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2020 Hajj airlift: Arik, Med-View, 5 others indicate interest

NAHCON to have dedicated airline for tour operators SEVEN airlines, including five Nigerian carriers and two Saudi Airlines, have indicated interest in participating in the 2020 airlift of Nigerian pilgrims to Saudi Arabia at the bid opening conducted by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON). The airlines which participated in yesterday’s bidding process which opened in Abuja include Nigerian …

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FG appoints Olakunle Hassan NAHCON chairman, members

President Muhammadu Buhari has submitted names of the new Chairman and members of the National Hajj Commission, (NAHCON) to the Senate and has urged the Upper House to expeditiously consider and confirm the nominees. The President in a letter addressed to the Senate, wrote: “Pursuant to Section 3 (2) of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) Act 2006, I …

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45% market allocation to Saudi airline: How NAHCON is fleecing Nigerian hajj operators

GROUP Captain John Ojikutu has described as fraudulent, the National Hajj Commission (NAHCON’s) declaration that the Saudi Arabian government wants over 100 countries participating in hajj to allocate 50% of their nationals (traffic) to one airline ‘Flynas’ describing the declaration as beyond belief and a way influential Nigerians are circumventing the system to deny genuine operators market share. This is …

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