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AIR PEACE ADDS MORNING FLIGHTS TO BENIN ROUTE

  Nigeria’s leading airline,  Air Peace,  has announced the addition of daily morning frequencies to its Benin route, effective from August 30, 2022. The airline disclosed this in a news release issued to journalists on Sunday, August 28, 2022. “In line with our commitment to providing Nigerians more connectivity and …

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Etihad pilot makes history as UAE’s first female Emirati Captain in commercial aviation

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, this week celebrated Captain Aisha Al Mansoori who has become the UAE’s first female Emirati Captain in a commercial airline. This is a significant milestone for aviation within the UAE and part of Etihad’s efforts to …

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Trapped Funds: CBN Releases $265m To Airlines

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has released the sum of $265 million to airlines operating in the country to settle outstanding ticket sales in an apparent move to check a brewing crisis in the country’s aviation sector. A breakdown of the figure released on Friday indicates that the sum …

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African Club Championship: Onyema Rewards 11-Year-Old Gold Medalist with Free Flights, 1M Naira

… Calls on FG, Private Sector to Support Medalists In his characteristic way of supporting Nigerian sports and athletes, the Chairman of Air Peace, Allen Onyema, has rewarded Stephanie Ogechukwu Onusiriuka, an 11-year-old Nigerian gymnast who recently clinched a Gold Medal at the Junior Olympics Level of the African Club …

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Emirates quits Nigeria Sept 1 over trapped funds, carriers mull action

Mega carrier, Emirates Airlines has taken the hard decision to stop flight operations to Nigeria in its futile efforts to repatriate its over $85 million trapped in the country. To this end, the carrier announced that it would cease flight services to Nigeria on Sept 1, 2022. The $85 million …

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Arik Air becomes supporting sponsor of The Next Titan TV reality show

Arik Air, Nigeria’s leading airline has become the Supporting Sponsor and Exclusive Official Airline Partner of The Next Titan Nigeria Reality TV show Season Nine. An agreement to this effect was signed last Friday between the management of Arik Air and Bravopoints International, promoters of the The Next Titan Nigeria …

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Emirates invests over US$ 2 billion to enhance on-board customer experience

Emirates is investing over US$ 2 billion to enhance its inflight customer experience, including a massive programme to retrofit over 120 aircraft with the latest interiors, plus an array of other service improvements across all cabins starting in 2022. Emirates is still flying on its brand promise of ‘Fly Better.’ …

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Safety: NCAA expresses concern over airlines problems, begins financial audit

The Director General, Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, Capt. Musa Nuhu says, the current challenges bedeviling the airline business is of grave concern to the regulatory agency. This just as he promised that, safety is 100% for the Authority and it would do everything as stipulated in the regulations to …

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Airlines Loss of Revenue Due to Sunset Airports is Huge

  Airline operators in Nigeria say, over N4.3 billion is lost annually because of lack of facilities to operate 24 hours flight daily to certain airports in Nigeria. Speaking at the 26th annual conference of the League of Airports and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) in Lagos in a paper entitled: ‘Maximising …

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Airlines predicament: ART promises to make recommendations

It is with great pain that ART observes the self termination of scheduled flight operations by Aero Contractors Airline Ltd. and the regulator’s suspension of Dana Airline’s operations.. We are aware of the serious negative impact these developments will have on the travelling public. ART will as its usual *practice* …

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