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: Nigeria’s Arik Air and aviation industry in disarray

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Nigeria’s Arik Air and aviation industry in disarray The Nigerian government has announced a takeover of the country’s biggest airline – Arik Air – to prevent it going bust. But this is just the latest example of problems in Nigeria’s aviation industry, reports the BBC’s Martin Patience from Lagos. The government agency (Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria) now responsible for […]

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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: Sosoliso, A fatal painful crash with a combination of bad decisions

Aviation: Sosoliso, A fatal painful crash with a combination of bad decisions TO say the Sosoliso Airline crash is Nigeria’s saddest crash is not an understatement given the fact that it took with it no fewer than 50 children and some notable personalities plus all the melee that happened post crash when it was time to pay compensation to the victims’ […]

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Aviation: Emirates present 3 reasons why they stopped Abuja flight to the Nigerian Minister

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Nigeria’s Ministry of Aviation is asking foreign airlines in the process of downgrading or suspending their operations to reconsider their plans and decisions. The Ministry is assuring them that the challenges currently besetting the industry and other sectors would soon become things of the past. The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, made the appeal on Wednesday when […]

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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: Why 50 Nigerian Airlines collapsed in 50 years

By Abdullateef Aliyu At least 50 airlines which operated in Nigeria from Independence Day on October 1, 1960 have gone into extinction, checks by the Daily Trust have shown. While most of the airlines were owned by Nigerians, others were jointly owned with partners from countries in Africa and Europe. Few of the airlines lasted for more than one year […]

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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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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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