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FG should place restrictions on foreign airlines — Hon. Nnaji

FG should place restrictions on foreign airlines — Hon. Nnaji

…Says Nigeria’s domestic airlines should benefit from aviation agreements By Tordue Salem Hon. Nnolim Nnaji, Chairman house of representatives committee on aviation, in this interview with Tordue Salem, speaks on a myriad of problems bedevilling the aviation sector, the need for reforms and suggests stringent sanctions against foreign airlines in breach of aviation sector agreements. […]

Foreign airlines commence landing at Lagos Airport

Foreign airlines commence landing at Lagos Airport

By Lawani Mikairu Following the improvement in the weather and visibility at Lagos, foreign airlines who hitherto diverted their Lagos bound flights to Ghana have started landing at the Murtala Muhammed International airport Lagos. For over two weeks all international flights were diverting to Accra, Ghana due to poor visibility and inclement weather in Lagos. […]

Bad weather: FG grant foreign airlines permission to divert flight to Abuja

Bad weather: FG grant foreign airlines permission to divert flight to Abuja

By Lawani Mikairu Federal government said it has granted one of the foreign airlines permission to divert its flight to Abuja instead of going to the neighbouring countries to land Lagos Airport bound flights In the last one week, foreign airlines like British Airways, Delta airlines etc have been diverting their Lagos bound flights to […]

NAMA gives 30-day ultimatum to airlines, airports to settle debts

NAMA gives 30-day ultimatum to airlines, airports to settle debts

Lawani Mikairu The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) on Sunday gave a final 30- day notice to airlines and airports owning the agency to settle their debts. According to the NAMA spokesman, Mr. Khalid Emele, the agency will withdraw services to the debtor airlines and airports after the expiration of the notice. He said: “Airspace […]

Poor navigational, landing facilities force foreign airlines to land in neighbouring countries, say Air Traffic Controllers

Poor navigational, landing facilities force foreign airlines to land in neighbouring countries, say Air Traffic Controllers

By Lawani Mikairu Nigerian Air Traffic Controllers’ Association, NATCA, Thursday explained why British Airways and Air France diverted their Lagos bound flight to neighbouring countries because of poor visibility at Muritala Muhammed Airport, Lagos. According to the Traffic Controllers, the degraded state of navigational and landing facilities due to lack of calibration at Nigeria gateway […]