Wednesday , February 8 2023

Transport

Air Peace Recalls Sacked Pilots

The management of Air Peace Airlines has agreed to recall a sizable number of the 70 pilots sacked recently due to the impact of COVID-19 on the aviation industry. This decision was reached after an intervention meeting called by the minister of aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, between the airline management …

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Bristow Terminates 100 Pilots, Engineers Appointments

BRISTOW Helicopters has announced the sack of over 100 pilots and engineers (both nationals and expatriates) over the next couple of weeks saying it has engaged the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) to negotiate a fair and equitable redundancy compensation for the affected individuals. This move may …

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Airlines to Lose $2bn to COVID-19 – IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has asked African governments to unblock bottlenecks ailing air transport and tourism by providing urgently needed financial relief to bail out affected businesses in the sector. It made this recommendation in a statement titled ‘Unblocking Bottlenecks in Financial Relief Critical for Survival of Air …

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FG Under Pressure to Lift Ban on International Flights

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) Pressure has continued to mount on the Federal Government to lift the ban on international flights less than a week after the reopening of airports for national flights. But the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), the apex aviation regulatory agency, insists the time is …

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Nigerian Airlines Lost $2.09Bn in Two Months – IATA

Nigerian airlines lost $2.09bn in April and June, the International Air Transport Association has said. IATA, in its report, titled, ‘Quarantine measures threaten aviation restart in Africa and the Middle East,’ noted that aviation was the worst-hit sector in Africa and the Middle East with more than 8.6 million jobs …

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