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Nigerian Senate opposes closure of Abuja Airport; say diverting flights to Kaduna will endanger lives of Nigerians

-Anietie Udobit, NASS Following the planned closure of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, the Senate said the diversion of flights to Kaduna Airport as an alternative would pose a major security risk to lives and properties of Nigerians. In a sponsored motion by Senator Hope Uzodinma representing Imo West Senatorial District which

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President Buhari approves 4 key appointments in the Aviation sector

-Oru Leonard, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the following appointments of Captain Fola C. Akinkuotu- as Managing Director, Nigerian Airspace Management Agency(NAMA). Captain Akinkuotu is a seasoned Transport Pilot, Flight and Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Airline Chief Executive and a trained Aviation Industry Regulator; Professor Sani Abubakar Mashi as Director-General, Nigerian

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Foreign airlines reject Kaduna airport as alternative to Abuja

-Aviation Correspondent Representatives of international airlines operators have rejected the Kaduna International Airport as alternative destination for Abuja flights to enable government carry out repairs on the runway of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. Speaking at a stakeholders meeting yesterday, a representative of the international airlines operators, Mr. Osho Joseph said

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