Repairs of Enugu Airport runway completed-FAAN

The repair of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, runway has been completed, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said in Lagos on Monday. Mrs Herrienta Yakubu, the General Manager, Corporate Affairs, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the runway is now open for full operations following its completion. She said FAAN’s More...

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By Uchenna Ajah On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Storm: KLM cancels 220 flights for Thursday

Dutch airline KLM has cancelled 220 flights planned for Thursday due to powerful storm that is expected to hit the Netherlands. The company said in a notice on its website on Wednesday that the decision had been More...

By hallmarknews On Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

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, More...

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...