Thursday , 7 July 2022


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MMA Runway 18L/36R closed till September 5 2022

NIGERIANFLIGHTDECK has intercepted further communication about the closure of Runway 18L/36R of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos due to major works in installation of Air field lighting ( AFL) Our correspondent gathered the runway will be closed totally from from midnight July 7th till September 5th 2022 for the installation while traffic would be diverted to 18R/36L the international airport …

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NIS MMIA Command apprehends two travellers with stolen, fake IDs

    THE Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos Command has apprehended two travellers , Melekwe Gift and Melekwe Peace who were on their way to India, over stolen and fake international passports. The travellers were arrested aboard Qatar Airways flight on June 23, 2022. A statement by Mrs. Louisa Amadiokoro, the Public Relations Officer (PRO), Lagos …

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Route expansion: Air Peace to launch Asia flights with China, India this July

THIS July, Nigeria’s Air Peace, has unveiled plans to extend its wings to Guangzhou, China and Mumbai, India, with scheduled flight operations disclosing that Israel operations kick-off is underway. Spokesperson of Air Peace, Stanley Olisa, who made the disclosure on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, stated that these new destinations were further testimony to the airline’s determination to connect Nigerians seamlessly …

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Nigeria, Japan sign Exchange Notes on $2.78 million high-speed boat to enhance maritime security

AS part of efforts to improve maritime security, the Federal Republic of Nigeria has signed an Exchange of Note(E/N) with the Japanese Government for an Economic and Social Development Programme involving the acquisition of High-Speed Boat to reinforce services for coastal security in Nigeria, with the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA), as the implementing partner. The Honorable Minister …

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Caverton Offshore Support Group announces Capt. Bello MD, Makanjuola Group COO

Mrs Abiola appointed Executive Director of Training EFFECTIVE July 1, 2022, the Group Board of Directors Caverton Offshore Support Group parent company of Caverton Marine and Caverton Helicopters, has approved the appointment of Captain Ibrahim Chafe Bello as Managing Director/Accountable Manager of Caverton Helicopters Limited. The Board also approved the appointment of Mr Rotimi Makanjuola as Group Chief Operating Officer …

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EU sets new requirements for inbound air shipments

FROM 1 March 2023, all freight forwarders, air carriers, express couriers, and postal operators transporting goods to or through the European Union (EU) (including Norway and Switzerland) will be required to submit advance cargo information in the form of a complete Entry Summary Declaration (ENS), under the second phase of the EU’s new customs pre-arrival security and safety programme – …

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Jet A1: Operating daily almost a physical impossibility for airlines

As of today, Jet A1 also known as Aviation Fuel sells for N725 in Lagos, N740 in Abuja and N745 in Kano while other marketers have sold for N650 and N700 making the reach of the product near impossible and causing many airlines to go on panic mode in a bid to satisfy their passengers, some of whom have booked long before.

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Economic prosperity hinged on leadership, security says Sekibo, Obi, others

THE MD/CEO of Heritage Bank Plc, Ifie Sekibo and other notable Nigerians have said that the best way to realise economic prosperity and peace in the country is to start addressing leadership challenges and insecurity. Sekibo and other notable Nigerians like the Presidential aspirant of Labour Party, Peter Obi, Pastor Ituah Ighodalo, Prof. Oyelowo Oyewo, Dr. Victoria Ekhomu and Barrister …

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Dana Air introduces additional flights on Lagos, Abuja route

  DANA Air, has introduced additional flights on its Lagos and Abuja route network stressing that it’s intent is to give air travellers convenience of travel The airline in a statement said, the introduction of the additional flights was strictly based on popular demand, the desire to meet the growing demand, and the need to follow through with its strategic …

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