IATA welcomes Govts financial support to airlines, urges others to follow suit

. . As annual passenger revenues to fall by $252b if The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the support of those governments around the world that have provided financial relief to airlines and urged other governments to follow suit before more damage is done. “Airlines are fighting for survival in every corner of the world. Travel restrictions and evaporating demand mean that, aside from cargo, there is almost no passenger business. For airlines, it’s apocalypse now. And there is a small and shrinking window for governments to provide…

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Aero suspends flight operations over Covid 19

Aero Contractors has suspended flight services in support of initiatives / precaution to ensure that there is no community infection in the country. The management of the airline said their decision to suspend flight services is in cognizance of the commendable efforts of the federal government to stop the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria Aero stated that this development is also in line with the decision of the Lagos State Government, which has prohibited any gathering that is more than 20 persons. “Coronavirus, known as COVID-19 is a…

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Ethiopian Airlines delivers Jack Ma Foundation Covid 19 medical assistance to Nigeria

Ethiopian Airlines has delivered Jack Ma Foundation Covid 19 medical assistance to Nigeria. The Airlines Freighter landed today at Lagos Airport International Airport by 3.20 PM to deliver medical supplies from the Jack Ma Foundation. The management of Ethiopian Airlines said it is pleased to deliver the much needed critical medical supplies and equipment which help in the global fight against the COVID-19. In the statement signed by the general manager of the airline in Nigeria, Mrs Firihiewot Mekonnen, Ethiopian Airline stated that: “We appreciate the donation of the Jack…

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Covid 19: Domestic flight still in operation – FAAN

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has notified the general public that although all international flight operations have been suspended, passengers can still travel within Nigeria unhindered.  FAAN in a statement signed by the general manager, Corporate Affairs, Henrietta Yakubu (Mrs.) used the  opportunity to request all Passengers and other stakeholders  to adhere strictly to all travel instructions and guidance in the interest of all. It will be recalled that all international flight operations into the country have been suspended by the Nigerisn Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA to prevent the…

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Covid 19 pandemic: Aero outlines measures taken to protect passengers

The management of Aero Contractors has has explained the measures so far taken by the airline to protect its passegers. This is following the encounter betwwen the Bauchi state Governor, Alhaji Bala Mohammed and Alhaji , Atiku Abubakar’s son, Mohammed at the Muratala Muhammed Airport 2, MMA2. Aero contractors said in a statement that it disinfect aircraft, ensures customers are given hand sanitizer prior to boarding. “We understand that, the Governor  of Bauchi State, His Excellency, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, who is one of our esteemed customers, mentioned that he…

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Bauchi Governor tests positive to Covid 19 pandemic

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state has tested positive to Covid 19 pandemic. This is following his encounter with Alhaji Atiku Abubakar’s son, Mohhamed at Murtala Muhammed Airport 2, MMA2 where they boarded Aero Contractors flight. Governor Mohammed went into self isolation Immediately following that encounter Atiku’s son has since tested positive to the virus and has been moved to Gwagwalada Specialist Teaching Hospital in Abuja for treatment and management. It will also be recalled that the chief of staff to the President, Abba Kyari tested positive to the virus…

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Air Peace Kano passenger only  suffered flight phobia not COVID-19 suspect- Airline

Air Peace has denied airlifting a passenger suspected of being infected with Coronavirus on its Lagos-Kano flight on Tuesday.   The airline explained that a 13 year-old boy who was accompanied by his parents but flying for the first time suffered from flight phobia and vomited in the aircraft while the aircraft was airborne.   Air Peace also explained that when the incident happened the Captain in Command of the flight informed air traffic control and Port Health about the development before the flight landed at the Mallam Aminu Kano…

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