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Air Peace bags another Safety Performance Award in 3 months

AIR Peace, has been recognized with the Distinguished Safety Performance Award by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) in Kaduna on Thursday, October 14, 2021. The award presented by the Kaduna Airport Manager and Chairperson, Airport Safety Committee, Kaduna International Airport, Mrs Amina Ozi-Salami (DGM), is in recognition of Air Peace’s consistent commitment to safety with records of zero …

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Babalakin expresses interest in ongoing airports concession, calls for regional flight approval implementation

CHAIRMAN, Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operators of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal 2 (MMA2), Dr. Wale Babalakin has said the operator is interested in the ongoing concession bidding for the four major airport terminals in Lagos, Abuja, Kano and Harcourt but has aired his reservation over the process. This is just as he has said that government was subjecting …

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Senate resolves that NCAA suspends issuance of AOC to NG Eagle

  THE Senate has in a resolution suspended the issuance of Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) to NG Eagle, an airline being floated by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) with immediate effect over a petition stating that the airline is using Arik Air assets to pursue the process. This however may not be the true picture as the Chief …

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iPADIS calls for wider global cooperation at ICAO high-level conference on covid-19

  THE International Partners for Aviation Development, Innovation and Sustainability (iPADIS), called for wider global cooperation in dealing with the ongoing pandemic.   Speaking at the Ministerial Session of the Conference, the founding President of iPADIS, Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, commended the President of the ICAO Council and the Secretary General of ICAO for convening the timely conference and for …

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Ethiopian Airlines enters interline agreement with South Africa’s Airlink

ETHIOPIAN Airlines (ET) has announced that it has signed an interline agreement with Airlink(4Z), an airline based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Ethiopian has entered into the interline agreement with Airlink to allow passengers to enjoy seamless travel with a single ticket and lower fare tickets between points within the carriers’ synergized networks. With the interline agreement between the two carriers, …

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ART kicks over Reps interference in NG Eagle’s AOC pursuit

As NUATE fingers minister over airline’s woes says debt a smokescreen AVIATION Safety Round Table Initiative (ASRTI) have joined the echoes of criticism being meted on the members of the House of Representatives Committee on Aviation led by Honourable Nnolim Nnaji stating that their declaration is tantamount to a breach of NG Eagle’s right. This is coming even as the …

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African Ministers to ICAO: Vaccine passports imposition is discrimination, against Chicago convention

  AFRICAN Ministers of Aviation have taken a position against plans to impose vaccine passports for air travelers telling the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) that the much-touted proposal is unacceptable as it is tantamount to discrimination against certain groups of population and violates the tenets of the Chicago Convention. The African Ministers Delegation’s position was made known on Wednesday …

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NAHCO, stakeholders pow-wow as coy handles Ethiopian Airlines Enugu resumption

  NIGERIAN Aviation Handling Company Plc, NAHCO Plc, at the weekend, held a Stakeholder dinner commemorating the resumption of Ethiopian Airlines to Akanu Ibiam International Airport (AIIA) Enugu on October 9, 2021. The flight resumption was heralded with fanfare and fulfillment of expectation after her over two years absence from the station. NAHCO Plc, the airline’s ground handling provider utilized …

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Ease of Business: ‘Only FAAN has authorization to engage in commercial protocol at airports’

    MANAGING Director Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu has said that despite the accompanying challenges ushered in by COVID-19, restricting personal assistants, protocol officers and orderlies of dignitaries to access some parts of the airport terminals, the airport managers have improved its protocol services to bridge the gap created.   Speaking at the 8th …

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NCAA Autonomy: Mshelia says House in conflict with its created, international laws

CHIEF Executive Officer of West Link Airlines, Captain Ibrahim Mshelia has said that if statements credited to the House of Representatives Aviation Committee over withholding the Air Operators’ Certificate (AOC) of a potential investor holds true, then it is interfering with the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and is in conflict with its laws and those of the International Civil …

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