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


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: African Air connectivity suffers over Nigerian carriers’ exit from Accra Ghana


The withdrawal of flights to Accra, Ghana, by Nigerian airlines, has made air connectivity in West African sub-region cumbersome. Aero, Medview, Dana and Arik were once very dominant on the Lagos-Accra, Abuja- Accra route. They used Accra as a launching pad to connect cities such as Monrovia, Abidjan, Lome and Doualla, but since the stoppage of service, a feeder carrier […]

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Aviation : Aero Contractor Airlines is down and out


By Ikechi Uko One of Nigeria’s most loved Airlines Aero may never come back from its temporary shutdown. This is how Nicon Airways, Chanchangi and Air Nigeria sneaked out of the Airspace. Aero is not supposed to be in such a bad situation with its history and super support by well heeled owners. It’s success story with Rotary wings operation […]

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AVIAEXIT: Another Nigerian Airline First Nation suspends flight operation

First Nation Airways has technically suspended its operations in line with the Nigerian Civil Aviation Regulations (NCARS), which stipulates that no airline operator shall carry out schedule commercial operation with only one aircraft. The minimum acceptable number is three aircraft. The suspension of operations by First Nation is coming few hours after Aero Contractors; the oldest airline in the country […]

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Africa: Nigeria Airline Air Peace grows fleet, plans international Route


Air Peace’s plan to cover more local routes and operate international flights has received a huge boost with the delivery of the new aircraft it recently acquired. Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the airline,Chief Allen Onyema told reporters in Lagos that the airline embarked on the acquisition of more aircraft to service its local market and the international routes recently approved […]

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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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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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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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African: Aviation Crisis in Nigeria benefits Arik as AWA increases flights

The Only Airline from Ghana that has survived the competition with Nigeria Carriers, Africa World Airline is set to increase flights to 6 times a week from the 4 weekly flights currently on offer. The new flights on Tuesday and Thursday will be in the afternoon while it keeps the evening flights on other days. AWA is a beneficiary of […]

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