SAHCO Signs MoU With Bayelsa Govt. As Official Ground Handling Provider.

Skyway Aviation Handling Company PLC (SAHCO) said it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Bayelsa State Government to be the official ground handling provider in the Bayelsa International Airport. A statement signed by the Manager, Corporate Communications, SAHCo, Mrs. Vanessa Uansohia, explained that the ground handling company was chosen to be the only aviation ground handler to cater for passenger handling services, ramp handling, cargo and warehousing amongst other aviation ground handling activities in the new airport because of its safe, speedy and efficient services. SAHCO,  has…

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Arik Air Introduces Fly To Vote Promo… With Customers Valid PVC To Be Eligible To fly.

Arik Air, Nigeria’s leading airline has introduced an N16, 000 Fly to Vote promotion fare to encourage Nigerians travel to their respective wards to cast their votes in the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly(NASS) Elections, as well as the Gubernatorial and State Houses of Assembly Elections holding across the country on February 23, 2019 and March 9, 2019 respectively. A statement sent to our office, by the Public Relations and Communications Manager, Arik Air, Adebanji Ola, explained that the N16, 000 promotional fare is the one-way ticket cost to any…

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Aero Contractors Introduces Election 2019 Promo Fare For Travellers.

Nigeria’s foremost commercial airline, Aero Contractors has introduced promo fares to help Nigerians, who wish to travel and vote where they register during the elections. The airline explained that the promo fare is its own contribution to support the conduct of not only successful election but also to encourage the citizens to travel to where they can cast their votes. As a result of that, the airline said it has decided to cut its fares by about 50 percent to support Nigerians to travel without spending so much. The airline…

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PROVISION OF UNITERRUPTED AIR TRAFFIC SERVICES IN THE NIGERIAN AIRSPACE

The Management of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) hereby wishes to inform the general public that there was no disruption in the provision of air traffic services on Saturday, the 16th of February 2019 in keeping with the agency’s mandate to provide uninterrupted safe, effective, efficient, and economic air navigation services in the country. In an online statement, signed by Mr. KHALID EMELE the General Manager, Public Affairs of NAMA further state that the agency in line with the directive of the Honourable Minister of State (Aviation), Sen. Hadi…

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Osinbajo Accident Helicopter Encountered Heavy Brownout During Landing—AIB

According to AIB report on the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo recent Helicopter accident, that occurred at Kabba, Kogi State. The Commissioner said the Operator Failed To Carry Out Safety, Risk Assessment Of Landing Area Prior To Dispatch Of Flight Says Caverton did Conduct Site Survey Of Landing Field Prior To Flight. The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has stated that it initial findings into the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo Helicopter Agusta AW139 Helicopter with registration number 5N- -CML and serial number: 31389, which crashed in Kabba, Kogi State, encounter a heavy brownout at…

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Arik Air Launches Special Valentine Promo For Customers

As part of efforts to ensure that its customers celebrate this year’s Valentine with their loved ones, Arik Air said it has launched a special promotion, where guests can save up to 50 per cent on companion tickets. The PR & Communications Manager, Arik Air, Adebanji Ola, explained that to enjoy this promotion, a couple needs to buy one economy class ticket and get 50 per cent discount on the second ticket. This promotional Valentine ticket, which is available across all Arik Air network  has been on sale from February…

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Ethiopian GCEO Receives Business And entrepreneurship Category Award “Most Influential People Of African Descent”

Ethiopian Airlines Group, Africa’s Largest Airline Group and SKYTRAX Certified Four Star Global Airline, said it has extended its congratulations to the entire Ethiopian family and the country at large, on the recognition of the Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, as one of the most influential people of African descent in the category of business and entrepreneurship at a colorful ceremony held in Addis Ababa recently. The Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) is a global civil society initiative in support of the United Nation’s International…

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Arik Air Reinstates Flights To Warri, Gombe, MMA2 As FAAN Suspends Action

Arik Air has reinstated flights to Osubi Airport, Warri and Gombe Airport as well as move all Port Harcourt bound flights back to Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal 2 (MMA2) with immediate effect. A statement which was signed by the PR & Communications Manager, Adebanji Ola, said that the airline decided to reinstate flights following the suspension of an earlier decision by Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria’s (FAAN) to withdraw Aviation Security(AVSEC), firefighting and rescue services to the airports. The statements said that Arik Air regrets any inconvenience the earlier closure…

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NAMA Begins Flight Calibration Of Navigational Aids In 24 Airports

Ahead of the yuletide, the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has started a routine calibration of navigational facilities in 24 airports across the country. A statement by the Agency explained that when completed in two weeks’, the calibration exercise, which is targeted at putting all navigational aids in optimal capacity would ensure that the facilities generate precise and accurate signals to guarantee the safety of air navigation in the country. Also to be calibrated and commissioned are the newly installed ILS/DME facilities in Lagos and Port Harcourt airports. The Nigerian…

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FAAN WITHDRAWS FIRE AND SECURITY SERVICES FROM KEBBI, GOMBE AND BEBI AIRPORTS.

Following a final notice of payment issued to the above airports over a month ago, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) hereby notifies airlines, passengers and the general public that effective midnight of Sunday December 9, 2018, we are constrained to withdraw the services of our Security officers and Airport Fire and Rescue Services from Gombe, as well as Kebbi and Bebi airports. In a statement signed by Henrietta Yakubu, General Manager, Corporate Affairs of FAAN said that the action has become imperative as the management of Gombe airport…

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