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Air Peace commences flights into Anambra Airport December 7

Plans Kano, P/H, Ibadan from Anambra in 2022 AIR PEACE has announced the commencement of scheduled flights into the Anambra International Cargo and Passenger Airport on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, following the recent approval of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, (NCAA). This is just as the airline stated that in 2022, it will connect Anambra-Kano-Anambra, Anambra-Ibadan-Anambra and Anambra-Port Harcourt-Anambra as …

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NAHCO commences handling United Airline after airline’s return to Nigeria

NIGERIAN Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO Plc), Tuesday welcomed the United States-based United Airlines back to Lagos, Nigeria and has become the official ground handler of the airline. The Airline, flight UA612 touched down at about 11:10 am at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos and was received by a host of dignitaries. United Airlines, having voluntarily exited the Lagos airspace …

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ASRTI endorses airport security outlay proposed tweak, flays current system

THE Aviation Round Table Safety Initiative(ASRTI), has decried the current nebulous security architecture at the nation’s gateways  stating that while the Nigerian Civil Aviation Regulations (NCARs) delegates FAAN to coordinate all security agencies in and around the airport it did not give them authority over other security organizations working at the airports.   Against this and many other backdrops the …

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UBA Group dominates 2021 Banker Awards, emerges ‘African Bank of the Year’

  UNITED Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has again, reaffirmed its leadership position across Africa, as it has been globally recognised as the African Bank of the year 2021 by the Banker Magazine, a leading global finance news publication published by the Financial Times of London.   UBA’s solid financial performance, its excellent service delivery to customers and its continuous …

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The tragedy of Nigeria Airways’ Fokker 28 crash in Enugu

EGHOSA IDUFUEKO ON the morning of November 29, 1983, thirty-eight years ago, a 79-seater twin engine Fokker F28 Mk2000 jet belonging to Nigeria Airways approached Enugu Airport and on that faithful day the Instrument Landing System (ILS) wasn’t working coupled with the fact that it was harmattan season with its dusty haze was reducing visibility. As the 3-man aircrew(Cockpit crew …

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NUATE writes Dana Air, commends airline’s AVSEC Supervisor for professionalism

NATIONAL Union of Air Transport Employees have written to Management of Dana Air commending one Mr. Yahaya Mohammed, the Aviation security (AVSEC) Supervisor in Abuja for his high level of professionalism and how he handled a situation that would have caused an unwarranted fracas. The letter addressed to Dana Managing Director from the General Secretary of NUATE, Ocheme Aba explained …

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ART President slams plans to start Nigeria Air with wet leased aircraft

Canvasses consolidation of existing operators instead of a govt. preferred private airline PRESIDENT of the Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative (ASRTI) Dr. Gabriel Olowo has flayed the plans to set up a national carrier with three wet-leased aircraft describing it as undeserving for the country where there are bigger operators on ground. Dr. Olowo made this known in a reaction …

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