Ethiopian pilots completed Boeing, FAA approved trainings before flying B-737-8 MAX

The management of Ethiopian Airlines has expressed disappointment on the wrong reporting of the The New York Times titled “Ethiopian Airlines Had a Max 8 Simulator, but Pilot on doomed flight didn’t receive training” Ethiopian Airlines in a  statement noted that their pilots completed the Boeing recommended and FAA approved differences training from the B-737 NG aircraft to the B-737 MAX aircraft before the phase in the B-737-8 MAX fleet to the Ethiopian operation and before they start flying the B-737-8 MAX. The Airline sid the pilots are also made aware and well…

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British Airways to “raffle” NANTA AGM in Lagos

British airways has joined the growing list of sponsorship partners for the National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies (NANTA) 43rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) slated for Lagos next week.              The airline has donated a fully paid return ticket to London with a blank cheque stay to the winner of the raffle to participate at the prestigious World Travel Market (WTM) in November.                            Trade Manager, west Africa for the airline, Ademola Sanya,…

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NCAC, NASS empower Nigerians with free skill acquisition

Photo Caption: A cross section of participants at the NCAC/ NASS Waste to Wealth programme held in Edo and Ekiti States recently. The National Council for Arts and Culture(NCAC) in collaboration with the National Assembly is taking its Waste to Wealth empowerment initiative to several states in Nigeria starting with Edo and Ekiti. The scheme which has been a major part of Otunba Segun Runsewe’s policy thrust since assumption of duty as director-general, saw constituents of two communities in Edo and Ekiti benefit from training in several areas like, bead…

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Air Peace takes delivery of 3rd Boeing 777 aircraft

Air Peace on Wednesday pushed Nigeria’s aviation profile a notch higher with the delivery of its third Boeing 777 aircraft. The airline took delivery of its first Boeing 777 aircraft on February 23, 2018, making history as the first Nigerian carrier to acquire and register the type of aircraft in the country. The aircraft marked 5N-BVE and named “Ifechukwu” was soon followed with the delivery of a second Boeing 777 marked 5N-BUU and named “Ojochide” six months after on August 25, 2018. The airline’s latest bird of steel touched down…

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