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Medview, NAHCON bicker over pilgrims airlift contracted to Saudi Arabia

Nigerian carrier Medview Airlines and the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) are at loggerheads over alleged breach of the terms of the contract for the airlift of pilgrims for the 2019 Hajj in Saudi Arabia.
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How protectionists policies drive aviation growth – experts

Unless government puts in place policies to protect indigenous carriers, the growth of the sector will remain elusive, experts have said.
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Hajj: Nigeria signs agreement with Max Air, Medview, FlyNas

During an Airlift Signing Agreement held Monday at the head office of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON ), in Abuja, the chairman of the commission, Abdullahi Muhammad, enjoined the approved air carriers to discharge their responsibilities diligently.
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.

Airlines lose billions over election postponement

Domestic carriers were hard hit by the postponement of Presidential and National Assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), resulting in the loss of several billions of naira that would have been earned as revenue from ticket sales.

Official: 1,176 Kaduna pilgrims return home

Yunusa Abdullahi, the Public Relations Officer, Kaduna State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, says 1,176 pilgrims have returned from Saudi Arabia after a successful 2018 hajj exercise.
Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika

Boarding a Nigerian flight of fancy

The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, thinks he has found the medicine for public opinion: listen with blocked ears.
Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika unveiling the Nigeria Air in the UK

Nigeria Air: Aviation experts commend unveiling

More reactions have continued to trail Wednesday’s unveiling of the logo of a new national carrier, the Nigeria Air, by the Federal Government.

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.

NAHCON transports 9,347 Hajj pilgrims from Madinah to Makkah

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) says it has moved no fewer than 9,347 Nigeria pilgrims to Makkah out of 26,000 pilgrims earlier transported to Madinah.

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