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PRIVATE JET CONVEYING US Tourists REJECTED AT ITALY’S BORDER.

Passengers on a private jet coming from Colorado US were denied entry to the country at a customs check at Elmas airport in Cagliari, Italy.   There were about ten people aboard the plane. Five of them were in possession of American passports. The U.S. is not on the list of non- EU countries to which […]

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Lagos ,Abuja AIRPORTS TO RESUME OPERATIONS JULY 8

The Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, are to resume domestic operations on Wednesday, July 8. Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, announced this on his twitter handle on Wednesday night. He said date for commencement of international flights would be announced in due course. The minister disclosed that Lagos […]

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COVID-19: FLIGHT SET TO BE EXPENSIVE.

Because of COVID-19, everything around the world [ business, hospitality , health sector etc] is in turmoil. Flying after COVID-19 will be one of the most expensive ventures because if you are going to maintain social distancing, what happens to the capacity of the aircraft as built in such a way to accommodate 100 passengers? […]

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NCAA REVEALS 5 AIRPORTS THAT WILL BE REOPENED FOR DOMESTIC FLIGHT JUNE 21. [ see list]

The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has said that only five airports will be allowed to open for domestic flights effective from June 21, 2020. A circular signed by the Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Musa Nuhu stated that the airports to reopen for operations include; Omagwa International Airport Port Harcourt, Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport Abuja, […]

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INT’L FLIGHTS: RESUMPTION DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON -FG

The Federal Government of Nigeria says the date for the resumption of international flights in the country will be announced soon, Bluebloodz.com has learned. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made this known on Monday during a briefing by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja. Responding to a question about the likely date for […]

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DOMESTIC FLIGHTS SET TO RESUME JUNE 21- FG

The Federal Government has asked the aviation sector to begin to develop protocols that will lead to the resumption of domestic flights any time from June 21, Bluebloodz.com has learned. The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Sani Aliyu, stated this on Monday during a briefing Abuja. He said, “The aviation industry is […]

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FAAN Fumigates LAGOS ,ABUJA ,PORTHARCOURT AIRPORTS AHEAD OF REOPENING.

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria says it has commenced fumigation of International Airports in Lagos, Abuja, and Port Harcourt ahead of reopening of flight operations in Nigeria. General Manager, Corporate Affairs of FAAN, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, made this known on Tuesday in a statement in Lagos. Yakubu explained that the fumigation exercise was in […]

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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA IMPOUNDS British Aircraft FOR OPERATING COMMERCIAL FLIGHT IN THE COUNTRY.

The Federal Government has impounded an aircraft owned by a British company for operating commercial flights into Nigeria without approval. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made this known on Sunday via his Twitter handle, @hadisirika. He said the company, Flair Aviation, was authorised to conduct humanitarian flights but was caught operating commercial flights. Sirika explained that […]

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FOREIGN AIRLINES SET TO RESUME FLIGHT TO Lagos & Abuja IN JUNE .

Some foreign airlines are allegedly planning to resume flights to Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt airports despite the ban on international commercial flights by the Federal Government in a bid to halt  COVID-19 spread. Although some of the airlines said their plans could change, it was learnt on Saturday that some of the international carriers […]

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AIRLINES IN NIGERIA LOSING N17bn MONTHLY TO CORONAVIRUS – FG

Airlines in Nigeria are losing about N17bn monthly as a result of the impact of the coronavirus outbreak across the country, the Federal Government said on Wednesday. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said this while speaking in Abuja at the daily briefing by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. “We (aviation sector) are worst […]