Delta State Government on Thursday said Asaba International Airport was not sold but only concessioned for 30 years to make for its adequate upgrade into a world-class airport, by the concessionaire. The Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, made this known while briefing journalists on the outcome of the meeting of the State’s Executive Council meeting presided over by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa in Asaba. Aniagwu … Continue reading DELTA CLARIFIES AIRPORT CONCESSION, APPROVES CONSTRUCTION OF MORE ROADS
ASABA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT: ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR, DR IFEANYI OKOWA, GOVERNOR OF DELTA STATE, AT THE SIGNING CEREMONY OF THE CONCESSION AGREEMENT FOR ASABA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WITH FDIC/MENZES CONSORTIUM ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2021, AT THE ASABA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. It is my pleasure to welcome you all to this signing ceremony. My joy knows no bounds as we make another breakthrough in our goal … Continue reading Delta Govt Concessions Asaba International Airport: ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR, DR IFEANYI OKOWA, GOVERNOR OF DELTA STATE, AT THE SIGNING CEREMONY OF THE CONCESSION AGREEMENT FOR ASABA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WITH FDIC/MENZES CONSORTIUM ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2021, AT THE ASABA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.
Delta Government on Friday said plans were underway to upgrade the Asaba International Airport to a Category 9 Airport to enable it receive bigger planes. Special Projects Director of the Airport, Mr Austin Ayemidejor, disclosed this to journalists shortly after the arrival of United Nigeria Airline’s Maiden flight to Asaba. The airline marked 5N-BWZ which was fully booked with passengers, touched down at exactly 11.40am … Continue reading DELTA TO UPGRADE ASABA AIRPORT TO CATEGORY 9 AS UNITED AIRLINE DEBUTS
Air Peace on Tuesday, August 18th, resumed its Lagos-Asaba-Lagos and Abuja-Asaba-Abuja flight operations, with a pledge to deliver the best flight experience to the travelling public on the routes. The Air Peace Boeing 737 with registration No. 5N–BUJ arrived Asaba four months after the closure of the airport due to COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria. The aircraft which touched down at the airport at 8.50 am … Continue reading Covid-19: AIR PEACE RESUMES ASABA FLIGHT OPERATION
The Asaba International Airport resumed operations on Monday, August 17th, with the arrival of Aero Contractors flight from Abuja. The flight, which was a Q300 Dash 8 with registration No 5N – BJO, touched down at the Asaba airport at exactly 11.52am with Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, on board. Aniagwu, described the commencement of flight operations by Aero Contractors as one … Continue reading ASABA AIRPORT REOPENS, AS AERO RESUMES FLIGHT OPERATIONS
CAVERTON SAGA: RIVERS LIVES MATTER We are aware that the Governor of Rivers State, His Excellency, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, apprehended pilots from Caverton helicopters who brought in passengers to the State after the Governor’s directive of border closure to curb the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic ravaging the world, and some major cities in Nigeria. The directive of closure of all borders, was a proactive … Continue reading Caverton Helicopters: RIVERS SENATOR SLAMS AVIATION MINISTER OVER COMMENTS AGAINST GOV WIKE, SAYS RIVERS LIVES MATTER
The Asaba International Airport has recorded another milestone as Aero Contractors commences direct flights from Asaba to Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano with effect from Jan. 20. A statement by the Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu indicates that the Asaba to Kano flight is slated for 9.50am Mondays to Fridays and Sundays. He noted that the growing business activities in the airport … Continue reading ASABA AIRPORT RECORDS ANOTHER MILESTONE, GETS DIRECT FLIGHTS TO KANO