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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Africa: Exporters lose N100m to aviation agencies’ closure

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Exporters of perishable cargo and vegetable claimed they lost about N100 million to the recent closure of the export warehouses of the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company, NAHCO, and the Skyway Aviation Handling Company, SAHCOL. The government had closed the two warehouses over the alleged housing of donkey skins from Kenya by Chinese meant for exportation by the two companies. The […]

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