FAAN vs Air Peace: Pilots Leave In Anger, Fidelity Bank Still Backs Air Peace

The Federal Airports Authority, FAAN, has been battling to extricate itself from the ethnic slur being given to the Ground handling company in the way they handled the Air peace landing crisis. Recall that a Boeing 737-300 acquired by Air Peace was denied Landing at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos by FAAN for several hours.  After several hours of wrangling, the Aircraft was allowed to pack at the Cargo terminal instead of the normal parking bay. The visibly angry foreign Pilots who were expected to train the crew on…

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No Boeing 737 Max 8 Owned By Nigerian Airlines, Says NCAA

By Uche Mbah The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA has allayed fears of possible air crash involving the Boeing model following the crash of Ethiopian Airline Flight 302 minutes after take off, killing all passengers on board. As a result of the crash, many countries either grounded their Aircraft pending investigations, or ordered for immediate checks on the Airline.  At least 114 planes have been grounded worldwide, with China leading with 97 planes. The groundings  has posed many administrative and logistic bottlenecks for such airlines, resulting in flight cancellations, loss…

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Again, Airpeace runs into turbulence

The Aviation industry has been in the news for all the wrong reasons in recent times. Last week, Dana Air flying from Lagos to Abuja suffered door mishap on arrival to Abuja Airport, a situation that generated controversy with passengers exchanging crossfire with the Airline. Why the Airline insisted that a passenger pushed down the door, passengers claimed that the door was making funny noise during flight. This time, reports indicate that there was a robbery incidence involving an Arik aircraft taxing for take at the off in Lagos. The…

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