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26 Feb 2015
OFFICIALS of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have aborted a plot by a Nigerian based in Johannesburg to smuggle 36.850kg of narcotic drugs to South Africa.     The shipment was intercepted at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) Abuja during the outward screening of an Ethiopian Airline flight.     The suspected substances hidden…
26 Feb 2015
ARIK Air, West Africa’s largest carrier, has introduced a new schedule for its Lagos-Abuja-Dubai route as the airline moves its operations to Terminal 2 at Dubai Airport.   The new schedule, which became effective on February 20, 2015, has guaranteed better connections within Nigeria. Furthermore, the fares to Dubai are now flexible making it possible…
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19 Feb 2015
Clarifies issue on alleged aviation fuel theft at Lagos airport THE flight, Boeing 737-800, took off from Nigeria’s oldest airport and the country’s commercial hub centre, Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos by 2. 45 pm (CAT), through Cotonou, Republic of Benin, to Abidjan. It was a 15minutes journey from Lagos to Cotonou and a…
19 Feb 2015
NAHCO aviance has signed up the services of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in its continued efforts to shore up security at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos.   According to the company, the deployment of the NSCDC operatives is a fallout of the fracas, which ensued between men and officers of the…
19 Feb 2015
THOUGH the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has reported that 5.5 per cent annual growth in air passenger traffic was recorded by the airlines in 2014. A report however revealed that almost 700 commercial flights are cancelled globally and 470 515 trips delayed in January 2015. While the situation might be looking gloomy for a…
19 Feb 2015
SOUTH African Airways has concluded plans to resume its daily nonstop flights between Johannesburg, South Africa, and New York-JFK International Airport on the 7th of March 2015.    According to the airline, the resumption of the nonstop service on the northbound flight from Johannesburg to New York-JFK will reduce the overall travel time on the…
19 Feb 2015
AFRICA'S  largest online hotel booking platform has signed white label partnerships with two of Ghana’s domestic carriers, Antrak Air and Starbow Airline to provide more accessible hotel booking services to travelling Ghanaians.  As the official hotel partners of Antrak Air and Starbow Airline, Jovago.com makes it easier for travelers visiting the Antrak Air website http://www.antrakair.com…
19 Feb 2015
ETHIOPIAN Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has finalized preparations to start double daily flights to Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport starting March 2015. Ethiopian has been providing reliable air service to Mumbai for over 43 years with the launch of its first flight in December 1971. The airline…
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12 Feb 2015
Pledges to maintain lead in airport infrastructure management TWO months after the second terminal of Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA2) was acknowledged as the best in Nigeria, the operators of the terminal have offered to share their expertise with other stakeholders on how to fly high in the industry.   Speaking at a dinner in Lagos…
12 Feb 2015
THE Federal Airports Authority of (FAAN) said it is working hard to reposition the country's airports in terms of service delivery to enable them compete with others in Africa.   The agency said parts of the plans is to improve the standard of service delivery to passengers that uses airports in Nigeria, affirming that inadequate…
12 Feb 2015
THE National Association of Air Traffic Engineers (NAAE) has called on the federal government to take advantage of technological revolution and advancement in global aviation community to deploy new Navigational Aids (NAVAIDS) equipment with spare parts to replace ageing ones.   In a statement issued recently by Ebenzer Makanjuola and Francis Omeje, President and Secretary…
12 Feb 2015
THE African Union Commission (AUC)’s proposal for the establishment of a single African air transport market by 2017 has received support of African ministers of transport.   Speaking at a meeting in Johannesburg, South Africa recently, the Transport Minister of the country, Dipuo Peters, who hosted transport ministers from around Africa said the meeting was…

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