Africa: No Airport in the World is as bad as PH Airport says Sosoliso plane crash Survivor

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One of the two survivors of Sosoliso plane crash in Port Harcourt, about 12 years ago, Kechi Okwuchi, has lamented the poor state of infrastructure at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwu since after the fatal crash. Okwuchi, who was visibly angry over the state of the airport on her arrival at the airport for the first time after her […]

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Africa: Why 4 Generations of Airlines have failed in Nigeria-Olowo

Why 4 Generations of Airlines have failed in Nigeria-Olowo The Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative (ASRTI) President, Mr. Gbenga Olowo has given his voice to the recent take-over of Arik Air by the Asset Management Company of Nigeria, AMCON. He said other airlines in the country not only Arik Air should be looked into for better operations. “Treating the Arik […]

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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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Africa: Aviation sector needs urgent government attention-Uko

Travel expert and organiser of Akwaaba African Travel Market, Ikechi Uko said urgent government attention is needed to save the air travel industry. He spoke to Chinedu Eze. Excerpts: Let’s start with what the economy has done to domestic passenger traffic. What is your evaluation of the market? From my experience in the past two weeks going to Abuja and […]

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Africa: Aviation regulation in Nigeria: The chequered history

By Chris Aligbe Civil Aviation regulation in Nigeria became the function of the National Government in the immediate post-colonial period. Nigeria had bought over the equities of Elder Dempstar and other stakeholders in West African Airways Corporation – WAAC following the withdrawal of Ghana in 1958 after independence; it became imperative that the new nation put in place a regulatory […]

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