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Nigeria, other African countries’ record 6.3% air passenger surge in February—IATA

Air Peace IOSA

There is a record rise in Nigeria and other African nations’ passengers’ traffic in the month of February to the tune of 6.3 per cent. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for February. IATA argued that the latest results showed a rebound in traffic growth following the slower demand experienced in January, due to temporary ...

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FG opens up on plans to review Dana, other airlines safety details

Serika

The recent back-to-back air related incidents that engulfed Dana Air last two weeks, the Federal Government has said that it will beam its searchlight on Dana Air and other airlines operating in the country to ensure that Nigerians travelling by air are safe. Whereas two weeks, one of the emergency exit door of Dana Air fall off on landing, the ...

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High airfares due to rising oil price may upturn projected global boom in travels

IATA

The projected rise in global air travels this year has come under serious threat by high cost of Aviation fuel, Jet A1, occasioned by high crude oil price. It would be recalled that commercial airlines netted $34.5b which amounts to 7.6 per cent jump in aviation revenue projection for 2017. But the rise in the oil price is putting the ...

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2017: TB Joshua’s SCOAN, others raise N13.3bn for FG in Security Levy —NCAA

TB Joshua

More reasons why the federal government in mid-last year pleaded with the founder of Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), Prophet TB Joshua not to relocate to Israel have emerged. The story Fresh report from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has shown that the federal government pocketed not less than N13,325,113,500 as security levy from outbound international passengers in ...

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SAATM implementation’ll grow Nigeria’s aviation industry with speed

IATA

Following the recent establishment and inauguration of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, weekend at the ongoing African Union Summit, analysts are beginning to make projections that  more Nigerians will begin to move by air and in the process grow the sector. Figures from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) suggest that the implementation of ...

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Nigeria’s aviation infrastructure deficit hits $30 billion—IATA

Amaechi Seriika

Whereas the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has revealed that Nigeria’s aviation infrastructure deficit is about $30 billion, drop in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the Nigerian aviation industry in the past seven years has become unimaginable. As at 2016, FDI into the country’s aviation industry dropped to $4.4 billion from $6 billion in 2010. During a recent stakeholders roundtable ...

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Confusion over Medview inclusion on EU ban of 180 airlines over safety issues

Med view Air

More contradictions are still emerging on the purported restriction of about 180 airlines by the European Union from operating in the United Kingdom. However, management of Medview Thursday reacted to the development, saying the restriction does not extend to the airline. The airline while explaining to the public stated that its operations to London is in no way affected by ...

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Air Peace secures IOSA endorsement, graduates to code-share pact

Air Peace IOSA

Emerging leaders in Nigerian domestic aviation sector, Air Peace, has gained entry into the prestigious registry of the International Air Transport Association’s Operational Safety Audit (IOSA). This was recorded after completion of its safety audit and found compliant with all global standards. Analysts say the certification has qualified Air Peace to be a member of International Air Transport Association (IATA), ...

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