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Ibadan Airport should serve as alternative to Lagos Murtala International Airport, says Makinde

“About three days ago, I spoke with the Governor of Ogun State and we both agreed that we can fix the 11-km road that will take one from Akanran (in Oyo State) to Ijebu-igbo, Ogun State. Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has said the Ibadan Airport should henceforth serve as an alternative to the ever-busy Read more

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Arik Air grounded as staff begins strike over poor condition of service

Aviation ….Several passengers currently stranded Staff of Arik Air on Monday embarked on industrial action over what it termed ‘poor condition of service’ in the organisation. Several passengers who are billed to board the airline on Monday were left stranded following the commencement of the strike, according to a post shared by a Twitter user, Read more

Bristow Helicopters sacks 100 pilots due to COVID-19 pandemic - newsheadline247.com
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Bristow Helicopters sacks 100 pilots due to COVID-19 pandemic

Bristow Helicopters has announced the layoff over 100 pilots and engineers in its employ stating that the workers were sacked due to the effect of the coronavirus pandemic on its operations. The company which disclosed this in a statement released on Tuesday, described the sack as “painful”, saying it engaged with the National Association of Read more

Air Peace Airline sacks 75 pilots over financial difficulties - newsheadline247.com
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Air Peace sacks 75 pilots over financial difficulties

One of Nigeria’s leading indigenous airlines, Air Peace, on Monday, sacked 75 pilots, hinging reasons on financial constraints posed by the COVID-19 era. Some of the affected workers, however, claimed that their “sudden” disengagement was not unconnected with the recent row over pay cut and mild protest by the professionals. Local airline operators have been Read more


Abuja airport re-opens amidst strict COVID-19 safety protocols

Agency Report The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, on Saturday, re-opened for business with passengers duly screened, in line with safety protocols following the Coronavirus (COVID-19), pandemic. The airport also witnessed strict compliance to other safety measures, aimed at curtailing the spread of the virus. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports Read more

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COVID-19: Aviation authority warns passengers as Nigerian airports set for reopening

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said it has put in place arrangements on passenger facilitation, ahead of flights resumptions. Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, the General Manager Corporate Affairs of FAAN, stated this while speaking at an aviation webinar organised by Women in Aviation (WIA) Nigeria with the theme: “Aviation: The New Norm in Read more

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DETAILS: Documents reveal the multi-million dollar fraud indictment against Air Peace CEO

The United States Department of Justice has indicted the Air Peace Airlines chief executive officer, Allen Onyema, in multi-million dollar bank fraud and money laundering. The US authorities, in a statement on Friday, said Onyema moved more than $20 million from Nigeria through US bank accounts in a scheme involving “false documents” for the purchase of airplanes. Read more

Aviation Expert Say Human Errors Cause Of Air Peace Crashes, Not Tyres!/newsheadline247.com
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Aviation Expert Say Human Errors Cause Of Air Peace Crashes, Not Tyres!

+ What Caused 2006 ADC Airline Crash That Killed Sultan Of Sokoto Contrary to some media reports that the recent crashes recorded by Air Peace, one of Nigeria’s leading airlines were caused by faulty and substandard tryes, experts have revealed that the crashes were caused by human errors and judgments. Experts who spoke on the Read more