Bickering over proposed intervention funds for airlines

N5bn bailout fund

BusinessMetricsNG with wire report The proposed federal government’s intervention fund for airlines is generating fuss in the aviation sector, Daily Trust’s investigations have revealed. Stakeholders are sharply divided over whether funds should be given directly or not to airlines following the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on airline operators. Some of them argued that N200 billion intervention fund given to airlines in 2012 was diverted. John Ojikutu Aviation analyst, Group Capt., (rtd) had suggested that monetary intervention should not be given to airlines but they can be supported with waiver on…

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Pioneering AI in the aviation industry

Pioneering AI in the aviation industry

Describing the numerous applications of AI at Frankfurt Airport, Alexander Laukenmann, Head of Airside and Terminal Management, Corporate Safety and Security at Fraport AG, demonstrates the breadth of benefits made available by this technology. EXERPTS: Today, air transportation is an indispensable part of modern life and required for economic prosperity in a globalised economy. Nevertheless, there are a lot of challenges facing the aviation industry. Competition is intensifying – between airlines, between airports and between aerospace manufacturers. Customer demands are becoming more challenging, with passengers asking for a better travel…

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