Aviation: AWA plans West Coast expansion as it takes delivery of 5th aircraft

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AWA plans West Coast expansion as it takes delivery of 5th aircraft …To  add 12 more aircraft in fourth quarter of 2017 By Friday Nwosu Ghanaian leading carrier Africa World Airlines has said it is now prepared more than ever to expand its route network along the West Coast, just as the airline took delivery of its 5th aircraft. The […]

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Aviation: Accra, Lagos war restarts as Air Peace joins Medview Arik and AWA with daily flight

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Accra, Lagos war restarts as Air Peace joins Medview, Arik and AWA with daily flights By Friday Nwosu The fierce competition that characterized the Accra-Lagos route by Ghanaian and Nigerian carriers’ operating on the route is about to get stiffer as one of Nigeria’s domestic airlines, Air Peace, is set to join other players on the route. According to nigeriatravelsmart.com, […]

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Aviation: Economic Downturn, Fuel Scarcity Threatening Existence of Nigerian Carriers- Mbanuzuo

Dana Air’s Accountable Manager, Obi Mbanuzuo warns that Nigerian airlines may go under except urgent action is taken by the government to salvage the situation. He spoke to Chinedu Eze. Excerpts: How is fuel scarcity impacting on your operations? One of Dana’s main selling points is on-time performance and onboard service. Currently the on-time performance has been affected by the […]

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Forex Crunch: Arik Air debunks suspension of Accra-Lagos route

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By Friday Nwosu. Nigeria and West Africa’s biggest carrier Arik Air has debunked media reports that it is jettison the Accra-Lagos route owing to the forex crisis rocking the aviation industry in the country. The forex crisis has been taking its toll on both domestic and international carriers operating in country’s aviation sector forcing some of them to either suspend […]

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Dre aviation reviews Kumasi-Lagos plans

  Dre Aviation, the lead sponsor for Dana Air’s expansion plans in the West Coast, is reviewing its plans to operate direct flights between the Ashanti Regional capital Kumasi and Lagos, Nigeria, following an intense and prolonged harmattan season. A statement by the company said: “Kumasi expansion plans for the Dre Aviation business is under review. The extreme harmattan conditions […]

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4 Nigerian Airlines to get IOSA as IATA queries CPC

The International Air Transport Association had awarded its Operational Safety Audit certificates to Arik Air, Aero Contractors and FirstNation for enforcing safety regulations during their operations. IATA’s newly appointed Regional Director for Africa, Tanja Grobotek, said this when he led a team to pay a familiarisation visit to Captain Muhtar Usman, the Director- General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, […]

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