Sunday, August 4, 2019

Tag "Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport"

    FAAN: Abuja airport new terminal to be ready in October

FAAN: Abuja airport new terminal to be ready in October

Saleh Dunoma, the managing director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), says the new terminal building under construction at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja will be ready in October.Dunoma made this known when President Muhammadu Buhari inspected the project after the inauguration of Abuja Metro line on Thursday.He said the government is prevailing on the contractors, China Civil Engineering [...]

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    Abuja airport reopened after jet mishap

Abuja airport reopened after jet mishap

The Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja has been reopened after being closed on Thursday afternoon.The runway was closed after a private jet (pictured) operated by Nest Oil skidded off the runway while landing and lost its landing gear in an attempt to return to the runway.As of 6:35pm when this report was filed, TheCable confirmed that only incoming flights were landing [...]

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    Ethiopian Airlines launches Kaduna to Addis Ababa flights

Ethiopian Airlines launches Kaduna to Addis Ababa flights

Passengers from the north-west can now get regular international flights from the Kaduna international airport without travelling to Abuja.Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, launched the Kaduna to Addis Ababa flights on Tuesday, saying regular international flights and an inland container terminal would help Kaduna economy overcome the disadvantage of not being close to a seaport.El-Rufai expressed gratitude to all [...]

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    Arik to resume Abuja flights Wednesday

Arik to resume Abuja flights Wednesday

Arik Air says it will resume flights to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja on Wednesday.The airline said this in a statement by Ola Adebanji, its spokesman.It also commended the federal government for fulfilling its promise to repair and open the airport in six weeks."We are pleased that the federal government has fulfilled its promise to reopen Abuja airport [...]

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    I’ll convince our airline to use Kaduna airport, says Turkish ambassador

I’ll convince our airline to use Kaduna airport, says Turkish ambassador

Ahmed Gulsen, Turkish ambassador to Nigeria, has promised toconvince the management of Turkish airlines to fly to Kaduna airport during the six weeks that flights would be diverted from Nnamdi Azikiwe international airport, Abuja.According to NAN, the ambassador made the promise when he received Hadi Sirika, minister of state for aviation, in his office.Gulsen said the Turkish government was committed [...]

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    Airport closure: Helicopter service ‘now available’ from Kaduna to Abuja – but for N50k

Airport closure: Helicopter service ‘now available’ from Kaduna to Abuja – but for N50k

Helicopter services are now available for passengers who do not wish to travel from Kaduna to Abuja by road, after the closure of the Nnamdi Azikwe International airport in Abuja.The federal government had earlier announced the closure of the Abuja airport, with plans to redirect flights to Kaduna airport, for a period of six weeks, to allow repair works on [...]

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    We will NOT use Kaduna airport, says Lufthansa

We will NOT use Kaduna airport, says Lufthansa

Lufthansa, German carrier, has ruled out the option of flying to Kaduna airport during the closure of the Nnamdi Azikwe international airport in March.Despite criticisms from different quarters, the federal government has insisted on closing the facility for six weeks in order to carry out repair on its runway.Kaduna airport has been chosen as alternative during the period, but quoting Lufthansa's [...]

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    REVEALED: Lifespan of Abuja airport runway expired 21 years ago

REVEALED: Lifespan of Abuja airport runway expired 21 years ago

Hadi Sirika, minister of state for aviation, says the runaway of the Nnamdi Azikwe airport, Abuja, exceeded its lifespan in 1996.Sirika, who made this statement while speaking at the senate, explained that the runway was constructed in 1982 — with a lifespan of 14 years. He said continued operations at the airport would be unsafe and unreasonable, as incidents are recorded [...]

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    You must pay, CPC tells AERO

You must pay, CPC tells AERO

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) on Monday ordered Aero Contractors Airline to pay monetary compensation to passengers of its flight AJ132,  who were left stranded at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on November 8, 2013.Speaking in Lagos, Dupe Atoki, director-general of CPC, said that the council has given the airline 90 days to comply with the Passenger Bill of [...]

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