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IATA Fumes Over $143.8m Blocked Airline Funds In Nigeria

Ololade Omosan-Agie The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has said that the Nigerian government has blocked airline funds amounting to $143.8m. The funds are from the sale of tickets, cargo space, and other activities., IATA said in its report released on Thursday. The aviation association said globally, such blocked funds …

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Concession: Kano Businessmen To Bid For Aminu Kano Airport

Oluwasina Phillip The Deputy President, Kano Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (KACCIMA) Amb Usman Darma, has said that the Chamber  is making moves to acquire Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA). The acquisition which would be done under a Public Private Partnership arrangement follows an announcement by the …

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Again, Emirates Removes Nigeria From Travel List

Ololade Omosan-Agie Emirates Airline has reversed its decision by excluding Nigeria from eligible countries whose passenger can fly to the United Arab Emirates. The UAE based airline had on Tuesday included Nigeria among six eligible countries to fly into UAE through the airline. “The UAE authorities have announced that effective …

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FG Presents Concept Note on Establishment of Aviation Varsity

Ebuka Daniel The federal government has presented a concept note of the proposed Aviation and Aerospace University to the National Universities Commission (NUC). The commission, a regulator of university education in Nigeria, assured the Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika that it would expeditiously look into the concept document he …

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