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Security Agents Detained Italian Woman For Breaching Screening Procedure At MMA2

An Italian woman, Lilian Abdulrahman, was yesterday detained for s hours by security agents at the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two(MMA2), Lagos for preventing them from screening her bags. Abdulrahman, according to investigation had arrived Lagos on an board Aero flight from Abuja at about 12 noon but was detained by officers of the Nigerian […]


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SkyTeam Airline Alliance Appoints New Executives

The global airline alliance said that it has appointed a new leadership team. An online statement by SkyTeam, said that Perry Cantarutti had been named as Chief Executive Officer and that Michael Wisbrun had also taken over as the Chairman of the Governing Board. It added that the appointments were confirmed today at a meeting […]


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Outage: FAAN Restores Power To Lagos Airport

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has stated that the power outage experienced yesterday at some sections of the International wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos had been rectified. The General Manager of Corporate Affairs, FAAN, Mr Yakubu Dati, who made this known, added that rectification was done by the agency’s team […]


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Medview Airlines Will Serve Nigerian Delicacies On Lagos –London Flight—Bankole

The Managing Director of Medview Airline, Alhaji Muneer Bankole while speaking to journalists on the planned commencement of Medview Airlines to London November 20, 2015, said that passengers on the flight would be served local delicacies such as edikangikong, ogbono, efo ri ro, egusi and ofo Owerri. He also stated that the airline would go […]


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ABX World, Arik, SAHCOL To Collaborate On Agro-Allied Products

ABX World, Arik, SAHCOL To Collaborate On Agro-Allied Products ABX World, a globally recognised Nigeria courier and cargo firm is to collaborate with Arik Air and Skyway Aviation Grand Handling Company (SAHCOL) as cargo airline and process handling company to reposition the country’s agro-allied products to be exported to markets across Europe and other parts […]


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Medview Bursts Into London With B767-300ER

 Medview Airline, Nigeria’s flag carrier, disclosed that it would begin its inaugural flight to London on November 20, 2015. While Nigerians are excited about the initiative, the question on their lips is whether the carrier can sustain the predatory competition on the route. Bold step Just last week, Nigeria’s flag carrier airline, Medview, disclosed that […]


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Tukur Calls For Strong National Carrier, Airport Privatisation

A former member of the House of Representatives and Chairman, House Committee on Aviation, Awwal Tukur, has said that Nigeria must have a strong national carrier for it to compete. He also advised the Federal Government to privatise most of the nation’s airports for improved revenues. Speaking with New Telegraph, Tukur also insisted that it […]


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Expert Seeks Fresh Policy To Grow Aviation

A former Managing Director of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Roland Iyayi, has advised government to enact policies that will support growth inthe aviation sector. He sought the establishment of a strong national carrier like the liquidated Nigeria Airways. Iyayi noted that only 15 million passengers travelled by air out of a population of […]


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British Airways: Nigeria Our Biggest Market In Africa

British mega carrier, British Airways, has described Nigeria as its biggest market for air transport business, adding that the airline is investing heavily on new airplanes in Africa and Middle East. Two years ago, the British carrier posted a revenue of about N30 billion, ranking as the high revenue earner by any foreign airline on […]