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Mshelia says West Link not aware of N5bn palliative disbursement

SOME airline operators are beginning to question why they have not received their share of the N5billion Federal Government palliative given that monies have been shared since December and even car hire services earmarked for palliatives have received, taking precedence over some airlines. This is just as same airlines are asking why everything in the aviation industry is shrouded in …

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Aviation Public Hearing: The good, bad and the intriguing

TO say the three day public hearing on the amendment of six (6) executive bills of aviation agencies hosted by the Senate Committee on Aviation is anything short of interesting would be the understatement of all time. Views and counter views with divergent ideas filled the air as law makers, the regulator, investors and stakeholders gathered to amend  Acts establishing …

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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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Re-echoing the call for a national carrier; a bird’s eye perspective

NIGERIA cannot continue to allow foreign airlines serve its major international travelers to and from the country alone for any longer. This COVID-19 pandemic has shown that we acted inappropriately as a nation, in my opinion. No nation can survive local currency slide against foreign currency when the country depends on import. Foreign airlines playing major role in providing our …

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NCAA releases West Link aircraft with immediate effect

NIGERIAN Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has released one of the two aircraft belonging to West Link Airlines currently grounded under Specs Part G of the Air Operator’s Certificate due to non-compliance and or violations of the provision of NCARS Part 9.2.3.4(b) having erroneously added it to the grounded list. The aircraft, a Challenger CL604-N604WL operated by West Link Airlines was …

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