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How we stabilised Arik, Aero’s operations—AMCON boss

    …says corporation ‘ll exit sector at the right time   By Sade Williams   Mr. Ahmed Kuru, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Asset Management Corporation Of Nigeria (AMCON), has given insights into how government  helped in stabilizing operations at Nigeria’s foremost airlines, Arik Air and Aero airline, over one year ago when they were at the verge of folding ...

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RwandAir begins four times weekly Abuja / Kigali flight

…new service offers connections to global route network   Posted by Sade Williams   East African carrier, Rwand Air at the weekend, flagged off its Abuja/ Kigali flights offering passengers from Nigeria’s political capital opportunity to connect to its global route network.   This is in addition to  the daily Lagos /Kigali  flight separately operated by the carrier.   The ...

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Airbus, Rolls-Royce To Collaborate On New Engine

  Posted by Sade Williams   Airbus and Rolls-Royce have signed a collaboration agreement for the development and testing of the aero-engine maker’s fuel efficient UltraFan powerplant.   The agreement includes integrating the UltraFan onto future long-range aircraft, and the scaling of the technology for short-range use.   Airbus said the UltraFan’s integration will be co-funded by the EU’s Clean ...

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Southwest Air: Airlines Complete 60% Of CFM Engine Inspections globally

  Posted by Sade Williams Aero-engine maker CFM International said airlines are “aggressively responding” to safety regulator directives to inspect CFM56-7B engines, the type that exploded on a Southwest Airlines aircraft last week, causing one fatality.   Last Friday’s emergency airworthiness directives from the US Federal Aviation Administration and European Aviation Safety Agency require ultrasonic inspections on CFM56-7B engine blades ...

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Air Peace, crew win NIPR awards

 President of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, Dr. Rotimi Oladele (7th left), Vice President, Mallam Mukhtar Sirajo (2nd left), Secretary to Abia State Government, Dr. Emelike Okoro (5th left),  representative of the Minister of Information and Culture (8th left), Managing Director of CMC Burson Marsteller, Mr. Richmond Dayo Johnson (11th left), Comptroller Wale Adeniyi (right), Air Peace Corporate Communications ...

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