Nigeria

Emirates extends Nigeria flight suspensions until September 5, 2021

Emirates extends suspension of their Nigeria flights to Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) until September 5, 2021.  ...


Boeing 737 MAX authorized to return to Kenya and Nigeria

Boeing 737 Max aircraft was recertified to enter Nigerian and Kenyan airspaces after being grounded in March 2019....


Nigeria lifts flight ban for Lufthansa, Air France & KLM

The government of Nigeria lifted a flight ban for Lufthansa, Air France, and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.  ...


MEA Airbus A330 and Turkish Boeing 777 collided in Nigeria

An incident was recorded on July 29, 2020, when a Middle East Airlines (MEA) Airbus A330-200 (registered OD-MEA) collided with a parked Turkish Airlines Boeing 777-300ER (registered TC-LJC) during taxiing at Lagos Airport (LOS), Nigeria....


Emirates to lose $375M worth Boeing 777 over 22K claim?

Recent reports by Nigerian media suggest a curious case of a court battle. The supreme court of the country has reportedly ordered to seize Emirates Boeing 777 aircraft, worth over $375 million in list prices, over a $22 thousand “judgment debt” in a ruling in a twelve-year-old case of a canceled flight. ...


Two huge deals mark the end of 2018 for Boeing

In late December 2018, Boeing managed to boost its orderbook with two big deals of up to 150 aircraft, finishing the year well ahead Airbus in this sense....


Opinion: Nigeria’s new national carrier unlikely to take off

One of the most vexatious ironies about Nigeria – perhaps even an embarrassment – is the lack of a national airline. ...


How did August 2018 passenger demand do across the globe?

The latest update from IATA – on global passenger traffic data for August 2018 – was released on October 1, 2018, showing that demand (RPKs) climbed 6.4% compared to the year-ago period. Capacity (ASKs) increased by 5.5%, while load factor climbed 0.7% percentage point to 85.3%, – the highest for any month since at least 1990....


Ethiopian Airlines raises the bar for African, Gulf competitors

Ethiopian Airlines announced on August 9, 2018, it has registered record success in the 2017/2018 fiscal year that ended last month. ...


Nigeria to allow private investments in airports

Nigeria‘s Minister of Aviation Hadi Sirika said that the country will open doors for investments in state-owned airports as the main airport in the capital city of Abuja will be closed for repairs....