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Boeing wins biggest 737 MAX order since safety-ban lift from Southwest

"In fact, since Southwest is the world's only large 737-only airline, it would have been a major disaster for Boeing if they had lost."

Six feared dead as Air Force jet crashes in Abuja

“A military aircraft King Air 350 has just crashed short of our Abuja runway after reporting engine failure enroute Minna. It appears to be fatal. We should remain calm & wait for the outcome of investigation by the military, while we pray for the departed soul/souls if any.”‌

Fear of travel ban in the aviation as FG mulls lockdown

An aircraft engineer and Chief Executive of 7 Stars Global Hangar, Isaac Balami, said, “Too much has happened to us in the last nine months; it is clear that COVID-19 has done a lot of havoc.

300 Sacked air staffs seek settlement package from Arik

“Our union has welcomed that declaration. Our intention is to get a fair deal for those who are leaving. The workers themselves have embraced that declaration and their only wish is a fair deal. If we get a fair deal, we have a win-win situation.”

First Boeing 737 max plane gets certificate saying it is safe to fly

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued the certificate, which authorises that particular aircraft to fly, after announcing that Administrator Steve Dickson had signed an order on 18 November allowing the 737 Max to return to commercial service.

Passengers stranded as aviation unions shut down Arik Air operations

In a September 13, 2020, letter, the airline’s managers had written to the ministers of labour and aviation to intervene in the planned industrial action by the unions.

Protest by aviation union rocks Lagos airport, cause gridlock

…cause traffic gridlock within airport Aviation unions, namely, Air Transport Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, ATSSSAN, National Union...

Flight resumption: Reps okay safety standards

Nnaji, however, urged Nigerians to embark “only absolutely necessary” air travels upon the resumption of flights, saying that COVID-19 remained a real threat to humanity. Notwithstanding the gradual ease of the lockdown and resumption of businesses, including commercial operations flight, Coronavirus pandemic is real and is here with us. “It is important that Nigerians only embark on air travels that are absolutely necessary and continue to observe the precautionary measures and directives rolled out by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Ministry of Aviation. We must never lower our guards,” he advised.

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Policeman shot by suspected kidnappers is buried in Ekiti

the late police inspector was survived by an 80-year old mother, Mrs Olubiyo Abiola, a young wife and four female children, who are all in primary schools.

CSOs blast NASS over embarrassing leaking roof, flood during sitting

“It would be helpful for the NASS to review maintenance expenditure budgets over years to see exactly why the complex has been so badly maintained that it now requires the level of refurbishment that is being contemplated.”

N895.8bn Supplementary Budget scales second reading in Senate

“It has become necessary to prepare the 2021 supplementary appropriation bill considering the urgent need to make provision for procurement and administration of COVID-19 vaccines.