Africa: Again FAAN alerts airline operators in Nigeria’s aviation industry of fire incident near Owerri airport

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The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has alerted airline operators and other airport users that a bush fire incident has been reported close to the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri. The Authority in a statement signed by General Manager, Corporate Affairs, FAAN, Henrietta Yakubu stated that air rescue and firefighting services are presently on ground and firefighting is in […]

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Ethiopian Airlines storms the markets in Eastern Nigeria

PHOTO CAPTION: L-R: Ethiopian Airlines Sales Manager Elias Omerenna, Vice Chairman Agbete, Main Market Traders Association OMMTA Anthony Nwido, Sales and Traffic manager ET Theodros M/selassie and Solomon Begashaw GM ET Nigeria. Africa’s Leading Airline Ethiopian airline, the first International Airline to fly into South Eastern Nigeria stormed the Cities of Enugu, Aba, Onitsha and Owerri to thank the market leaders and others […]

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Nigeria Aviation Industry Supports 254,500 Jobs, Contributes N184.7bn to GDP

By Chinedu Eze The aviation industry in Nigeria currently supports 254,500 jobs and contributes $940 million (N184.7 billion) to national GDP, according to a Philips Consulting report on the aviation sector made available to THISDAY. The report said 49 per cent of sum amounting to $462 million or N90.8 billion is a direct output of the aviation sector (via airports, […]

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