Nigeria based Air Peace, West Africa’s largest airline, has placed a firm order for five Embraer E175 aircraft. This strategic decision marks a significant step forward and is in alignment with Air Peace’s ongoing strategy of modernising its fleet.
The Nigerian Culture and Entertainment Economy has announced plan to boost the sector’s growth through Transforming Nigeria into Africa’s creative, cultural and entertainment capital.
A consortium led by Ethiopian Airlines is the preferred bidder for shares in new Nigerian airline Nigeria Air, the country’s aviation minister said on Friday. The airline was one of President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2015 election campaign promises.
Many Nigerians seem to have a liking for Ibom Air, a commercial airline wholly owned by the Akwa Ibom State Government, in the South-south region of the country.
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has issued an ultimatum to local operators over unpaid debts. The agency ordered the airlines to begin repayment of debts over N45.29 billion ($108.8 million) or face suspension.
Nigeria released some funds owed to international air carriers to try and avert a crisis in the aviation sector amid warnings of flight suspensions from operators including Dubai’s Emirates airline. The Central Bank of Nigeria released $265 million to settle ticket sales owed to airline operators, it said late on Friday.
Museums are a significant tourist attraction and the world’s top 100 museums attracted a total of 71m visitors during 2021 – despite the COVID-19 pandemic and continued lockdown restrictions, according to art newspaper
Dubai’s Emirates will suspend flights to Nigeria from next month over an inability to repatriate funds from Africa’s most populous nation, the airline said on Thursday. The decision highlights the difficulties faced by international carriers that fly to Nigeria, which is one of the biggest markets in Africa for several of them.
Qatar Airways has enhanced its presence in Nigeria with the launch of four weekly flights to Kano. There will also be three weekly flights to Port Harcourt, both operating via the Nigerian capital, Abuja.
Qatar Airways is boosting its service to Nigeria with the launch of four weekly flights to Kano in March. The carrier will also add Port Harcourt to its network.
The change means UK and Irish citizens and residents arriving from Nigeria must isolate in a government-approved managed quarantine facility for ten days on arrival.