There must be conscious effort to protect indigenous airlines–Air Peace boss

Mr Allen Onyema, the chairman of Air Peace Airline Limited has become a vocal voice in the aviation industry in Nigeria, always speaking passionately on the challenges facing the domestic airline operators, state of airport infrastructure, policies militating against the growth of the domestic carriers and ways forward. In the last four years, he has grown Air Peace to the biggest airline in West Africa within a short period. In this interview with Franklin Ihejirika on the sidelines of the recent League of Airport and Aviation Correspondent, LAAC conference in…

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National carrier shouldn’t be to detriment of private carriers – Fadugba

The chief executive officer of African Aviation Services, Mr. Nick Fadugba has advised against the extablishment of a national carrier that would be to the disadvantage of private carriers. Speaking in an interview with Journalists at the 2019 League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents, LAAC Conference in Lagos with the theme : Boosting aviation investments through policy, Fadugba noted that the national carrier should not be done to the detriment of private carriers like Air Peace and others. Fadugba appealed to the government to support the country’s private airlines. In…

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Woman docked over N.5m fraud

A 36 year-old woman, Rita Alaoma, was today, arraigned before an Igbosere Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, over allege stealing and obtaining the sum of N536, 467.50, under false pretence. The 38 years old woman was arraigned before the court presided over by Magistrate K. K. Awoyinka (Mrs.), by the men of Force Criminal Intelligence Investigation Department (ForceCIID) Alagbon-Ikoyi, Lagos, on charges of conspiracy, stealing and obtaining under false pretence. The defendant and others said to be at large, according to the prosecuting Police officer, Barrister Morufu Animashaun, conspired among themselves…

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NCAT begins admission into OND, HND, PGD programmes

Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria has commenced admission into Ordinary National Diploma (OND), Higher National Diploma (HND) and Post Graduate Diploma into various fields of academy. The Rector of the College, Capt. Abdulsalami Mohammed who disclosed this in Lagos, said the essence of the programmes was to improve the academic knowledge of professionals in the sector. Mohammed stated that NCAT had sought and received accreditation from the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) for the legitimate awards of the programmes, before the commencement of forms for the programme.…

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AFRAA’s director, Aaron Munetsi to speak at Akwaaba Aviation Day

Akwaaba African Travel Market has confirmed the participation of the newly appointed African Airlines Association (AFRAA), director of Government, Legal and Industry Affairs, Aaron Munetsi for this year’s Aviation day. Aaron Munetsi who has vast experience in the Aviation Industry will be the lead speaker for the 2019 Akwaaba, African Travel Market Aviation Day. The former regional general manager-Africa and Middle East, South Africa Airways, SAA, was responsible for business development and stakeholder management at all levels. He liaises with host government to obtain operating permits and support for South…

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