Arik Restarts Warri With Abuja, Lagos, Moves Benin, Warri Flights To MMA2

Arik Air is resuming flight services to Warri from both Lagos and Abuja effective Tuesday, August 3, 2021. Flights between Abuja and Warri as well as between Lagos and Warri will operate four times weekly on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. Similarly, Arik Air will be moving its Benin and Warri flights from the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal 1 (otherwise known as GAT) to Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal 2, MMA2 effective Monday, August 2, 2021. All Arik flights departing to and arriving from both Benin and Warri will operate from…

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Finally, Air Peace Resumes Banjul, Dakar Flights

Air Peace has announced the resumption of flight operations into Banjul in the Gambia and Dakar in Senegal on July 23, 2021, to provide more options for regional connectivity. Stanley Olisa, the image maker of the airline who made the announcement in a news release issued to reporters, revealed that Banjul and Dakar flight services will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. He said the airline is glad to let the flying public know that Air Peace is reinstating its Lagos-Banjul, Dakar flight operations to offer more regional connectivity while…

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Air Peace Concludes Plans To Resume Warri, Freetown Flights July 9, 21

Air Peace airline has said it would resume both the Warri, Delta State scheduled flight operations and Freetown in faraway Sierra Leone flight operations from July 9 and 21, 2021, respectively. Warri is in oil-rich Delta State in the South—south part of Nigeria and the state is governed by Senator Ifeanyi Okowa of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), one of the topmost parties in Nigeria. Freetown on the other hand is a port city and the capital of Sierra Leone, in West Africa. It is known for its beaches and…

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United Airlines Places Order For 200 More Boeing 737 MAX Jets

The duo of Boeing and United Airlines have disclosed that the carrier will expand its 737 order by purchasing an additional 200 737 MAX jets, including 150 for the largest member of the family, the 737-10, and 50 for the airplane that serves the heart of the single-aisle market, the 737-8. The new purchase positions United’s fleet for growth and accelerating demand for air travel. United CEO Scott Kirby, in a statement said, “Our ‘United Next’ vision will revolutionise the experience of flying United as we accelerate our business to…

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Ethiopian Airlines Leads With Completely Vaccinated Crew Members

The leadership of Ethiopian Airlines Group, which is no doubt Africa’s largest carrier, said the airline has started operating flights with fully vaccinated crew against the dreaded coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to keep travelers safe in light of the pandemic. Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam who made the disclosure said, “We are pleased to operate flights with fully vaccinated crew – a significant step in protecting our employees’ and customers’ health safety. We are encouraged by the increasing number of passengers travelling for business, VFR and tourism supported by…

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Air Peace Takes Delivery Of Third Brand New Embraer 195-E2

Air Peace on Thursday took delivery of the third of its brand-new Embraer 195-E5 and would before the end of 2022 take delivery of all the 13 firm orders made to the Brazilian plane manufacturer while it plans to activate payment for the additional 10 of the aircraft brand by the beginning of 2023, which would bring total arrivals to 23 aircraft. Chairman/ Chief executive of Air Peace, Chief Allen Onyema made the disclosure before the aircraft touched down at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja Nigeria’s political seat…

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Air Peace Links Benin-Port Harcourt, Kano-Port Harcourt, Planning, Gombe State, Others

The management of Air Peace Airlines has added more routes with the introduction a set of new connections to satisfy their travel needs. The airline has announced the commencement of Port Harcourt-Kano-Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt-Benin-Port Harcourt and resumption of Kano-Asaba-Kano. Mr Stanley Olisa, the spokesperson of Air Peace, who made this nown to journalists earlier today (Thursday June 10, 2021), said that Kano-PHC-Kano, which starts from June 15, would operate twice weekly while Asaba-Kano-Asaba, which starts on June 14, would run three days every week. He also disclosed that the…

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Legal Perspectives On Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

By Gbenga Asaaju The very recent experience of passengers in the troubled United Nigeria Airline PH-Abuja flight but which could not land at its destination has thrown up some issues of aviation safety and liability and particularly traumatised flights that result in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). PTSD is a mental health condition that is triggered by a terrifying event — either experiencing it or witnessing it. Symptoms may include flashbacks, nightmares, and severe anxiety, as well as uncontrollable thoughts about the event. Most people who go through traumatic events may…

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FAAN Procures Equipment To Tackle Bird Strikes, Other Threats At Airports

To curb the incessant dangers caused by bird strikes among others danger at Nigerian airports, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has procured some birds/wildlife equipment including bird scaring gas canons, 15,000 rounds of 12G (heavy caliber bird scaring pyrotechnics), Hi-tech bird laser among others in a bid to improve on safety of flight operations by effectively managing birds/wildlife hazards at the nation’s airports. The airport managers said that the equipment, when deployed will usher in an era of safe flight operations, as incidents relating to birds strikes, which…

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Air Peace Staff In Joyous Mood As Management Increase Staff Salaries

Mr Allen Onyema, Air Peace Chairman/CEO The management of Air Peace airline has continued to set records in the aviation sector in the country. This time around, it decided to put smiles on the faces of its workforce and so it was jubilation galore for workers on Monday when the management of the airline approved salary increase for them. The excited workers could not believe it when they got salary alert and noticed that all the workers were given a raise by the management with some receiving 100 per cent…

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