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Aviation unions suspend picketing of Caverton Helicopters

The unions in the aviation sector on Monday suspended their plan to picket Caverton Helicopters Limited, following successful deliberations with the airline’s management.
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.

Domestic airlines count loses over polls postponement

Domestic airlines are counting loses over the last minute postponement of Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly Elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

Air Peace lauds Governor Dickson for constructing Bayelsa airport

Nigerian carrier, Air Peace, has commended Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa for constructing the new Bayelsa International Airport, saying it was a new dawn for the people of the state.

ABCON partners EFCC on campaign against money laundering

The Association of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have extended the campaign against money laundering and terrorism financing to Bureaux de Change operators at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MM2), Lagos.

Nigerian airports record 15.2 million passengers, 227,834 aircraft movements in 2018

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria says a total of 15.2 million passengers passed through Nigerian airports in 227,834 aircraft movements in 2018.

Lagos airport agog as Nigeria Airways ex-workers rally for President Buhari’s reelection

The Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, on Friday came alive as ex-workers of Nigeria Airways Limited staged a rally to support the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari.

NAF holds route march ahead general elections

The Nigerian Air Force on Saturday in Lagos assured residents of its commitment to secure the nation as well as ensure the security of lives and property during and after the general elections.
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.

Tight security at Lagos airport as President Buhari visits for campaign

A large number of security operatives were on Saturday deployed to strategic positions at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, ahead of the today’s visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to the state.

Blame past leaders for non-payment of N45 billion severance benefits – Nigeria Airways ex-workers

Former workers of the defunct national carrier Nigeria Airways have criticised past Nigerian Government for their inability to offset their 20 years severance packages and pension despite the array of promises.

Air Peace aborts Lagos-bound flight over bomb scare

A Lagos-bound Air Peace flight was forced to return to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Wednesday, following safety concerns over an explosive on board the aircraft.

FAAN: No bomb on Abuja-Lagos Air Peace flight

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has described as a false the alarm the claim that a bomb was planted on an early morning Air Peace flight from Abuja to Lagos on Wednesday.
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Peter Obi: Why Atiku Abubakar travelled to US

The running mate to Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in the forthcoming 2019 general election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, Peter Obi, has described his principal’s trip to the United States of America as necessary and not undertaken to prove any point.

Air Peace begins inaugural flight from MMA2

A Nigerian Airline, Air Peace, on Wednesday said it had expanded its operations to the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2), Lagos with an inaugural flight to Kaduna.
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New Year: Airlines witness low turnout of passengers in Lagos

Passenger traffic reduced at the arrival wings of Domestic Terminals 1 and 2 of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, on Monday, ahead of the New Year celebrations.

Air Peace decorates first ERJ 145 captain, moves to MMA2

Air Peace Airline has announced the movement of some of its domestic flight operations from the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal One (MMA1) also known as the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) to the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two (MMA2) as from January 2, 2019.
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.

Yuletide: FAAN beefs up security across airports

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said it has beefed up security at all the airports in the country, particularly the international gateways.

FAAN aviation security personnel slumps, dies at Lagos airport

A Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) security personnel, Mr Usman Mohammed, on Friday slumped and died while on duty at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos.

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