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Seeking solution to dearth of skilled manpower, ageing workforce

Seeking solution to dearth of skilled manpower, ageing workforce

Fourty-five per cent of industry leaders in a recent survey identified a labour shortage in the maintenance technician field as the most urgent challenge in aerospace and aviation. Global demand for aviation skills is set…

Assessing Nigerian Airports’ Security Architecture

Assessing Nigerian Airports’ Security Architecture

Since ICAO security audit helps member-states identify critical weaknesses in their aviation security and oversight systems, and also guides them in developing targeted action plans to correct deficiencies, it’s of utmost importance to appraise Nigeria’s…

SA Terminates Contract With Takatso Consortium

SA Terminates Contract With Takatso Consortium

The Ministry of Public Enterprises of South Africa has announced the termination of the agreement with Takatso for the sale of 51 per cent of South African Airways (SAA). DPE says: “Over the past three…

SAA Celebrates 30 Years of Frequent Flyer Programme

SAA Celebrates 30 Years of Frequent Flyer Programme

South African Airways has celebrated 30 years of the existence of its Frequent Flyer Programme known as Voyager with an exclusive dinner for a select few high-profile guests in Lagos. The event tagged “Voyager Elite…

Reduced Travels’ Economic Impact On Air Transportation

Reduced Travels’ Economic Impact On Air Transportation

In recent times, the skies above Nigeria seem to be soaring to new altitudes, not just in terms of flights but also in the cost of air travel, writes WOLE SHADARE Empty terminals Air travel…

NCAA Warns Private Jet Owners Against Illegal Flights

NCAA Warns Private Jet Owners Against Illegal Flights

The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has warned holders of Permit for Non-Commercial Flight (PNCF) also known as private jet owners to desist from engaging in commercial flight operations forthwith or face stiff penalties. It…

Deep reflections on Africa’s troubled airlines

Deep reflections on Africa’s troubled airlines

Africa’s airlines must wake up to the brutal competition outside the continent as that remains one of their biggest challenges, writes WOLE SHADARE Sharp contrast The sheer size of Africa, the distances between cities, and…

United Moves To Launch Flight To Marrakesh, Morocco

United Moves To Launch Flight To Marrakesh, Morocco

A United States airline, United, said it was expanding its leading global route network by “adding new non-stop flights between New York/Newark-Marrakesh, Morocco; Tokyo/Narita-Cebu, Philippines and Houston-Medellin, Colombia.” United says it will also “increase flying…

Munich Airport Explores Innovation, Introduces Self-Driving Robot

Munich Airport Explores Innovation, Introduces Self-Driving Robot

Passengers at Munich Airport can now shop at a self-driving robot thanks to introduction of the “JEEVES service robot.” Munich Airport says the robot was “originally designed for use in the hotel and healthcare sector,…