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Kiza restaurant: Beyond offering African cuisines, entertainment in Dubai

  By Sade Williams FOR Africans visiting Dubai and those resident in the city, the Kiza brand has become a household name among them as its management has been able to revolutionise the offering of African cuisine in an amazing manner. Known as Kiza Restaurant & Lounge, it is located …

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ICAO advises Africa on capital access, creating regulatory framework for airports development

CONSCIOUS of the various funding challenges hindering the improvement of infrastructure capacity in Africa, President of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), Dr. Olumuyiwa Bernard Aliu has said that the global aviation body is working with ACI and other stakeholders to assist States in securing resources and capacities to develop …

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AIB releases final reports of six accidents, incidents

ACCIDENT Investigation Bureau (AIB) has released six final accident and serious incident reports that occurred in the Nigeria aviation industry between 2009 and 2014. One of the accidents was the one involving Associated Aircraft crash of October 3, 2013 with the registration number, 5N-BJY. Another accident report released was that …

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ACI fallout: NASS promises to back sustainable airports development

As Minister expresses FG’s resolve to implement roadmap MEMBERS of the National Assembly have said that they would be supporting airport development with the right legislative backing stating that although there are many challenges in the sector, they look at the ACI-Africa Conference to provide a resolution for them in …

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Kenya Airways hits back says unions they did not protect their workers

KENYAN AIRWAYS has reacted to its unilaterally sacking 24 out of its 26 Nigerian workers, alleging that the unions did not do enough to protect the interest of its members working with it. A document made available to nigerianflightdeck by a source close to the airline listed several attempts made …

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SGF declares ACI-Africa open, says airports must evolve strategies for sustainable development

SECRETARY to the Government of the Federation ( SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha has called for the evolution of new strategies to develop and sustain development of airports in Africa as well as bolster and expand the capacity of its airport to enable it generate revenue  to upgrade infrastructure and contribute …

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IATA commends NAMA for reduction of billing error to less than 2%

INTERNATIONAL Air Transport Association (IATA) has said that the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has ensured that the error rate in bills posted by the agency for its services to airlines has reduced to less than 2% from over 30% nine years ago. The airline body which lauded the NAMA …

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Kenya Airways sacks 22 of 26 Nigeria employees, claims redundancy

KENYA AIRWAYS, under the guise of redundancy has on Friday sacked 22 out of its 26 Nigerian employees, representing 86.4 per cent of the affected workers. According to sources, aviation unions are equally set to picket the airline today after expressing consternation of what transpired. The East African carrier; according …

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Med-view explains rationalization of 52 staff, debunks indebtedness to service providers

ALHAJI Muneer Bankole, the managing director of Med-view Airlines has revealed that it has had to undergo rationalization of 52 staffers both professional and administrative as part of efforts to realign its operations. This is just as he explained that the airline is not indebted to any of its international …

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Captain Muhtar dispels allegations of fraud in TSC, says agency is working to automate system

FOLLOWING issues raised over discrepancies in data generation and dissemination especially with regards the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) 5 per cent Ticket Sales Charge (TSC), the agency’s helmsman has reacted stating that the allegations are merely assumptions from the originator. Group Captain John Ojikutu (rtd) had on numerous occasions …

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