Africa: Nigerian Airlines have World’s Lowest Aircraft Utilisation-Sanusi

Deputy Managing Director, Arik Air, Captain Ado Sanusi has pointed out key things the government should do to help Nigerian airlines sustain their operations. He spoke to Chinedu Eze. Excerpts: What do you think government can do now to help the airlines? The airlines are facing multiple challenges. These challenges include high cost of operation in the country, which is […]

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Aviation: Merge or Die experts tell Nigeria Carriers

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The aviation industry in Nigeria has never grown. Every time, it is behaving like a toddler, writes WOLE SHADARE Events in the last week show that Nigeria’s aviation industry is really going through turbulent times. Nigeria is no doubt, in recession and since aviation is part of the country’s economy that used to contribute less than one per cent to […]

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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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Africa: IATA wonders why Aviation Fuel in Africa is twice the global price,

International Air Transport Association, IATA, vice president, Africa, Raphael Kuuchi said Nigerian government and indeed their counterparts in Africa are killing aviation industry with the very high cost of aviation fuel, otherwise known as Jet A1. He said plans are already in motion to engage the governments to see how aviation could be utilised for economic development. “We are engaging […]

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