Aviation

Ghana to reopen international air borders from September 1

Ghana will reopen its international air borders on September 1, six months after closing them in March to curb the spread of the coronavirusSpeaking to the nation on Sunday, President Nana Akufo-Addo...

Turkish Airlines collides with Middle East Airlines in Nigeria

The Nigerian Accident Investigation Bureau said on Thursday it has launched an investigation into a ground collision between Turkish Airlines and Middle East Airlines.The collision occurred at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport...

COVID-19 decimates Africa’s aviation industry, billions of dollars and hundreds of thousands of jobs lost even as some airlines go off skies

COVID-19, the highly contagious respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus, has battered Africa's aviation industry, with billions of dollars already lost, millions of workers rendered jobless and several airlines on the brink of collapse.

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...

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In moving film, UN calls for collective action to tackle global challenges, including COVID-19, racism, climate change and poverty

The United Nations, Project Everyone and 72 Films are launching “Nations United - Urgent Solutions for...

In moving film, UN calls for collective action to tackle global challenges, including COVID-19, racism, climate change and poverty

The United Nations, Project Everyone and 72 Films are launching “Nations United - Urgent Solutions for Urgent Times,” a first of...

UN calls for bold action for world to recover from COVID-19

Amidst a crisis unlike any other in our lifetimes, with COVID-19 destroying lives and livelihoods across the globe, the 75th session...

Top UN economists warn of crises of our own making if global “megatrends” left unchecked

Five human‑made “megatrends” will  continue to  dominate and frustrate global efforts to put the world on a more sustainable and prosperous...

IMF approves disbursement of additional $1 billion for Angola to respond to COVID-19 economic fallout

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday approved the disbursement of an additional $1 billion for Angola to respond to...

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