An Arik Air A330 approaching London Heathrow (Photo: Mark Winterbourne from Leeds. West Yorkshire, United Kingdom (CS-TFX) [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons)

Nigeria’s Aging Aircraft Struggle Continues as Government Seeks Increased Control

Nigerian aviation experts are now looking for ways to lessen public concern over the age and safety of the country's airlines' aircraft as government officials are calling them into question, Lagos newspaper Vanguard reported Saturday. The response comes after reports surfaced earlier this week that aircraft of the nation's airlines had the highest average ages in Africa, more than doubling those of carriers in South Africa and Ethiopia. The reputability of the report is in question, as it was a very…

Delta Adds New Service to Lagos from New York-JFK Hub

Beginning March 24, 2018, Delta will add new service between its New York-JFK hub and Lagos, Nigeria. This three-times-weekly service complements the Atlanta-based carrier's Atlanta to Lagos flight, which operates four-times-weekly. The service is scheduled to operate as follows Delta flight 415 departing JFK at 10:50 p.m. and arriving in…