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ANOTHER SET OF SUSPECTED ELECTRIC CABLE THIEVES ARRESTED AT MMA

A combined patrol team of officers from Aviation Security’s Crime Investigation and Intelligence (CII) Unit, and the Joint Monitoring Task Force (JMTF) have arrested three persons suspected to be cable thieves around the FAAN Training School. Two of the suspects were caught at about 0352hours today while digging and cutting …

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Passenger apprehended for stealing laptop onboard Ibom Air flight

  On the morning of the 26th of July 2023, during the boarding of Ibom Air flight Q1300 from Lagos to Abuja, a passenger, OGENEOCHUKO DAVID, M., was apprehended for allegedly taking another passenger’s laptop from his bag in the overhead cabin. The owner of the laptop, who suspected the …

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Asky Airlines announces Luanda flights launch from August 1

  ASKY has announced that it would commence flights to Luanda, the Angolan capital three times weekly come August 1, 2023 as the carrier expands its network in the South Africa markets. The airline will fly Monday, Wednesday and Friday from Lome to Luanda ( LFW-LAD) and Tuesdays, Thursdays and …

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CSR: Dana Air to Absorb, Train over 50 Corp Members, Interns

  As part of it’s broad Corporate Social Responsibility, Dana Air has announced it’s plan to absorb and train over 50 corp members and interns The airline said the training will be across various areas which includes: Human Resources, IT, Ticketing, Customer Service, Quality Assurance, Commercial, Marketing and others Speaking …

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NCAA suspends all Max Air 737 aircraft type, over four safety occurrences between May-July

The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority ( NCAA) has through a letter NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/363, suspended Parts A3 and D43 with regards to the operation of Max Air’s Boeing 737 aircraft type with immediate effect. Parts A3 deals with the airline’s Aircraft Authorization and D43 deals with Aircraft Listing of the Operations Specifications …

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Green Africa Secures Additional Aircraft from Jump Air

Green Africa, Nigeria’s value airline, and Jump Air have announced a partnership on an additional aircraft (ATR72-500). Structured as a damp lease, the additional aircraft will offer Green Africa bridge capacity to grow its fleet to four aircraft and support the airline’s planned expansion. Subject to regulatory approvals, the additional …

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Airfares to double on int’l routes as IATA benchmarks ticket sales at N770/$

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), the clearing house for over 290 global airlines would from Wednesday quote ticket prices at N770/$1. The implication is that airfares on international routes would jump astronomically by over 50 percent. A top official of a West Coast airline who pleaded anonymity told Aviation Metric, …

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Arik Air resumes airlift of pilgrims

Arik Air on Monday, June 19, 2023 resumed the airlift of private pilgrims going for this year’s hajj with a total of 413 pilgrims airlifted from Murtala Muhammed International, Lagos to Medina, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The airline is expected to operate from Lagos, Abuja and Kano simultaneously …

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2023 Hajj: Our position on airlift of pilgrims

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) selected Arik Air as the carrier to work with the Tour Operators for this year’s hajj exercise. The airline was allocated about 10,000 pilgrims spread across Abuja, Lagos and Kano. We commenced the airlift of pilgrims in both Abuja and Lagos on Wednesday, …

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Nigeria Air Project: Nnaji asked for 5% shares as bribe, I have proof..alleges Sirika

The Former minister of aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika says the immediate past chairman House Committee on Aviation, Nnolim Nnaji requested five percent of the Nigeria Air shares from him as bribe. This is just as the former minister said, from 2016-2023 the monies voted and budgeted for the national carrier …

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