Skye Bank, EFCC charges frivolous, bogus- First Nation

Skye Bank, EFCC charges frivolous, bogus- First Nation

…‘We owe no bank a dime’, repaid N3.1m in full settlement First Nation Airways has again clarified that it does not owe any banking institution (local or abroad) and disputed in good faith any indebtedness to Skyebank Plc. The airline in a statement signed by its media officer, Ademola Daniel and made available to the media stated, “We will vigorously defend our innocence with respect to the charges and are confident that we will obtain justice from…

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Air Seychelles Welcomes Airbus Test Flight To Seychelles

Air Seychelles Welcomes Airbus Test Flight To Seychelles

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles has facilitated an Airbus test flight of a state-of-the-art A321LR from Sharjah to Seychelles today. The cutting-edge aircraft arrived in Mahé on Wednesday 28 March at 6 pm, providing a rare chance for aviation enthusiasts to get a glimpse of Airbus’ latest aircraft before it departs for the French capital this evening. The A321LR (meaning ‘long range’) is the newest member of the Airbus A320…

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New air safety tools to gulp $10m

New air safety tools to gulp $10m

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) said it plans to embark on aggressive deployment of communication, navigation and surveillance (CNS) infrastructure in the next one year to further boost the safety of air travel in the country. Managing Director of NAMA, Capt. Fola Akinkuotu, disclosed this to our correspondent in Lagos. He stated that the agency has consequently put in place arrangements for the installation of Category 3A Instrument Landing Systems (ILS) at the Lagos…

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Shareholders endorse Med-View’s 3 kobo dividend

Shareholders endorse Med-View’s 3 kobo dividend

Shareholders of Med-View Airline Plc yesterday approved a dividend payment of 3 kobo per ordinary share of 50 at the company’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Lagos. Accordingly, all shareholders whose names appear in the company’s register of members at the close of business on March 20, 2018 qualified for the dividend.  As part of special business, the shareholders also authorised the directors to offer for subscription a total of 2.249 billion ordinary shares…

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Again, nahco bags NIGAV Award

Again, nahco bags NIGAV Award

Nigeria’s leading ground handling company, Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc, nahco aviance, has again confirmed its leadership position in the industry by clinching the Airport Ground Handling Special Achievement Award at the 2017 Nigeria Aviation (NIGAV) Awards, held at the Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, over the weekend. Among the 44 categories of awards, nahco aviance was announced the winner of the only award for ground handling, while FAAN, NIMET, AIB, NAMA, Bi-courtney and 37…

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Delta deepens ‘Open Skies, begins New York-Lagos flight

Delta deepens ‘Open Skies, begins New York-Lagos flight

The United States carrier, Delta has again activated the ‘Open Skies’ aviation pact it has with Nigeria by launching a new nonstop service from Lagos to New York-JFK, linking the financial capital of Nigeria to the financial capital of the world.   Delta may have taken advantage of the stoppage of New York by Arik Air to New York as the Nigerian carrier abruptly stopped the lucrative route. Nigeria and the US in 2000 signed the…

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Dana Air Bags Airline of the year 2017, 2 other awards  ….Crew wins King and Queen of the Air contest

Dana Air Bags Airline of the year 2017, 2 other awards  ….Crew wins King and Queen of the Air contest

Dana Air has been announced as the airline of the year 2017, at the 8th edition of the Nigerian Aviation Awards and Presidential Dinner, held recently at the Oriental Hotel Lagos. The airline’s CEO,Jacky Hathiramani, Communications Manager, Kingsley Ezenwa also bagged the CEO of the year, and Aviation Corporate Promotions Personality of the year 2017 awards respectively, while the airline’s crew members; Collins Ginika and Chiogo Okani, won the King and Queen of the Air…

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MMA2, CEO clinch awards

MMA2, CEO clinch awards

For the second year running, the first privately-funded airport in the country, the Murtala Muhammed Airport Two (MMA2), operated by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), a member of the Resort Group, has clinched the Most Functional Terminal of the Year 2017 Award organised by the Nigerian Aviation (NIGAV) Awards, the industry’s watchdog. MMA2 won the same award in 2016. The award is coming less than a month after the Chairman of the Resort Group, Dr….

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MRO: Africa’s untapped potential

MRO: Africa’s untapped potential

The commercial aviation sector in Africa is yet to find its feet, but with over one billion people, a burgeoning economy, poor rail and road infrastructure, the indicators for growth are promising. WOLE SHADARE, who was at the just-concluded 27th MRO Africa in Cairo, Egypt writes Africa’s voice Publisher of one of world’s authoritative magazines, Nick Fadugba is perhaps one of Nigeria’s few exports to the aviation world. His deep understanding of the workings of…

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‘Flying Doctors’ Founder, Wole Shadare, Others bag Aviation Awards

‘Flying Doctors’ Founder, Wole Shadare, Others bag Aviation Awards

 The aviation industry watchdog, Nigeria Aviation Awards (NIGAV), has bestowed 2017 Aviation Most Remarkable Medical Personality Award on Flying Doctors Nigeria Founder, Dr Ola Brown. NIGAV is a prestigious annual award conferred on outstanding individuals and corporate bodies who have distinguished themselves in the Nigerian aviation sector. The 2017 award, which was bestowed on Brown by NIGAV this year, is a recognition of Flying Doctors Nigeria’s role in saving lives during critical and emergency situations in…

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