Wednesday , 18 May 2022


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AON’s shutdown threat: Ministry expresses dismay, appeals for restraint as unions back airlines’ decisions

NIGERIA’S Ministry of Aviation has said it has continued to engage with agencies, institutions and individuals in positions to provide succour to the airlines in respect to price of Jet fuel while appealling to the airline operators, even in the difficult situation, to consider the multiplier effect of shutting down operations This is just as the leadership of two unions: …

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Aero Contractors says report of its demise speculative

AERO CONTRACTORS has denied reports of plan to close operations stating that the airline is taking measures to continue operation despite the daunting challenges the airline is currently facing. In a statement issued today the airline wrote,” The discussion focused on the challenges facing all airlines in industry, which is common and has been addressed on numerous occasions by the …

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Dana Air explains incident during Lagos bound Port Harcourt flight

DANA Air in a statement recently dispelled rumours of a near air mishap explaining that its flight 9J 344 from Port Harcourt to Lagos conveying 50 passengers aborted takeoff due to an anomaly.   The airline in a statement said, ” Our aircraft with registration number 5N JOY operating flight 9J 344 from Port Harcourt to Lagos on 2nd of …

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AIB-N releases preliminary reports on four aircraft serious incidents, accident 

THE Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria (AIB-N) has released four preliminary reports on serious incidents and accident involving aircraft owned and operated by United Nigeria Airlines Limited, Max Air, Air Peace and the Nigerian Police Air Wing. The Bureau in a statement issued in Abuja explained that the preliminary reports are not the final reports as they only contain details of …

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Thunderstorm destroys LAAC Secretariat, equipment, properties damaged

  THE League of Airports and Aviation Correspondents ( LAAC) Secretariat, suffered unquantifiable damages to its structure as well as properties and assets. Sunday’s early morning thunderstorm blew off the League’s Secretariat roof and destroyed the offices and equipment within it. Affected are The League’s printers, desktop computers , standing fans, air conditioner sets, a refrigerator, television sets, stabilizers and …

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Tony Elumelu presents Transcorp Group’s  2021 performance,  ESG blueprint to shareholders

SHAREHOLDERS of Nigeria’s leading listed diversified conglomerate, Transnational Corporation Plc (“Transcorp”), has announced a significant growth across all metrics with Profit after Tax soaring to N23.8 billion from its PAT in 2020. The Group met today for the Group’s 16th Annual General Meeting, held at the Group’s hospitality flagship, Transcorp Hilton Abuja and declared that Gross Earnings increased to N111.2 billon …

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Finchglow Travels bags BA’s 2021 Best-seller, announces expansion plan

FINCHGLOW Travels has recently been awarded the Overall Best Seller in 2021 by British Airways. Chief Executive Officer, Finchglow Travels, Mr Bankole Bernard upon receiving the award said: “The most fulfilling thing about this award is that it is a testament to our commitment to excellence and delivery of quality service. We are thrilled to have further proof that Finchglow …

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