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Aviation Experts Caution States On Airport Projects

NO fewer than four state governments have unveiled plans to build airports in their respective states. The latest with such plan is Ekiti State. Besides Ekiti, Bayelsa, Abia, Osun and Ogun states are at various stages in their plans to build an airport each. By the time the airports are completed, they would have spent close to N150b on the projects that may not be different from the ones in De...

National carrier will strengthen Nigeria’s aviation industry – Experts

Since President Muhammadu Buhari gave a presidential directive to the Ministry of Aviation to fast-track the process of establishing a new national carrier, a new impetus has been added to the nation’s aviation sector. It was one directive that has generated mixed feelings across the country, especially the all-important aviation industry.   It would be recalled that the president...

Triton Aviation Plans for Rebound in Nigerian Business

As a leading player in the Nigerian business-jet sector, aircraft manager Triton Aviation is one of a number of West African companies bringing a measure of maturity to the business aviation market. The company has seen growth stall as the nation’s economy has slowed but nonetheless is looking to expand its capabilities so it is better positioned for an expected rebound. The business...

Nigeria Releases Grounded British Aircraft After Payment of Fine

Nigeria on Tuesday said it had released one of the two grounded foreign registered aircrafts after its owners paid a 7 million naira (US$35,131) fine to the country. Spokesperson for the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) Sam Adurogboye made the disclosure while briefing the media in Lagos, the nation's commercial hub. The aircraft, a Bombardier 700-100 with registration...