Aero begins flights to Yola with reduced airfare

Aero Contractors has reduced airfare to Yola as it begins flight operations to the capital of Adamawa state. The airline, which is repositioning its scheduled and fixed wing operations as it increases aircraft in its fleet, marked its inaugural flight to Yola via Abuja on Tuesday with high load factor.  The airline’s Boeing 737-500 aircraft touched down at the Yola International Airport at exactly 6:00 pm to a ceremonial water salute by the airport firefighters and excited passengers who lauded the efficiency of the nation’s oldest carrier, known for its…

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Ethiopian Airlines received unprecedented support, empathy from Nigerians -GM

The general manager of Ethiopian Airlines in Nigeria, Firihiewot Mekonnen has said that the support and empathy the airline has received from Nigeria and Nigerians is unprecedented. Speaking at the 43rd Annual General Meeting, AGM of the National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies, NANTA in Lagos today Wednesday, March 27, at the Muson Centre, Mekonnen noted that Nigeria has supported and encouraged the country and the airline all through this trying times. She said that while the airline commiserate with Nigeria on the loss of their two eminent citizens among…

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NANTA 2019 AGM: Runsewe calls for adequate attention to development of culture industry

The director general of the National Council for Art and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe has called for adequate attention to the development of the country’s culture industry. Runsewe who stated this at the 43rd AGM of National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies, NANTA in Lagos today noted that culture provides a major content for the development and growth of tourism. He emphasised the need for adequate attention to be to the marketing and promotion of Nigeria’s cultural products and tourism destinations. The NCAC DG observed that most of these products…

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Court jails Malian 2 years for dealing in Tramadol

A Federal High Court, Lagos, has convicted and sentenced a Mali citizen, Alasan Diamoutene, to two years imprisonment, for unlawful dealing in Tramadol. Diamoutene, a resident of Yirimadio, Bamako, Mali, was given the jail term by Justice N. I. Oweibo, after pleaded guilty to a count charge on unlawful dealing in 630 tablets of Tramadol and 230 tablets of Diazpharm, a psychotropic substance, made against him by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). The convict according to the NDLEA prosecutor, Aliyu Abubakar, was arrested on February 7, at Seme-Badagry…

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Air Peace strengthens Asaba operations with B737 aircraft

Air Peace on Wednesday deployed a Boeing 737 aircraft to service its Asaba operations, saying the development was in response to the yearnings of members of the flying public for a bigger-capacity equipment on the route. The Boeing 737 aircraft will support the airline’s 50-seater Embraer 145 jets, which had been servicing the carrier’s Lagos-Asaba-Lagos and Abuja-Asaba-Abuja routes. The airline, which relaunched its Asaba operations about five months ago on October 8, 2018 after the Asaba Airport was fixed, said demand for air travel on the Lagos-Asaba and Abuja-Asaba routes…

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