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Delta apologises to AIB over failure to notify Agency on emergency landing

  By Sade Williams   Delta Airlines yesterday in Lagos, apologised to the  Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), Nigeria over the airline’s failure to notify the government agency of the emergency landing involving its Airbus 330-200 aircraft on Tuesday night.   Atlanta bound Delta Flight 55, which departed Lagos Tuesday night returned several minutes later to Murtala Muhammed International Airport following ...

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Air Peace Boss Attributes High Safety Rating in Aviation to NCAA

  By Sade Williams   The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Nigeria’s major carrier, Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema has said that Nigerian aviation industry has improved significantly in the area of safety over the years.   Onyema however attributed this to the strict adherence to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) recommended practices by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority ...

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Delta begins airlift of passengers after incident  

    Delta airline said on Wednesday that an aircraft has arrived Nigeria to airlift some passengers to the United States of America, 17 hours after the airline made an air return to MMIA, Lagos over engine failure.   It said in a statement that another aircraft would arrive Lagos on Thursday morning to airlift others.   According to the ...

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Air Return: Nigeria’s AIB says Delta flouts regulations by not reporting incident to bureau

  …Bureau stops crew from travelling back to US, insists they must be interrogated By Sade Williams   Nigeria’s Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) is presently furious with Delta Airline as it is accusing flouting international regulations in the reportage of the incident that occurred on Tuesday night at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos   Delta’s flight 55 from ...

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Delta confirms five injured after emergency landing at Lagos airport over engine failure  

    … to re-book others on Wednesday’s flight   By Sade Williams   Delta Airline in Lagos on Thursday confirmed that its flight ‘Delta flight 55’ from the Murtala Muahmmed International Airport, Lagos, Nigeria to Atlanta returned to Lagos International Airport Tuesday after an issue with one of the A330-200’s two engines.   According to a statement from the ...

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