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Bauchi set to boost tourism, appoints Abubakar Bibi Executive Secretary BSTB

BAUCHI State Government has named Alhaji Abubakar Bibi as the Executive Secretary of Bauchi State Tourism Board (BSTB). The appointment, which has been approved by the State Governor Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, has elicited excitement and anticipation among tourism stakeholders. The appointment of Bibi, an experienced Aviation and Travel Professional, is widely seen as the right step in the right …

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How Nigerian airlines could collaborate to improve their business environment -Akpan

LEAD Consultant ETIMFRI Group, Amos Akpan has advised Nigerian airlines to think outside the box to ensure the survival of their businesses as some of the challenges facing them will not be resolved by government but by airlines themselves through collaboration in certain areas including fuel distribution, maintenance hangars etc. Akpan gave his advice to airlines stressing that only by …

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Air Peace commences Makurdi flights; resumes Uyo flights December 7

AIR PEACE has announced that it will begin flight operations into Makurdi, the Benue State capital, from Lagos and Abuja on December 7, 2020. This is as the airline is also billed to resume flights to Uyo from Lagos and Abuja on the said date. All these are part of the airline’s route expansion drive according to spokesperson, Stanley Olisa, …

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SAHCO acquires first ramp electric Ground Support Equipment in Nigeria

SKYWAY Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO) PLC has acquired the first eco-friendly ground support equipment to boost its operations. The new fleet of Ground Handling Equipment which were manufactured by Charlatte Manutention, a worldwide number one equipment manufacturer based in France are fully electric, making them very eco-friendly as the world continue to battle global warming. According to Manager, Corporate Communications, …

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False report on unsafe system will affect aviation funding, aircraft acquisition, insurance-Capt Nuhu

DIRECTOR General, Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Captain Musa Nuhu has said that the recent story making rounds about crashes of Nigerian airlines credited to the National Assembly will only make it difficult for Nigerian carriers to assess international funds, have good lease rate for their aircraft, and it may also hike insurance premium. Nuhu who was responding to issues …

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NAHCO partners Skyward Aviation, signs additional contract with Qatar

RECENT partnership between NAHCO Plc and Skyward Aviation is set to significantly improve trade relations between Nigeria and China, as the airline commences direct cargo flights from Urumqi, China to Lagos. And to cement the partnership, the handling agreement has been signed between the two parties, signaling the beginning of a rewarding relationship. NAHCO Plc’s Executive Director, Commercial & Business …

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COVID-19 impact on aircraft maintenance affected our frequency, Air Peace explains

NIGERIAN carrier, Air Peace has attributed its reduced capacity and frequency  to the fact that several of its aircraft were out of the country undergoing checks before the COVID-10 pandemic hit leading to the lockdown that had far-reaching and devastating effects on airlines not just Air Peace. Chief Operating Officer of the airline, Mrs. Toyin Olajide, who made this known, …

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