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Ibom Air breaks ranks with Nigerian domestic aviators’ plan to stop flights over jet fuel cost

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Uyo-based airline, Ibom Air, on Saturday said it will not take part in an industry plan to stop flights from Monday over the high cost of jet fuel, saying the move would affect revenues needed to service obligations to financiers and suppliers. The Airline Operators of Nigeria association said on Friday that members will stop Read More…

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More than 2,038 lives lost to air accidents in Nigeria in 53 years — Bureau

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Emmanuel Arewa/AFP. In picture above: Rescuers and firefighters work among the wreckage from the plane that crashed on June 3, 2012, in Nigeria’s largest city of Lagos, killing all of the 153 people on board, in the densely populated Toyin Area in Lagos. Credits: Emmanuel Arewa/AFP A total of 2,038 persons died in Read More…

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Nigeria to launch new national airline by April, says Sirika

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: International Maritime Organization. The Muhammadu Buhari administration will not leave in 2023 without establishing a new national airline. The timing is even closer. In spite of the numerous hiccups which have bedevilled its launch in the past, the Nigerian government says it will launch a new national airline by April. When it does Read More…

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[VIDEO] Remembering Flight ADK 086 of Nov 7, 1996

Reading Time: 8 minutes Image Credits: Utibe Ukim/Facebook. Video reconstruction now available NOVEMBER 7, 1996 was to be a busy evening in Abuja for me. I had scheduled an interview and a photo session with the chef at the Nicon Noga Hilton, now Transcorp Hilton, for the December edition of the ADC Airlines’ inflight magazine, The Plume, which I Read More…