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Passengers stranded as union shuts down Turkish Airlines

Passengers stranded as union shuts down Turkish Airlines

*Sack of union leaders act of victmisation – Union *Aviation, Labour Ministries direct reinstatement of workers Passengers booked on Turkish Airlines were on Thursday bared from the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos following a directive…

Akure Airport reopens after Akeredolu’s intervention.

Akure Airport reopens after Akeredolu’s intervention.

Following the temporary closure of the Akure Airport after a suspicious crater was discovered on its runway, flight schedules will commence on Thursday at the domestic airport. The busy airport, which serves Ondo State and…

National carrier: Ghana picks EgyptAir over Ethiopian

National carrier: Ghana picks EgyptAir over Ethiopian

EgyptAir, the state-owned flag carrier of Egypt, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the government of Ghana under which the airline will become a strategic partner for the creation of a new Ghanaian national…

COVID-19 hits UK aviation most

COVID-19 hits UK aviation most

Of the major European countries, the Covid-19 crisis has hit business aviation operations the most in the UK. Quoting report from the European Business Aviation Association, ainonline reports that business aircraft operations in the UK…

Ethiopian Airlines, USAID to source in-flight meals locally

Ethiopian Airlines, USAID to source in-flight meals locally

Ethiopian Airlines and the United States’ USAID, signed a new partnership agreement that will enable the nation’s flagship carrier to source locally grown produce and ingredients for preparing in-flight meals for global passengers. Ethiopian Airlines…

European airlines raise capacity after warning

European airlines raise capacity after warning

European airlines are increasing capacity to the Canary islands after the UK and German governments lifted travel warnings for the Spanish archipelago. Flight Global reports that Lufthansa’s low-cost arm Eurowings says it will operate a…

COVID-19: BA boss, Alex Cruz, steps down as industry faces ‘worst crisis’

COVID-19: BA boss, Alex Cruz, steps down as industry faces ‘worst crisis’

  British Airways Chief Executive, Alex Cruz is stepping down from the role with immediate effect, owner International Airlines Group (IAG) said. IAG boss, Luis Gallego said the shake-up came as the company navigated “the…

Aviation contractors axed jobs as US delayed aid, House panel finds

Aviation contractors axed jobs as US delayed aid, House panel finds

  U.S. aviation contractors laid off thousands of workers due to delays in payroll aid from the U.S. Treasury that was meant to protect jobs, an investigation by a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee found.…

Airlines set to burn through $70bn in 2021

Airlines set to burn through $70bn in 2021

  Wole Shadare Alarm bells are ringing as global airlines are set to lose up to $70bn in 2021, this is coming as carriers around the world will haemorrhage around $77 billion of cash in…

National Assembly begins review of Civil Aviation Acts

National Assembly begins review of Civil Aviation Acts

Wole Shadare   The House of Representatives Committee on Aviation has begun a process of amending the Civil Aviation Act 2006 with a three-day public hearing on the six Executive Bills brought to the National…