Tag: Aviation Fuel

Aviation fuel price increased by 70 per cent

The International Air Transport Association has said the price of jet fuel has continued to increase in recent weeks, with its price increasing by 70 per cent since the start of 2021. According to IATA, the Switzerland-based trade organisation representing over 290 international airlines, the increase in Jet A1 price[Read More…]

NNPC Imports 36.7m Litres of Aviation Fuel for Yuletide

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has taken a giant step to ease the shortage of aviation fuel that had recently led to cases of flight delays and cancellations across the nation’s airports. NNPC on Monday said it had imported about 38.7million litres of aviation fuel which represented about 26-day[Read More…]

Lack of Aviation Fuel Forces Arik Air To Reduce Flight Operations Nationwide

Arik Air on Wednesday announced reduction of flights due to the lingering scarcity of JET A1. The airline made the announcement in a statement by its Communications Manager, Mr. Ola Adebanji, in Lagos. Arik Air said that aviation fuel scarcity started manifesting last week when major oil marketers began to[Read More…]

We Need Help: Defence Chief Laments “Lack of Aviation Fuel Affecting Ongoing Fight Against Boko Haram”

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, has lamented that lack of aviation fuel is negatively affecting ongoing counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations against the Boko Haram terrorists in the North-East. To this end, he is seeking the intervention of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to ensure that[Read More…]

Fuel Scarcity Bites Nationwide, Arik Air Cancel Flights Over Limited Supply Of Aviation Fuel

The scarcity of fuel currently being experienced across Nigeria may have taken its toll on the aviation sector, as some airlines are already delaying and cancelling flights due to the situation. The situation has resulted in many passengers missing their appointments and business schedules, as they could not be airlifted[Read More…]

NCAA Suspends Oil Marketers From Supplying Aviation Fuel

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has directed some oil marketing companies to stop supplying aviation fuel, known as Jet A1, to airlines due to lack of depot facilities. These marketing companies include Jushad Oil and Gas Limited, Lubcon Limited, Ascon Oil Company Limited, Acon Petroleum Limited, and Star Orient[Read More…]

Why Arik Air Is Suspending Flight Operations Leaving Hundreds Of Passengers Stranded

by Zenith Oduah Hundreds of air passengers may be stranded at the various airports across the country as Nigeria major airline, Arik Air, plans to suspend flight operations today, due to the lingering aviation fuel scarcity in the country revealed Managing Director, Arik Air, Mr Chris Ndulue .  Ndulue made[Read More…]