Aero has commenced flight operations thrice weekly between Accra and Douala with effective from 27, May.
The schedule will be operated with a Boeing 737 will depart Accra for Douala at 8.00 en-route Lagos while the Douala to Accra flight departs Douala at 13.00 to Accra through Lagos.
Obaro Ibru, acting, managing director of Aero, said: “We are making travel more convenient and
Arik Air said it has commenced investigations into the detention in United Kingdom of two of its cabin crew members in connection with alleged possession of items suspected to be banned substances.
Adebanji Ola, PR & Communications manager of the Company, said Arik Air is co-operating fully with the UK authorities and all other concerned agencies in their investigations.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said 86 ships carrying various products would sail into the Lagos ports from May 20 to June 14.
This is contained in its daily publication on the outcome of daily berthing meeting, made available to newsmen in Lagos.
The publication says the ships are laden with petroleum products, bulk fertiliser, new and used vehicles, rice and frozen fish.
Expectations are high that effective from today May 21, only genuine port users with electronic port pass or means of identification issued by approved authorities will be allowed into the ports in Lagos.
Miss Adenike Sonaike, general manager, Western Ports of Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA), who disclosed this in Lagos, said the measure became crucial to check the entry of people at the
The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) is set to begin test run of the first phase of its automated Aeronautical Information Service (AIS) and the test run will cover the country and to begin October this year.
Engineer Ifeanyi Nwankwo, director, Safety Electronics and Engineering Services (DSEES) NAMA, while speaking on the level of work on the installation said that the first
Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) is handling 500 billion mails annually since its inception 139 years ago, said Dr Amadu Ali, former national chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Ali disclosed this during a public presentation of a book, ``Reforming the Post in Nigeria’’ in Abuja on recentl.,
Represented by Mr. Yacim Bitiyong, deputy postmaster-general and head, Territorial
Aero Contractors, Nigeria’s leading regional and domestic carrier is offering a promotional fare of 10,000 Naira for flights on all domestic routes when booked online from May 14 to May 31.
This offer is available only when you book ahead and pay online at www.flyaero.com.
This special offer is in a bid to satisfy, encourage and reward its
Nigeria Postal Service (Nipost) said that Nigeria has no specific postal code rather a zonal Improvement programme (ZIP), highlighting the level of organized chaos in sorting mails in the county.
A postal code also known in various countries as a post code or ZIP code is a series of letters and/or digits appended to a postal address for the purpose of sorting mail. Once postal codes
Red Star Express Plc, a one-stop logistics company has embraced the use of bio-degradable polythene envelopes as its official flyers, in line with world’s best practices and commitment to sustainable development.
With the increasing global warming campaign, Red Star Express is actively seeking ways to reduce the carbon footprint by using bio-degradable materials.
Speaking on this
Arik Air is to commence flight operations to São Paulo,Brazil, and this is coming 19 years after direct flights to Lagos was stopped following the withdrawal of service by Varig Air due to what it claimed was the un-viability of the route.
Management of the airline has also applied for traffic rights from Brazilian National Civil Aviation Agency in preparation for the commencement of
The mixed reaction elicited by the non-listing of Nigerian airport among the top ten airports in Africa in the 2013 Skytrax World Best Airports ranking is understandable, according to Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).
This is because it is clearly at variance with the reality on ground as most of Nigerian airports are currently undergoing massive transformation, in terms of
Delegates at the just concluded, first ever, Nigerian Business Aviation Conference hosted by Evergreen Apple Nigeria (EAN) have called for more entrenched expertise in aviation industry, especially in aircraft management.
Achuzie Ezenagu, managing director, Toucan Aviation, a local operator that serves the oil sector stressed the need for aircraft management expertise in such a young
Stakeholders in the country’s aviation sector have said that the biggest headache facing the industry is the hemorrhaging revenue earnings occasioned by the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Universal Banking policy.
The stakeholders drawn from the banking, security and courier industry said that the banking reforms have greatly reduced their earnings.
They spoke at the two-day inter-
The international aviation community said it is less satisfied with the direction that fuel prices have taken since 2011.
