more domestic airlines are gasping for breath. The hash economy is forcing them […]

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Aviation: I am dedicated to search and rescue service- Captain Mike Omokore

Captain Mike Omokore, a pilot and chief executive officer of Broadlink Aviation and Tours Services Limited, speaks with ANDREW IRO OKUNGBOWA on his career, aviation and tourism as well as his passion for search, and rescue service. Becoming a pilot Mike Omokore’s decision to become a pilot was influenced by his exposure to travel early in life and his fascination […]

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Africa: ADC Airlines: Extinct due to a series of unfortunate events

Many people would remember ADC Airlines but once the airline is mentioned, the first thing that comes to mind is the series of unfortunate incidents and accidents that trailed its wake and became an integral reason for the airline’s exit from the Nigerian airspace. Apart from older aviation stakeholders and enthusiasts, a lot of people find it hard to believe […]

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