FAAN reopens Port Harcourt Airport to flight operations

he Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has announced the reopening of flight operations at the Port Harcourt International Airport (PHIA) to the general public. Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, General Manager, Corporate Affairs, of the FAAN, said on Sunday in Lagos that the airport was on Saturday night closed due to the fire incident. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that FAAN had on Saturday … Continue reading FAAN reopens Port Harcourt Airport to flight operations

US Govt Charges Air Peace CEO, Allen Onyema, With Bank Fraud, Money Laundering

The United States has charged the CEO of Air Peace Airline, Allen Onyema, with bank fraud and money laundering. According to a statement issued on Friday by the US Department of Justice, Onyema had moved more than $20 million from Nigeria through United States bank accounts in a scheme involving false documents based on the purchase of airplanes. “Onyema allegedly leveraged his status as a … Continue reading US Govt Charges Air Peace CEO, Allen Onyema, With Bank Fraud, Money Laundering

Emirati Women’s Day: Emirati first officers at Emirates spread their wings to five continents

To mark this year’s Emirati Women’s Day, five talented and passionate Emirati first officers at Emirates airline helped put the spotlight on women in aviation, and the advancement of women in the UAE, by flying to five continents on the same day. Watch the video, released on Emirates’ social media platforms, and see how these women literally spread their wings and spread a message of inspiration from … Continue reading Emirati Women’s Day: Emirati first officers at Emirates spread their wings to five continents

Emirates Aviation University introduces a special package for international students

Emirates Aviation University has introduced an “international student study package”, offering financial benefits and support to international students. The package includes 20% savings on costs for university accommodation, 15% discount on programme fees, and a complimentary Economy class return ticket per year on Emirates. The package will also offer the students free services for three persons from marhaba, the world’s leading passenger services providers, free … Continue reading Emirates Aviation University introduces a special package for international students

Passengers escape death as Air Peace plane crash-lands in Lagos

A major air disaster was averted on Tuesday at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos State, as flight B737 aircraft belonging to Air Peace Airlines lost one of its front tyres. The plane which had a female pilot took off from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, crashed-landed as the female pilot tried to control the situation. No casualty was recorded as emergency personnel were on ground … Continue reading Passengers escape death as Air Peace plane crash-lands in Lagos

Police identify Lagos Airport intruder as Nigerien

The Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos Police Command, has identified the man who climbed an Azman Air aircraft at the airport on Friday as Usman Adamu from neighbouring Republic of Niger. The spokesperson for the Command, DSP Joseph Alabi, disclosed the identity of the 32-year-old Nigerien to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Lagos. Alabi said the Nigerien, who is currently … Continue reading Police identify Lagos Airport intruder as Nigerien