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Nigeria Warns That It Will Ground Uninsured Planes

Nigerian carriers are struggling to obtain hard cash to pay for the expensive insurance premiums.

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Flights Route Around Niger As Airspace Remains Closed Following A Coup

This has affected all flights between Europe and most of sub-Saharan Africa.

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Nigeria Air To Launch Operations In October

The carrier is set to be managed by Ethiopian Airlines.

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Max Air's Boeing 747 Returns To Service After Being Released From Niger

Max Air has not been able to catch a break lately.

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Octavus Denies Supplying Max Air With Contaminated Aircraft Fuel

Max Air has claimed that it received adultered fuel from Octavus.

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Nigerian Authorities Warn Airlines Over Fuel Contamination Incidents

The NCAA is investigating fuel suppliers at three Nigerian airports.

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Nigeria's CAA Grounds Max Air's Boeing 737 Operations

Max Air has reported three B737 incidents in the last eight days.

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Runway Lighting Stolen From Lagos Airport

Sources claim top officials at the airport were involved.

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Nigeria & Ethiopia Have Swapped $100 Million Of Blocked Airline Funds

Ethiopian Airlines can receive a significant amount of trapped funds through the swap deal.

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Nigeria's Max Air Takes Delivery Of A 16 Year Old Boeing 777-200

The airline has received the aircraft during a busy Hajj season.

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United Nigeria Airlines Eyes 12-Aircraft Embraer Fleet Expansion Within The Next Two Years

The airline wishes to expand capacities across Nigeria and the African region within the next few years.

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Nigeria Tops Blocked Airline Funds Country List With Over $800m

Trapped funds in Nigeria account for 35.7% of the world's total.

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United Nigeria Airlines ERJ145 Involved In Runway Excursion In Lagos

All passengers disembarked safely following the incident.

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Arik Air Says Farewell To Its Last Bombardier CRJ1000

In a statement shared Friday, the airline noted that the removal of the jet from its fleet will not impact its overall operations.

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Nigeria Completes Final Repatriation Flights From Sudan

The final repatriation flight was operated by Sudan's Tarco Aviation.

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Air Peace Looks To Evacuate Nigerians Stuck In The Sudan Conflict

Nigeria's largest carrier will assist in the evacuation of those stranded in conflict-hit Sudan.

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Airline Startup Of The Week: Nigeria's NG Eagle Granted AOC

The new airline is set to either compete with or potentially replace incoming flag carrier Nigeria Air.

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Worker Strike Could Cause Nigeria Flight Chaos Next Week

Flight disruptions could be fatal at Murtala Muhammed, where the main runway is closed for maintenance.

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Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority Raises Penalties & Alters AOC Length Amid Regulatory Shakeup

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has proposed amendments to civil aviation regulations.

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Nigeria Air To Begin Service Before End Of May

The new national airline is due to begin operations from Lagos by the end of the current administration.