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Arik Air re affirms support for Emirates Airline

ARIK Air, has re-affirmed its partnership with Emirates Airline in view of their recent decision to suspend their Abuja service. To clarify some of the misinformation in the press and among the public, Arik Air’s Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), Mr. Suraj Sundaram said “Arik Air and Emirates have a long standing partnership through an interline agreement since 2011 which enables …

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BASA: Nigeria, Portugal soon to begin air services

REPUBLIC of Portugal and the Federal Republic of Nigeria are set to commence the implementation of a Bi-lateral Air Services Agreement (BASA) as part of government efforts towards establishing and asserting the nation’s as an undisputed leader in air transportation on the African continent. This is just as both countries have designated two of its carriers, Medview and OmniBlu airlines …

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Arik Air, Unions set for row over ‘unilateral’ sack of four unionists

NATIONAL Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), has called for the immediate reinstatement of four sacked union staff in Arik Air who were said to involve in union activities within the industry or the airline risks industrial crisis like they have never seen before. Arik Air after years of operation became unionized in mid September 2016 when hundreds of the …

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NAMA appeals to ATC for collaboration, to commence training of 379 staff

MANAGEMENT of Nigeria Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has expressed its desire to strengthen ties with air traffic controllers stating that the association should seek ways of settling issues affecting its work environment internally. This is just as the airspace managers reveal that it will commence training of no fewer than 379 staff at the Administrate Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON) …

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FG appeals to foreign airlines to rescind decisions to scale down services

FEDERAL Government has appealed to foreign airlines operating in Nigeria who are in the process of downgrading or suspending their operations in the country to reconsider their plans and decisions, as the challenges currently besetting the industry and other sectors would soon become things of the past. This is as it appealed to the management of Emirates and other airlines …

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NANTA express vindication over advocacy on poor aviation state

PRESIDENT, National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), Mr. Bankole Bernard has commended the National assembly, particularly the House Representatives Committee on Aviation for the high-profile public hearing on aviation that the gesture has vindicated the association’s strident advocacy to arrest the rot in the industry. Mr. Bernard  who  recently led the executive  members  of NANTA  to the National Assembly  …

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Aftermath Tsunami: FG restructures FAAN amidst fear of concession, job loss

IN the wake of the tsunami at the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) a fortnight ago, government amidst fears of planned concession of the nation’s airports have concluded a personnel audit of the agency  after its sack and redeployment of various top staff under the recommendation of a four-man Ministerial Committee. This is just as there are growing concerns that …

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MainOne selects Minkels to boost stand in West-African data center market

MINKELS, part of the publicly traded company Legrand, has been chosen by MainOne as data center supplier for premier West African connectivity and data center Solutions Company. MainOne, blazed a trail in Africa with its undersea fibre optic cable connecting West Africa to Europe and the construction of West Africa’s largest commercial Tier III+ Data Center, MDXi,  observed a strong …

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