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Aviation Industry in Crisis as Oil Demand Plummets – IEA

“Reduced jet and kerosene deliveries will impact total oil demand until at least 2022 … the aviation industry is facing an existential crisis”, the Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA) has said. Oil demand is recovering from the greatest fall in its history in 2020, but less flying due to coronavirus fears means the world will …read more →

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Construction Work to Begin Soon At Abia Int’l Airport Site

Construction work may soon begin at the site of the proposed Abia International Airport, initiated by the immediate past administration in the state. This follows arrangements by the state government to visit, sensitise, and pay compensation to the land donor-communities in Ikwuano and Isiala Ngwa North council areas. The commissioner for Lands, Survey, and Urban …read more →

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Enugu airport rehabilitation ready before Easter – Minister

The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, has said the Akanu Ibiam International Airport runway in Enugu would be completed before Easter. The minister, who inspected the reconstruction project on Thursday, said the runway would be reopened early enough for operations to travellers during the period. Sirika stated that due to the strategic importance of …read more →

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Ibom Airline Increases Fleet With Two New Aircraft, Targets 10 Planes By 2023

In a move to expand its operations and reach Akwa Ibom state-owned airline, Ibom Air has increased its fleet to five with the acquisition of two new aircraft. According to the Chairman of Ibom Air Idongesit Nkanga, the new aircraft would be unveiled later this month. Nkanga, who said the airline has since inception in …read more →

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Minister Rejects Poor Quality Landing Aid for Enugu Airport

The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has rejected the instrument landing system (ILS), which was acquired for the Akanu Ibiam International Airport. The minister rejected the equipment when he was informed by the officials in charge of installation that the ILS was not of good quality, insisting that it must be replaced. Instrument landing …read more →

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Ten urban towns in Delta to get boost in potable water supply as Governor approves completion of Koko Mini Sports Arena

Ten urban towns in Delta State are to get a boost in the provision of potable water supply following the approval of the state Executive Council for the construction of five-kilometer water pipeline extension. The state Commissioner for Information, Chief Patrick Ukah, disclosed this on Wednesday March 20th 2019 at a press briefing held in …read more →

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FEC approves new policy on public building maintenance, oil pipelines contracts

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a new policy towards maintaining public buildings in the country. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, who announced this while briefing journalists at the end of the meeting, said the new maintenance policy and framework seeks to institutionalise a maintenance culture in Nigeria. He said …read more →

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Istanbul New Airport, Displaces Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson to become the world’s largest

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in November inaugurated Istanbul’s new international airport, the ambitious, award-winning project that has overturned Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson to become the world’s largest. Erdogan has championed the $12 billion project to make Istanbul a global travel hub linking Europe, Asia and Africa and turn flag carrier Turkish Airlines into an aviation giant. …read more →