Aviation: Despite Recession, Airlines Sold N330bn Tickets in 2016

Despite Recession, Airlines Sold N330bn Tickets in 2016 Despite the economic downturn, which has eroded the purchasing power of Nigerians, air travel still recorded ticket sales of N330,548,324,796.84 from January to October 2016, a little less than N385,909,897,028. 80 sold between January to December in 2015. It is however projected that the total number of ticket sales last year would […]

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Aviation: Uganda’s SKA Air secures AOC for cargo Operations

SKA Air (Entebbe/Kampala) secured its Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) from the Ugandan Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) during a star-studded ceremony at Entebbe International Airport late last week. Although no official launch plans have yet been divulged, the cargo operator has a single B727-200(F) on its books which, presumably, it will use for regional Central and East African operations. The event […]

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African Aviation: Nigeria’s Airport rated 5th busiest in Africa

By Abdullateef Aliyu, The Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos has been named as the 5th busiest airport in Africa. The airport comes fifth after the Oliver Tambo International Airport Johannesburg (South- Africa) which is the busiest and followed by the Cairo International Airport (Egypt), the Cape Town International Airport (South-Africa) and the Mohammed V International Airport, Casablanca, (Morocco). This […]

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ACI commends Nigeria on ICAO Audit as FAAN seeks Collaboration Among Airport Stakeholders in Africa

By Friday Nwosu Nigeria ‘s Airport Authority Boss, has said the country will continue to play a leading role in advocating collaboration among aviation stakeholders in Africa to address major challenges in development of the air transport sector. The Managing Director, Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Engr. Sale Dunoma, stated this while receiving the Egyptian Minister of Civil Aviation, […]

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Nigeria Again Scales ICAO Safety Assessment Audit

Friday Nwosu Nigeria has once again scaled the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), safety audit assessment carried out on the nation’s aviation industry. ICAO which carried out one-week safety assessment of the nation’s aviation industry last week, gave the country a pass mark under its ICAO Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme (USOAP). Share our story:

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