The 2019 LAAC Annual Conference holds In July… … Med-View CEO, Alhaji Bankole To Chair The 23rd LAAC Annual Conference

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Med-View Airline, Alhaji Muneer Bankole, has been selected as the Chairman of the forthcoming Conference and Awards of the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC). Bankole is an experienced, energetic, hardworking man with an in-built capacity and a vast knowledge in aviation Industry. With almost 40 years of experience in the Industry, Bankole joined defunct national carrier, Nigeria Airways Limited in 1978 and was appointed as a Traffic/Ramp and Duty Manager and later as a Marketing Manager of the Airline at Murtala Muhammed International…

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FG Appoints Yadudu as FAAN Managing Director

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu as the new Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). The Deputy Director, Press & Public Affairs, Ministry of Transportation (Aviation), James Odaudu, in a statement in Abuja, disclosed that Captain Yadudu is to take over from the erstwhile Managing Director, Mr. Saleh Dunoma. The new MD is an International Civil Aviation Organisation and Airport Council International accredited International Airport Professional. Until his new appointment, Yadudu was the Director of Airport Operations of FAAN. According…

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Arik Aircraft Goes For Maintenance Adjusts Schedule Operations, Assures Customers…

Arik Air said that it has carried out adjustment on its scheduled operations to cope with the exigencies of its aircraft that are on mandatory maintenance. A statement by the PR & Communications Manager, Arik Air, Mr. Adebanji Ola explained that the airline’s fleet has witnessed a reduction in number in the last two weeks due to the fact that some aircraft have been flown overseas to Approved Maintenance Organisation (AMO) in Europe. The management stated that in order to maintain schedule integrity and ensure flights depart on time, it had…

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Pilots, Airline Operators Warned Over Hazardous Weather Conditions …NCAA

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has advised pilots and airline operators to exercise caution during flight operations in hazardous weather conditions as predicted by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET). An online statement signed by the General Manager, Public Relations, Mr. Sam Adurogboye stated that this warning was contained in an Advisory Circular (AC) with reference no AC: NCAA-AEROMET – 27 addressed to all pilots and airline operators and signed by the Director General, Capt. Muhtar Usman. The Director-General said that the AC is sequel to the Seasonal Rainfall Prediction…

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SAHCO PARTNERS ABX WORLD TO PROMOTE Farmers Hitch-Free Export Opportunity In Nigeria

Skyway Aviation Handling Company PLC (SAHCO) has reiterated its commitment to ensuring farmers have a hitch-free export opportunity in Nigeria through the provision of world-class storage facilities and logistics support for farmers and exporters. The Managing Director/CEO of SAHCO PLC Mr. Basil Agboarumi stated this during a Forum with ABX World and Agro Allied solutions team at the company’s Corporate Headquarters in Lagos. According to him, ‘SAHCO PLC has one of the best warehouses in Africa and the best in West Africa. SAHCO has invested so much on equipment. In…

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NAHCo To Invest N3.6B On Ground Handling Equipment This Year

Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCo) Promise to retain old customers, attract new clients with excellent service. NAHCo also fashion out five years strategic plan, says ongoing restructuring will not lead to loss of jobs. The Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCo) Aviance, the leading ground handling company in Nigeria has stated that by the end of the year it would have invested N3.6 billion in equipment to maintain its leading position in the business. This is just as the ground handlers said it has spent N1.9 billion also on equipment in…

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A Nigerian And Delta Air Line Passenger Dies On Board Flight DL54

A Nigerian and Delta Air Line passenger, Micheal Ijadunmi, age 65 died on board the airline’s Flight DL54 en route Atlanta to Lagos.  A Nigerian passenger who flew from Atlanta, United States died few hours to landing at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, aboard Delta Air Lines. Sources said the passenger whose identity is not known had a terminal disease and was only coming home to spend the rest of his life before he died. His death caused some delays as the passengers had to wait for about two…

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Qatar Airways To Increase Weekly Flights To South Africa

Qatar Airways has stated that it would increase the number of weekly flights on its popular routes to South Africa from July 2019. Weekly flight frequencies to Johannesburg, South Africa’s largest metropolis, will increase from 14 to 18 from July, rising to 19 in August. Additional two flights will be added to the airline’s winter schedule, taking the total number of weekly frequencies to 21 by the end of October 2019. In addition, passengers hoping to soak up some sun on some of South Africa’s most beautiful scenic beaches will…

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About 35 Countries Were Aboard On The Ethiopian Airlines That Crashed.

Here are the nationalities of the passengers of an Ethiopian Airlines Flight that Crashed on Sunday 10th March, 2019 at Addis Ababa, According to the airline, one passenger from Nigeria was traveling on a UN passport. Thou it has not yet reported the crew members’ home countries: Slovakian lawmaker Anton Hrnko said on Facebook that his wife, Blanka, son Martin and daughter Michala were among the victims. The Russian Embassy in Ethiopia tweeted the names of three Russian citizens who were on the plane: Ekaterina Polyakova, Aleksandr Polyakov and Sergey…

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All 157 People Aboard An Ethiopian Airlines Flight Crashed Soon After Taking Off…

The Ethiopian Airlines: ‘No survivors’ on crashed Boeing 737, plane, en route to Nairobi, Kenya, lost contact at 8:44 a.m. local time, six minutes after taking off from Bole International Airport in the Ethiopian capital. Flight ET302 went down near Bishoftu, southeast of Addis Ababa. The Airline crashed shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa, killing all on board. The airline said 149 passengers and eight crew members were on flight ET302 from the Ethiopian capital to Nairobi in Kenya. A preliminary report indicated that pilots struggled to maintain control following…

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