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BASL stresses full functionality of MMA2 despite airlines’ challenges

BI-COURTNEY Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operator of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two (MMA2), says despite the challenges facing two of the airlines, Aero Contractors and First Nation, which  operate from its terminal, the terminal is still fully operational. The management of the two affected airlines had announced last week the suspension of flight operations blaming their decisions on some …

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FirstNation assures on recommencing ops September 15, debunks fold-up claims

FIRSTNATION Airways has said that has said that it will return to operations on or before September 15, 2016 stating that it was never on the verge on folding up. The airline, in a press statement signed by its Corporate Affairs head, Rasheed Yusuff also explained that the airline was undergoing a planned maintenance and had notified the authorities in …

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Aero Contractors: Did the NCAA carry out any economic audit?

IT was very interesting last Friday to see the Director General of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), stand with the Minister of State, Senator Hadi Sirika to beg workers of embattled Aero Contractors to postpone their protest till Monday to see what can be done to ameliorate the situation. However,   as watchers we cannot help but ask the questions …

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BA tips customers on how to explore frequent flyer programme

LIKE Pokemon Go, loyalty programmes keep appearing in the most unlikely places; from your local coffee shop to the carwash. Sometimes the rewards don’t justify the effort of signing up but when there’s an overseas trip or two on the line perhaps it’s worth paying attention. The idea of rewarding customers for their loyalty is thought to date back to …

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NDLEA saves pilgrim, trader from execution in Saudi, China

BARELY a week after  three Nigerians meant for hajj were nabbed in Saudi Arabia over drug smuggling where in that country the penalty for such crime is the death sentence by beheading, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) may just have saved the life of another Nigerian intending drug smuggler. This is just as the agency also saved another from  …

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Aero workers suspend demonstration as Minister intervenes

The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika said that the primary purpose of government is to encourage existing business and to provide jobs for the populace as he appealed to the workers of embattled Aero Contractors to disperse till Monday when he promised to return with a feedback after his meeting with the Asset Management Company Of Nigeria …

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