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Capt. Mshelia chairs LAAC 25th Conference as Onyema, Bankole, others participate

PROMINENT aviation trainer and Chairman of West-Link Airlines, Capt. Ibrahim Mshelia (MRAeS) will chair the 25th League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) Conference scheduled to hold on the 28th of July, 2021 at Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos. This is just as the Chairman/CEO of Air Peace, Barrister Allen Onyema, the Managing Director of Medview Airline, Alhaji Muneer Bankole and …

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NCAA says full refund on ticket prices not new, gazetted since 2015

 Clarifies it doesn’t cover events of force majeure NIGERIAN Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has said that the law on 100 per cent refund on air tickets in case of three hours delay is not novel to the Nigerian Civil Aviation Regulation (NCAR), stressing that it was gazetted by the Federal Government and has been in existence since 2015. This is …

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Aero Contractors explains Asaba, Abuja disruptions offers apologies

AERO CONTRACTORS has explained the disruption of flight services during the week out of Asaba and Abuja and the airline has offered its unreserved apologies to customers who were affected and suffered as a result. According to the airline, the delay of flight out of Asaba was caused by the bad weather that we experienced on that day while flight …

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NAAPE insists technology transfer, skills are benefits of E195 acquisition for local engineers

Commends Air Peace on training local engineers NATIONAL Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) says the country’s aviation industry is 70-85% back to pre-COVID era especially as new airlines are emerging with new state-of-the-art technology which gives local engineers window to get  skills, job and technology transfer. This is just as the association has commended Air Peace for the …

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Air Peace resumption in Osubi to bring robust gains to Delta State

FLIGHT operations at the Osubi Airstrip in Delta State got a boost on Friday, seventeen months after it was shutdown as Air Peace started flights into the airport amidst cheers from traditional rulers, staff of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, and other dignitaries. The Air Peace Embraer 145with registration marks 5N-BUZ piloted by Captain Matthew Ekeinde touched down …

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Ibom Air apologizes to customers on Lagos-Abuja route over delay

Offers complimentary one-way ticket to affected passengers IBOM Air today apologized to its customers on the Lagos –Abuja route for a long delay which it explained was due to an unscheduled maintenance and has promised to make it up to passengers with a complimentary one way ticket. The airline in its apology  promised that it would operate all it Lagos-Abuja …

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NAAPE to hold delegates conference July 29th, 30th as Galadima guns for re-election

NATIONAL Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) has unveiled its  15th Delegates Conference and is set to elect or re-elect officials to pilot the helm of their affairs for another four (4) years with the current President, Engineer Abednego Galadima representing himself and team for re-election. The delegate’s conference with theme: The Imperatives of Strong Partnership for Sustainable Aviation …

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Non-removal of gear pin forces Azman Air to make air return

A technical hitch Thursday night forced an Azman Air flight to make air return when the aircraft landing gear refused to retract after takeoff because the gear pin was not removed before the aircraft took off to enable the landing gear to retract. A source in the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) who confirmed the air return to our reporter …

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FG, BASL re-enact hostilities over N14bn debt as latter counter claims N200bn

THE ongoing battle between the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and its concessionaire Bi Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL) took another turn yesterday when Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika said the terminal operator owed about N14bn in unremitted debts to FAAN in 13 years. This was counteracted by BASL late last night claiming otherwise that it was owed N200Bn …

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