Dana Air takes delivery of Boeing 737 Aircraft to boost operation

Dana Air has taken Delivery of a Boeing 737-300 series with registration number 5N-DNA to boost its operation. The airline’s accountable manager, Obi Mbanuzo disclosed that the aircraft was flown in from Italy yesterday. He said with the delivery, the airline now has 6 airplanes in its fleet. Mbanuzo stated the number of aircraft in their fleet will increase to nine by the the end of the year. He said two of the airline’s airplanes have gone for checks abroad . The aircraft was welcomed on arrival at the Murtala…

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Ethiopian adds Innovative App Feature ‘Feel Addis’ to elevate passengers’ layover experience

Passengers flying Ethiopian with layover between 8 and 24 hours in Addis Ababa are set to have their end-to-end layover experience transformed in a whole new way with the launch of the airline’s digitized transit package dubbed Feel Addis. The enhanced service brings convenience to passengers’ fingertips allowing them to get their hotel voucher and transit visa card with their mobile devices. “As an airline continuously adapting our services to the evolving needs and expectations of passengers, we always look for opportunities to enhance passengers’ end-to-end travel experience as they…

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Anambra Govt. commends Air Peace boss over evacuation of Nigerians from South Africa  

The Anambra State government has commended the founder and Chairman of Nigeria’s biggest carrier, Allen Onyema, for what it called his unprecedented patriotic gesture in bringing back free of charge in 187 Nigerians from South Africa threatened by the ongoing xenophobic attacks against African and Asian immigrants in the rainbow nation.  The commendation is contained in a statement Thursday in Awka, the Anambra State capital, by the state Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, Mr C. Don Adinuba, who explained that the government decided to commend Mr Onyema after a…

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NCAA commends Arik Air for operational efficiency

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has commended Arik Air for its contribution to effective, efficient, safe and secure operations despite challenges in the operating environment. The authority in a letter dated September 4, 2019 and signed by the Director General, Captain Muhtar Usman also extended its appreciation to Arik Air based on the airline’s compliance with settlement of 5 percent Ticket Sales Tax/Charter Sales Tax (TSC/CS) as enshrined in the Civil Aviation Act 2006 (As amended). Other key performances for which NCAA commended Arik Air include timely remittance of…

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South Africa frustrates evacuation of Nigerians

South Africa authorities are frustrating the evacuation of Nigerians who have been readied for the first batch of airlift from that country. Some Nigerians who have turned up for the airlift were quizzed and some others were arrested for expired travel documents when they have already submitted for voluntary evacuation. Air Peace flight, which left Nigeria 11:30 pm yesterday arrived OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg about 4:00 is waiting for Nigerians to be evacuated. Informed Nigerian at the High Commission in Johannesburg said that after the Commission had prepared the…

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Xenophobic attacks: First batch of 320 Nigerians evacuated from South Africa

No fewer that 320 Nigerians who are the first batch to be evacuated from South Africa will a rrive at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, Wednesday, 1:00 pm Nigerian time. This is coming just as the Consul General of Nigeria to South Africa has described Air Peace gesture as unprecedented.   Air Peace is voluntarily airlifting the Nigerians in support of the federal government. The federal government said that any Nigerian that is willing to return home should indicate interest. The flight is expected to land at the…

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Aviators Africa to celebrate 10th anniversary with awards, gala

Aviators Africa is set to host the cremé de la cremé of Africa aviation, its friends and development partners across the globe to a great experience of the firm’s history, awards and gala night in commemoration of its 10 years of unparalleled service to the Africa aviation and tourism industry. The Aviators Africa Awards, tagged “The Towers Awards”, is aimed at recognising and celebrating excellence and productivity in the Africa aviation landscape towards fostering healthy competition, quality, innovation, creativity and originality every year. Over the past one decade of its…

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Airports: FG assures of improvement in safety, security, as FAAN graduates 727 AVSEC, fire officers  

Photo Caption: Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, performing different roles during the match pass The minister of Aviation has said that the federal government of Nigeria will continue to improve on safety and security at the nation’s airports through training and capacity development of staff, in line with the provisions of the International Civil Aviation Organization. He made this disclosure at the passing out parade for 727 Aviation Security and Aerodrome Rescue and Fire Firefighting Services personnel held in Service Development Centre, Afaka, Kaduna State on Saturday, September 7,…

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Max Air incident: Our ILS in Minna airport not epileptic – NAMA

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has said its Instrument Landing System, ILS in Minna Airport, Niger state is in good working condition and not epileptic with unreliable signals as alleged by Max Air. The management of NAMA is reacting to a statement by Max Air’s director of operations, Capt. Ibrahim Dilli who attributed the airline’s unfortunate incident involving its Boeing 747-400 with registration No. 5N-DBK at Minna airport on Saturday, the 7th of September, to the Instrument Landing System at the Minna Airport NAMA in a statement signed by…

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NCAA lauds five airlines over consistency in payment of 5% TSC/CSC

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has commended five domestic airlines for their consistency in the remittance of 5 percent Ticket Sales Charges/Cargo Sales Charges (TSC/CSC). The NCAA in a statement signed by Sam Adurogboye, general manager public relations, noted that the payment is in compliance with the Nigeria Civil Aviation Act 2006 (As amended). The airlines are Air Peace Airline, Overland Airways, Medview Airline, Aero Contractors and Allied Air Limited. Other key considerations for recognition by the Authority are timely remittance of Cargo Sales Charges (CSC); beneficial working relationship,…

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