Category: Aviation

Saudi Arabian investor sues Distressed Carrier Med-View over sale of asset

Saudi Arabian investor, Abdulmohsen Al-Thunnayan, has filed a suit at the Federal High Court Lagos, challenging the move by Med-View Airline Plc to sell-off some assets of the distressed carrier.…

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US FAA Releases Update on Boeing 737 Max

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given detailed action and procedures it wants to be made before Boeing 737MAX planes can fly commercially again. The 737 MAX has been…

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FG Ugres airline operators to begin process for restarting international flights

Travellers to arrive three hours before international flights   The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has asked aviation authorities and airline operators to begin the process for the restart of…

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Virgin Atlantic positions itself for post Covid-19 future

A Solvent Recapitalisation of Virgin Atlantic Airline positions itself for post Covid-19 future Virgin Atlantic has reached a major milestone towards securing its future today, by announcing plans for a…

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Lagos revokes 2018 land use charge, reverts to pre-2018 land use charges

The Lagos State Government has revoked the 2018 land use charge. This was disclosed by the Lagos Commissioner for Finance, Dr Rabiu Olowo, on Wednesday. According to him, the government…

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On Booze Ban, South Africa Ilquour Industry Risks $742 Million in Investments

South Africa’s ban on alcohol sales has put investment projects worth at least 12.8 billion rand ($742 million) on hold. A day after Anheuser-Busch InBev SA unit South African Breweries…

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Coronavirus-induced Economic Downturn has moved Air  Peace to Sack 69 Pilots

Nigeria’s major carrier, Air Peace, on Monday sacked 69 pilots due to the economic downturn occasioned by the Coronavirus pandemic. The airline said in order to survive the effect of…

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James Murdoch Quits News Corp. Board Over Editorial Direction and Content

James Murdoch is cutting his ties to the family empire led by father Rupert Murdoch after clashing over its editorial direction. The 47-year-old, once in a position to lead Rupert’s…

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IATA Predicts $33bn GDP Contraction for African Countries, Urges Safety Measures Adoption

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged African nations to adopt safety measures before restarting international operation. It also estimated that the aviation industry in the continent was at…

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FAAN To Ban Non-compliant VIPs from airports

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has asked all very important personalities to obey all COVID-19 protocol at the nation’s airports or risk being denied access to any of its…

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