‘Re-construction of Abuja Airport Runway not extended beyond six weeks’

‘Re-construction of Abuja Airport Runway not extended beyond six weeks’

Reconstruction of Abuja Airport Runway has not been extended from  six weeks to 18 weeks, the  Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has clarified. The Minister said at a session with the Aviation Round Table (ART) in Lagos...
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Kaduna Airport records 43,000 passengers in 11 days

Kaduna Airport records 43,000 passengers in 11 days

More than 43,000 passengers passed through the Kaduna Airport in its first 11 days of operations as the alternative to the Abuja Airport, latest data submitted to the Presidency by the Federal Government Coordinating Committee overseeing the management of the....
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Measures to ease air travellers’ plight very effective, says minister

Measures to ease air travellers’ plight very effective, says minister

The Federal Government has said the measures put in place to ensure comfort and safety of travellers using the Kaduna International Airport are working satisfactorily. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, stated this in Abuja on Tues...
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BA unveils new long-haul airline

BA unveils new long-haul airline

By Chris Johnston (BBC News) –  The owner of British Airways is launching a new long-haul budget airline based in Barcelona. IAG said the new airline, Level, would initially fly to Los Angeles, Oakland, Buenos Aires and Punta Cana in...
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Kaduna Airport: Dana Air MD lauds Minister, security arrangement

Kaduna Airport: Dana Air MD lauds Minister, security arrangement

The Managing Director of Dana Air, Mr. Jacky Hathiramani, has commended efforts of the Minister of state for Aviation, Captain Hadi Sirika and other aviation agencies for what he described as a ‘skillful execution of the Kaduna Airport as alternate...
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British Airways to offer less legroom

British Airways to offer less legroom

(BBC) British Airways plans to squeeze in more passengers on some planes it flies to European cities. From next year, the airline said there will be a “small increase” in the number of seats on its Airbus A320 and A321...
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Dana Air commences flights to Kaduna March 8

Dana Air commences flights to Kaduna March 8

Following the imminent closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport for Rehabilitation, Dana Air, operator of Imo Air has announced that it will commence flights to Kaduna on March 8, 2017. The airline said it will operate four daily flights...
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FG recalls two sacked NCAA directors

FG recalls two sacked NCAA directors

The federal government has recalled two out of the nine directors who were sacked from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Friday. The duo are Adamu Abdullahi, Director of Consumer Protection, and Ayodele Sasegbon, Director of general aviation. Sam...
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Arik suspends flights to London, Johannesburg

Arik suspends flights to London, Johannesburg

The management of Arik Air has suspended its international flight operations to the London and Johannesburg routes. The spokesman of the Asset Management Company of Nigeria, AMCON, Jude Nwauzor, made the announcement in a statement issuedon Tuesday in Lagos. T...
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Arik Air to challenge FG takeover in court

Arik Air to challenge FG takeover in court

The management of Arik Air on Thursday said it would challenge the taking over of the airline by the Assets Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON) in court. Ado Sanusi, Senior Vice President, Arik Air made the disclosure at a joint...
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Meridiana introduces late evening flights for Nigeria, Ghana

Meridiana introduces late evening flights for Nigeria, Ghana

Meridiana Fly, Italy’s fastest growing airline has reaffirmed its commitment to the Nigerian and Ghanaian markets by confirming both routes in summer schedule for 2017. Supported by Ghana’s  firm -Dre Aviation and Dana Air, Meridiana Fly entered into the ...
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