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Nigeria okays concession of Lagos, Abuja airports
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Nigeria okays concession of Lagos, Abuja airports

After several years of pussyfooting, Nigeria’s federal government has approved the concession of Lagos and Abuja airports. The approval was given at the federal executive council, FEC, earlier today in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. The concession of the two airports is long overdue because the Murtala Muhammed International Airport and the […]

Boeing favoured in WTO ruling against EU
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Boeing favoured in WTO ruling against EU

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) achieved a significant victory today in its long-running dispute with the European Union over aerospace subsidies. The WTO Appellate Body announced a reversal of last November’s prohibited subsidy ruling against a tax incentive for the production of the Boeing 777X in Washington state. […]

Why Ethiopian Airlines wants to take over Airk Air
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Why Ethiopian Airlines wants to take over Airk Air

Ethiopian Airlines is discussing with the Nigerian government to take over carrier Arik Air, to further expand their presence in the African region. The Director of International Service at the Ethiopian Airlines Group, Mr Esayas Weldemariam, confirmed that they were expanding their presence in West Africa, Allafrica reports. “Following the […]

Norbert Bielderman resigns as CEO of NAHCO
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Norbert Bielderman resigns as CEO of NAHCO

The Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO Aviance) has announced that its chief executive, Norbert Bielderman has resigned from his position as Managing Director and CEO. In an official statement available to PageOne.ng, Nobert Bielderman’s resignation will be effective from August 21, 2017. Following his resignation, Mrs. Folashade Ode was appointed […]

Arik Air gets IATA Ground Operations Certificate
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Arik Air gets IATA Ground Operations Certificate

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has certified Arik Air to have demonstrated full compliance with its procedures with the presentation of its IGOM certificate to the airline, thus becoming the latest African airline to be listed on the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Ground Operations Manual (IGOM) registry. IGOM Registry […]

Air peace announces flight to Akure
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Air peace announces flight to Akure

A Nigerian airline, Air Peace has announced that it will begin scheduled commercial flight operations to the Akure Airport in Ondo. Air peace said in a statement issued by its Corporate Communications Manager, Mr Chris Iwarah in Lagos on Monday. Iwarah said that the carrier was collaborating with the Gov. […]