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FG Walks the Talk, Bars Emirates Airlines from Operating in Nigeria
FG Walks the Talk, Bars Emirates Airline...

FG Walks the Talk, Bars Emirates Airlines from Operating in Nigeria

The Federal Government has banned Emirates Airlines from operating in Nigeria in adherence to its principle of reciprocity in granting permission to airlines to resume flight operations. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika disclosed the ban will commence on Monday, September 21, 2020. Sirika in a... read more »

FG Ratifies $3.1bn Customs Automation Concession Project
FG Ratifies $3.1bn Customs Automation Co...

FG Ratifies $3.1bn Customs Automation Concession Project

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has ratified the concession of the automation project of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS). Minister of finance, budget and national planning, Zainab Ahmed said the automation project will cost $3.1 billion. She noted the project will be concessioned for 20... read more »

NIS Issues Entry Guidelines Ahead of September 5 International Flights Resumption
NIS Issues Entry Guidelines Ahead of Sep...

NIS Issues Entry Guidelines Ahead of September 5 International Flights Resu...

The Comptroller General, Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandele has disclosed guidelines for immigrants ahead of resumption of international flights and visa payment. The NIS boss stated this during a remote meeting with relevant stakeholders to look into travel concerns and... read more »

Enugu Airport Reopens After 370 Days Closure as South East Leaders Commend Buhari
Enugu Airport Reopens After 370 Days Clo...

Enugu Airport Reopens After 370 Days Closure as South East Leaders Commend ...

The federal government of Nigeria on Sunday commissioned the rehabilitated Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, for flight operations. The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) had closed the airport on August 24, 2019 for rehabilitation after its runway had become deplorable. In his... read more »

Crashed Lagos Helicopter Has no Black Box – Investigation Bureau
Crashed Lagos Helicopter Has no Black Bo...

Crashed Lagos Helicopter Has no Black Box – Investigation Bureau

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has said that the Bell 206-B3 that crashed on Salvation Road, Opebi in the Ikeja area of Lagos State has no black box. Investigation has started without the black box, revealed AIG, the investigating body in charge of all air-related mishaps in Nigeria. The... read more »

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Breaking: Two Dead as Helicopter Crashes in Lagos

Breaking: Two Dead as Helicopter Crashes in Lagos

A plane has crashed in Lagos, Nigeria leading to the death of the pilot and one passenger. Reports say one person was rescued alive from the Quorum Aviation owned helicopter, Sahara... read more »

Aisha Buhari Confirms Escaping Plane Crash

Aisha Buhari Confirms Escaping Plane Crash

Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha Buhari has confirmed escaping a plane crash while returning from a medical trip abroad. The first lady disclosed the development in a post on her... read more »

Scores Dead as Plane Crashes in South Sudan

Scores Dead as Plane Crashes in South Sudan

Scores of people are believed to have died in South Sudan after a cargo plane that took off from airport in Juba crashed. Eight people were on board the plane that belongs to South west... read more »

Enugu Airport Fence Destruction: FG Vows to Bring Perpetrator to Book  

Enugu Airport Fence Vandalism: FG Vows to Bring Perpetrator to Book  

  Says it will deploy all lawful means to protect national security asset Aviation Minister applauds Buhari, Ugwuanyi’s intervention   The federal government, on Thursday,... read more »

Air Peace Reconsiders, Recalls Sacked Pilots as FG intervenes

Air Peace Reconsiders, Recalls Sacked Pilots as FG intervenes

The management of Air Peace Airlines has reconsidered its earlier decision to sack about 70 pilots following the intervention of the Federal. The recall of some of the sacked pilots was agreed upon... read more »