Tuesday 17 September, 2019
Edition: English (US)
Category Archives: Aviation

ONLY 188 of the first batch of 320 Nigerians scheduled to return from South Africa following xenophobic attacks in that country actually arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja late last night. 640 Nigerians were registered...

By Optimum Times on Sep 12th, 2019

Senator Hadi Sirika with AVSEC/Fire service personnels at the passing out parade for 727 Aviation Security and Aerodrome Rescue and Fire Firefighting Services personnel. By LOVETH AZODO, Lagos The Honourable Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika...

By Optimum Times on Sep 10th, 2019

By LOVETH AZODO, Lagos The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has debunked the report by Max Air LTD on the incident involving its aircraft, a Boeing 747-400 with registration No. 5N-DBK at Minna airport on Saturday, 7th of September,...

By Optimum Times on Sep 8th, 2019

***Airline Blames Bad Weather And Poor Instrument Landing System. By LOVETH AZODO, Lagos Following the serious incident which occurred on the 7th, September, 2019 involving Max Air Boeing 747-400 aircraft with nationality and registration marks...

By Optimum Times on Sep 8th, 2019

Nigerian carrier Arik Air on Friday resumed flights to Osubi Airport, Warri, a few months after the airline suspended services on the route. The Chief Executive Officer, Arik Air, Capt. Roy Ilegbodu, confirmed the development on Friday in Lagos. Ilegbodu...

The United States has stated that the increased cost of visa application for Nigerians will take effect from Thursday, August 29, 2019. This is just as the US Consulate explained that the increase in the cost of visa is to eliminate the cost...

By Optimum Times on Aug 28th, 2019

  Medview Airline has said that there was a breach of its contractual agreement with the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) on the airlifting of pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for the 2019 Hajj exercise. This is just as the Airline...

By Optimum Times on Aug 21st, 2019

L-R: Regional Director, International Federation of Air Traffic Safety Electronics Associations (IFATSEA) Africa, Frank Kofi Apeagyei, President, National Association of Air Traffic Engineers (NAAE), MD/CE NAMA, Fola Akinkuotu, and IFATSEA President,...

By Optimum Times on Aug 12th, 2019

Arik Air, Nigeria’s leading airline and Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel, Lagos are partnering to offer passengers discount on room rates as well as free room upgrade in the five star hotel. According to an official statement by the airline,...

By Optimum Times on Aug 11th, 2019

By LOVETH AZODO, Lagos The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said that all Nigerian airports under its management are fully ready to play host to air travelers during this Sallah celebrations. The Authority said this in a statement...

By Optimum Times on Aug 8th, 2019