• Firstnation Airways resumes flight operations Sept 15

    Firstnation Airways resumes flight operations Sept 15

    FirstNation Airways has promised its traveling passengers that the airline would return to normal scheduled flight operations by Sept. 15.

    A statement by the Head, Corporate Affairs of the airline, Mr Rasheed Yusuff stated that the carrier’s current fleet was undergoing engine maintenance for safety operations, in line with global practice in the industry.

    It denied reports that the company was on the verge of folding up, stressing that taking aircraft out for maintenance was not the same as winding up operations.

    “FirstNation […]

  • 2500 jobs lost as First Nation Airways suspends operation

    2500 jobs lost as First Nation Airways suspends operation

    Barely 24 hours after Aero Contractors shut down all its scheduled flight operations, another domestic carrier, First Nation Airways, has announced the suspension of its commercial operations in the country.

    This comes as aviation unions comprising the Air Traffic Services Senior Staff Association (ATSSSAN) and the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) took over the head office of the embattled Aero Contractors at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, protesting the suspension of the airline’s scheduled flights and their being […]