Tag: Aircraft

MH370 Controls Were Likely Deliberately Manipulated – Investigators

Henry Solomon- July 30, 2018

Investigators released a report on missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on Monday, saying the Boeing 777’s controls were likely deliberately manipulated to take it off ... Read More

Nigeria Unveils National Carrier “Nigeria Air”

Henry Solomon- July 18, 2018

The Nigerian Federal government unveiled a National Carrier "Nigeria Air" on Wednesday in the United Kingdom. Minister of State, Aviation, Hadi Sirika made the announcement ... Read More

News Summary 26/04/2017; Aviation College Zaria Gets New Aircraft

Abdul Jimoh- April 26, 2017

Aviation College Zaria Gets New Aircraft With the dynamic nature of the aviation sector in views and getting to grips with quality manpower development, the ... Read More

Ordeal of A Libya Returnee: I had To Drink Urine

Henry Solomon- February 22, 2017

A Returnee among the batch of 171 Nigerians deported from Libya, Gift Peters, while narrating her ordeal said she had to drink urine as meal ... Read More

Dana Air Debunks Rumours Of Plane Crash

Henry Solomon- December 11, 2016

Dana Airline has debunked rumours making the rounds about a plane crash in Lagos. The airline which suffered a crash in 2012, said in a ... Read More

Plane Carrying Brazilian Footballers Crashes In Colombia

Henry Solomon- November 29, 2016

An aircraft with 81 people aboard, including Brazilian footballers, crashed in central Colombia, and rescuers are moving survivors from the site, the country's civil aviation ... Read More

No Official In Malta Plane Crash Says EU

Henry Solomon- October 24, 2016

The European Union (EU) has said that none of its border officials were on board the plane that crashed in Malta on Monday. A light ... Read More

Arik Air To Resume Flight Operations Today

Henry Solomon- September 14, 2016

Arik Air will resume normal flights  Wednesday morning, 24 hours after it suspended operations over problems with insurance. In a statement on its website,  Nigeria’s  ... Read More

Additional Aircraft Deployed To South-South Region To Support Operation Pulo Shield

Tanimu- June 8, 2016

Defense HQ, Abuja: The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed additional aircraft to the Niger Delta in support of the military operations code named “OPERATION ... Read More

Nigerian Air Force Trains Personnel To Boost Response Time – Chief of Air Staff

Henry Solomon- April 28, 2016

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has trained 2, 810 of its personnel in the last nine months to enhance the professional efficiency of the force. ... Read More

Boko Haram Hit Hard By Nigerian Airforce F-7NI Fighter Aircraft

Henry Solomon- April 13, 2016

The Nigerian Airforce (NAF) said its Fighter Aircraft had struck insurgents’ logistics base at Kangarawa in Northern part of Borno. This is contained in a ... Read More

Fighter Jet Spare Parts To Be Produced Locally, As AirForce, Innoson sign MoU

Henry Solomon- March 30, 2016

The Nigerian Air Force and Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing Company on Wednesday have finally signed a Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) that would see the company produce ... Read More

America’s Giant Aircraft Manufacturer, Boeing, To Cut 4,000 Jobs in 2016

Henry Solomon- March 30, 2016

Major American aircraft designer and manufacturer company, Boeing says it will eliminate about 4,000 jobs in its commercial airplanes division by the middle of this ... Read More

Ministry of Transport Still Discussing With President Buhari On National Carrier – Amaechi

Henry Solomon- February 10, 2016

Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transport The Ministry of Transport says it has commenced discussion with President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that the nation has ... Read More

NCCA Grounds Bristow Fleet Operations In Nigeria

Henry Solomon- February 4, 2016

Bristow Aircraft (Photo: Internet) The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has suspended Bristow Helicopter’s aircraft type SikorskyS-76 from further operations in Nigeria due to the ... Read More

Nigerian Air Force Helicopter Crash Lands

Henry Solomon- November 10, 2014

A Nigerian Air Force Helicopter with call sign Shark 23 on a training mission executed a controlled forced landing 4 minutes after take-off at the ... Read More