Wednesday 20 February, 2019
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  Three days after an Agusta AW 139 helicopter flying Vice President Yemi Osibanjo crashed in Kabba, Kogi State, the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has concluded investigations on the accident. According to a report by TheNation,...

In line with the its decision to be proactive in maintaining the nation’s radar facility, the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has taken delivery of another consignment of critical spare parts required for the continuous service...

By Optimum Times on Feb 3rd, 2019

The nation was saved from tragedy on Saturday as the helicopter, Augusta AW139, conveying Vice-President Prof Yemi Osinbajo crash-landed in Kogi State. The incident occurred in Kabba, where the VP had visited in continuation of his engagement...

By Optimum Times on Feb 3rd, 2019

  One of Australia’s busiest international airports was locked down after a man brandished a knife and made a bomb threat at a food court, prompting travellers to flee in panic, officials said on Sunday. Queensland state police said...

By Optimum Times on Feb 3rd, 2019

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria ( FAAN ) has described as false the alarm that a bomb was planted on an early morning Air Peace flight from Abuja to Lagos on Wednesday. Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, General Manager, Corporate Affairs...

By Optimum Times on Jan 30th, 2019

The Rector, Nigerian College of Aviation Technology, (NCAT), Mohammed Abdulsalam, on Wednesday revealed that the country currently has over 300 unemployed young pilots who have yet to secure the necessary experience to gain employment in the...

Barely after eight months it foiled an attempt to traffic a three months old baby, the all-female Air-Peace crew has again nab a woman alleged to be at the verge of trafficking an three day old baby from Port Harcourt Airport to Lagos. According...

The Nigeria Air Force has confirmed the death of the five crew members of the ill-fated Nigerian NAF helicopter which crashed during a combat operation in the North East on Wednesday. The spokesman of the Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore Ibikunle...

By Optimum Times on Jan 4th, 2019

By LOVETH AZODO, Lagos Arik Air has resumed flight operations to Osubi Airport, Warri and Gombe Airport as well as moved all Port Harcourt bound flights back to Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal 2 (MMA2) with immediate effect. This follows the...

By Optimum Times on Dec 11th, 2018

By LOVETH AZODO, Lagos. Arik Air has suspended flights operation to Warri Airport, Gombe Airport and moved Port Harcourt flights out of MMA2 from Monday, December 10, 2018 until further notice. It explained that the suspension was as a result...

By Optimum Times on Dec 9th, 2018