Flight delays/ cancellations: NCAA to begin public sensitisation of air travellers

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has said that it would soon commence public sensitisation to further enlighten air travellers in case of flight delays or cancellations by airlines. The agency also said that the law on 100 per cent refund on air tickets in case of three hours delay is not novel to the Nigerian Civil Aviation Regulation (NCAR), stressing that it was gazetted by the federal government has been in existence since 2015. Capt. Musa Nuhu, the director-general of NCAA in an interview with aviation journalists in Lagos…

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Court dismisses First Bank appeal to recover N556m liquidated Fund

Court dismisses First Bank appeal to recover N556m liquidated Fund The  Lagos Division of Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal filed by First Bank of Nigeria Plc aimed at recovering the sum of N556, 493,034.16 million, owed by the defunct can. First bank of Nigeria Plc had approached Appeal court seeking to upturn the judgment of a Lagos Federal High Court, delivered by Justice Ibrahim Buba in suit numbered FHC/L/CS/1662/2016 instituted by the bank against the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) the Liquidator of Lead Merchant Bank Plc. In…

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Capt. Mshelia to chair LAAC 25th Conference, as Onyema, Bankole, others grace occasion

Renowned aviation trainer and chief executive officer (CEO) of WestLink Airlines, Capt. Ibrahim Mshelia will chair the 24th League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) Conference scheduled to hold on the 28th of July, 2021 at Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos. Also, the chairman of Air Peace, Barrister Allen Onyema, the managing director of Medview Airlines, Alhaji Muneer Bankole and other dignitaries have indicated interest to grace the occasion. Chairman, Governing Council, Nigeria Aviation Safety Initiative (NASI), Captain Dung Pam; Chairman, Association of Aviation Ground Handlers (ACHAN) , Mr Olaniyi Adigun…

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Aero Contractors apologies to customers over flight disruptions

Aero Contractors has offered her unreserved apologies to its customers who suffered disruption of services during the week out of Asaba and Abuja.  The airline said in a statement made available to the media that the delay of flight out of Asaba was caused by the bad weather that it experienced on that day.  Aero explained that: “Our flight took off from Abuja but could not land in Asaba, we had to do an air return to Abuja. Later the flight went back to Asaba. However, due to sunset time…

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