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New national carrier, Nigeria Air grounded as FG suspends project indefinitely

The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced the indefinite suspension of its new national carrier project – Nigeria Air. The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika who disclosed this on Wednesday shielded the reasons for the decision. “I regret to announce that the Federal Executive Council has taken the tough decision to suspend the Read more

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British Airways struggles to address theft of passenger bank details

British Airways will financially compensate customers whose bank card data were stolen in a “sophisticated” and “malicious” hack, chief executive Alex Cruz said Friday as he apologised for the fiasco. BA late Thursday revealed that personal and financial details of about 380,000 customers who booked flights on the group’s website and mobile phone app between Read more

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Arik 3 aircraft faulty, unfit to fly as passengers protest delay

Arik Air on Sunday left passengers on the ground after three aircraft in the airline’s fleet developed technical problems and were grounded. The development led to confusion at the Port Harcourt airport yesterday when the airline could not airlift passengers scheduled to travel to Abuja because it could not to provide aircraft for the service. Read more

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Nigeria Air: Ethiopian Airlines favourite to manage rebirth Nigeria’s national carrier

The Chief Executive Officer of Ethiopian Airlines, Tewolde Gebremariam has said his company is the frontrunner in the bidding process for the management of the rebirth National carrier of Nigeria – the Nigeria Air. Gebremariam while speaking at a news conference in Addis Ababa on Friday, said the group of investors interested in establishing the Read more