This Week’s Update
A few short updates:
- Arik Air has officially passed the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA).
- Angry villagers near Kaduna Airport blocked an IRS Airlines aircraft from taking off to protest the closure of a footpath near the airport by the FAAN.
- The Federal Government has granted Kenya Airways permission to operate 14 flights a week into Lagos and four flights a week into Abuja. Meanwhile, the authorities still have to approve Ethiopian Airlines’ request to operate a B777-200LR on the Addis Ababa-Lagos route.
- Several projects are ongoing to improve the aviation infrastructure in Nigeria.