Transport

Dana Air Airlifts 5.4m passengers in 11 years, promises to double figure

By Foster Obi Dana Air says the company has airlifted 5.4 million passengers in the last 11 years of its operations. According to a statement by the airline’s Media and Communications Manager, Mr Kingsley Ezenwa, the airline hopes to double the figure by sustaining its operational efficiency, increasing its fleet size, maintaining its record on-time […]

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Arik Air not fit for national carrier — FG

The Federal Executive Council presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday approved N2.97 billion for fencing and perimeter road for the Port- Harcourt International Airport. Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents after the FEC meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. “The second memorandum is for the fencing […]

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NPA MD Hosts Female Marine Pilots

By Foster Obi Female marine pilots, who are also staff of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), recently came on a working visit to honour the managing director (MD), Hadiza Bala Usman. In the picture, the MD (Middle), receives a portrait from Pilot Nkopuyo Abraham (2nd left), Pilot Abiodun Ogunpitan (left), Pilot Otobing Ekam (2nd right) […]

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Arik Air resumes flights to Owerri

Arik Air says it will resume flight services to the Sam Mbakwe Airport, Owerri, from Oct. 21. The airline made the announcement in a statement signed by its Chief Executive Officer, Capt. Roy Ilegbodu, on Monday in Lagos. Ilegbodu said the airline suspended flights to Owerri early in 2019 due to operational exigencies, adding that […]