Aviation: How 45 Airlines Collapsed in Nigeria and why more will follow

By Anthony Awunor No fewer than 45 domestic airlines have shut down operations in Nigeria in the last 35 years, investigations by LEADERSHIP have revealed. The effect of the negative trend is evident in the number of industry professionals who have either lost their jobs or remained unemployed after many years of qualification. Investigation by LEADERSHIP revealed that no fewer […]

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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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Africa: Medview set to acquire big planes for Summer and Hajj as B747, B777, and B737-800 are expected

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Muneer Bankole, says his airline has entered into talks with Boeing (BOE, Chicago O’Hare) over the planned purchase of two B737-800s. “I just came back from a trip to Boeing,” he said in an interview with the Daily Trust newspaper. “I was a special guest there. They are putting two B737-800 series in the […]

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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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Med-View grows fleet with more Boeing 737-400, B747-400 aircraft

One of the fastest growing airlines in Nigeria, Med-View Airline, yesterday added another Boeing 737-400 into its fleet. This is as the airline also signed an agreement for delivery of another B747-400 with Air Atlanta of Iceland, which would be delivered soon. The arrival of B737-400 yesterday grew the fleet of the airline to six, while impending acquisition of the […]

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Cancel multiple foreign carriers’ entries – Med-View Airline boss tells Nigerian Government

Chief Executive Officer, CEO, Med-View Airline, Alhaji Muneer Bankole has appealed to the Federal Government to review the multiple entries policies granted foreign carriers operating into the country. He also identified over-charges by government agencies as some of the challenges confronting the nation’s carriers. Speaking with journalists in Lagos yesterday, Muneer insisted that the multiple entries policies of the government […]

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