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Hundreds of Nigerians stranded at Charles De Gaulle Airport

Hundreds of Nigerians stranded at Charles De Gaulle Airport

Passengers including hundreds of Nigerian on board Air France operated commercial aircraft from and to Lagos and Abuja were since Wednesday stranded at Charles De Gaulle International Airport, Paris. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that many of them have had to sleep at the airport from Wednesday for a day and two owing to […] …

National carrier: Airlines seek level playing field for private operators, Nigeria Air

National carrier: Airlines seek level playing field for private operators, Nigeria Air

Some domestic airline operators on Thursday urged the Federal Government to ensure a level playing field for them and the new national carrier. The airlines spoke at the 22nd Annual Seminar and Award of the League of Airports and Aviation Correspondents in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the theme of the event […] …

Nigerian banks see huge risks in aviation —Ibe

Aron Samuel sets target with CSKA Moscow

The obvious refusal of the various financial institutions including banks and private investors to stake their investments in assisting domestic airlines and the various aviation service providers have been traced to what is termed the […]
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Air crashes: AIB releases 35 final reports, 147 recommendations

Air crashes: AIB releases 35 final reports, 147 recommendations

Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi The Accident Investigation Bureau says it has released a total of 147 safety recommendations in addition to 35 final reports of air crashes and incidents recorded within the Nigerian airspace since the inception of the agency. The AIB Commissioner, Akin Olateru, stated this while receiving an award of the most innovative aviation agency […] …

Dana Air wins award

Dana Air wins award

Dana Air has emerged the Best Customer Friendly Domestic airline in 2018 at a summit and award ceremony organised by the Association of Foreign Airlines and Representatives in Nigeria (AFARN) in Lagos. Dana Air also pledged to support one of the recipients of the Integrity award who appealed for support at the event, as partRead More
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FAAN to acquire scanners to boost security

FAAN to acquire scanners to boost security

To boost security at airports nationwide, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has ordered for modern scanners, its General Manager, Customer Services, Mrs Ebele Okoye, has said. She disclosed this at the Second Quarter stakeholders’ forum held at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. Okoye said the scanners could  detect hard drugs, ammunition andRead More
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AIB, UNILAG partner on material laboratory usage

AIB, UNILAG partner on material laboratory usage

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Lagos (UNILAG) on the use of its metallurgical laboratory at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja. AIB Commissioner, Mr. Akin Olateru, at the signing of the agreement at the varsity’s Senate Building, said the lab would be ofRead More
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Foreign airlines generate 70% of Nigeria’s aviation revenue – Operators

Foreign airlines generate 70% of Nigeria’s aviation revenue – Operators

A very large percentage of the total revenue from Nigeria’s aviation sector comes from the remittances of international carriers, OKECHUKWU NNODIM reports on why this is so Over 70 per cent of the total revenue generated in Nigeria’s aviation sector comes from international airlines operating in Nigeria, operators in the industry have said. Domestic airlines […] …

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