Nigeria will host the Aviation Africa Summit & Exhibition in Abuja on September 13-14, 2023. The event, themed ‘Stepping Up for Business,’ will be the seventh edition and is organized by the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) in collaboration with Times Aerospace Events. Key industry players, including IATA, AFCAC, ICAO, AFRAA, airline CEOs, DG CAA […]
United Nigeria Airlines has achieved a significant milestone by securing approval for international flight operations to several prominent destinations, including the United States of America, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Italy, Ireland, and the United Arab Emirates. This noteworthy development, disclosed in a statement provided to The PUNCH, signifies a new era for the airline. […]
In a significant display of diplomatic prowess, President Bola Tinubu has stepped in to mediate the ongoing disputes between Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), with far-reaching implications for Emirates airlines and the issuance of visas to Nigerians. President Tinubu’s proactive approach underscores his commitment to fostering peaceful relations and advancing African nations’ collective […]
Emirates has served South Africa for 27 years, connecting over 20 million passengers to and from the country via Dubai and beyond, firmly establishing the airline as a long-term partner of South African aviation, tourism, and trade.
With expanded routes to Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Durban, Emirates will provide more travel possibilities, choice, and convenience for consumers traveling to and from South Africa. The increased flight capacity is part of the airline’s continuous commitment to assisting South Africa’s economic and tourism resurgence by improving connectivity across all of its gateways. The airline’s […]
Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest aviation group, was named the winner of four Skytrax 2022 World Airline Awards at a ceremony held on September 23, 2022, at the Langham Hotel in London. The awards include Best Airline in Africa 2022 for the fifth year in a row and Best Business Class Airline in Africa 2022 for […]
For the seventh time, Qatar Airways is recognized as the World’s Best Airline at the 2022 World Airline Awards
Qatar Airways was named the World's Best Airline for the seventh time in a row at the 2022 World Airline Awards, taking home the prestigious Airline of the Year 2022 award.
The 2022 World Airline Awards event resumed regular operations after two years of virtual award ceremonies. Airlines from all over the world attended the 2022 awards ceremony, which was held on September 23, 2022, at the Langham Hotel in London, United Kingdom. The World Airline Awards, often referred to as the Oscars of the aviation […]
Umza Express, a new Nigerian airliner, has parked two Dash-8 (Q-400) aircraft at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja, ready to begin operations on August 11, 2022. According to Capt. Mahmood, Managing Director of Aero Contractors of Nigeria Ltd, the Nigerian registered aircraft, owned by Umza Aviation Services Ltd, will be operated by Aero […]
By Al-Amin Ciroma Since 2018, both Nigeria and Uganda have struggled to revive their defunct national airlines. Almost four years into the race, Uganda Airlines has regained altitude with a small fleet of six new aircrafts and is now ranked the youngest by any airline globally in 2022. The Uganda Airlines’ small fleet comprises four […]
Capt. Dapo Olumide, former Managing Director of Virgin Nigeria Airways, has been named interim Managing Director of Nigeria Air by the Federal Government of Nigeria. Dr. James Odaudu, Director of Media at the Ministry of Aviation, confirmed Capt. Olumide’s appointment. He is expected to carry out the processes and procedures for the registration of the […]
Humans have natural tendencies to make errors no matter how hard we try, that will never change. However, as a matter of safety of both the aircraft, passengers, and the operating environment it is mandatory to proper strict measures and steps to minimize Aircraft maintenance related errors to the barest minimum. Human factor errors significantly […]