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MH17 Victim Found With Oxygen Mask: Dutch FM

3 years ago /

One of the people on the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 shot down in Ukraine in July was found wearing an oxygen mask, the Dutch foreign minister and prosecutors said, raising the possibility that some passengers might have known their plane was doomed. "You know that somebody was discovered wearing an oxygen...

 

Photo News: The Most Stunning Train Stations Around The World Revealed

3 years ago /

Next time you are dashing through a crowded train station to catch a train, take a moment to look up. While there are many ugly, practical train terminals around the world, there are also a plethora of magnificent ones, often designed by renowned architects. While most are now landmarks in the cities...

Air France Puts Cost Of Pilots Strike At €500m

3 years ago /

Air France has estimated that last month's strike will cost it about €500m (£393m) in lost revenue. The struggling French flag carrier was in dispute with pilots over plans to expand its budget subsidiary Transavia. Finance director Pierre-Francois Riolacci said there would be an immediate impact of about 320-350m euros, plus loss...

FG Recommences Plans To Concession Airports

3 years ago /

Talks have just recommenced among the relevant Nigerian authorities on the possible concessioning of the airports, Benjamin Dikki, director general, Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), said yesterday. Speaking during the BPE’s privatisation day held yesterday at the sidelines of the 9th Abuja international trade fair, Dikki said that even though the...

 

MH370: Plan For Search To Restart On Sunday After Four Months On Hold

3 years ago /

After a four-month hiatus, the hunt for Malaysia Airlines flight 370 is about to resume in a desolate stretch of the southern Indian Ocean, with searchers lowering new equipment deep hoping to finally solve one of the world’s most perplexing aviation mysteries. The GO Phoenix, the first of three ships that...

Microsoft Set To Unveil Window 9 On 30th September

4 years ago /

Microsoft may launch its new-generation computer operating system, called the Windows 9, on September 30. However, there is no formal announcement from the company. Technology website The Verge claims that Microsoft will show the next version of Windows – codenamed Threshold – “on September 30th or shortly afterwards” at a media...

Okada, Kabo, Associated, others Apply For Operational Licences

4 years ago /

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority is currently processing the application for licenses for Twenty-six airline for operations . Information obtained from the NCAA on Wednesday showed that 16 of the applicants are seeking Air Operators Certificates to operate scheduled domestic flights in the country. The remaining 10 airlines are undergoing recertification processes...

FRSC To Establish “Flying Ticket Policy” For Road Offenders

4 years ago /

The chief executive of the  Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has announced that there would be an introduction of 'Flying Ticket Policy' to penalize traffic offenders in the country. He stated that the policy would empower officers of the commission to take picture evidence of traffic offenders in the country. He said...

FBI: U.S. Air Marshal Assaulted At Lagos Airport

4 years ago /

A U.S. air marshal was assaulted with a syringe containing an "unknown substance" at the Lagos, Nigeria, airport on Sunday, according to the FBI, which said it is investigating the incident.

Emotional Scenes As MH370 Relatives Mark Six Months On

4 years ago /

There have been emotional scenes at a temple in Beijing where relatives of passengers on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 gathered to mark six months since the plane disappeared.

Italian Air Traffic Controllers Strike Hits British Flights

4 years ago /

Air passengers in Britain are facing major disruption due to a strike by Italian air traffic controllers, with scores of flights cancelled. 

MH17 Crash Investigation Team To Publish Preliminary Finding

4 years ago /

Dutch authorities leading an international investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine plan to publish a preliminary report next week.

Ebola: Nigerian Wrestlers And Officials Banned From Senior World Wrestling Championships

4 years ago /

The governing body of wrestling says nine athletes cannot compete at the upcoming 2014 Senior World Wrestling Championships in Uzbekistan world championships because of travel restrictions imposed since the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa.

Panic As Passenger Dies At Lagos Airport

4 years ago /

The was fear and panic at the Lagos international airport when an intending passenger collapsed and died Monday while waiting to collect the Yellow Card from Port Health Officials at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

FG Set To Merge Aviation Agencies

4 years ago /

Following the proposal submitted to the Federal Government the Steve Oronsaye- led Presidential Committee on Restructuring and Rationalisation of Federal Government Parastatals, Commissions and Agencies to merge the aviation agencies, there are indications that the federal government remains on track to consolidate the operations of some aviation agencies as highlights of the report of the white paper drafting committee on the recommendations of Oronsaye committee.

Aviation Stakeholders Urge Chidoka Not To Play Partisan Politics In Sector

4 years ago /

Mr. Osita Chidoka, newly appointed aviation minister was urged by the Mr. Dele Ore, president of the aviation round table on Wednesday not to play partisan politics in the sector.

Russia Says It Will Cooperate With MH17 Probe Led By Netherlands

4 years ago /

Russia will cooperate with the investigation into the downing of a Malaysian airliner a week ago and is satisfied that the Netherlands, rather than Ukraine, is leading the effort, the country's ambassador to Malaysia said on Thursday.

Delta Airlines Cancels All Israel Bound Flights Over Missile Fear

4 years ago /

Delta Airlines is canceling all flights to Israel until further notice, citing reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport.

Nigerian Air Force Helicopter Crashes in Borno

4 years ago /

A Nigeria Air Force Helicopter crashed this afternoon in Bama, Borno State

Military Helicopter Crashes In Vietnam Killing 16

4 years ago /

A military helicopter has crashed close to the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi, killing 16 people and injuring five others.


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