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Nigerian airlines are not over-regulated by NCAA- Captain Mshelia

Captain Ibrahim Mshelia  (MRAeS) is the Chairman West Link Airlines and the owner of Mish Aviation, foremost privately owned aviation training school located in Ghana. In this interview with reporters , Mshelia a renowned pilot and instructor shed more light on certain topical issues within the aviation industry as well as his personal take on regulation of airlines in the …

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NCAA says plans underway to de-clutter regulations to boost General Aviation

Somebody flying corporate 12 people you are asking me for the same requirement as somebody flying a triple seven (777) to Dubai it doesn’t make sense, so when we unbundle those regulations it opens up the industry and what that does, all those excess pilots and excess engineers that don’t have jobs they will be absorbed, they will get experience and move on to the bigger airline industry and then those people.

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Air Peace set to commence Abuja-Gombe-Abuja flights with Yola Service in works

AIR PEACE, in keeping with its no-city-left-behind vision, has announced that it will be launching scheduled commercial flights into Gombe from Abuja and also revealed plans to resume its Yola flight services. The airline’s Chief Operating Officer, Oluwatoyin Olajide, disclosed this in a news release shared with journalists on Sunday. Olajide stated that the decision to commence the Abuja-Gombe-Abuja route …

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Arik Air announces resumption of direct flights from Lagos to Kano

ARIK AIR has announced resumption of direct flights from the nation’s commercial capital, Lagos to the ancient city of Kano effective Tuesday, April 27, 2021. The airline will have three weekly flights will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The decision to reintroduce direct flights between Lagos and Kano was informed by the importance of both cities as centres of …

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United Nigeria Airlines says cooperation, mergers will favour industry

Explains baggage issues; pleads for customers’ understanding CHAIRMAN, United Nigeria Airline, High Chief Obiora Okonkwo PHD has called for synergy in the aviation industry stressing that co-operation or possible mergers will help create bigger, stronger airlines as the market is so vast that there is no need for rancor. He made this known when he paid a visit to the …

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Azman Air: NCAA in business to ensure safety; not ruining airlines-Captain Nuhu

Understand, if NCAA is somehow  perceived as a corrupt organization, it means all the operators, all the  aviation businesses will find it difficult to charter aircraft and it makes the whole business much more difficult for us that is why we had to come out and tell the world, this is not a vendetta: A, B, C, D happened and if you evidence  together you can see the accident chain is forming and then somebody has to take an axe and break that chain and that is exactly what we do.

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COVID-19: Air Peace’s cockpit, cabin crew, others receive vaccine

PILOTS, cabin crew and other customer-facing personnel of Nigeria’s foremost airline, Air Peace, have started receiving the COVID-19 vaccine to help curtail the spread of the virus and give passengers more confidence to fly with the airline. Spokesperson of the airline, Stanley Olisa, who disclosed this information to newsmen on Friday, stated that the vaccine was being administered by the …

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Operators explain why ticket prices in Nigeria are soaring

FOR some weeks now, air fares have soared to unprecedented heights and have become a cause for worry especially with the security situation on the roads. Last week’s revelation that some airlines charged as high as N120, 000 for a one way trip from Abuja to Lagos has started generating questions over the reasons why ticket prices would skyrocket just …

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Domestic, international traffic at MMA hits 1m in Q1 as managers advise adherence to Covid-19 protocols

STATISTICS obtained from the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) indicate that over one million passengers were processed by the airport managers at the Murtala Mohammad Airport Ikeja between January and March this year with a total of 739,560 passengers for domestic and 323,751 for international passengers. This is just as a total of 149,557 passengers arrived while 174,194 passengers …

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