Tag: Flight

FG arranges 3 more evacuation flights from U.S.

Abdul Jimoh- July 17, 2020

The Federal Government has arranged three more flights to evacuate Nigerians stranded in the United States due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to the Consul ... Read More

Flights Resume at Hong Kong Airport After Protest Chaos

Henry Solomon- August 14, 2019

Flights resumed at Hong Kong’s airport today after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence highlighting the hardening positions of pro-democracy protestors and ... Read More

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

Groups Laud Buhari’s Govt on Improvements in Aviation Sector

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 23, 2018

Some groups, Market Youths Congress of Nigeria, the Igbo Traders Support Group on Good Governance and the Yoruba Women’s Traders Support Group, have commended the ... Read More

Wife Forced Fight Midair to Land When She Discovered Her Husband’s Infidelity

Tanimu- November 9, 2017

A Qatar Airways plane has been forced to land midflight after a woman who used her sleeping husband’s thumb to unlock his smartphone discovered he ... Read More

Abuja International Airport Reconstruction 40% Completed

Henry Solomon- March 27, 2017

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and Julius Berger, the contractor handling the repair of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja runway, have said that ... 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

Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, Takes Over Arik Air

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 9, 2017

The Federal Government has taken over Arik Airline by appointing an Aviation expert, Roy Ukpebo Ilegbodu, to manage the company under the receivership of Oluseye ... Read More

World’s Longest Non-stop Flight Touches Down In Auckland

Henry Solomon- February 6, 2017

The world’s longest commercial flight, from Qatar to New Zealand, touched down for the first time in Auckland on Monday. “We’ve officially landed in New ... Read More

Ibori Returns Home After Jail Term

Henry Solomon- February 4, 2017

Former governor of Delta state, James Onanefe Ibori has returned to Nigeria. He arrived early today in Abuja with a British Airways flight and is ... 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

First Nigeria Contingent To Hajj Under Their Way Back Home

Henry Solomon- September 17, 2016

Nigerian Pilgrims (Photo: NAN) The Nigeria's first contingent of pilgrims to this year’s Hajj pilgrimage left Jeddah International Airport for Nigeria on Saturday. The Flynass ... Read More

#NGR Dream Team VI Finally Lands In Brazil #Rio2016 #Olympics

Henry Solomon- August 4, 2016

Nigeria's Dream team VI have finally arrived Brazil after after a delay in flight. The team will play  their first match of the Olympics football ... Read More

AMCON Takes Over Assets Of AfriJet Airlines

Henry Solomon- June 27, 2016

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), on Friday, took over the assets of Afrijet Airlines Ltd. owned by Chief Vitalis Ibe, over an unpaid ... Read More

Brussels Airport Set To Reopen This Week, Aims At Limited Flight

Henry Solomon- March 29, 2016

Brussels airport has on Tuesday commenced a make-shift check-in area after the last week attack. This was aimed at allowing a limited restart of passenger ... Read More

African U-23 Champions, Dream Team VI, to Arrive Abuja on Monday

Henry Solomon- December 14, 2015

Nigeria U-23 Dream Team VI, African 2015 U-23 Nations Cup Champions Players and officials of the victorious National U-23 Team, Dream Team VI, who are ... Read More