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Updated: Domestic operations grounded as Arik Air, Azman; Dana, Max suspend flights

FOUR domestic airlines Arik Air, Azman Air and Dana Air and Max Air have joined airlines like Aero; Air Peace to suspend their operations grinding the aviation sub-sector to a halt after airlines like Ibom Air reduced their capacity yesterday. Recall that the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) in …

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Aero responds to issues generated on flight carrying former VP’s son, Bauchi Governor

 Says it is working with health authorities on contact tracing on Flight MANAGEMENT of Aero Contractors have revealed that it is currently cooperating with relevant authorities health and otherwise towards taking necessary measures with other passengers on the flight that ferried both Governor  of Bauchi State, His Excellency, Sen Bala …

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COVID-19: Presidency writes Speaker, expresses displeasure at members’ evasion of primary defense screening at airports

Ask Speaker to direct members returning from foreign trips to report to NCDC, self isolate CHIEF of Staff to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Abba Kyari has written a strongly worded letter to the leadership of the House of Representatives urging them to direct members who returned …

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COVID-19: Lull in travel at MMIA as Visa on Arrival issuance slumps

As Nigeria Immigration denies 24 passengers, mostly female boarding VISA on Arrival (VOA) has gone an all time low at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, no thanks to the effects of the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic currently rocking the entire world as incoming passengers slated to get visas have reduced …

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COVID-19:  Health Minister explains why Nigeria refuses to implement travel bans

Says there are available isolation centers to quarantine suspected cases Two cases set to return home as one test negative to virus MINISTER of Health,  Dr.  Osagie Ehanire has declared that Nigeria has not placed travel bans on any country following the declaration of the World Health Organization (WHO) classifying …

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COVID-19: Protect yourselves, be safety conscious, MMA2 management tells travellers, airport users

WITH the dreaded Covid-19 virus currently ravaging nations of the world, management of Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operators of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two (MMA2), is advising travellers and airport users to be safety conscious, particularly in the area of personal and respiratory hygiene. This is just as …

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NCAA coordinates prevention measures against COVID-19 spread at nation’s gateways

NIGERIAN Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has revealed that it has been working with the Federal Ministry of Health, and other relevant stakeholders in the aviation industry to ensure all travellers coming into the country are adequately screened while causing minimum disruption to facilitation of travel. The regulatory agency said that …

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Flight dispatcher advises sick people to avoid air travel to avoid virus spread

SICK people have been advised to abstain from any sort of travel to help check the spread of diseases especially the Covid-19, better known as the corona virus. United States Federal Aviation Administration ( FAA) and Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority ( NCAA) licensed Flight Dispatcher and Ground Instructor, Mrs Victoria …

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