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NCAA says plans underway to de-clutter regulations to boost General Aviation

Somebody flying corporate 12 people you are asking me for the same requirement as somebody flying a triple seven (777) to Dubai it doesn’t make sense, so when we unbundle those regulations it opens up the industry and what that does, all those excess pilots and excess engineers that don’t have jobs they will be absorbed, they will get experience and move on to the bigger airline industry and then those people.

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United Nigeria Airlines says cooperation, mergers will favour industry

Explains baggage issues; pleads for customers’ understanding CHAIRMAN, United Nigeria Airline, High Chief Obiora Okonkwo PHD has called for synergy in the aviation industry stressing that co-operation or possible mergers will help create bigger, stronger airlines as the market is so vast that there is no need for rancor. He made this known when he paid a visit to the …

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Nigerian airports to heighten security over planned attacks on facilities

SECURITY around the nation’s airports will be heightened following an alert from the ministry of aviation over planned attacks on airports across the country including Kaduna, Maiduguri, Sokoto, Kano, Abuja, and Lagos. A memo dated April 9, 2021 signed by Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) deputy general manager of administration and logistics, S.M. Mamman and addressed to airport chiefs …

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FAAN advises passengers to arrive airports early to complete check in procedures on time

FEDERAL Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has advised passengers and airport users, particularly those at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja to get to the airport early so as to complete their check in procedures in good time, and avoid the unpleasant experiences associated with missing their flights. General Manager Corporate Affairs, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu said that this advice has …

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AIB-N Commissioner tasks staff on hard work, professionalism

COMMISSIONER/ Chief Executive Officer of the Accident Investigation Bureau Nigeria (AIB-N), Engr. Akin Olateru has solicited for the maximum cooperation, diligence, conscientiousness and professionalism of members of staff of the Bureau, as these are essential tools needed to achieve the Bureau’s mandate of investigating aircraft accidents and serious incidents. The Federal agency was established to investigate aircraft accident and serious …

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Elumelu says UBA is well-positioned to benefit from recovery trends in 2021

Bank’s profit grows 27.7% as shareholders optimistic about future earnings prospects PAN African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has assured its teeming shareholders and investors of even greater returns in the coming months, with the bank having established a diversified business model that ensures impressive performance even in periods of uncertainty, across its geographical network. This is …

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Walsh succeeds de Juniac takes; over helm of IATA

INTERNATIONAL Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Willie Walsh has officially taken on the role of Director General of the organization. He succeeds Alexandre de Juniac. Walsh who expressed his passion for the industry he has served for over 40 years thanked de Juniac for leaving a strong organization behind stressing that he would ensure IATA is a forceful voice …

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NiMet explains hazy weather conditions in North, Central regions

NIGERIAN Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has said the prevalent haze over the north and a central part of the country in the last few days is a result of the passage of the midlatitude wave which helped in strengthening the surface pressure over the Sahara Desert region.” This weather, according to NiMet’s Central Forecast Office, CFO, in Abuja, resurfaced on Thursday …

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Winners emerge in Heritage Bank’s ‘YNSPYRE’, Cream Platform Promo

CREAM Platform, Nigeria’s premiere creative reward platform officially kicked off its partnership with Heritage Bank’s YNSPYRE Initiative with the commencement of the CREAM Monthly draws on Friday – March 26th 2021, rewarding subscribers who dialed the 745463# code, with lots of cash and other prizes. The CREAM YNSPYRE Draw proper started off on a great note with random picking of …

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