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COVID-19: ART says planned middle seat elimination not viable for airlines

Government to provide stimulus geared towards protecting jobs Calls for collaboration; business model review and corporate governance for airlines AVIATION Round Table Safety Initiative (ART) has said the planned elimination of middle seats on airplanes could worsen cost implications for airlines and will not achieve the social distancing objectives and commended gradual re-opening of the nation’s airports with four to …

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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. Nigerianflightdeck last Friday reported that the Ministry of Aviation directed …

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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 Aba, the General Secretary, NUATE, said that government’s intervention whatever …

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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 and Regional flights into Nigeria to provide Health Declaration Forms …

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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, Mr. Stanley Olisa, stated that the new arrival is a …

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