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Air Peace inks multi-year aircraft spares deal with Embraer

DEEPENING its drive for safety and maintenance of its rapidly growing fleet, Air Peace has inked a multi-year aircraft spare parts deal with planemaker, Embraer. The deal, the airline confirmed in a statement, would cover more than 250 components for the six Embraer 145 jets it recently added to its …

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FG extends verification for ex-NAL workers, promises payment to commence next week

As govt plans to dig up, implement Justice Nwazorta White paper FEDERAL Government through the Ministry of Finance has announced the extension of the verification process for the payment of severance benefits of the Nigeria Airways Limited ex-staff in liquidation stating that payment for those verified would commence next week. Government also …

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Group urges FG to demand list of Nigerians trapped in Libyan illegal camps

MIGRATION Enlightenment Project Nigeria (MEPN), a diaspora group has charged the Federal Government to demand a list of Nigerians being detained in facilities in Tripoli, Libya and release them immediately so that they can return home. According to the group, this call became germane as they suspect that Nigerians may …

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Nigerian dispatcher calls for review on charter flights laws at African Aviation Safety Conference

A Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) licensed Aircraft Dispatcher and Ground Instructor, Mrs. Victoria Adegbe, has called for a review of the laws guiding Charter Flight Operations so that Aircraft Dispatchers can be mandated to ensure safety. This is just as she urged Civil Aviation …

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ACI-Africa President, Dunoma, insists on improving airports safety, security protocol

AS security has become a focal point in airports operations world wide, Airports Council International (ACI) Africa President, Engr Saleh Dunoma has called on African Airport managers to develop protocols  that would help curb or eliminate security and safety challenges at airports. This is just as he stated that the …

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CMSL records N35m profit in 2017, declares steady growth since 2014

COOPERATIVE Multipurpose Society Limited (CMSL) of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency NAMA, Murtala Muhammed International Airport Ikeja has recorded a total of N35m net profit was in 2017 a steady growth of its revenues from 2014. Speaking at its 16th Annual General Meeting AGM held over the weekend in Lagos, …

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FAAN Fire Services contain spread of aircraft fire

IN what could have resulted into a major fire disaster, officers of the Aerodrome Rescue and Fire Fighting Services (ARFFS) put out a fire that almost consumed an aircraft belonging to Overland Air. The incident, which occurred on the 12th October, 2018, at the airline’s maintenance hangar was prevented from …

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Aviation professionals call for organized, effective mentorship for youths

MANAGING Director Caverton Helicopters, Captain Josiah Choms has said that in order to progress in the aviation sub-sector, the industry should formally create mentor ship programs to midwife the next generation of aviation professionals. Captain Choms made this known at the 2nd Aviation Careers Conference themed: Mentoring for Effective Human …

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Overland fire incident: Airline says aircraft was not in operation

MANAGEMENT of Overland Airways yesterday explained that it’s aircraft asset , an ATR which got burnt yesterday morning was undergoing routine maintenance inspection and was impacted by a foreign object which led to the fire that damaged the aircraft. The airline in a statement late last night said the incident …

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Overland aircraft catches fire inside hangar, no casualty

AIRCRAFT belonging to Overland Airways, an ATR equipment parked at the Overland hangar close to the General Aviation Terminal ( GAT) this morning caught fire destroying the millions of dollars worth equipment. No passengers were on board as the fire raged but fire services have now got the blaze under …

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