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​ Covid-19: Dana Air pledges aircraft, resources to FG to distribute relief materials nationwide

DANA Air has announced that as part of its own contribution to aid Federal Government’s efforts towards curbing the further spread of Covid-19 in Nigeria, has offered its resources, aircraft and crew to assist the nation in the battle against Coronavirus.​ The airline in a letter to the Minister of …

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UBA provides N5bn as relief support for COVID-19 across Africa

UNITED Bank of Africa (UBA) has announced a donation of N5billion (US$ 14 million) through the UBA Foundation as a response to combat the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic. The Bank in an announcement by the UBA Group Chairman, Chief Tony Elumelu will deploy this donation to provide significant and much needed …

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Airlines buckle; announce suspension, reduction of operations as COVID-19 hits

Aero Contractors suspends flights for two weeks, Ibom Air reduce flights 36% AERO Contractors, Ibom Air have announced measures to help stem the spread of the deadly COVID-19 with different moves while Aero suspended its flights from Thursday, Ibom Air from Wednesday cut capacity by 36% Nigerianflightdeck intercepted a memo …

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Ethiopian Airlines delivers Jack Ma Foundation’s medical assistance to combat COVID-19 to Nigeria

ETHIOPIAN Airlines has arrived Nigeria with the nation’s share of laboratory kits and Medical supplies to combat the novel corona virus as the aircraft landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) around 3:20pm today March 24, 2020. The Ethiopian Airlines Freighter ET-AVN delivered the  Medical Supplies From the Jack …

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NCAA lists exemptions to flight restrictions, says all require approval but emergencies

NIGERIAN Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has clarified further and listed operations that will take place under the umbrella of Essential Flights asking all operators to be guided. This is just as the NCAA says that with the exception of aircraft in a state of emergency, request for approval for other …

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COVID-19: NCAA redirects all intercontinental flights to Lagos, Abuja closes others to international travel

NIGERIA Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has said that effective from 00:01 hours on Saturday 21st March, 2020, the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano (DNKN), Akanu lbiam International Airport, Enugu (DNEN) and Port-Harcourt International Airport Omagwa (DNPO) will be closed to all International flights. This is just as the regulatory …

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COVID-19 outbreak: NCAA suspends foreign trainings; trips forthwith

NIGERIAN Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has forthwith, all pending inspections, trainings and various exchange programmes in involving foreign trips as part of steps to protect its workforce from the scourge of Coronavirus outbreak tagged COVID-19 pandemic. The Authority also issued detailed guidelines for its officers who have recently travelled abroad …

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COVID-19 – Air Peace downsizes operations, reduces Accra; to suspend Sharjah next week

Suspends Dakar-Senegal; Monrovia-Liberia and cuts down  Freetown; Banjul-Gambia FOLLOWING the huge impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on air travel worldwide, Air Peace has downsized its operations suspending its flights to Dakar-Senegal and Monrovia-Liberia and cutting down its Freetown-Sierra Leone operations and Banjul-Gambia operations to one flight a week. The airline …

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Updated: Finally, FG imposes travel ban on 13 countries, suspends Visa on Arrival from Saturday

As five new suspected cases of COVID-19 reported FINALLY, Federal Government of Nigeria, has issued a travel ban on 13 countries over the spread of the Coronavirus. This is just as government has suspended the Visa on Arrival policy for the time being, announcing that the ban will take effect …

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Updated: FG rescinds decision to deny passengers without Yellow Card boarding

FEDERAL Government through the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has issued new directives to all airlines operating regional and international flights into Nigeria rescinding the decision to deny passengers without International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis (ICVP), known as Yellow card board henceforth. This directive supercedes the earlier one issued …

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