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AIB-N reechoes multi-modal investigation agency merits in Nigeria

ACCIDENT Investigation Bureau Nigeria (AIB-N) has reiterated its call for the establishment of an independent unified multi-modal investigation body charged with the responsibilities of carrying out investigation of occurrences involving all modes of transportation with the aim of promoting and enhancing safe transportation in Nigeria. Speaking during the public hearing on amendment bills for Civil Aviation Acts organised by House …

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Transcorp Hilton Abuja named Africa’s leading business hotel for sixth year running, bags four awards

TRANSCORP Hilton Abuja has bagged four (4) awards including Africa’s Leading Business Hotel for the sixth consecutive year at the 27th annual World Travel Awards. The hotel, which is owned by Transcorp Hotels Plc, the hospitality subsidiary of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc, also won the awards for Nigeria’s Leading Hotel, Nigeria’s Leading Business Hotel and Nigeria’s Leading Hotel Suite …

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Public hearing, Immigration, Dana’s returns flight to Enugu and lots more

A lot transpired during the week as the House of Representatives Committee on Aviation held a public hearing on six aviation agencies. Nigeria Immigration Service Zone A also in the week held a sensitization lecture on anti-corruption and service delivery. Dana Air also restarted flights into the Akanu Ibiam International Airport Enugu. While Engineer Nazeer  Alhassan bagged a doctorate in …

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FAAN management visits, inspects Ibadan Airport

FEDERAL Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has inspected facilities at the Ibadan Airport with plans to boost its capacity and revenue generation. The FAAN team led by Director of Finance and Accounts, Mrs Nike Aboderin arrived Ibadan Airport on November 17th, 2020 along with the Director of Airports Operations , Captain Mukhar Muye and the Director Airport Security  Group Captain …

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Delta to block middle seats, limit onboard capacity through March 30, 2021

DELTA Airline says it will continue delivering on its industry-leading commitment to provide more space for customers as the only U.S. airline blocking middle seats for flights departing now through March 30, 2021. As more medical experts agree on the safety of air travel thanks to the multiple layers of protection provided under the Delta CareStandard, blocking seats into spring …

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Reps resolute in bequeathing strong aviation sector to Nigerians

THE position of the House of Representatives Committee on Aviation on bequeathing to Nigerians an aviation industry that is virile, safe and reliable has not changed, the committee chairman, Honourable Nnolim Nnaji has assured. Honourable Nnaji gave the assurance in Abuja on Thursday during his closing remarks at the end of the three-day public hearing on six amendment Bills on …

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Senator Adede asks FG to place FAAN on critical funding, slams terminal concession

FORMER Senator representing Cross River State Northern Senatorial District in the National Assembly between 1999 and 2003 Senator Musa Adede has asked the Federal Government to place Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) among the critical areas requires funding stating that the airport authority deserves funds to survive He was speaking at the ongoing House of Representatives Public hearing on …

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Reps say new laws to address multiple designations, to look into forex access for local airlines

VEXATIOUS issues including Multiple designation, lack of foreign currency access and high interest rates took center stage as the House of Representatives Committee on Aviation has given surety that new legislation on civil aviation will critically examine and take care of multiple designations granted foreign airlines in Nigeria. This is just as airlines and other stakeholders made strong case over …

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FAA clears Boeing 737 MAX to fly again amidst Covid-19 impact on aviation

UNITED States aviation regulatory body the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted approval for the Boeing 737 Max aircraft to commence flight operations since the aircraft was grounded in March 2019, 20 months ago. This news however cheery for the aircraft manufacturer Boeing, is coming at a time of uncertainty when airlines are storing their aircraft due to the negative …

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