Indebted domestic airlines to ground – NAMA

There are indications that the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) may have concluded plans to ground domestic airlines indebted to the Agency. We learnt from sources close to the airspace agency  that the decision to ground the indebted airlines became necessarily following the refusal of the airlines to service  the debts owed the agency, which stood…

Furore over new national carrier

Countries all over the world have national carriers, which serve as part of the country of origin’s image booster and to make the national carrier to continue to operate flights countries sometimes make laws to compel public officers from the home country of the carrier to patronise the carrier. The measure is also aimed at…

Africa World Airlines to pay travel agencies 5% ticket sales

Africa World Airlines, a new entrant into the Nigerian airspace has promised to pay travel agencies 5 per cent commission for sale of its tickets, just as it commenced two daily return flights from Accra to Lagos. With this development, Africa World Airlines becomes one of the 24 international airlines operating into the Nigerian airspace. Head…

Aerotropolis will generate N100b annually – Oduah

Aviation Minister, Mrs. Stella Oduah, has declared that the Nigeria Aerotropolis project will generate an estimated N100 billion annually for the country. She also disclosed that the United State, China, Turkey and other European countries have shown interest in the Aerotropolis project. The Minister said that the project will provide at least 10 million jobs for…

AON denies threat to stop paying aviation agencies charges

As Nigerians continue waiting to see the Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON), an umbrella body of domestic airlines in Nigeria, carry out its threat not to pay charges to agencies in the aviation sector, one of the stakeholders and an airline operator has said that the threat to stop payment of charges did not come from…