Sunday , 18 April 2021

Potpourri

Prof. Matazu becomes Permanent Representative of  WMO Nigeria

THE Director General / Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, Prof. Mansur Bako Matazu is now the Permanent Representative of Nigeria with the World Meteorological Organization, WMO following his appointment as the NiMet helmsman . This is in line with provision of the General Regulations (Regulation 5a) of the World Meteorological Organization Basic Documents No. 1 (WMO …

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Air Peace initiates ‘Random Acts of Love’ thrills passengers with gift items

AIR Peace, initiated a 14-day Easter campaign tagged Random Acts of Love, intended to appreciate its customers by giving them numerous gifts in-flight. Passengers stand a chance to win gifts such as Thermo water-flask, Food flasks, Diaries, Umbrellas, Notebook Bottle, Remote organisers and Free HMO (Health Maintenance Organisation) card. The Random Acts of Love, which officially kicked off on Sunday, …

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NiMet cautions North Central farmers on false onset of rains

NIGERIAN Meteorological Agency, (NiMet) has advised farmers in the North-central zone of the country against hasty planting in order to avoid losses due to the false onset of rains recorded. The meteorological agency gave the warning to states like Nassarawa, Niger, Benue, Abuja and neighbouring a state like Kaduna. Director-General/CEO, NiMet, Professor Mansur Bako Matazu said, “the recent rainfall activities …

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Minister announces resumption of catering services on domestic flights

MINISTER of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has revealed that in–flight catering services, hitherto suspended at the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic are to resume on domestic flights immediately. In a statement signed by Director, Public Affairs Ministry of Aviation, James Odaudu, Sirika disclosed this at the weekly media briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Monday. According to …

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NAHCO celebrates International Women’s Day with rewards for staff 

THE nation’s leading ground handling Company, Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc (NAHCO Plc), recently celebrated its women on the occasion of the International Women’s Day 2021, with cash rewards. In celebrating this year’s event, the Company held a seminar via zoom, where the topic ‘’I choose to challenge’’ was given a thorough analysis. According to Mrs Olatokunbo Fagbemi, Group Managing …

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MMA2 new X-ray machines, air conditioners arrive from US

THE new x-ray machines and air conditioners ordered by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL ) to upgrade facilities at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, Terminal two (MMA2) have arrived the country. Group Corporate Affairs Manager of BASL, operator of MMA2 , Mikail Mumuni, in a statement on Friday said the equipment imported from the US arrived the Murtala Muhammed International …

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Police Airport command parades five suspected COVID-19 certificate forgers; two others still at large

NIGERIA Police, Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos Command has paraded five Covid-19 certificate forgery suspects, Achibong Idonrenyin, Moses Samuel, Popoola Adewala, Wale Aderele and Abdulmalik Ibrahim at the airport, while two others are still at large. The suspects, police said, major in selling fake Covid-19 negative certificates to travellers within the international wing of the airport. The suspects at …

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Airport Police Commissioner canvasses community policing

AIRPORT Command Commissioner of Police, Mr. Abubakar Umar, has said that the reduction of criminal activities within any community is as a result of good community interaction and policing. Mr. Umar stated this over the weekend when the executive members of the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) led by Mr. Olusegun Koiki, paid him a courtesy visit in …

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Delta extends middle seat blocking through April 2021

DELTA Air Lines is continuing its commitment to provide more space on board as the only U.S. airline to block middle seats and limit capacity on all flights departing through April 30, 2021, ensuring customers can confidently plan and book their spring travel. The airline has consistently listened to its customers and prioritized their preferences by offering more space through …

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Ibom Air announces 94% on time performance in January 2021

IBOM Air is still moving on an upward trajectory following its announced January 2021 93% schedule reliability and 94% on time performance keeping its figures high again in the first month of the New Year. The airline which rounded off 2020 with a record on-time performance, displayed its impressive statistics across its widely followed social media handles where it showed …

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