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Niger state: 550 Pilgrims escape death at Minna airport

No fewer than 550 pilgrims from Niger who performed this year’s hajj in Saudi Arabia on Saturday escaped death at the Minna International Airport as the Max Airline plane conveying them back to Nigeria skidded off the runway. According…

Hong Kong: Police patrol airport ahead of planned protest

Hong Kong police searched public transport heading for the airport on Saturday ahead of another “stress test” of road and rail links by anti-government protesters, the latest in 14 weeks of sometimes violent demonstrations in the…

FG hails Delta State on facilities of Asaba Airport

Federal Government has commended Delta State Government for the quality of facilities at the Asaba International Airport, saying the facilities are of international standards. Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika stated this on…

Hong Kong protesters block routes to airport

Thousands of Hong Kong pro-democracy activists blocked some routes to the city’s airport Sunday as the financial hub cleaned up after another night of violent protests marked by fires, tear gas and police beatings. Operators of the…

Hong Kong: Flights cancelled as protesters invade airport

Hong Kong’s airport cancelled all flights Monday after thousands of pro-democracy protesters stormed into the main terminal of one of the world’s busiest travel hubs to denounce police violence. “Airport operations at Hong Kong…

FAAN strengthens airport security ahead of Eid-El-Kabir

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says airport security and other logistics have been strengthened to contain the expected increase in passenger traffic during the Eid-El-Kabir holidays. FAAN’s General Manager,…

Landing Plane almost crashes in Port Harcourt airport

An Air Peace Flight P47291 from Abuja on Saturday skidded off the runway at the Port Harcourt Airport, Omagwa, while landing due to downpour. However, there was no casualty in the incident which occurred at 3.42 p.m. after the plane…

Aviation unions block Lagos airport office of the NCAA

Aviation unions on Wednesday shut down the offices of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) at the Lagos airport in protest against the new organogram approved for the agency by the Federal Government. The News Agency of Nigeria…

Road to Abuja airport blocked by protesters

A group of indigenous Gbagi people of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, on Tuesday disrupted traffic on the Umar Musa Yar’dua Way to protest against the Federal Government. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the…

Debt: FAAN shuts Gombe, Kebbi State airports over N732m

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has withdrawn its aviation security and aerodrome rescue and firefighting personnel from Gombe and Kebbi airports over N732.4m indebtedness. The General Manager, Corporate Affairs, FAAN, Mrs…

Abuja Airport: FAAN deploys CCTV cameras

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has deployed over 50 Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras to check criminal activities at the new terminal of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja. Mrs Hajara Musa,…

FAAN denies fire incident at Abuja airport

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said no fire incident has occurred at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Saturday. The General Manager, Corporate Affairs of FAAN, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, in a statement in…

Fire guts Imo State Cargo Airport

Passengers and Staff at the Sam Mbakwe Cargo Airport were thrown into confusion on Monday afternoon as the fire broke out on the arrival section of the Airport. The cause of the fire was not known as at the time of filing this report…

Boeing 737; Air Peace deploys Plane to Asaba Airport

Nigerian carrier, Air Peace has deployed a Boeing 737 aircraft to service its Asaba operations to meet passenger demand on the route. The airline’s Corporate Communications Manager, Mr Chris Iwarah, who made the disclosure on Wednesday…

Suspicious Package; New Zealand Police close Airport

New Zealand’s police said on Sunday that the airport in the city of Dunedin had been closed following a report of a suspicious package on the airfield. Police were at the scene and specialist teams had been deployed to determine the…

2019 elections: Passengers stranded at Lagos Airport

Many passengers were on Saturday stranded at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, following restriction of movement during the ongoing 2019 Presidential and National Assembly elections. Some of the passengers who…

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