Articles by Abel Orukpe

NAL Severance Package: FG Begins Verification Of Ex-Staff

  …5,969 Fmr. Workers To Be Verified Nationwide   The Federal Government today began the verification of the beneficiaries of the N45 billion final severance packages for the ex-workers the defunct national carrier; Nigeria Airways (NAL). The Federal Government agencies carrying out the verification exercise are: the President Initiative on Continuous Audit, a department in […]


Air Peace Takes Delivery Of 5th ERJ 145

   …To Commence Sokoto, Katsina Flights   Nigeria’s leading airline, Air Peace on Sunday took delivery of its fifth Embraer 145, assuring that the development has deepened its capacity to re-launch its flights to Sokoto and start its Katsina service. The carrier, which had earlier received four of the six 50-seater Embraer 145 aircraft it […]


Boeing Business Jets Delivers First BBJ MAX Airplane

    …Says BBJ MAX Offers Customers Unmatched Range, Comfort …Unveils New BBJ MAX Interior Design Concept   Boeing Business Jets (BBJ) has delivered the first BBJ MAX airplane to a customer, the company said today at the National Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (NBAA-BACE). The aircraft is scheduled to fly to an interior finishing […]


NAMA’s Cooperative Multipurpose Society Raked In N35M Net Profit In 2017

    The Cooperative Multipurpose Society Limited (CMSL) of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency NAMA, Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA),Lagos said it recorded a total of N35million net profit in 2017. Speaking at its 16th Annual General Meeting (AGM)at the weekend in Lagos, the President of the CMSL, Mr Edino Ilemona Amos, said that the […]


NCAA Partially Lifts Suspension On IAC Ilorin Fixed Wing Training

    … Retains Suspension Of Rotary Wing Training …Orders College To Close All Open Items     The   Nigerian   Civil   Aviation   Authority   (NCAA)   has   partially   lifted   the suspension   on   International   Aviation   College (IAC), Ilorin,   Approved   Training Organisation (ATO) certificate. A statement by the General Manager, Public Relations, Mr. Sam Adurogboye stated that this was conveyed […]


Overland Airways Aircraft Inferno: Our Men Contained The Fire From Spreading –FAAN

    The Federal Airports of Nigeria(FAAN) has stated that officers of the Aerodrome Rescue and Fire Fighting Services (ARFFS) contained the fire that engulfed Overland Airways ATR airplane with registration number 5N-BPE yesterday at the airline’s hangar at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA),Lagos. An online issued by the […]


Air India Pilots Fly Damaged Plane For Four Hours Before Landing In Mumbai

  For four hours, an Air India Express international flight that had 136 people onboard flew with a ripped underbelly. The pilots of that Boeing 737 passenger jet seemed to be unaware of the damage that their plane had suffered. The flight in question was Air India IX 611, an early morning service between Tiruchirappalli […]


Absence Of Competent Personnel To Man Equipment Threat To Civil Aviation—NCAT

  …As Stakeholders, Professionals, Airlines Advocate  Effective Mentoring, Catch Them Young Strategy   The Rector of the Nigeria College of Aviation Technology (NCAT),Capt. Abdulsalami Mohammed has said that without competent personnel to man the various machines and equipment, in the aviation industry the safety and sustainability of civil aviation is not guaranteed. He said this while […]


Overland Speaks On Aircraft Incident


SAHCOL CEO Inducted Into Institute Of Directors

    The Managing Director of the Skyway Aviation Handling Company Ltd, (SAHCOL) Mr. Basil Agboarumi has been inducted into the Institute of Directors (IoD) Nigeria. An online statement issued by the Assistant Manager, Corporate Communications, Vanessa Uansohia informed that the event which took place at the Lagos Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, was in […]