Nigeria Signs Bilateral Aviation Agreement With India

Nigeria has ratified a bilateral aviation agreement with India this week, strengthening aviation ties between the two. The agreement comes weeks after Nigeria was added to India’s travel bubble list, allowing both countries airlines to restart flights. So are flights between India and Nigeria imminent? Who would fly this route? his week Nigeria’s Aviation Minister, […]

FG Reverses Emirates Airlines’ Approval to Operate into Nigeria

Kasim Sumaina in Abuja The approval granted Emirates Airlines by the federal government to operate into Nigeria after the recent reopening of Nigeria’s airspace to international operations, has been reversed effective Monday, September 21, 2020. The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, while announcing the reversal Saturday through his official Twitter handle noted: “Emirates Airlines’ […]

Aviation agencies broke, borrow to pay workers

• FAAN, NAMA need N5.5b monthly to settle 13,000 employees• Stakeholders blame overblown workforce, airlines’ indebtedness Barring a Federal Government intervention, a major crisis looms in the air travel industry owing to the financial miasma being experienced by regulatory agencies and key service providers. The telltale signs of insolvency that manifest in operations of local airlines, […]