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2019 Hajj: Med-view, NAHCON on warpath as airline questions commission’s neutrality

Sabotage implied as Flynas involvement queried NIGERIANFLIGHTDECK has intercepted a series of correspondence including some written to the Presidency, Secretary to the Federal Government of Nigeria and First Bank alleging economic sabotage by the National Hajj Commission (NAHCON). According to these correspondences, the ongoing annual hajj pilgrim to Saudi Arabia …

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Aviation unions set to disrupt NAMA operations over non-implementation of new CoS

FOUR unions have issued an August 31st ultimatum to the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA)  to provide the new Condition of Service (CoS) to the workers or risk dire consequences accumulating to an industrial action. The unions: National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association …

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ART scribe scrutinizes FG’s 50% pilgrim concession to Saudi carriers

FEDERAL government’s decision to concede the airlift of over 50 per cent of pilgrims to a non-Nigerian carrier Fly Nas of Saudi Arabia has come under severe scrutiny as Secretary General of the Aviation Round Table (ART) Group Capt. John Ojikutu has described it as exploitation. Ojikutu who faulted the …

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AIB trains over 30 personnel on multi-modal transport investigation

Woos AfDB on Safe Skies for Africa sponsorship COMMISSIONER, Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria, Engineer Akin Olateru has revealed that the foremost investigative body in the sub-region has instituted training of over 30 personnel and is building capacity as it gears up to take the challenge of investigating multi-modal transportation …

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FAAN to close Enugu Airport Aug. 24 for runway reconstruction as Air Peace commends FG

FEDERAL Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has announced the closure of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport Runway in Enugu will be closed for major repairs and works on the airfield from midnight on 24th August, 2019. This is just as stakeholders have commended the action with Air Peace one of …

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Picture stories that made the Sallah week

A slow week after the Sallah Holidays but still things kicked into gear with the Accident Investigation Bureau once week training in collaboration with the United States National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and Safe Skies for Africa as well as the visit of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) …

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African Diaspora Tourism Association to be launched at 15th Akwaaba as winners emerge

AFRICA Travel Quarterly, (Atqnews.com), has unveiled a shortlist of Diaspora winners of the Africa Travel 100 Global personalities awards. The award recognizes personalities of African Origin, living in Africa or outside the continent, irrespective of their current citizenship or nationality that has been contributing to the development of the continent …

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UBA partners LCCI, gives customers 20% discount for 2019 Lagos International Trade Fair

PAN-AFRICAN financial services institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, is partnering the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry(LCCI), to organize the 2019 edition of the Lagos International Trade Fair and is giving a 20% discount to its Small and Medium business customers who register to attend the fair. The …

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Stanbic IBTC canvasses healthy living, among employees

 STANBIC IBTC, a member of the Standard Bank Group, recently held the 2019 edition of the Stanbic IBTC Employee Health and Wellness week. The Health and Wellness Week marked the culmination of activities of Stanbic IBTC’s annual Health Week programme, designed to educate and enlighten the company’s employees and the …

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Finchglow Travels call on TMCs to diversify, train trade partners

Opens new office to ease transaction in Abuja TRAVEL Management Company (TMC), Finchglow Travels, has emphasized the need for embrace technology and to upgrade the operations of travel agencies in the country as it trained trade partners in Abuja recently. This is just as Finchglow Travels  opened  another branch in …

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