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Stakeholders skeptical over Ministry’s relocation directive; say timing wrong

THE directive from the Minister of Aviation to all aviation agencies to relocate their agencies’ headquarters to Abuja in the next 45 amid the battle against COVID-19 has not gone unnoticed by stakeholders some of which have expressed divergent opinions on the directive giving its raison d’etre and its timing. …

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COVID-19: NUATE advises FG on how to implement intervention in aviation

NATIONAL Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) has petitioned the leadership of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) over how government can assist the country’s aviation sector during this COVID-19 era warning against monetary intervention that yielded no results in the past. The union in a petition signed by Comrade Ocheme …

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COVID-19: FG extends ban to all foreign, domestic flights for extra four weeks

We are talking to our airlines on repatriation of 4000 Nigerians abroad- Onyeama SECRETARY to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha has announced the extension of ban on all flights into the country as well as domestic flights for an extra four weeks thereby extending the ban to …

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Updated: FG repatriates 256 Nigerians from UAE with Emirates amid jeers from indigenous airlines

Lady gives birth onboard repatriation flight, instigates air return FEDERAL government has repatriated a first batch of 256 Nigerian nationals from the United Arab Emirates amid protest from domestic airlines in the country who insist they not only have the capacity to evacuate Nigerians but would be making something to …

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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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Sparing a thought for aviation development in Nigeria

I hope to see aircraft land in our airports at zero visibility. I hope to see the general aviation develop with small aeroplanes flown for several services including club flying, aerial mapping/photography, agricultural spraying flights, sporting flights, aerial journalism.

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Covid-19 Virus: NCAA orders airlines to issue Health Declaration Forms to passengers aboard aircraft or face sanctions

  NIGERIAN Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has ordered all airlines operating International and Regional flights into Nigeria to ensure they issue Health Declaration Forms to their passengers including crew members before arriving Nigerian airports or face severe sanctions. The CAA gave this order following failure of some airlines operating International …

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Air Peace gets operational boost with another Embraer 145 aircraft

AIR PEACE has taken delivery of a new ERJ-145 aircraft, with registration number 5N-BXG, to help boost its domestic and regional operations. The aircraft arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport at about 19.30hrs on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, from Morocco. Disclosing this to Newsmen, Senior Communications Executive of the airline, …

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Green Africa Airways sets for 2020 launch, leases three A220-300s from GTLK Europe

NIGERIAN prospect, Green Africa Airlines has committed to lease an additional three of the aircraft from leasing company, GTLK Europe. The aircraft will allow Green Africa to set course for its planned launch of commercial operations in 2020. Deliveries of the three brand new aircraft will be completed by August …

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Airbus, Green Africa announce strategic partnership with MoU for 50 A220s

AIRBUS has announced on its official website that Nigerian-based Green Africa Airways, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 50 A220-300 aircraft, one of the major orders to be placed globally for the A220 programme and the largest ever from the African continent. Founder & CEO of Green Africa …

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