AVIATION News & Reports Transportation

Commencement of Operations: Sirika Sets New Deadline for Air Nigeria

Nigeria’s new national carrier will commence operations within the first three months of 2022, the minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika has said. Sirika, who spoke to journalists at the State House after the end of the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), said the national carrier will run in partnership with the private …read more →

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Nigeria Approves N59.35b for Roads and Aviation Projects

The Federal Government of Nigeria has approved N59.350 billion for roads and aviation projects across the country. Addressing State House correspondents on the memoranda presented during the weekly FEC meeting, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock Villa in Abuja, the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola said his memorandum was …read more →

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FG Commits N78.96 billion on Aviation Infrastructure Development Roadmap in 2021

The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has said that Nigeria would commit N78.96 billion on Aviation Infrastructure Development Roadmap in 2021 noting that the emphasis would be on the implementation of the Aviation Roadmap as approved by President Muhammad Buhari. Sirika who was responding to questions from the House of Representatives Committee on Aviation …read more →

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Ibom Air Set to Commence Daily Commercial Flights from Enugu to Lagos and Abuja, September 14th

The nation’s fastest growing airline, Ibom Air, is set to commence daily commercial flights from Lagos and Abuja to Enugu, from Monday September 14th, 2020. This is a significant milestone for the airline which began operations last year and presently flies to 4 major cities in Nigeria including Abuja. Enugu becomes the airline’s 5th domestic …read more →

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Ibom Air Targets Post-Crisis Boom in Nigeria’s Aviation Market

Ibom Air is planning to add another domestic route in the coming weeks as management re-boot efforts to transform Nigeria’s under-exploited civil aviation market. The start-up carrier began operations in June 2019 with funding from the government of Akwa Ibom, the country’s largest oil-producing state. Its network was grounded during the onset of the Covid-19 …read more →

AVIATION News & Reports WORLDReport

China-Developed World’s Largest Amphibious Aircraft Completes Maiden Flight From Sea.

China’s indigenously-developed AG600 large amphibious aircraft succeeded in its maiden flight over sea on Sunday morning in Qingdao, east China’s Shandong Province, its developer announced. The aircraft took off from the sea off Qingdao at 10:18 a.m. and completed the test flight after flying for about 31 minutes, said state-owned plane-maker Aviation Industry Corporation of …read more →

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Aviation Industry in Crisis as Oil Demand Plummets – IEA

“Reduced jet and kerosene deliveries will impact total oil demand until at least 2022 … the aviation industry is facing an existential crisis”, the Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA) has said. Oil demand is recovering from the greatest fall in its history in 2020, but less flying due to coronavirus fears means the world will …read more →

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Construction Work to Begin Soon At Abia Int’l Airport Site

Construction work may soon begin at the site of the proposed Abia International Airport, initiated by the immediate past administration in the state. This follows arrangements by the state government to visit, sensitise, and pay compensation to the land donor-communities in Ikwuano and Isiala Ngwa North council areas. The commissioner for Lands, Survey, and Urban …read more →