Aviation: Will Air Peace Win Back the West Coast for Nigeria

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Will Air Peace Win Back the West Coast for Nigeria Perennial aviation fuel scarcity and its skyrocketing cost since 2016 hampered operations of Nigerian airlines in the West and Central Africa. With the dollars scarcity in Nigeria, which forced down the value of Naira, West Coast operations gave Nigerian airlines the leeway to earn foreign exchange. Early in 2016, Aero […]

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Aviation: Making Nigerian Airlines Profitable

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Aviation: Making Nigerian Airlines Profitable Scarcity of dollars and low value of the naira have prompted Nigerian airlines to see the need to operate regional and international routes. These routes open the door for them to earn foreign currency as many of these countries in West and Central Africa are not hard hit in terms of dollar scarcity like Nigeria […]

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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: Medview to expand operations in W/Africa

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Medview to expand operations in W/Africa MED-VIEW Airline Managing Director Alhaji Muneer Bankole has unveiled plans to expand the firm’s operations to Francophone countries within West Africa. In an interview in Lagos, Bankole said the airline would expand its operations to Dakar (Senegal), Conakry (Guinea) and Abidjan (Cote D’Ivoire) in the next two months, noting that the airline has already […]

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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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Aircraft Operators: Why 47 Nigerian Airlines Closed Shop in 30 Years

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Diverse challenges mitigating against the smooth and profitable operations of airline business in Nigeria, have led to the closure of 47 airlines in the last 30 years. Some of the challenges include multiple taxation, policy deviation and policy contradiction by the executive arm of government, and high cost of renting ground space at airports. The Secretary General of Aircraft Operators […]

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Aviation: How Ghana’s AWA delivered the Aviation blow to its Nigerian Rivals

By Ikechi Uko Consistency pays if the steps are sure and steady. That is the story coming out of Accra Ghana. There is this arrogance and Chutzpah ingrained in any Nigeria once he finds himself in any Competition. Every Nigerian believes he should win the argument -any Argument. Now when his opponent is Ghana he is ever motivated to win […]

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Aviation: Govt Should Enhance Capacity of Nigerian Carriers-Bankole

Managing Director of Medview Airline, Alhaji Muneer Bankole has called on the federal government to support Nigerian airlines to grow and increase capacity. He spoke to Chinedu Eze. Excerpts: What is the history of this aircraft that just returned from major checks? You know this is our first baby that we bought at the commencement of our operation, so we […]

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Accra Weizo: Medview Airline expands its West Coast operation to Liberia, Cotonou, Mali

  By Friday Nwosu Medview Airline one of Nigeria’s fast growing carriers in the aviation sector is set to expand its West coast operations to three West Africa countries. The airline which operates into Accra, the Ghanaian capital from Lagos said it will be expanding its operation to Liberia, Mali and the Benin capital Cotonou. Medview Airline’s Chief Executive Officer […]

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Medview to Use Accra for Hub Service

By Chinedu Eze Medview Airline has said it will expand its operations to more West African destinations, using Accra as operational base. The airline made this known at the weekend in Ghana’s capital when it interacted with travel agents who became elated when the airline offered them five per cent and nine per cent as commission on tickets sold. According […]

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