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Turkish Airlines denies shipping arms to Nigeria

Turkish airlines: denies arms shipment to Nigeria

Turkey’s national carrier denied on Wednesday allegations of arms shipments to unknown groups in Nigeria, which has been ravaged by violence between the army and Boko Haram militants. “Turkish Airlines, in accordance with company policy, does not ship arms to countries … where there is a power vacuum or conflict,” the airline said in a […]

Turkish Airlines ships arms to Nigeria, tape reveals

PM Erdogan:  Twitter ban backfires

Turkish Airlines allegedly shipped weapons to unidentified groups in Nigeria, which has been ravaged by violence between the army and Boko Haram militants, a new incriminating phone call revealed on Tuesday. The leaked conversation is the latest blow to Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has been hit by a corruption probe ensnaring his key […]

Med-view plane makes emergency landing in Lagos

Med-View Airliner: emergency landing in Lagos

Simon Ateba/Aviation correspondent An aircraft belonging to Medview Airline made an emergency landing at the Murtala Muhamme Airport in Lagos on Saturday just minutes after take-off, witnesses said. The plane, a B737 with Registration No 5NBPB took off at 9:12am and flew only for five minutes and returned to the runway at 9.17am reportedly because […]

Missing Malaysian Plane: The riddle continues

Malaysian Boeing 777: the riddle continues

What could have happened to the missing Malaysian Boeing 777 plane? Nearly five days since it disappeared while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, there is still no trace of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. Conflicting information, false alarms over debris and confusion over the focus of the search have produced more questions than answers. […]

Boeing joins probe of missing Malaysian plane

A Malaysian airline Boeing 777-200: no trace yet

Boeing said Monday it has joined an official US team investigating the still-mysterious disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines 777 aircraft, feared to have plunged into the Gulf of Thailand. Boeing said it would act as technical advisor to the US National Transportation Safety Board team already in Southeast Asia to offer assistance. The Malaysia Airlines […]

Foreign airlines cancel flights to Freetown

British Airways: cancels flights to and from Freetown

International airlines have cancelled flights to and from Sierra Leone after a U.N. aviation regulator discovered that the only functioning fire engine at its main airport had broken down, an airport official and airline staff said on Sunday. The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) downgraded Freetown airport after it made the discovery during a spot […]

Dana Air appoints Bouteiller as director of flight

Simon Ateba/Aviation correspondent Dana Air has appointed Francois Bouteiller as its Director of Flight Operations, the airline said in a statement on Thursday. Dana Air Chief Operating Officer and Accountable Manager, Yvan Drewinsky was quoted as saying that Bouteiller’s assumption of duty is part of efforts to boost the airline’s entire operations. Drewinsky said Bouteiller […]

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