FAAN receives guide from Munich airport ahead resumption of flights

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) is working with Germany’s Munich Airport International as it prepares to resume operations after the Covid-19 induced lockdown on June 21.  The authority said in an effort to begin the reopening of some of the airports in the nation, it held a skype meeting with Munich Airport International […]

Nigerian airports reopen for commercial operation June 21

Nigerian airports reopen for commercial operation June 21

Five airports in Nigeria will resume commercial scheduled flights June 21, the country’s aviation regulatory authority has said.  In a statement, Tuesday, Musa Nuhu, director-general, Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) said flights would resume in five airports on June 21, adding that other airports would be added after review and assessment. “The closure of Nigerian […]

Get ready, we’re flying soon, Dana Air alerts passengers

Get ready, we're flying soon, Dana Air alerts passengers

Nigerian airline, Dana Air has alerted its passengers it is coming back to the airspace soon, after two months of break due to the Covid-19 lockdown in the country that saw all airports closed.  Amidst concerns that some airlines may not bounce back after the forced grounding, Dana said it was working with aviation authorities […]

Gloomy future for air passengers as airlines plan long checks, 45% fare raise

Concern mounts over failure of N3bn Lagos airport's aircraft landing aids

Air travelling in post Covid-19 leaves a picture of tiresomeness and expensiveness as airlines globally plan  longer check in process and 45 percent increase in air fares.  Nigerian airlines and passengers will not be left out of the quagmire as the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has hinted the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) […]

Covid-19: 292 stranded Nigerians in Saudi Arabia arrive Abuja

Covid-19: 292 stranded Nigerians in Saudi Arabia arrive Abuja

The federal government of Nigeria on Wednesday announced arrival of 292 citizens stranded in Saudi Arabia following the outbreak of the dreaded coronavirus. The Nigerian government began special evacuation exercise on May 6 to help stranded Nigerians home from overseas countries with the return of 265 Nigerians from the United Arab Emirates. On Friday, May […]

British airline, Flairjet pilots quarantined in Nigeria after engaging in commercial flights

After impounding their plane for operating commercial flights into Nigeria, thereby, violating the country’s Covid-19 restriction rules, the Nigerian government has placed on quarantine, pilots of an aircraft owned by a British airline, Flairjet. Hadi Sirika, minister of aviation, said the pilots would remain isolated for 14 days, while the aircraft, Legacy 600 with registration […]