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Air Peace places order for ten new Embraer E195-E2 jets

Nigerian airline Air Peace has placed an order for ten new Embraer E195-E2 jets, becoming the first E-Jets E2 operator in Africa. With all purchase rights exercised, the value of the $2.12bn contract is based on current list prices. The Air Peace contract also includes purchase rights for 20 additional E195-E2. Embraer Commercial Aviation chief commercial

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Govt bans Boeing 737 Max airplanes in Nigeria

Following the fatal crash in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, over the weekend, the Federal Government has banned  Boeing 737 Max airplanes from flying into Nigeria’s airspace, until further notice. Minister of State, Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made the declaration at the end of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting in Abuja, yesterday. The Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane belonging

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Udom delivers two aircrafts for Ibom state-owned airline

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State on Wednesday took delivery of two aircraft for operations at the state-owned airline,  Ibom Air. The official unveiling of the aircraft was performed by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, at Obong Victor Attah International Airport in Uyo. In his remarks, Governor Emmanuel described the airline was a monumental achievement

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Rescheduled Polls: Aero, Arik slash fares by 50% to encourage voters

Nigerian carriers, Aero Contractors and Arik Air, have introduced promo fares to help Nigerians who wish to travel to go and vote during the 2019 General Elections. The airlines made the announcement in separate statements issued by their spokespersons on Monday in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nigerians are set to go

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NCAA Warns Aircraft Owners for Engaging in Illegal Charter Operations

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has threatened to deal decisively with aircraft owners on private operator licence who use their equipment to conduct illegal charter operations. NCAA said any operator caught henceforth engaging in such unauthorised services would have its Air Operator Certificate (AOC) suspended or revoked. The regulatory authority, therefore,

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NCAA to Sanction Aircraft Owners Engaged in Illegal Charter Operations

  The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has threatened to deal decisively with aircraft owners on private operator licence who use their equipment to conduct illegal charter operations,ThisDay reports NCAA said any operator caught henceforth engaging in such unauthorised services would have its Air Operator Certificate (AOC) suspended or revoked. The regulatory authority,

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