Thursday , November 25 2021

AVIATION

Obaseki plans new airport in Edo North

BENIN CITY – The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki is in talks with investors, development partners and other stakeholders on the construction of an airport in Edo North Senatorial District to open up the area and rev up economic activities in the state. Obaseki, who disclosed this during an …

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NAMA assures airlines of safety

LAGOS – The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has assured airlines and other airspace users that the nation’s airspace is safe for seamless and economic air navigation. Mr Khalid Emele, General Manager, Public Relations, NAMA, in a statement on Sunday said the Managing Director of the agency, Capt. Fola Akinkuotu, …

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Waiting for national air carrier

By Sumaila Ogbaje, News Agency of Nigeria In 2003, the Olusegun Obasanjo administration liquidated Nigeria Airways, the government-owned national carrier, because it had failed as a business. However, succeeding administrations and aviation stakeholders feel the country needs a flag carrier to market itself globally. Based on need, administrations after Obasanjo’s …

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