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Federal government asks foreign airlines move to new Abuja airport terminal before March 31

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has directed all foreign airlines operating at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja to move to the new international terminal on or before March 31.
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Engine failure forces Air France A380 back to Abidjan

A mid-flight engine failure forced an Air France A380 jet with more than 500 passengers on board to turn back to the Ivory Coast capital Abidjan where it landed without further incident early Sunday.
President Buhari commissions Portharcourt International Airport Terminal Building in Rivers State on 25th Oct 2018 9

Air France to quit Port Harcourt airport in March

Investigations have revealed that one of the three foreign carriers operating direct flight from their bases, Air France/KLM, may quit Port Harcourt International Airport (PHIA), Port Harcourt, due to low load factor.
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.

Lufthansa Airlines passengers stranded at Lagos airport

Some passengers of Lufthansa Airlines to Frankfurt, Germany, were on Wednesday night stranded at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, due to inability of the airline to airlift them as scheduled.
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US Iran sanctions move hits European companies

US President Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the 2015 nuclear accord with Iran and reimpose a raft of sanctions puts European businesses on the spot.
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Congolese opposition leader Paulin Makaya prevented from travelling abroad

Congolese opposition leader Paulin Makaya, recently released from prison after three years, has again been prevented from leaving Brazzaville, his family said.
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Bruno Le Maire: No plans to sell stake in Air France-KLM

France has no plans for now to sell its stake in Air France-KLM and the priority is to increase the competitiveness of the group’s French unit, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, said on Thursday.

NCAA generates N15.27 billion from ticket sales charges in 8 months

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has generated N15.27billion as revenue from the Ticket Sales Charge (TSC) in the past eight months.
US President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall in Tampa, Florida, on July 31, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - SAUL LOEB

Iran drags Donald Trump to World Court over renewed sanctions

Iran will argue Monday against renewed sanctions imposed by the United States President Donald Trump, as a bitter legal battle between Tehran and Washington opens before the International Court of Justice, UN’s top court, also known as the World Court.

Air France unions want French CEO not Canadian

Air France-KLM was tipped to name Canada’s Ben Smith as its new chief executive on Thursday, whose mooted nomination has run into immediate resistance from the group’s powerful unions.
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French rappers Booba, Kaaris detained over airport brawl

Two of France’s biggest rap stars, Booba and Kaaris have been ordered to spend a month in custody after a brawl between them and their entourages delayed flights and forced a partial shutdown of a Paris airport.

France 2018: Falconets arrive Tirol for final camping

The delegation of Nigeria’s U20 Women National Team, Falconets, has touched down in the Austrian city of Tirol for a final training camp ahead of the 9th FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup finals taking place in France next month.
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Hundreds of Nigerians stranded at Charles De Gaulle Airport

Passengers including hundreds of Nigerian on board Air France operated commercial aircraft from and to Lagos and Abuja were since Wednesday stranded at Charles De Gaulle International Airport, Paris.
Protesters barricade a street in the Port-au-Prince suburb of Petion-Ville on July 7, 2018, to protest against the increase in fuel prices. Haiti's Prime Minister, Jack Guy Lafontant, on Saturday called for patience from residents of the Caribbean nation amid deadly protests over an unpopular fuel price rise. At least one person has died there in the past day. The capital has stood paralyzed since July 6, following the government announcement that gasoline prices would rise by 38 percent, diesel by 47 percent and kerosene by 51 percent starting this weekend. HECTOR RETAMAL AFP/Getty Images

Haiti government suspends controversial fuel price hike after violent protests

Haiti’s Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant on Saturday announced the suspension “until further notice” of an unpopular fuel price hike that triggered violent protests in the Caribbean nation.

Appeal Court awards damages against Air France for breach of contract

The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos, has held that Air France was liable for breach of contract between it and one of its passengers, Mr Chidi Adebanya, for compelling him to pay additional money in respect of purported excess luggage.

French premier warns of ‘turbulence’ if striking Air France staff reject pay offer

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Thursday warned of “turbulence” if Air France staff unions who are striking reject pay offer.

French rail strike resumes as government warns it won’t back down

French rail workers launched their latest two-day strike on Sunday over plans to overhaul the heavily indebted train operator SNCF, the biggest test yet to President Emmanuel Macron's drive to reform the country's economy.

French rail workers kick-off strike against reforms

French rail workers kicked off three months of rolling strikes on Tuesday targeting the sweeping reforms in the country.

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