Cartel hiked aviation fuel to defraud Nigerians — Airlines

The Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) has blamed scarcity and persistent increase in the price of aviation fuel on a powerful cabal. The Chairman of the association, Captain Nogie Meggison, who made this revelation, advised the government to step in to stop and break the cartel’s hold. “It is obvious that there is a cartel; there is something More...

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By hallmarknews On Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

FG to review aviation policy soon

The Federal Government on Tuesday said it would soon review the Nigeria’s Civil Aviation Policy to accommodate the planned policies of the present administration. This is contained in a statement by the Federal More...

By hallmarknews On Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

FAAN begins passenger screening for diseases at Abuja airport

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said it had intensified surveillance at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, to checkmate ‘’import’’ of infectious diseases. Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, More...

By hallmarknews On Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

NCAA begins immediate audit of airlines

The Director General, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Muhtar Usman, on Tuesday ordered immediate comprehensive audit of all the airlines operating in the country. Usman, who gave the directive in More...

By hallmarknews On Saturday, August 15th, 2015
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Helicopter crash: Full investigation commences with black box recovery, says AIB

The Commissioner, Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), Dr Felix Abali on Friday said that full investigation to unravel the cause of the Bristow helicopter crash would now get underway with the recovery of its black More...

By hallmarknews On Friday, August 14th, 2015
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Emirates airline to launch world’s longest non-stop flight

Emirates Airline is set to operate the world’s longest non-stop commercial flight starting 2016 between Dubai and Panama City. The Chief Executive Officer of the airline, Ahmed-bin-Saeed al-Maktoum, said on More...

By hallmarknews On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Helicopter crashes into Lagos lagoon

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has reported that an unidentified helicopter has crashed into the lagoon at the Oworonshoki area of Lagos. NEMA spokesman, Ibrahim Farinloye, in an SMS said no distress More...

By hallmarknews On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Passengers’ Rights: NCAA frustrates our operations – CPC

A lot of challenges have bedevilled the airline industries in recent times as passengers and other airline customers have bemoaned their experiences. Most users of airlines have complained of poor services such More...

By hallmarknews On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Aircrashes that shook Nigeria (4)

EAS Airlines Flight 4226 crash in 2002 BY Uchechukwu Dominic The Executive Airline Services (EAS) Airlines Flight 4226 was a scheduled flight between Jos and Lagos via Kano. On May 4, 2002, the flight left Mallam More...