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Indonesia-bound plane makes emergency landing due to passengers illness

A passenger airline of Thai Lion Air on Monday made an emergency landing at Sri Lanka’s Bandaranaike International Airport, after two of its passengers fell seriously ill, airport officials said. The officials said that the airline had departed from...

Two die as aircraft crashes in South Africa

Two people on Monday were reportedly dead when their two-seater aircraft crashed at Ekurhuleni, Gauteng Province, said the City’s Disaster and Emergency Management Services (DEMS). DEMS spokesperson, William Ntladi, said the aircraft crashed near Springs Airfield, and that rescuers...

FAAN seeks review of service tariffs

File Photo The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) is seeking the review of its service rates and tariff to reflect current economic realities. Managing Director/CEO of FAAN, Capt. Rabiu Yadudu, who stated this during the visit of members of...

Lagos government set to increase fleet of ferries on inland waterways

In fulfilment of the promise to revitalize water transportation and make it a viable alternative means of transportation, the Lagos State Government has announced its readiness to increase its fleet of ferries to twenty (20) before the end...

FEC observe a minute silence for Tam David West

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently presiding over the Federal Executive Council at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. A minute silence was observed in honour of Professor Tamunoemi Sokari David-West, who passed at the age of 83 on Monday, November...

Federal government begins trial of train services on Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge November

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says the ambition of the federal government is to begin free ride on Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge rail line by November. Amaechi made this known on Monday, while briefing journalists in Lagos, after inspection of...

British Airways cancels flights following ‘systems’ failure

British Airways was forced to cancel some flights to and from London on Wednesday after it suffered “a systems issue”. Reports suggested dozens of flights in and out of Heathrow — Britain’s busiest airport — had been cancelled, grounding...

Etihad Airways deploys Boeing Dreamliner on Lagos route

Etihad Airways, United Arab Emirates national carrier, has launched one of its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners on the Nigerian route from its hub Abu Dhabi to Lagos. The first return flight took place 2 August, with the plane touching down...

Cabotage Act: NIMASA chief seeks collaboration for effective implementation

Director General of Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has again reiterated that NIMASA alone cannot build the Maritime industry while admitting failure in the implementation of the Cabotage Act. He emphasised that collaboration and...

American airport bans sale of plastic bottles

San Francisco International Airport is banning the sale of single-use plastic bottles and will require fliers to buy refillable bottles if they’re not already carrying their own, US media reported on Friday. The new rule comes into effect on...
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