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Poor financial performance reason why United is exiting Nigeria

Poor financial performance, weakness in the energy sector and difficulties in sending home monies made have been cited by United states Carrier, United Airlines as the reason it would be pulling out of the Nigerian market, June 30, 2016 United Airlines, started operations into Nigeria on December 13, 2010 as a result of the open skies agreement signed between Nigeria …

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Australia, UK deport 40 Nigerians for immigration offences

Governments of both the United Kingdom and Australia have this morning deported 40 Nigerians for various immigration offences. A batch of 36 deportees comprising 29 males and seven females arrived at the hajj camp area of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport at 7:25am on chartered aircraft with registration number ZTA -4741 while an Air Seychelles aircraft with the registration number …

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MainOne advocates effective regulation, clinches 3rd Wholesale Provider Award

MainOne has advocated strongly for more collaborative efforts by industry stakeholders and recommended effective regulatory models for shared infrastructure while promising strategic investments to enhance its network infrastructure and extend capabilities and reach across West Africa. The connectivity and data center Solutions Company made this known as it clinched Telecoms Wholesale Provider of the Year Award at the 2016 African …

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Dana Air, Talentcity partner on first- ever Sky Seminar in Nigeria

Nigerian carrier, Dana Air; has announced that it will be partnering Talentcity Billionaire College ltd, for the pilot edition of the first-ever sky seminar scheduled to hold in June, 2016. Skythought is a post Billionaire Christian Conference mentorship program, designed to raise entrepreneurial giants, revive the unending business spirit among Christians, and build a city that will ride above limitation: …

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NAMA assures stakeholders of airspace safety, to fast-track AIS automation

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has assured stakeholders that the nation’s airspace remains one of the safest on the continent of Africa for air navigation. Speaking while declaring open the demonstration of Aircraft e-Clearance User Acceptance Test Module to National Air Defence Corp, Security Agencies and other stakeholders in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, the Ag. Managing Director of NAMA, …

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Connectivity, others key to harness economic growth in Africa – IATA

International Air Transport Association (IATA) has stated that connectivity through the total implementation of the Yamoussoukro Decision (YD) as well as other key factors including infrastructure development, fuel surcharge, safety and sustainability are critical in growing aviation to its pivotal role of driving nations’ economies. The world airline body made this known at the African Aviation Day held in Abuja, …

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MS804 update:Terror not ruled out as French President confirm crash

French President, François Holland has confirmed that EgyptAir Airbus A320, Flight MS804, en route from Paris Charles de Gaulle France to Cairo carrying 56 passengers and 10 crew: two cockpit crew, five cabin crew and three security personnel with two babies and one child on board has crashed. He confirmed that the plane crashed and that terrorism could not be …

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Palpable fear grips as EgyptAir flight MS804 disappears from radar

An EgyptAir Airbus A320, Flight MS804, en route from Paris Charles de Gaulle France to Cairo carrying 56 passengers and 10 crew: two cockpit crew, five cabin crew and three security personnel with two babies and one child on board has disappeared from radar with 66 people on board. The plane left Paris at 11.09pm on Wednesday night (21.09 GMT). …

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Ultimatum: NAAPE counters organised labour, stands by FG fuel subsidy removal

Barely 48 hours after organised labour consisting Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) gave government a three working day deadline to revert its increment in the pump price of Premium Motor spirit (PMS), the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) has reacted stating that it stands strongly in support of the federal government’s resolve to …

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