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South African Airways secures state-led rescue

South African Airways

South African Airways was placed under a state-led rescue plan on Thursday as part of a massive restructuring following a costly week-long strike last month. Thousands of South African Airways (SAA) staff walked out on November 15 after the cash-strapped airline failed to meet a string of demands, including higher wages and job in-sourcing. The
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Ibadan Airport

Senate to FG: Upgrade Ibadan Airport to Int’l Airport with modern facilities

By Henry Umoru The Senate Tuesday urged the Federal Government to through the Ministry of Aviation and other relevant authorities, upgrade the Ibadan domestic airport, Alakia to the status of an international airport with modern facilities. This was sequel to a motion titled, ” the need to Upgrade the Ibadan Airport to International Airport with
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Igbo, Allen Onyema, Air Peace

Air Peace chairman denies fraud charges

Air Peace By Lawani Mikairu Chairman of Air Peace airline, Chief Allen Onyema has denied fraud and money laundering charges against him by the United States of America government. The Northern District of Georgia Attorney charged the chairman with bank fraud and money laundering for moving more than $20 million from Nigeria through United States
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Flying Doctors bags International Assistance Group Accreditation

‘Flying Doctors’ Nigeria bags International Assistance Group Accreditation

Flying Doctors Nigeria, West Africa’s first Air Ambulance service, recently scored another first when it won the International Assistance Group, IAG, accreditation. Founded in 1992, the Paris, France based International Assistance Group, IAG is the world’s largest alliance of independent assistance companies and accredited providers. Its network specializes in worldwide roadside, medical, travel, corporate and
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Rivers Government to sponsor indigenes to study at Ethiopian Aviation Academy

Rivers State Governor,  Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the State Government will sponsor Rivers Indigenes to study at the Ethiopian Aviation Academy,  a subsidiary of the Ethiopian Airlines Group. Speaking during his recent visit to the corporate headquarters of Ethiopian Airlines at Addis Ababa,  Governor Wike said that Rivers State Government would train her
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ICAO, Nigeria

Nigeria re-elected into ICAO Council

By Dirisu Yakubu Nigeria has been re-elected as a Part 2 member of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Council for a new three-year term. In a statement issued yesterday by James Odaudu, Director of Public Affairs, Federal Ministry of Aviation, Nigeria garnered 151 votes out of the 193-member states, 18 more than it did
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