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AON Election aftermath: Cracks emerge as members allege possible split

YESTERDAY’S elections of new executives of the Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) took the industry by storm after months of delay occasioned by​ discontentment of procedures within the ranks of the group, but until the group get its act together and rectify what some members describe as anomalies, the chasm within the group would grow. Last night, the AON elected …

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COVID-19: AON says domestic airlines currently losing N360b, calls for urgent govt palliatives

AIRLINE Operators of Nigeria (AON) today urged the Federal Government to consider urgent stimulus grants or palliatives for domestic airlines to cushion its N360billion losses as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to ravage having grounded no fewer than 120 aircraft in the last four weeks. The AON in a statement signed by Chairman, Captain Nogie Meggison also advised the aviation agencies …

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AON set to boycott Rivers State over illegal arrest of Caverton Pilots

AIRLINE Operators of Nigeria (AON) have  issued a 24 hour notice to the Rivers State Government, threatening to boycott all schedule and unscheduled commercial and private flight operations, including oil and gas offshore flight services, into Port Harcourt for a period of three (3) months should they fail to release two (2) Caverton Helicopters Pilots arrested. The AON lent their …

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AON seeks travel restrictions on countries with over 100 COVID-19 cases

Asks FG to limit them to just two entry points AON, Airline Operators of Nigeria have called on the Federal Government to take urgent steps by immediately announcing a comprehensive travel restriction to only two entry points for Nigerian and foreign nationals coming from countries that have been confirmed to have over 100 cases of the COVID19 Virus popularly known …

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Sparing a thought for aviation development in Nigeria

I hope to see aircraft land in our airports at zero visibility. I hope to see the general aviation develop with small aeroplanes flown for several services including club flying, aerial mapping/photography, agricultural spraying flights, sporting flights, aerial journalism.

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Aeropolitics : AON seeks stronger govt. backing for Air Peace on international routes

Recounts how Bellview, Arik, Med-view were frustrated internationally AS aero-politicking has become an 85% factor for the survival of Nigerian airlines on the international route, Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) has joined the call to the Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Transport (Aviation) to give Air Peace strong backing to sustain its international operations. The airline professional pressure …

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NCAA gears up to prosecute unruly passengers

FOLLOWING reported cases of attacks on airline officials by irate and belligerent passengers, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has warned air travellers to desist forthwith or face criminal charges as brutal attacks reported have become prevalent and are embarrassing and discourteous to such affected officials. In a statement signed by the General manager, Public Relations, Sam Adurogboye, the Authority …

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Dana recommences flights to Abuja April 19th as Kaduna hails airline services

KADUNA Integrity Group has applauded Dana Air for its exceptional service delivery and selfless contribution to the nation, as the airline recommences flights to Nigeria’s capital, Abuja. In a letter signed by its Chairman, Rt Comrade Abdullai Umar Ladan, (in parts) ‘the Kaduna Integrity Group wishes to appreciate Dana Air for its contribution to peace, tourism and security during the …

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