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Stakeholders fault Federal Government’s plan for repairs of Enugu airport

The planned closure of Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu State, by the Federal Government to give way for contractors to fix the runway, is not going down well with stakeholders from the South East. For some time now, the runway has been in a state of disrepair; hence government has decided to fix it this Saturday, August 24. The Guardian

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Air Peace Flight Experiences Emergency Landing in Lagos

Nigerian major carrier, Air Peace, yesterday morning declared emergency landing when its flight operated by Boeing B737-500 with registration number 5NBQO encountered harsh weather when approaching the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos. The Pilot-in-Command of the flight, Captain Simisola Ajibola, demanded a Runway 18R, which is a longer runway, and the aircraft landed and passengers were safely evacuated. In

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NAMA splits Lagos airspace control centre to boost services

Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has successfully split the Lagos Sub-Flight Information Region (Sub-FIR) airspace into two sectors, as part of a move to enhance air traffic services. The two sectors – Lagos West Area Control Centre on 120.9MHz radio frequency and Lagos East Area Control Centre on 127.3MHz frequency – have since commenced operations. NAMA, which disclosed this development

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Foreign airlines shun Nigeria’s airspace over safety concerns

• Operators blame poor communication, unqualified traffic controllers • We are restructuring airspace to end challenges, says NAMA • House of Reps tasks aviation agencies on standards Safe travel in Nigeria’s airspace is in jeopardy despite efforts by government at improving navigation infrastructure. Pilots are increasingly getting worried about poor communication between cockpits and control towers, a persistent problem that

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FG takes payment of defunct Nigeria Airways ex-workers in Diaspora to London

The Federal Government has taken the verification and payment of ex-workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways Limited (NAL) in Diaspora to London, United Kingdom (UK). The two-week exercise, which will be conducted by an inter-ministerial team, begins today, Monday, June 24, 2019, at the Nigerian High Commission Complex in London, United Kingdom (UK), according to the Presidential Initiative on Continuous

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Air Peace plane overshoots runway at Port Harcourt Airport

AIB Commences Investigation An Air Peace plane, yesterday, overshot the runway at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omegwa, Rivers State. The plane, with registration number 5N-BRN, from Abuja to Port Harcourt had 94 passengers and six crewmembers on board, all of whom disembarked safely. The airline blamed the incident on yesterday’s afternoon heavy downpour. The airline Chief Operating Officer, Toyin

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