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3.8m passengers use Dubai Airports in August—Report

  Posted by Sade Williams   More than 3.8 million travellers used Dubai International Airport in August, making it one of the busiest month of the year so far.   There was a significant increase in the number of smart gate users, as some 673,759 passengers benefited from the facility at the airports, an official at the General Directorate of ...

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Abuja Airport wins 2018 ACI safety award

  Posted by Sade Williams   The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja has won ‘best improved airport in safety’ award by Airports Council International, (ACI) Africa region.   The airport emerged the winner of the category,  following an extensive evaluation process that considered entries from several other airports in Africa.   Mrs. Yakubu Henrietta, General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Federal ...

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AIB Releases Preliminary Report on Skybird Aircraft Runway Overshoot in Abuja

  Posted by Sade Williams   The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has released the preliminary report of the Skybird chartered aircraft with registration number 5N-BOD, a Gulfstream G IV, which overran the runway on landing, Wednesday at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.   The aircraft operating on an instrument Flight Rules (IFR), departed Muritala Muhammed International Airport; Lagos for Nnamdi ...

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Emirates ups service on Abuja route, deploys B777-300ER aircraft

Mr.  Afzal Parambil, Regional Manager – West Africa, Emirates     …hints on plans to interline with domestic carriers …airline airlifts over 4.3m passengers since 2004   Posted by Sade Williams   Barely one year after Emirates returned to Abuja with Boeing 777-300 classic, the airline announced on Friday that it will from September 15, 2018, upgrade the aircraft on that route ...

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