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Med-view Airlines set to sell two Boeing 737s to offset debts, raise funds

MED-VIEW Airlines has concluded plans to sell two of its Boeing aircraft as part of efforts to liquidate some of its indebtedness and inject funds to jump-start its operations post COVID-19. The airline has also accepted the resignation of two of its directors, Mr. Ayodeji AriyoGbeleyi and Alhaji Oladode Kachet Oyedele. The airline gave this information to its shareholders, the …

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NCAA approves restart plans for Benin, Jos Airports

NIGERIAN Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has today granted approval to the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) for the reopening of the Benin Airport and the Yakubu Gowon Airport, Jos after both satisfactorily fulfilled most of the requirements on Post Covid-19 Restart Guidelines and Health Protocols In seperate letters signed by the Director General of the NCAA, Captain Musa Nuhu …

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Worry as Head, DSS allegedly flouts guidelines; assaults AVSEC at NAIA

FEDERAL Airports Authority of Nigeria ( FAAN) has again announced the assault of an Aviation Security (AVSEC) staff by the head of the Directorate of State Security ( DSS), Mr. Safiyanu Abba who stopped him from searching a visitor who walked through the metal detector activating the alarm. The airports manager in a series of tweets revealed that the assault …

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Fire guts Ethiopian Airline’s B777F cargo aircraft in Shanghai

AN Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 777F has caught fire at Shanghai Pudong Airport while cargo was being loaded. The airline in a statement said that the aircraft is registered ET-ARH and was on a regular scheduled cargo service from Shanghai Pudong to Sao Paolo, and onward to Santiago. The airline confirms that the fire has been contained and that all ground …

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Ibom Air optimistic of traffic rise despite pandemic- Group Marketing Manager

IBOM AIR’s Group Marketing Manager, Mrs. Aniekan Essienette, has expressed confidence of airlines’ bounce back post COVID-19 stressing that the airline so far is doing better than estimation during the pandemic induced lull for air travel. There has been a general drop in air travel due to the pandemic but the marketing manager remains positive that the trend will change …

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NAMA clarifies NOTAM says Nigerian airports not shut to foreign airlines

NIGERIA Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has clarified that Nigerian Airports have not been shut to international flights until the middle of October, 2020 stating that speculations making rounds are entirely untrue. A rumour had been trending all over the social media and some conventional media  however a statement issued by General Manager Public Affairs NAMA, Khalid Emele read: “Following the …

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REDTV’s Men’s Club season 3 set to screen July 22

DESPITE the disruptions and prolonged lockdown occasioned by the global coronavirus pandemic, The Men’s Club season 3 (TMC3) series is set premiere on July 22, 2020 with a firm promise to do much more than excite its teeming and sophisticated audience with the adventures of four Nigerian men and how they navigate their mainly drama-filled tumultuous love lives. Commenting on …

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NUATE berates unruly behavior by VIPs at Nigerian airports

NATIONAL President, National Union of Air Transport Employee (NUATE), Comrade Ben Nnabue  has expressed in strong terms the union’s disapproval of the attitude of some highly placed Nigerian who use the nation’s airports stating that any culprit found  will be declared persona non grata at all Nigerian airports. In a statement issued earlier today, Comrade Nnabue stated,”The reported incident of …

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ATQ to announce top 100 tourism personalities in Nigeria

AFRICAN Travel Quarterly ( ), is set to announce nominations for the 2020 edition of Top 100 Tourism Personalities in Nigeria. The award is expected to honour personalities in the travel and tourism sector that have exemplified themselves in the industry and contributed to the growth and development of the sector. The Top 100 Tourism Personalities in Nigeria will also …

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