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Aero Contractors flight makes emergency landing in Sokoto

An Aero Contractors flight from Sokoto to Abuja made an emergency landing on Wednesday due to a faulty landing gear.

Larry Page’s flying taxis approach regulatory approval in New Zealand

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern is set to announce a new agreement with a company financed by Google co-Founder Larry Page to test autonomous air taxis for official certification in the country, reports The New York Times.

Medview Airline: Why our Maiduguri-bound flight turned back after taxiing

Medview Airlines on Sunday said passengers were not exposed to danger when it aborted its Maiduguri-bound flight due to technical issues.

Boeing says it has Trump deal on Air Force One planes

Boeing said Tuesday it has reached an agreement to build future Air Force One planes after addressing Donald Trump's criticism over hefty costs associated with the presidential aircraft.

Air Peace sets new record as B777 aircraft arrives

Nigeria’s leading carrier Air Peace on Friday set a new record with the arrival of its newly acquired Boeing B777-200 aircraft, becoming the first and only Nigerian airline to procure and register the brand of airliner in the country.

Search continues for missing Iranian plane, no wreckage found yet

Iranian rescue teams were still trying to locate the wreckage of a plane on Monday a day after it crashed with 65 people on board, as glacial temperatures and mountainous terrain hampered their search.

Passenger plane with 66 people on board crashes in Iran

A passenger plane carrying 66 people has crashed in southern Iran, the country’s semi-official Fars news agency reported.

Ethiopian airlines to commence direct flight to Geneva

Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest carrier, has announced its plans to commence direct flight thrice weekly to Geneva, Switzerland from June 3.

China orders 184 Airbus A320 planes

China has ordered 184 Airbus A320 planes to be delivered to 13 airlines, French officials said Wednesday as President Emmanuel Macron wrapped up a state visit to the country.

Airlines maintenance in foreign countries make operations difficult – aeronautic engineer

Engr. John Ekundayo, an aeronautic engineer with one of the domestic carriers, in his remarks, said that carrying out of checks on the aircraft in foreign countries make operations difficult for the airlines.

Aviation sector’ll benefit from AfDB’s $2 billion facility – Hadi Sirika

The African Development Bank is focusing on Nigeria’s aviation sector as it provides financial assistance of over $2bn for the development of aviation infrastructure in different countries.

Federal govt nears deal with Boeing, Airbus on national carrier

The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, says that the Federal Government is set to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Boeing on the establishment of a national carrier for Nigeria.

Tokyo ends down after sharp reverse as Asia markets mostly slip

Japanese stocks ended the day in the red as it suffered a sharp reverse in afternoon trade after hitting fresh 26-year highs, with most other Asian markets also falling.

Aero Contractors gets NCAA approval for C-checks

Nigeria’s oldest airline, Aero Contractors, has received certification from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority to handle C-checks on Boeing B737-300, B737-400 and B737-500.


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