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Finchglow Travels harps on diversity, hosts 4th Trade Partners Forum in Lagos

FINCHGLOW TRAVELS, has urged partners at the 4th edition of its Trade Partner’s Forum in Lagos to diversify in their businesses, revealing that one of the biggest growing niche markets is the cruise business with over 28.5 million passengers in 2018. Focused on the theme: “Global Mindset”, the forum was …

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Security apprehends stowaway attempting to board Air Peace at MMA

AN unknown Infiltrator this morning tried to board an Air Peace flight, P47252, heading to Owerri from Lagos thinking the flight was going abroad. According to reports made available to NigerianFlightDeck, at about 0850hrs of 27th December 2019, a young man of about 25yrs was sighted around the air field …

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AIB to release 10 final reports in 90 days

ACCIDENT Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria has revealed it will release 10 final reports in the next 90 days. The Bureau is set to release reports of some current accidents and others that have been pending since 2008, barely a year after the organisation was established. This is just as the …

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Melee at MMA as Lagos Task Force whisk away bus operators’ Chairman, PRO

BUS operators at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, this morning downed tools and shut down operations over what the described as illegal apprehension of their Chairman, Mr. Tijani Jelili and Public Relations Officer, Lukmon Abdullahi and the impounding of three vehicles by the Lagos State Task Force. Nigerianflightdeck learnt that both …

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Arik Air donates relief materials to Benin IDP camp

ARIK AIR has donated some relief items to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Camp, Uhogua, Benin City, Edo State, to help the displaced people enjoy the Christmas season.​ This initiative, which is part of Arik’s Corporate Social Responsibility saw the airline represented by the Head of Marketing, Central and West …

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737 MAX Debacle: Boeing forces Muilenburg out as Calhoun steps in as CEO

BOEING Company on Monday ousted Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg as the company continues its struggles with 737 MAX jetliner crisis caused by the two fatal crashes of 2019 and has appointed David Calhoun, as CEO from next year, January 13th, 2020. Boeing’s board decided to remove Mr. Muilenburg on Sunday …

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FAAN doles out gift items to children arriving major airports in Nigeria

CHILDREN from various international flights were treated to a bit of the Christmas spirit at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) and other major international airports as Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) organised Christmas give away for children. Scores of children were ushered to see St. Nicholas (Santa Claus) …

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AFSCMS defrays 90% Agbara property cost, set to increase membership to 6,000 in 2020

THE Airport Fire and Safety Cooperative Multipurpose Society (AFSCMS) has said it has been able to defray over 90% cost of its N500 million landed property it acquired at Agbara in Ogun state and has unveiled plans that its school and hotel projects will soon be put to use. The …

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IATA’s visitation to FAAN, multiple awards and celebrations rule the week

AWARDS, Christmas parties, visitations were the order of the week as PhotoReel brings you some of what played out this week through the lens. Click first picture to scroll:

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FAAN bars individuals, agencies from protocol activities to create sanity at airports

This move may not be unconnected to the image portrayed by Very Important Personnel (VIPs) whose aides come to the avio bridges of the aircraft to receive their principals, and most times in the process militarizing the environment and causing melee, in their zeal to serve. This challenge is mostly experienced because many overzealous security personnel who come to receive or see off their superiors, tend to turn protocol officers and cause pandemonium at the airports.

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