ART carpets FG for earmarking N8.5bn for suspended national carrier in 2019 budget

The President of Aviation Round Table (ART), Dr. Gabriel Olowo, has carpeted the federal government for earmarking N8.5bn for the suspended national carrier project, Nigeria Air in the 2019 budget proposal to the National Assembly. Speaking in Lagos on Thursday at the launch of a book ‘The Learned Commander,’ authored by Capt. Dele Ore, an erstwhile director of operations of the defunct national carrier, Nigeria Airways, Olowo lampooned the government for setting aside the sum of N500m for Transaction Advisers in the budget, saying that a little of such an…

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Capt Wada tasks aviation stakeholders on frequent collapse of domestic airlines  

The former governor of Kogi state, Capt Idris Wada has tasked aviation stakeholders to find solution to the frequent collapse of domestic airlines in the country in order to ensure their survival in business. Speaking at the dinner and awards to unveil the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers’ NAAPE compendium of 50 outstanding pilots  and engineers in Lagos Capt. Wada said the life spam of any domestic airline was too short in the country. He noted that domestic airlines hardly last for more than a decade, stressing that…

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