Delta Invest $2m for study of potential facility to produce biofuel

As part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability, Delta Air Lines is investing $2 million to partner with Northwest Advanced Bio-fuels, LLC (NWABF) for the feasibility study of a biofuel production facility to produce sustainable aviation fuel and other biofuel products. The sustainable aviation fuel, expected to be produced in a facility in Washington State, could be used in Delta operations at stations in Seattle, Portland, San Francisco and Los Angeles. NWABF’s project would utilize wood residue deposits and wood slash lying on forest floors to produce the biofuel, which would…

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House of Reps recommends Air Peace boss, Onyema for national honour

The House of Representatives has recommended chief Allen Onyema, chairman/ chief executive officer (CEO) of Air Peace Airlines, for national honour for evacuating Nigerians stranded in South Africa at no cost following the recent spate of xenophobic attacks in that country. The House recommended Onyema for the national award after he appeared at the green chamber during Wednesday’s plenary session. The House also resolved to make Air Peace their main carrier. The Lawmakers invited Onyema to honour him for offering to bring Nigerians caught up in the xenophobic attacks in…

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Xenophobic attacks: 2nd batch of 314 Nigerians arrive MMIA

No fewer than 314 Nigerians have arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Wednesday aboard Air Peace flight following the recent spate of xenophobic attacks in South Africa. The B 777 aircraft, with registration number 5N-BWI, which departed Oliver Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, landed at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, at 7.22 p.m. The flight which should have taken off on Tuesday but was stalled due to delayed landing permit to Air Peace by the South African airport authority finally took off by 1:50pm…

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AFCAC/Singapore CAA conduct safety oversight course in Nigeria

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has hosted the 18th African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) and Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) On Site Cabin Safety Oversight Course in Lagos, Nigeria. Nigeria was selected to play host to participants from different African countries after due consideration which included its safety record of airline operations in the country. The course was conducted under the framework of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS). The course commenced from Monday…

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ART lauds Air Peace on evacuation of Nigerians from South Africa

The Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative, generally known as ART has commended the chairman of Air Peace Airline, Chief Allen Onyema and his Staff for the humanitarian gesture of extending their services to airlift home the Nigerian victims of Xenophobic attacks in South Africa. The ART in a letter signed by its secretary general, Group Captain (Rtd) titled: Letter of commendation for good sense of corporate social responsibility to Air Peace chairman and staff stated that the association join other Nigerians to extend gratefulness to the airline for the invaluable…

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Air Peace to evacuate 2nd batch of Nigerians from South Africa Tuesday

The management of Air Peace has confirmed that it would evacuate the second batch of Nigerians from South Africa tomorrow.   The airline said the flight is expected to arrive Lagos from OR Tambo International Airport by 7:00 pm Tuesday. This was confirmed by the chairman and CEO of Air Peace, Allen Onyema who said that the flight would leave Nigeria after mid night on Tuesday and arrive South Africa in the morning but would depart South Africa mid day back to Lagos. Onyema also disclosed that out of over…

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Aero resumes flight operations to Benin City

Aero Contractors is set to resume flight operations to Benin City, the Edo State capital on Monday, September 16, 2019. Aero said that operating flights into the ancient city Benin is another boost for the airline, known for safe, efficient and satisfactory services.  A statement issued by the managing director of the airline, Capt. Ado Sanusi stated that the airline would operate into Benin City four times a week; Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. Sanusi stated that the airline’s Boeing 737-500 aircraft would be used for the operations by nation’s…

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First B-737 aircraft: Dana Air boss expresses commitment to strategic route expansion, fleet renewal plan

.. To acquire more planes before end of 2019 Photo Caption L-R Chiogo Okani, Dana Air cabin crew, Obi Mbanuzuo, Chief Operating Officer, Kingsley Ezenwa Communications Manager, Aniete Ibok, and Emem Ettete, Head of Ground Operations, at the reception of Dana Air’s recently acquired Boeing 737 aircraft  The managing director / chief executive officer of Dana Air, Jacky Hathiramani has said the airline is committed to its strategic route expansion, fleet renewal plan, and its desire to continue to provide unmatched on-time performance, world-class in-flight services and seamless air travel…

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NCAC DG, Runsewe commends Air Peace boss for rescuing stranded Nigerians in South Africa

Director general National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe has lent his support to the unending plaudits to Barrister Allen Onyeama, chairman, Air Peace for the prompt evacuation of Nigerians caught up in xenophobic attacks in South Africa. He appreciated and commended the Air Peace boss for being culturally sensitive to the cries of Nigerians who wished to return back to Nigeria, many who lost their means of livelihood to massive looting while others were intimidated to leave South Africa. ” Barrister Oyeama deserve our support and…

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We’ve not suspended evacuation of Nigerians from South Africa – Air Peace

The management of Air Peace, has debunked the report that it has suspended the evacuation of Nigerians from South Africa. The Chairman and CEO of the airline, Allen Onyema said that Air Peace has not suspended the evacuation exercise but it is waiting for the Nigerian High Commission to get ready the next batch of Nigerians that would be taken out of the country that has become hostile to Africans.  He said that the airline would continue to bring back Nigerians who are willing to return to their country until…

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