Bush Fire: FAAN re-opens Port- Harcourt airport

Following a careful evaluation and mitigation of the impact of the bush fire earlier reported around the Port Harcourt International Airport and the dissipation of smokes around the airside, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has re-opened the airport to operations. Normal flight activities has re-commenced at the airport. FAAN had earlier informed airlines, passengers and the general public about the bush fire incident that occurred near the active area of the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa. Consequent on that, the Authority temporarily closed the runway of the airport to…

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AIB begins investigation into Turkish Airline’s serious incident in Port Harcourt

The Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB Nigeria has commenced investigation into a serious incident involving an A330-300 aircraft operated by Turkish Airline, with registration marks TC-LOL. The Bureau said in a statement that it was notified about the incident at about 3:30am local time, on the 31st December, 2019. The aircraft which was enroute Port Harcourt from Istanbul, Turkey with 295 passengers and 11 crew members on board suffered a burst tyre on landing on runway 21 and veered off the runway and managed to taxi to the new international terminal.…

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