‘How US returnee, Olusola, slumps, dies at Lagos Airport’

A passenger on Emirates Airlines, Mr Dada Isaac Olusola, on Thursday slumped and died at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. Late Olusola just returned from the US with his wife to Nigeria and was still at the airport when the incident occurred. An eyewitness account said that the deceased, identified as Dada Isaac Olusola with passport More...

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By Bar and Bench On Friday, May 19th, 2017

Med-View shareholders seek privatisation of aviation agencies

Firm targets N35b profit in next five years Shareholders of Med-View Airline Plc have bemoaned the alleged excessive charges slammed on airline operators by government agencies in the aviation industry, calling More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Air Mishap: Falae’s family sues Associated Airline, NCAA, demands N300m damages

The family of former Ondo State Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, late Deji Falae, has requested the Federal High Court in Lagos to hold Associated Aviation Nigeria Ltd and the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

AMCON injects N1.5bn in Arik Air

The Asset Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON) has injected N1.5 billion in Arik Airline Ltd to safeguard its operations since its takeover. Capt. Roy Ilegbodu, Arik Air Chief Executive Officer, said this at a More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, April 21st, 2017

Worries, delay as two Air Peace aircrafts ‘collide’ at Lagos Airport

Many passengers scheduled to be airlifted by Air Peace to various destinations were on Thursday delayed when two aircraft owned by the airline were grounded. The aircraft operations were suspended after two of More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Abuja Airport re-opens tomorrow

The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport is scheduled to re-open for commercial flights operations tomorrow. The airport was shut down for six weeks to allow runway repairs. Minster of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, March 27th, 2017

Six-week timeline for Abuja airport reopening, sacrosanct – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said there is no plan to extend the reopening date of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, while the six-week timeline remains sacrosanct. The More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, March 26th, 2017

NCAA fines airline N9.5m for violating Nigerian airspace

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has imposed a fine of N9.5 million on a non-schedule airline for operating in the country without flight clearance. NCAA spokesman, Sam Adurogboye, said in a statement More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

FG lifts ban on Kaduna-Abuja helicopter shuttle

The Federal Government on Wednesday lifted the ban placed on commercial helicopters from shuttling between Abuja and Kaduna. Minister of State for Aviation, Haidi Sirika, announced the lift of the ban at the end More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

N5.8b Runway Repair: Abuja airport shuts down tonight

Work still on-going to fix electricity, seats, toilets in Kaduna airport The Federal Government yesterday officially announced the temporary closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, More...