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Airfare hike certain as FG approves domestic flights’ resumption

Allows for inter-state movement within curfew FEDERAL Government has approved the resumption of domestic flights in the country and has said a hike in flight fare was inevitable in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic contrary to the Minister of Aviation’s declaration a week ago that there would be no fare increase. This is as government has also lifted the …

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Passenger Service charge Increment: All sides to the argument

THE announcement by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to increase Passenger service Charge (PSC) come August 1, 2020 has created passionate debates on many platforms some looking at the timing and others at the development factor but one thing is certain all sides have points to make. FAAN had in a letter signed by the managing director of …

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Air Peace evacuates 327 Nigerians from London in maiden flight

NIGERIAN carrier, Air Peace continues to show capacity as the airline has evacuated 327 Nigerians from London in its maiden flight to London. The airline’s Boeing 777 aircraft with registration number 5N-BWI departed Heathrow Airport London earlier today and arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport at 20:41hrs, Nigerian time. After disembarking some passengers in Abuja, the aircraft will proceed …

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Air Peace devises COVID-19 boarding innovation, explains ‘slot’ misconception

“When we are boarding, we are going to board the window seat on the right first, middle seat on the right after boarding the window seat then we go to the left; we board the window seat on the left, we then board middle seat on the left then we call on aisle seat on the right to board after them we call the aisle seat on the left to seat down before we now bring in the window seat of the right Business Class to board then we bring in the window seat of Business Class on the left to board before we bring in the right and left aisle to board respectively.

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License Fraud: Pakistan airline suspends 150 pilots as minister announces 262 suspect licenses

FOLLOWING the release of an initial investigation fingering human error as the primary reason for last month’s crash, state-owned Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has suspended 150 pilots after questions over the authenticity of their licenses emerged. This is as the Pakistani aviation minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan told Parliament that 262 of Pakistan’s 860 active, licensed pilots had been found to …

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