Female dispatcher, Adegbe, call for review of laws guiding charter flight operations

Foremost Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) licensed Aircraft Dispatcher and Ground Instructor, Mrs. Victoria Adegbe, has called for a review of the laws guiding Charter Flight Operations so that Aircraft Dispatchers can be mandated to ensure safety. Featuring as the only speaker representing West and North Africa at the 6th Safety in African Aviation Conference held in Kigali, Rwanda recently, she stated that the safety rule in commercial aviation was the aircraft dispatcher. Adegbe noted however that in the case of Charter flights; the dispatcher…

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Dunoma tasks African Airport managers on elimination of security challenges at airports

Photo Caption: From L-R, Gilles Darriau, Cote D’ Ivoire, Ali Tounsi, Secretary ACI Africa, Angela Gittens, Director General, ACI World, Pape Mael Diop, ADS, Senegal, Papadiery Sene, ACI Africa Treasurer, Engr.Saleh Dunoma, President, ACI Africa, Hassan Orozi Ahmat,  Representative of Director General, ASEGNA and Mme Nadia, Morocco during  the Executive Committee members meeting at the on going 27th Annual General Assembly and Regional Conference and Exhibition with the Theme “Challenges of Safety & Security in African Airport, Issues & Perspective taking place in Abidjan, Cote D’ Ivoire Airports Council International…

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Judge withdraws from Ogun PDP crisis’ suit

Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court, Lagos, on Monday October 15, withdrew from further hearing of suit involving two factions of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The suit marked FHC/L/CS/1581/2018, filed by Chief Ajibola Oluyed has Prince Segun Seriki, Chief Mrs Tuke Omotara, Hon. Nosiru Isiaka Giwa, Chief Remix Bakare, Apostle Abiodun Sanyaolu, Chief Kola Soriola and Chief Oyede Elijah, as plaintiffs. While the defendants are: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, the PDP national chairman, Senator Ibrahim Tsauri, National Secretary of…

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Delta Air Lines announces September Quarter profit of $1.6b adjusted pre-tax income

Delta Air Lines has reported financial results for the September quarter 2018. Highlights of the results include $1.6 billion adjusted pre-tax income for the September quarter 2018 and adjusted earnings per share of $1.80, at the high end of guidance. Adjusted earnings per share were up 16 percent compared to the prior year quarter, driven by revenue momentum, tax reform benefits and a four percent lower share count.  Results reflect a $30 million negative impact from Hurricane Florence.   “Our solid eight percent revenue growth, combined with flat non-fuel unit…

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Air Peace receives 5th ERJ 145, set for Sokoto, Katsina flights

Air Peace on Sunday took delivery of its fifth Embraer 145, assuring that the development has deepened its capacity to relaunch its flights to Sokoto and start its Katsina service. The carrier, which had earlier received four of the six 50-seater Embraer 145 aircraft it recently acquired, said its goal of unifying Nigeria through air transport and extending its flight operations to unserved and underserved cities was fast being realised under its subsidiary, Air Peace Hopper. A statement signed by Air Peace Corporate Communications Manager, Mr. Chris Iwarah said the…

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Good infrastructure an incentive for good corporate governance- Banjo, ex IOD DG

Photo Caption: From left: Former General Manager, Nigeria Airways, Mr. Chris Aligbe; Former Director General, Institute of Directors, Mr. Victor Danjo; Chairman of the Occasion, Prof. Anthony Kila; President Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative (ASRTI), Mr. Gbenga Olowo; Former Managing Director, Aero contractors, Mr. Dapo Olumide and Director of Air Transport Regulation, NCAA, Group Capt. Edem Oyo-Ita, during the Q4 2018 Quarterly Business Breakfast Meeting on Short Life Span of Nigerian Airline the Importance of Corporate Governance in Lagos Former director general of the Institute of Directors (IOD) and former…

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