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Tuesday, 19 June 2018

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  • AIB RELEASES SIX FINAL ACCIDENTS,INCIDENT REPORTS BETWEEN 2009,2O14 - The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has released six final accident and serious incident reports that occurred in the Nigeria aviation industry between 2009 and 2014. Among the six reports released were two accidents and four serious incidents. One of the accidents was the one involving Associated Aircraft crash of October...
  • SAATM: NIGERIA’S AVIATION IN FOR GOOD TIME - No fewer than 23 African heads of state and governments, at the last general assembly of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, approved the establishment of a Single African Air Transport Market(SAATM) to fully implement the Yamoussoukro Decision in which all barriers in the African airspace are obliterated...
  • PAY YOUR DEBTS, NO ROOM FOR DEBTS FORGIVENESS, SIRIKA TELLS DEBTOR AIRLINES - The Federal Government has advised indigenous airline operators in the country to pay up whatever debts they owe service providers instead of looking up to highly placed persons in government to help them to either waive the debts or re-negotiate them. The Minister of State, Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika handed...
  • FAAN TAKES SECURITY TO A NEW LEVEL AT THE NATION’S AIRPORTS - It is no gainsaying that Nigeria is no longer a pushover in world aviation going by its recent safety records. Since 1925 when the first aircraft landed on a golf course in Kano, Northern Nigeria, the country has always been in the forefront in aviation not only in Africa but...
  • DISPATCHER — WHEN WEATHER WAS BAD - Weather, ground and aloft, is a highly influencing factor in aeroplane commuting. Different types of weather phenomena have uniquely different effects on the aircraft. Weather types cannot be controlled by the aviator or any man but much of it can be managed relating to the aviator’s work. Quite many types...
  • UNDER THE RADAR — ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION AND CLIMATE CHANGE: AN APPRAISAL - Preamble In the village of my birth which is in God’s own State, and by extension all original traditional settlements around the globe,the town crier’s Ekwe (gong) wooden or metallic, is a symbol of authority and a major instrument for information dissemination. The sound waves it generatesconstitute an alert signal...
  • AIR PEACE HOPPER DEBUTS….TO UNITE NIGERIA, TAKES DELIVERY OF NEW EMBRAER - Air Peace has taken delivery of a second Embraer 145 within a week to boost the fleet of its subsidiary, Air Peace Hopper, in a bid by the airline to remove the pains of air travellers through improved connectivity from one part of the country to another. Air Peace, a...

AIB RELEASES SIX FINAL ACCIDENTS,INCIDENT REPORTS BETWEEN 2009,2O14

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has released six final accident and serious incident reports that occurred in the Nigeria aviation industry between 2009 and 2014. Among the six reports released were two accidents...

SAATM: NIGERIA’S AVIATION IN FOR GOOD TIME

No fewer than 23 African heads of state and governments, at the last general assembly of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, approved the establishment of a Single African Air Transport Market(SAATM) to full...

PAY YOUR DEBTS, NO ROOM FOR DEBTS FORGIVENESS, SIRIKA TELLS...

The Federal Government has advised indigenous airline operators in the country to pay up whatever debts they owe service providers instead of looking up to highly placed persons in government to help them to either waive...

AIR PEACE HOPPER DEBUTS….TO UNITE NIGERIA, TAKES DELIVERY OF NEW...

Air Peace has taken delivery of a second Embraer 145 within a week to boost the fleet of its subsidiary, Air Peace Hopper, in a bid by the airline to remove the pains of air travellers through improved connectivity from ...

NAMA MD TASKS SERVICOM COMMITTEE ON SERVICE EXCELLENCE

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Captain Fola Akinkuotu has charged the newly inaugurated SERVICOM (Service Compact with all Nigerians) committee to ensure that the system of servi...

Aviation Business

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SAHCOL WINS GNPN AWARD AS BEST AVIATION HANDLING COMPANY

SAHCOL WINS GNPN AWARD AS BEST AVIATION HANDLING...

The Skyway Aviation Handling Company limited, SAHCOL has been honoured with the Grassroots Newspapers Publishers Network Award, as “Best Aviation Handling Company of...
MED-VIEW SET FOR LAGOS/DUBAI FLIGHTS

MED-VIEW SET FOR LAGOS/DUBAI FLIGHTS

Medview   Airline   has announced   plans   to commence flights to Dubai in the United Arab Emirate effective Thursday December 7, 2017. T h e...
MED-VIEW SET FOR LAGOS/DUBAI FLIGHTS

MED-VIEW SET FOR LAGOS/DUBAI FLIGHTS

Medview   Airline   has announced   plans   to commence flights to Dubai in the United Arab Emirate effective Thursday December 7, 2017. T h e...
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Foreign News

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BOEING WANTS TO PRODUCE A PLANE EVERY 10 HOURS BY...

