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Passengers groan at nation’s airports over delay flights

TRAVELLERS in the last couple of days have not found it funny as many of them have been  stranded at airports across the country as domestic airlines blame unavailability  of Jet A1 (aviation fuel) to carry out scheduled flight operations as well as with the inherent problems of over booking where passengers have complained that airlines claim that flights booked …

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Aisuebegun seeks financial partnership, government support for Nigerian airlines


A former Managing Director of the Federal Airports of Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Richard Aisuebeogun  has said 25 out of the 37 established airlines in Africa  were from Nigeria calling for stronger and more viable airlines in the country through financial partnerships and government support. This is just as Aisuebeogun implored governments to equip airlines to enable them compete in …

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Arik Air gets European Aviation Safety Agency’s (EASA) authorization

ARIK AIR has become the first airline in the country to receive the European Aviation Safety Agency’s (EASA) Third Country Operators (TCO) Authorization to fly into any European Union (EU) country. Arik Air is among the 590 global airline operators that successfully completed the stringent certification process before the deadline of 26th of November, 2016 given by EASA. Arik Air …

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Lloyd’s blacklist: Experts call for Economic Audit, say airlines operating without adequate cover

WITH the recent revelation by insurance marketers, Lloyd’s of London of continued failure of some Nigerian operators to fulfill their obligations of paying their premiums to the insurer regularly, some stakeholders have expressed fear that airlines are not operating with adequate insurance cover and have called for an economic audit by the regulatory authority. Representatives of Lloyd’s of London market …

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Bristow expects oil market to rise in 2017, plans to re-engage workers

AS global oil prices seem to have gone up to US$55 per barrel with a projection of getting to US$60 per barrel in 2017, there is sheer optimism that the business will pick up and oil and gas clienteles will increase and Bristow Helicopters has expressed plans to re-engage the services of the professionals it had to release during the …

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Touts invade MMIA to make quick bucks, engage in money laundering for travellers

AS the Christmas celebrations are fast approaching, it would seem that the level of touting at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA)  has increased tremendously seemingly unabated by the authorities who seem to encourage these touts. It has been learnt that some of the workers at the airport especially Aviation Security, AVSEC, a department under the Federal Airports Authority of …

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