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Dana, Asky Airlines signs interline, aircraft agreement

Lagos - Dana Air and Lome, Togo-based Asky Airlines, have signed an interline agreement, which is a commercial pact between two carriers in which one airline can sell the other’s segments, and each will maintain its own code, allowing customers to easily identify the operating airline. The agreement is expected to

Cows stray onto Akure airport runway, FAAN apologises

The cows prevented an Air Peace flight from Lagos from immediate landing Lagos (The Guardian) - A herd of cattle strayed onto the runway of Akure Airport this morning, preventing an Air Peace flight from Lagos from landing.The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has apologised to Air Peace Airlines and its passengers

US Aviation Authority Re-validates Nigeria’s Safety Status

Lagos (Thisday) - The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has revalidated the Category 1 Safety Status given to Nigeria about eight years ago. The safety status has been revalidated few months after the body carried out a successful audit of the country’s aviation industry. This was confirmed by a top official from

Brazen Banditry at Lagos Airport and Regulatory Agency’s Denial

The Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos. Lagos (Thisday) - Although concerned authorities continue to deny the poaching that is going on at the runway of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, the nefarious activities of daring thieves have drawn attention to the consequences of security breaches at the nation’s busiest airport, Chinedu

Boeing’s 737 MAX-9 aircraft receives FAA approval

The world’s largest plane maker Boeing Co said on Friday the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration had officially certified its 737 MAX-9 aircraft for commercial service. The stamp of approval affirms the airplane’s handling, systems and overall performance all comply with required aviation regulations, Boeing said. Boeing said it was in the final stages

RwandAir to Start Flights to Abuja, Cape Town

Kigali (The New Times) - RwandAir, the national carrier of Rwanda, is set to expand its wings to Abuja in Nigeria and Cape Town in South Africa. According to airline officials, RwandAir will operate four weekly flights from Kigali to Cape Town with a stopover in Harare, Zimbabwe. However, the officials did

Airport vehicles collide at London Heathrow; 1 dead, 1 hurt

LONDON (AP) - Two airport vehicles collided on the airfield at London’s Heathrow Airport on Wednesday, killing a British Airways engineer and injuring another man. Police and the ambulance service said they were called just after 6 a.m. to a crash on the taxiway. They said one man was taken to the

Scary landing after United flight loses engine cover

"Scariest flight of my life," passenger Maria Falaschi‏ tweeted. A United flight made an emergency landing in Honolulu on Tuesday after a piece of the cover came off the plane's right engine, United spokesman Charles Hobart said. The incident occurred less than an hour before United Airlines flight 1175 was set to