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The Director-General, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Mr Usman Muktar, says the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, runway is ready for operation and can be opened on Wednesday. Muktar stated this while speaking with newsmen during an inspection of the airport’s runway on Monday in Abuja. The Abuja airport was closed on March 8 for […]

ABUJA, March 22 (Reuters) – Nigeria has awarded a $1.79 billion contract to a Chinese state-owned firm for work on the second phase of Abuja’s mass transit railway, the capital city’s minister said on Wednesday. The three-year management contract is the latest in a series of infrastructure projects won by China Civil Engineering Construction Corp […]

Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja Foreign airlines that refused to use the Kaduna International Airport as an alternative to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, are currently regretting their decisions, the Federal Government has said. The only foreign carrier that had agreed to operate into the Kaduna airport, Ethiopian Airline, flew in from Addis Ababa on Wednesday, […]

Olusola Fabiyi and Okechukwu Nnodim The Federal Government on Monday announced that the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja would be closed in the early hours of Wednesday. It said that adequate preparations had been put in place to secure passengers who would be travelling from Kaduna to Abuja during the six weeks when the Abuja […]

The Federal Government yesterday officially announced the temporary closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, for six-week rehabilitation work on its runway. It was learnt that the repair exercise and logistics would cost N5.8bilion. The announcement was made jointly by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, his counterparts in Transportation, Rotimi […]

British Airways and Lufthansa Airlines have joined the list of foreign airlines rejecting the option of flying into Kaduna Airport during the six weeks of runway repair of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja. But unlike others that will suspend operations for the six weeks period, the British carrier has opted for Murtala Muhammed […]

Nigeria’s aviation ministry has said the planned six weeks of resurfacing work were needed because the runway. International airlines are refusing to fly to an alternative hub when the only airport serving Nigeria’s capital shuts down, forcing travellers to make lengthy detours at extra cost. Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja closes completely for runway […]

Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja International airlines operating in Nigeria have outlined their demands before they can effectively fly to the Kaduna International Airport once the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja is closed for a six week repair on its runway, beginning from March 8. The airlines made their demands known to the Minister of State for […]

Foreign airlines are considering suspension of their services over government’s decision to close down Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja runway for six weeks due to planned construction work. It was learnt that the option by some of the major European and American carriers was in lieu of the plan to divert air traffic to Kaduna […]

Chinedu Eze Nigerian airlines may lose about N21 billion due to the planned closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport on March 8, for the rehabilitation of the runway of the airport. For the period which the Abuja airport will be shut down, Kaduna airport will be used as an alternative. However, THISDAY learnt that […]