Kenyan MP demands law to combat farting on planes and anti-flatulence drugs for passengers

In August this year, an unusual scene was visited upon lawmakers at the Homa Bay County Assembly in Kenya. The lawmakers had returned from a lunch break and were debating about market stalls when a foul smell sliced through the chamber, halting proceedings. A member of the House, Julius Gaya, …

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Flight with 326 people makes emergency landing after pilot spills coffee

A commercial flight with 326 people on board was forced to make an emergency landing when hot coffee was accidentally spilled over the cockpit control panel over the Atlantic ocean, according to a report on Thursday. The Airbus A330-243 flying to Cancun, Mexico, from Frankfurt, landed at Shannon in Ireland. …

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Air Peace debunks reports of suspension of evacuation of Nigerians from South Africa

  The management of Nigeria’s major carrier, Air Peace, has debunked the report that it has suspended the evacuation of Nigerians from South Africa. The Chairman and CEO of the airline, Allen Onyema said that Air Peace has not suspended the evacuation exercise but it is waiting for the Nigerian …

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UK announces new visa rules; good news for Indian students

  There is good news for students going to Britain for studying as the UK government on Wednesday announced the reintroduction of the two-year post-study work visa, expanding opportunities for talented international students to build successful careers in the country. The new ‘Graduate’ route will launch for the 2020/21 intake …

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NCAA commends Arik Air for operational efficiency

The Nigerian Civil Authority (NCAA) has commended Arik Air for its contribution to effective, efficient, safe and secure operations despite challenges in the operating environment. The authority in a letter dated September 4, 2019 and signed by the Director General, Captain Muhtar Usman also extended its appreciation to Arik Air …

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IBOM AIR DELIVERS ITS 50,000TH PASSENGER!!!

On Tuesday 10th September 2019, exactly three months and a day since we began commercial flight operations, Ibom Air carried our 50,000th passenger. And what a pleasant surprise it was when at the ‘count up’ during the boarding of flight Z4100 from Uyo to Lagos, passenger number 50,000 turned out …

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Aviators Africa celebrates 10th year anniversary with awards and gala

All is now set for Aviators Africa to host the cremé de la cremé of Africa aviation, its friends and development partners across the globe to a great experience of the firm’s history, awards and gala night in commemoration of its 10 years of unparalleled service to the Africa aviation and tourism industry. …

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Faan Graduates 727 Avsec And Fire Officer.

The Honourable Minister of Aviation has said that the Federal Government of Nigeria will continue to improve on safety and security at the nation’s airports through training and capacity development of staff, in line with the provisions of the International Civil Aviation Organization. He made this disclosure at the passing …

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Lagos set to host Turkish Airlines’ World’s Largest Amateur Golf Tournament

With a fleet of 333 aircrafts flying to more than 306 destinations in 124 countries around the world, Turkish Airlines, who carried over 75 million passengers in 2018, a record for the Star Alliance member airline, will be hosting the largest golf tournament in Lagos on September 5, 2019. The …

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Air Peace says its aeroplanes are air worthy.

AIR PEACE, after an in-house preliminary investigation has said that the hard landing of its Boeing 737-300 5N-BQO from Port Harcourt which cost the aircraft its nose wheel is not connected to the serviceability of the aircraft. The airline’s Safety Manager, Capt. Godfrey Ogbogu who made this known in a …

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