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Why Medview Enjoy Huge Patronage—Bankole

…Says Lagos—Kaduna Route Will Commence March 15 The Managing Director of Medview Airline, Alhaji Muneer Bankole has attributed the airline’s continued patronage and increase in passenger traffic to passengers’ friendly services and on time departure and arrival. This is just as he disclosed that Lagos-Kaduna flight will commence Tuesday, March 15, 2016. He made the […]


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UNWTO Boss Identifies Safe, Seamless Travel, Technology Priorities For Tourism

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Secretary General Taleb Rifai, has stated that ensuring safe and seamless travel, enhancing the opportunities brought by technology and accelerating the shift towards a more sustainable sector are the priorities for the sector. He said this at the opening of the 50th edition of ITB Berlin, Germany. On […]


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Dana Air Launches Show Your Loyalty Promo

…Introduces Special Easter Fares For Passengers Passengers of Dana Air are in for an exciting time as the airline unveils special fares ahead of Easter celebrations and a promo tagged, “Show Your Loyalty” which entails guests of the airline to display five of the airline’s boarding passes on Instagram and win a free ticket. According […]


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Lufthansa All Women Crew Flies To New York From Frankfurt, Munich

Lufthansa almost women only crew on International Women’s Day, operated five of the Lufthansa Group’s long-haul flights to New York from Frankfurt, Munich, Geneva, Vienna and Brussels. Today, March 8th, five flights of the Lufthansa Group with 63 female and one male crew member will depart Frankfurt, Munich, Geneva, Vienna and Brussels for New York. […]


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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 […]