Arik Air Lagos-Asaba flight makes air return due to technical issue

Arik Air Dash 8 Q-400 aircraft operating the Lagos-Asaba flight made an air return to base due to a technical issue. The Airline said the aircraft landed and the Pilot in Command, in compliance with safety procedures, decided to disembark the passengers on the airside of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport. Arik Air said in a statement that the aircraft was later taxied to the Arik Air hangar for maintenance action. A substitute aircraft has since been provided for the Asaba passengers. The Airline apologized to the passengers for the…

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NCPC to begin 2021 pilgrimage exercise to Israel, Jordan, Rome in Q1 of 2022

The Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission is poised to commence the 2021 main pilgrimage to Israel, Jordan and Rome in first quarter of the year 2022. The Executive Secretary of the Commission, Rev. Dr. Yakubu Pam made the disclosure on 12th January, 2022 during an interview with a Media platform in Abuja. The NCPC boss stated that the Commission would ensure that the 2021 main pilgrimage exercise would experience a hitch free operation. He affirmed that the 2020 maiden pilgrimage to the Kingdom of Jordan was a huge success despite the…

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AIB-N reaffirms partnership with NAF for safer air space

Photo Caption: The Courtesy visit by the Abuja Military Airport Commandant, Group Capt. B. A . Usman, to the COMM/CEO, Engr. Akin Olateru, at AIB Head office, Abuja, today,12th Jan, 2022. Accident Investigation Bureau Nigeria (AIB-N), in its drive to ensure sustainable cooperation with relevant authorities for a safer airspace in Nigeria, has reiterated its commitment to maintain partnership and institutional collaboration with the Nigerian Airforce (NAF). The Commissioner / Chief Executive Officer of the Bureau, Engr. Akin Olateru, who made this known while receiving the newly appointed Abuja Military…

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Passenger Traffic Improved in November; Omicron restrictions likely to affect period ahead

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) had announced that the recovery in air travel continued in November 2021, prior to the emergence of Omicron. International demand sustained its steady upward trend as more markets reopened. Domestic traffic, however, weakened, largely owing to strengthened travel restrictions in China.  Because comparisons between 2021 and 2020 monthly results are distorted by the extraordinary impact of COVID-19, unless otherwise noted all comparisons are to November 2019, which followed a normal demand pattern.   Total demand for air travel in November 2021 (measured in revenue…

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Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services Avails Online Air Cargo Booking Platform

Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services has launched a new feature that enables customers to make online reservations for their cargo. The platform enables customers check flight schedules, space availability, loadability of freight and make real-time booking of their shipment in single and convenient way on cargobooking.ethiopianairlines.com. Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services is rolling out the online booking subsequent to its introduction of the mobile application to heighten its customer’s experience. The Mobile App which is available for Android and IOS, brings convenience to customers with a real-time update through a…

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Air Peace CEO promises to give Eagles N50m If they win AFCON Cup

…Gifts N10m for opening match goal against Egypt Air Peace Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Allen Onyema, in his characteristic culture of philanthropy and nationalism, has promised to give the Nigerian Super Eagles a whooping sum of fifty million naira, if they win the ongoing African Cup of Nations, which kicked off on January 9, 2022. Onyema, who made the pledge in Garoua, Cameroon, while speaking to the Super Eagles during half time in their opening game against the Egyptians, stressed that the players carry the hopes and aspirations of…

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