Tuesday , 27 September 2022

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Late amendments to issued NOTAM destabilizes travel to Murtala Muhammed Airport

A late amendment to an already issued Notice to Airmen ( NOTAM) on the closure and rehabilitation of Runway 18R/36L may have just destabilized flight coming into the Nigeria through the Murtala Muhammed Airport and may have to be diverted because of the mix-up of the closure. The NOTAM was amended after re-issuance by three hours and operators feel a …

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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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Breaking: FG shuts down all airports to international flights, except emergency services from Monday

As COVID-19 cases increases to 22 ALL Nigerian airports are from Monday March 23, 2020 closed to all incoming international flights with the exception of emergency and essential flights., this is sequel to  the restriction of entry for travelers from the following thirteen (13) countries and restrictions of international flights into only Lagos and Abuja. Government had yesterday announced that …

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Air Peace debunks outdated circulated reports, says FGN is mitigating challenges of indigenous carriers

AIR PEACE has denied in strong terms, reports attributed to its Chief Operating Officer, Mrs Oluwatoyin Olajide, allegedly stating that government should stop granting multiple designations to foreign carriers and berating the government for continuously imposing multiple taxes and charges on the aviation operators. The airline in a reaction today said the interview was two years ago and not recent …

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Divergent reactions trail call to make Arik Air National Carrier (Part One)

“To me, as I said on the Flightdeck Forum, the option remains Arik, Arik, Arik or look for a domestic carrier or any other carrier within to partner to start it. When you partner with another airline to start it then you are having three government carriers in place. I feel it’s a good thing, I am happy AMCON has changed their tone we are yet to hear from the Federal Government although we only saw that money was budgeted but we are not sure what route they would take. And if you look at the amount budgeted, that amount cannot do anything to start a national carrier from the scratch. As at today we have not seen a clear cut investor that is ready to partner with FG, I think the best way to go is to look at the Arik, Aero option and move with it.”

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FG inaugurates committee on minimum wage implementation, reappraisal

FEDERAL Government has appointed financial analyst, Bismark Rewane, Chairman of the newly inaugurated Presidential Advisory Committee on New National Minimum Wage to guide it on how best to go about the implementation of the minimum wage demanded by organised labour This is just as President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the committee to explore modalities for reappraising salaries of those already …

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