Foreign News 

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 of its pipeline to Auckland. A 168 kilometre-long pipeline supplying jet fuel from Marsden Point refinery in Northland to tanks in Wiri, Auckland, has been out of action since last Thursday, causing shortages. It is reported to have been hit by a digger being used to extract swamp kauri near Ruakaka. Air New Zealand has implemented a range…

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FAAN, NiMet get international certification – Minister

Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has received international certification for Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, from Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). The Minister of State, Aviation, Hadi Sirika, while receiving the certification of FAAN and Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) in Abuja on Tuesday, said both certificates were huge achievements toward security and safety in the aviation sector. He said that Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, was the first international Airport in Nigeria to meet the requirement by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and NCAA regulations. “This is indeed…

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