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Just a couple of days after United Airlines announced that it was canceling more than 5,000 Boeing 737 Max flights through October, American Airlines has announced that it would suspend flights on the beleaguered passenger jet through November 2nd.

American Airlines cancels Boeing 737 Max flights through November

Just a couple of days after United Airlines announced that it was canceling more than 5,000 Boeing 737 Max flights through October, American Airlines has announced that it would suspend flights on the beleaguered passenger jet through November 2nd.
Second Niger Bridge

Official: Federal government may complete second Niger Bridge before 2022

The Second Niger Bridge in Onitsha, Anambra State, being constructed by the Federal Government, may be completed before the 2022 completion date.

Dana Air apologises to passengers over flight disruptions

Dana Air has apologised to its customers over the disruption of their flights on different routes between July 11 and July 13.
Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam holds a press briefing at the headquarters of Ethiopian Airlines in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Sunday, March 10

A strong Nigerian carrier is in Africa’s best interest – Ethiopian Airlines chief

The Group Chief Executive Officer, Ethiopian Airlines (ET), Mr. Tewolde Gebremariam, has made case for a strong air carrier for Nigeria, saying it would benefit Africa and help reduce dominance of foreign carriers (non-African airlines) on the continent.

Passengers stranded at Abuja airport

Passengers at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, have expressed disappointment in Dana airline meant to fly them from Abuja to Port-Harcourt.

NADDC chief lauds UNN for producing first electric car in Nigeria

Director General of the National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), Aliyu Jelani, has commended the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) for being the first to produce electric car in the country.
United Kingdom airline British Airways will resume direct flights to Pakistan in June, a decade after suspending services to the South Asian nation over security concerns, the carrier has announced.

British Airways faces record $230 million fine

British Airways owner IAG is facing a record of 230 million dollars fine for theft of data.
aeroplane

Federal government defaults on VAT waiver for domestic airlines

More than one year after the pronouncement for Value Added Tax to be removed from air transport, the Federal Government has failed to implement the order.
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Controversy rocks recruitment of aerodrome safety, security personnel in FAAN

Attempt by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to close gaps in its personnel requirement in the aerodrome fire rescue and safety as well as Aviation Security Units has run into a hitch following raging controversies over the exercise.
All ten people on board a small plane were killed in a fiery crash Sunday morning when the aircraft struggled to gain altitude after taking off from a suburban Dallas airport, veered to one side and plunged into a hangar, local authorities and witnesses said.

Plane crash kills 10 in Texas

All ten people on board a small plane were killed in a fiery crash Sunday morning when the aircraft struggled to gain altitude after taking off from a suburban Dallas airport, veered to one side and plunged into a hangar, local authorities and witnesses said.

Drug trafficking: FAAN reads riot act to staff, airport users

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has vowed to take appropriate action against any staff of the agency found to have connived with drug traffickers in baggage tagging across all the airports in the country

RTEAN to partner with EFCC in fight against corruption

Members of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) in Kwara state have expressed their readiness to partner with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in its anti-graft war in the country, just as the EFCC said preventive measure is the best way to succeed in its ongoing fight against corruption.
Minister of Railway Development, Mr Joe Ghartey

Ghana denies links with Chinese firm handling Lagos-Ibadan rail line

Ghana’s Minister of Railway Development, Joe Ghartey, has dismissed reports linking his country with the Chinese company building the Lagos-Ibadan rail line in Nigeria.

Uber mulls boat taxis for Lagos

Ride-hailing giant, Uber Technology Inc. is planning to launch its boat business in Lagos to beat traffic congestion.
A major disaster was averted on Saturday as an Air Peace Plane overshot the runway at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Rivers State.

Nigerian pilots raise alarm over dilapidated runways at airports

Nigerian pilots have raised the alarm over the poor state of runways in some of the country’s airports. They said such facilities need urgent intervention from relevant government agencies in order to avert an air accident.
Moscow blamed for disruption of GPS systems at Ben Gurion Airport

Russia denies role in Israeli airport signals jamming

Russia has denied Israeli suggestions that it is behind disruption of GPS signals at Israel’s Ben Gurion airport.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Singapore-flagged container ship Kota Singa is docked at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub, on April 8, 2019. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

16 ships loaded with petrol, commodities arrive Lagos ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) announced on Thursday that sixteen ships conveying petrol and other commodities have arrived at the Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports in Lagos.

Air Peace calls for more synergy between NCAA, AIB to enhance safety

The Nigerian carrier, Air Peace, has called for more synergy between the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) to enhance air safety in Nigeria.

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