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Fire guts Kaduna Airport control tower

Kaduna Airport

Simon Ateba/Aviation correspondent Fire has engulfed the control tower of the Kaduna Airport, severely damaging it. Witnesses said fire started briefly after 3pm Easter Sunday and was not put out until the control tower was razed down. “As I am talking to you now, fired has razed down the control tower,” a witness at the […]

Etihad’s Q1 income jumps 27 per cent

Etihad airline: 27 % jump in Q1 income

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways reported Tuesday a 27-percent annual rise in revenues to $1.4 billion for the first quarter of 2014 on the back of surging passenger and cargo figures. Etihad, which is in advanced talks to buy a stake in Italy’s struggling Alitalia, said income from equity partners and codesharing deals increased 23 percent […]

Malaysia Finds Nothing ‘Abnormal’ In MH370 Transcript

A Malaysian airline Boeing 777-200: no trace yet

Malaysian authorities have released the transcript of communications between the cockpit crew and air traffic controllers of missing Flight MH370 and they found nothing ‘abnormal’ in their conversation. A statement by Defence and Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said there was no signs of foul play in the conversation between the two departments.”There is no indication […]

Bauchi airport named after Tafawa Balewa

The new airport built by the Bauchi State government, has been named after Nigeria’s first Prime Minister, Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa. Gov. Isa Yuguda made this known to newsmen on Friday, shortly after he landed at the airport to assess preparations for its inauguration by President Goodluck Jonathan on March 29. He said the airport, […]

Strike paralyses flights in Germany

Lufthansa airlines: strike paralyses operations

Air passengers in Germany faced delays, disruption and hundreds of flight cancellations across the country Thursday as ground staff, baggage handlers and maintenance workers walked out over pay. Lufthansa, Germany’s biggest airline and hardest hit by the strike, on Wednesday announced that it would cancel around 600 of its European and domestic flights until 2:00 […]

Missing MH370 Malaysian Plane Came Down In Indian Ocean, Says PM

Malaysian Boeing 777: the riddle continues

The missing Malaysia Airlines jet came down in the Indian Ocean, Prime Minister Najib Razak said Monday, as the airline reportedly told relatives it had been lost and that none on board survived. “It is therefore with deep sadness and regret that I must inform you that, according to this new data, flight MH370 ended […]

China’s satellite picks image of possible MH370-linked object

Malaysian Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein shows a note from the Chinese ambassador stating that they have received new satellite images during the search for missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH370

China has a new satellite image of a large floating object in the Indian Ocean that could be related to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, officials said Saturday. Malaysian Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein announced the news during his daily press briefing when he was handed a note by an aide. “The news that I just […]

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