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UK Based Coy Begins Independent Audit On Bristow’s Operations

…As Airline Confirms Payment Of Initial Compensation To Victims’ Families As part of its commitment to safety, Bristow Helicopters said that Aviateq International Limited, a United Kingdom based company has commenced the auditing of the rotary wing giant’s operations. The independent audit by Aviateq AbelNews learnt will last for one week This is just as […]


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Bristow Completes NCAA Imposed Comprehensive Audit

…As Sikorsky S—76 Resumes Flight Operations Today Bristow Helicopters Nigeria Limited’s Sikorsky S-76 aircraft has commenced flight operations today following completion of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority’s (NCAA) comprehensive operational audit on the 16 Sikorsky S-76 helicopters in its fleet. The completion of the compulsory audit and resumption of operations by the airline using the […]


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Regional Operation: Bi-Courtney Decries Delay In Commencement Of Flights At MMA2

The Chief Executive Officer, Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operator of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Two (MMA2), Mr. Christophe Penninck, has expressed concern over the delay in securing regulatory approval for the commencement of international operations at the terminal. Penninck, in his address at the annual customers and stakeholders’ appreciation dinner of BASL, last Friday, […]


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Nigeria /Qatar BASA: Good Politics But Bad Economics—–Demuren, Ex NCAA Boss

The former Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority(NCAA),Dr Harold Demuren, has described the current Bilateral Air Service Agreement(BASA) signed by the Federal Government as good politics but bad economics. He said this at the quarter one breakfast meeting with the topic “Nigeria Aviation Policy, NCAA Autonomy and Politics, Safety Regulation and Enforcement” organised […]


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Bristow Engages Independent Coy To Conduct Additional Review On Operations

…Says Organisation Is Aware Of NAPIMS’s Moves …Insists Safety Is Number One Core Value As part of efforts to further assure its clients that safety is number one priority, Bristow Helicopters, said that it has engaged the service of an independent company to audit and review its operations. This is just as the fixed wing […]


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NCAA Orders Airlines To Carry Out Safety Inspection On Sikorsky Helicopters

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has ordered airlines operating the controversial Sikorsky S76C series to carry out a safety inspection on this helicopter type with immediate effect. The order is coming on the heels of the suspension placed on Sikorsky Helicopter S76C operated by Bristow Helicopters following the ditching of one of its helicopters […]


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Capt Akinkuotu Becomes Substantive CEO Of Aero

  As part of the second phase of the restructuring process of the embattled Aero airline, the Receiver Manager, Mr. Adeniyi Adegbonmire has appointed Capt. Fola Akinkuotu the substantive Chief Executive Officer of the airline. According to Adegbonmire, the second phase of the intervention was to appoint a CEO after 15 days of the tenure […]


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Medview Airline To Commence Flight Operations To Kaduna March 7

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Medview Airline, Alhaji Muneer Bankole said that the airline has expanded its domestic network to Kaduna with a direct daily flight from Lagos that will commence Monday, March 7, 2016. The managing director, who made this known in the new schedule released by the airline, said that the […]


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Pregnant Woman Dies On Board Arik Air Port Harcourt—Lagos Flight

A pregnant woman on board an Arik Air flight from Port Harcourt to Lagos has allegedly died on board 11am flight. This development is coming barely three days after a middle-aged female passenger that was to travel to Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on an Etihad Airline flight died inside a toilet at […]


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NDLEA Recovers 301.2kg Of Cannabis In Mushin Market

The Lagos State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has carried out a raid on a popular market at Mushin, Lagos, where it recovered 22 sacks of dried weeds that tested positive for cannabis weighing 301.2kgs. The NDLEA, who did not disclosed the name of the market, stated that the raid followed […]