Boeing aims to keep increasing its record pace of aircraft production. CEO Dennis Muilenburg told CNBC that “by the end of the decade” Boeing “will be building more than 900 airplanes a year.&...

BOEING, CDB AVIATION FINALISE ORDER FOR 52 737 MAXS AND...

$7.4 billion deal first announced at 2017 Paris Air Show Puts 737 MAX programme over 4,000 orders Boeing and CDB Aviation have finalised an order for 42 737 MAX 8s, 10 737 MAX 10s and eight 787-9 Dreamliners. T...

Air New Zealand battles to overcome fuel shortages

Air New Zealand’s domestic network is operating largely as normal and the situation is beginning to stabilise as the airline manages its way through the impact of Refining New Zealand’s temporary shut-down ...

BOEING DEBUTS 787-10 DREAMLINER

The Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, the third member of the 787 Dreamliner family, made its debut last February 17 at Boeing South Carolina. Thousands of employees at the North Charleston, S.C. site celebrated the ev...

Interviews

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ENCOUNTER

AVIATIONLINE: GIVE US YOUR VIEWS ON MULTIPLE TAXATION OWOLABI: Thank you. You remember before I left as MD of SAHCOL the issue of multiple taxation had died down. After I left, there was no month, there was no ...

STAR INTERVIEW – Common front between the agencies and the...

Following the Executive Order, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, the managers of no fewer than 22 Airports in the country moved into action to bring a new lease of life into the nation’s ai...

ENCOUNTER: ARIK AIR: NCAA HAS QUESTIONS TO ANSWER…Owolabi

Your views about the fate of Arik Air. Gentlemen, I am very happy to see you. It has been some time. You know, one has been moving in and out. When you are an aviator there is no way you can shy away from your ...

STAR INTERVIEW — AIRPORTS DEVELOPMENT WILL AID AGRICULTURE, EXPORT TRADE...

People should start appreciating that everybody has to tighten his or her belt; to go back to the farm. And the government should create an enabling environment to assist them so that we too can start being a c...

Features

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FAAN TAKES SECURITY TO A NEW LEVEL AT THE NATION’S...

It is no gainsaying that Nigeria is no longer a pushover in world aviation going by its recent safety records. Since 1925 when the first aircraft landed on a golf course in Kano, Northern Nigeria, the country h...

EXPERTS ADVISE GOVT ON MAKING AVIATION CRITICAL FACTOR IN NATIONAL...

Experts in the nation’s aviation sector have reached a consensus that the sector can only experience significant growth and   development   if   all   parties   to infrastructure   and   commerc...

EXPERTS ADVISE GOVT ON MAKING AVIATION CRITICAL FACTOR IN NATIONAL...

Experts in the nation’s aviation sector have reached a consensus that the sector can only experience significant growth and   development   if   all   parties   to infrastructure   and   commerc...

Issues

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AIB RELEASES SIX FINAL ACCIDENTS,INCIDENT REPORTS BETWEEN 2009,2O14

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has released six final accident and serious incident reports that occurred in the Nigeria aviation industry between 2009 and 2014. Among the six reports released were two...

DISPATCHER — WHEN WEATHER WAS BAD

Weather, ground and aloft, is a highly influencing factor in aeroplane commuting. Different types of weather phenomena have uniquely different effects on the aircraft. Weather types cannot be controlled by the ...

UNDER THE RADAR — ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION AND CLIMATE CHANGE: AN...

Preamble In the village of my birth which is in God’s own State, and by extension all original traditional settlements around the globe,the town crier’s Ekwe (gong) wooden or metallic, is a symbol of author...

Health

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AIR TRAVEL AND PREGNANCY; ADVICE AND TIPS

AIR TRAVEL AND PREGNANCY; ADVICE AND TIPS

Looking to take a babymoon or spend time with family before your bundle of joy arrives? Traveling during pregnancy is generally safe, according...
HEALTHLINE :LOW SPERM COUNT

HEALTHLINE :LOW SPERM COUNT

DEFINITION: Low sperm count means that the fluid {semen} you ejaculate during an orgasm contains fewer sperm than normal. A low sperm count...

MEN CONCEIVED THROUGH IVF MAY INHERIT FATHER’ S...

Men conceived through intracytoplasmic sperm injection – a form of fertility treatment – may have poorer sperm quantity and quality than those conceived...

Supplement

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NIGERIA AVIATION MINISTER SAYS THE COUNTRY FOLLOWS ICAO SARPS TO...

ENCOUNTER Nigeria’s Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, in addressing several burning issues in Nigeria and African aviation, gave reasons for the country’s excellent performance in 2017. H...

Our Blog

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DOG EATS DOG?

On Thursday July 13, 2017,Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative(ASRTI) held its quarterly Breakfast Meeting with a theme: ‘Aviation as a Catalyst for Economic Growth.’ It had in attendance Minister...
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