Wednesday , 18 May 2022

Analysis

Chanchangi Airlines: Grounded but still dreaming of the skies

ESTEEMED readers, I hope you have not forgotten Chanchangi Airlines so soon? An airline that controlled over 40 per cent of the domestic market even with Arik Air there until the once great airline grounded to a halt. The airline just couldn’t breathe anymore as it kept on giving until it couldn’t give anymore. Chanchangi was so known back then …

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Bellview Airlines: A tale of life, peak and plunge

WHEN the name Bellview Airlines is mentioned, people will remember it as one of the airlines that came up when the country needed more airlines to handle the teeming passengers in the country. Owned by Kayode Odukoya, Bellview was at a point also the toast of the Nigerian Skies and was the biggest wig on the West-Coast route as the airline …

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ADC Airlines: Extinct due to a series of unfortunate events

MANY people would remember ADC Airlines but once it is mentioned, the first thing that comes to mind is the series of unfortunate incidents and accidents that trailed its wake and became an integral reason for the airline’s exit from the Nigerian airspace. Apart from older aviation stakeholders and enthusiasts, a lot of people find it hard to believe there …

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What connects EAS, Nicon, Virgin Nigeria, NigerianEagle and Air Nigeria?

Executive Airline Services (EAS) Airline, Nicon Airways, Virgin Nigeria Airways, Nigerian Eagle Airlines and Air Nigeria are all different business entities but there is a common factor all these dead airlines share and that is the fact that eventually all of them were ended in whatever metamorphosed entity by Barrister Jimoh Ibrahim. One man, five airlines…incredible it would seem but …

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As Sirika, stakeholders brainstorm on aviation quick, long-term fixes

At the just concluded aviation stakeholders forum held in Abuja, Minister of State, Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika presented a paper based on what this administration concedes are challenges in the aviation industry and proffered ways that government plans to deal with these issues. For any economy to grow, aviation is a  crucial component; a catalyst of some sorts that helps …

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NBS reels out data of aircraft, passenger, cargo movement in Nigeria

Numbers reeled out by the National Bureau of statistics (NBS) has shown an increase of both aircraft movement in the fourth quarter of 2015, with aircraft moving in and out of Nigerian airports increasing to 61,692 approximately 6.9%. This figure when juxtaposed with the third quarter of 2015, which had 57,704 of aircraft movement showed a clear over 3,988 difference …

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Soliciting support for Nigerian carriers to tackle capital flight

This article brings together a variety of thoughts on how to stem or reduce capital flight to the barest minimum as investors crave government to support them by protecting them and reduce the numerous taxation in the industry to enable them make enough to plough back and grow their businesses, while some experts talk about government providing policies that can …

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