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Flights suspended to Kaduna Airport

Kaduna Airport

Flights to Kaduna airport have been temporarily suspended till Monday evening following a fire incident which affected the tower, Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) said in a statement. The statement was issued by Mr Supo Atobatele, the General Manager and Public Relations Officer of NAMA in Abuja on Sunday. It said the agency had already […]

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 […]

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