Int’l Women’s Day: Overland Airways calls for increased women participation in aviation industry

In commemoration of the International Women’s Day and to support ICAO’s Young Aviation Professionals Programme, Chief Operating Officer (COO), Overland Airways Limited, Mrs. Aanu Benson,  has called for increased women participation in the aviation industry. Mrs. Benson notes that the industry is fast expanding and over the next decade there would be critical need for pilots, air traffic controllers, engineers and other skilled professionals and women must play a significant role in ensuring that these needs are effectively met. “It is not accidental that the theme for this year’s International…

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Fire damages Overland Airways aircraft undergoing routine maintenance in Lagos

Overland Airways aircraft asset undergoing routine maintenance inspection was on Friday October 12 gutted by fire as a result of an impact by a foreign object which led to fire that damaged aircraft parked the airline’s hangar facility at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja, Lagos. The airline said the aircraft was not in public service when the unfortunate incident occurred. The fire was put under control by a combined safety team of the Overland Airways and the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Fire Service. The airline said it currently…

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Overland Airways lands In Lome amidst accolades, opens new opportunity for trade

Photo Caption L-R: Mrs. Aduke Atiba, Executive Director, Overland Airways; HE. Olusola Iji, Nigeria’s Ambassador to Togo; Col. Dokisime Gnama-Latta, DG Togo CAA; Capt. Edward Boyo, MD, Overland Airways; Mrs. Marie Folly-Kossi; and Mr. Christian Folly-Kossi, former SG, AFRAA at the inaugural cutting the cake in Lome, Togo to mark the launch of Overland Airways’ Lagos-Cotonou-Lome flights, recently Overland Airways on Sunday, August 12, 2018 began flight services from Lagos to Lome, Republic of Togo. The inaugural flight was warmly received by the aviation, business and leisure communities as an…

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Overland Airways begins flight services from Lagos – Cotonou, Lome Aug 12

Picture Caption L-R: Mrs. Aderonke Emmanuel-James, Manager Corporate Services; Mrs. Aanu Benson, Chief Operating Officer; and Mrs. Aduke Atiba, Executive Director, all of Overland Airways Limited at the media conference on the launch of the airline’s flights to Cotonou, Republic of Benin and Lome, Republic of Togo. Overland Airways is set to commence flight services from Lagos to Cotonou in Republic of Benin, Lome in Togo from August 12. The airline has concluded arrangements to deploy an ATR 42 and 72 aircraft on the route. Speaking during a press briefing…

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Interlining is the way to go in aviation business – Onyema, Air Peace boss

“SAATM has to be in level of reciprocity, not one sided” “Airport infrastructures not supportive of airlines operations” From peace building to aviation, Barrister Allen Onyema, the chairman of Air Peace has taken the Nigerian aviation industry by storm, redefining the business of air travel in Nigeria and West Africa. Onyema has always been vocal and passionate on the problems confronting the domestic airlines, the Nigerian aviation industry, and ways forward. In this interview with Franklin Ihejirika at the recently concluded 22nd Annual Seminar of the League of Airport and…

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Overland Airways re-starts Asaba flights as airport re-opens

Overland Airways on Tuesday, June 5 resumed flight services to Asaba International Airport following the re-opening of the airport , Overland Airways flights will depart Abuja to Asaba by 11:30am on Tuesdays and Thursdays and 12 noon on Sundays. Flights from Asaba to Abuja will depart by 1pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and 1:30pm on Sundays. Overland Airways expresses appreciation to the Delta State Government for the re-opening of the airport for business operations. According to Mrs. Aanu Benson, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Overland Airways, the upgrade of the…

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