Only last year, the industry fuel bill totaled $209 billion, which was about $33 billion higher than in 2011, “and this year we are expecting to pay an additional $7 billion, said Tony Tyler, director general and chief executive officer, International Air Transport
Federal government is currently tinkering with the establishment of an autonomous body to be known as Nigerian Aviation Economic Regulatory Unit [NAERU] for economic regulation of the nation’s aviation industry
The latest developments are contained in the new Nigerian Civil Aviation Policy, 2013 released last weekend by Princess Stella Adaeze-Oduah, minister of Aviation, which implied
Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) is to commence full area radar control by the end of this month as all the necessary logistics have been put in place by the agency to run a hitch free air traffic operation.
Engineer Nnamdi Udoh, managing director of the Agency, who disclosed this in Lagos at the weekend said 22 air traffic controllers drawn from Lagos and Kano area control
Nigeria Postal Service (Nipost) has released its updated rules to guide companies and individuals seeking to register courier firms in the country.
Under the new guidelines tagged “Courier Registration”, exclusively obtained by Nigeria CommunicationsWeek, Nipost through the Courier Regulatory Department (CRD) has included the new licensing and renewal fees.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released figures showing that air freight markets weakened in March, 2013 and that the improvement in air cargo growth rates that began towards the end of 2012 has stalled.
Global Freight Tonne Kilometers (FTKs) were down 2.3% in March compared to March 2012, with only the Middle East and Africa showing an expansion.
Dana Air has launched the ‘Roving Agent’, a mobile device which allows guests to be checked-in on arrival at the airport.
The new technological development implies passengers of Dana Air will enjoy quicker and more convenient check-in services.
This is to ensure quicker and more convenient check-in services with the launch of this product.
Strapped with tablet PCs and mini
Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has declared seven private security companies fit to provide aviation security services at the nation’s airports.
Mr. Joyce Daniel Nkemakolam, acting director general of the Authority presented certificates to the chief executives of the companies.
The acting DG had earlier informed the security operatives that safety and security are most
Federal Express Corporation (FEDEX) has won a contract with the U.S. Postal Service valued at about $10 billion to carry mail between U.S. airports, fending off a challenge from United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS)
The new contract accords Fedex opportunity to fly Express Mail and Priority Mail commencing in October once the current deal ends, FedEx said in a statement.
Freight forwarders on the aegis of National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) has petitioned President Jonathan alleging‘the frequent raid of innocent freight agents in the Nigerian seaports”
National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders also offered suggestions on how to address the issues that warranted these raids.
In the letter
The use of logistics companies to courier items between countries within set time parameters is becoming increasingly necessary, in today's competitive global environment,
Throughout Africa, the capabilities of logistics companies have also evolved exponentially over the past 20 years and it is today increasingly common to see 'packages' such as live animals, specially prepared food or
The Lagos state government came under the hammer of courier operators, and supported by the federal government regulatory agency, the Courier Regulatory Department (CRD) of the Nigerian Postal Service (Nipost) on aspects of the states’ traffic law which require them to purchase motorbikes with minimum 200cc engine capacity.
Speaking under the aegis of Association of Nigeria Courier
Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has completed automation of aviation fuel supply to aircraft by marketers and due to commence the implementation of the automation of revenue points in all our airports.
In the first instance, the automation of aviation fuel supply to aircraft by marketers has been completed with all the eleven (11) fuel marketers fully integrated into the
Malam Habib Abdullahi, managing director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), has reiterated the commitment of the authority to harness the huge potentials and further improve the patronage of Delta Ports.
He made the assertion at the familiarization and inspection tour of major infrastructural developments that are ongoing at the port.
Capt. Iheanacho Ebubeogu, general manager,
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria is set to relocate all fuel tankers parked within the vicinity of the access gate at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja to a safer location within the airport.
The present location, Yakubu Dati, general manager, Corporate Communications (FAAN), said, does not only pose a security risk, it also impedes traffic during peak periods,
Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has handed a two-week ultimatum to foreign airlines in the country to comply with the agency’s revenue automation requirements or face sanction.
Mr. Joyce Nkemakolam, acting director general, NCAA, said that the ultimatum became necessary because of the non-compliance by a substantial number of airlines with NCAA’s requirements, while commending
International Air Transport Association (IATA) has cited paperless aircraft operation as capable of saving the industry regulators whopping sum of $400 million as it talks about efficiency and cost saving operation in the aviation sector, the
Paperless Aircraft Operations, according to document Nigeria CommunicationsWeek obtained from IATA could be carried out on the
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