Aviation

Plane carrying 107 people on board crashes

A plane carrying 107 people on board has crashed in Karachi, Pakistan, and all 99 passengers and eight crew members are presumed dead. Abdul Sattar Kokhar, a spokesman for the country’s civil aviation...

Nigerian authorities deny releasing guidelines for resumption of flights

Nigerian authorities have denied releasing guidelines for the resumption of flights. Airports were shut to curb the spread of the virus and have not been reopened. In a statement received by TODAY NEWS...

SAHCO takes over British Airways ground handling services in Nigeria

The Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO) PLC, a Public Limited Liability company in Nigeria, and a subsidiary of SIFAX Group has taken over the ground handling services of British Airways. The move...

Nigeria to shut Lagos and Abuja airports between March 23 and April 23 as coronavirus cases hit 22

Nigeria's two busiest airports in Abuja and Lagos will be shut between March 23 and April 23 to contain the spread of the coronavirus, the Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Captain Musa Nuhu, said...

Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria to hold major national aviation conference

All is now set for the maiden “FAAN National Aviation Conference” to be organized by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria. The conference, with the theme 'Advancing the Frontiers of Possibilities for Safe,...

Turkish Airlines cancels flights to Nigeria over coronavirus

Turkish Airlines has canceled all flights to Nigeria over COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Turkish Airlines, which brought into Nigeria the Italian who tested positive for coronavirus on...

Senate confirms Captain Musa Shuaibu Nuhu as Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA)

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday confirmed the nomination of Captain Musa Shuaibu Nuhu as Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). Nuhu’s confirmation was sequel to the consideration of the report on...

Nigerian ground handling company SAHCO Plc. reaching for new heights

Nigeria's Skyway Aviation Handling Company PLC (SAHCO) is reaching for the heights in new dawn recommitment under the leadership of Basil Agboarumi, at least that was the new pledge at a 3-day management retreat with the...

Nigeria bound Delta Airlines, British Airways and Emirates Airlines diverted to Ghana because of poor instrument landing system during bad weather in Lagos

Several Nigeria bound flights were diverted to nearby Ghana due to weather conditions and poor instrument landing systems (ILS) at Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos, newswire PRNigeria, reported on Wednesday. PRNigeria...

U.S. condemns “ICAO’s outrageous practice of blocking Twitter users who reference Taiwan” – Statement

The United States Department of State has condemned what it described as an "outrageous practice of blocking twitter users who reference Taiwan" by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). "The United States is...

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Additional 49 million Africans could be pushed into extreme poverty and continent could lose up to $189 billion of GDP in 2020 amid COVID-19...

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Over 1000 participants from more than 100 countries meet to discuss sustainable development amid COVID-19

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