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Passengers Cheer After Woman Gets Kicked Off Flight For Refusing To Drop Her “Expensive Bag”

A woman was kicked off an Air Peace airline after she allegedly refused to put her bag in the upper cabinet or on the floor. The unnamed female was captured on camera by Nollywood actress Belinda Effah who was a fellow passenger as the cabin crew escorted her out of the commercial flight on Wednesday October 14. The footage…

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Emirates Has Been Added To List Of Banned Airlines In Nigeria

The Nigerian Government has added Emirate Airlines to the list of airlines banned from operating in the country, Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika confirmed on Friday. The Minister who made the announcement on social media said the ban will be effective from Monday, September 21, 2020. “The PTF sub-committee met today with EU Ambassadors to discuss Lufthansa,…

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Aviation Unions Shut Down Arik Air Over Alleged Unpaid Wages

On Monday September 14, the Operations of Arik Air were shut down by the aviation unions over alleged non-payment of staff payments, Guardian reports. According to NAN, the unions including the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) and Air Transport Senior Staff Services Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) shutdown the airline operations due to the wages owed since April…

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Here Are The Names Of Airlines Approved For Nigeria’s International Flights

The Federal Government has released the list of airlines granted approval to commence international flights in the country, SaharaReporters reports. Speaking at a briefing of the Presidential Task Force on Thursday, Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said only nine approved airlines will be allowed into the country’s airspace while confirming September 5 as the date for…

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Naira Marley Blasts Private Jet Company For Calling Him & His Entourage “Useless People”

Controversial rapper, Naira Marley has reacted to ExecuJets, the private jet charter company who branded him and his crew members “a bunch of useless people,” after they were illegally conveyed to Abuja for a drive-in concert on Saturday, June 13, 2020. Recall that ExecuJets were suspended by the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika for violating the ban on interstate travel…

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ExecuJet Says It Mistook “Useless” Naira Marley For Babatunde Fashola, Regrets Conveying Rapper

Private jet charter company, Executive Jets has reportedly tendered a letter of apology to the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika following the indefinite suspension of the company for breaking COVID-19 directives by flying rapper, Naira Marley and his crew to Abuja for a concert. According to the unverified letter, CEO Sam Iwuajoku said he allowed the plane to fly because…

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Biritsh Airline, Flairjet Fined N1m For Violating Aviation Regulation In Nigeria

The Federal Government of Nigeria has fined a UK-based airline, Flairjet, the sum of N1million for violating COVID-19 commercial flights’ ban regulation. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, who disclosed the report on Twitter says the fine was the maximum penalty provided for in the country’s civil aviation regulations. The Federal Government had banned international and…

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ICYMI: FG Seizes British Airline For Illegal Commercial Flight Into Nigeria

An aircraft owned by a British company has been seized by the Federal Government for operating commercial flights into Nigeria without approval, THE PUNCH reports. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made this known on Sunday via his Twitter handle, noting that the company, Flair Aviation, was authorised to conduct humanitarian flights but was caught operating commercial flights. Sirika…

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US Indicts Allen Onyema, CEO Of Air Peace for Fraud & Money Laundry

The Chairman, CEO, and founder of Nigerian airline Air Peace, Allen Ifechukwu Athan Onyema has been charged with bank fraud and money laundering for moving more than $20 million from Nigeria through United States bank accounts in a scheme involving false documents based on the purchase of airplanes. The international airline’s Chief of Administration and Finance, Ejiroghene…

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OB Giveaway: In Celebration of it’s 3rd Anniversary, Air Peace is Giving Out Free Tickets

To celebrate it’s 3rd anniversary in Nigeria, Air Peace, Nigeria’s Preferred airline, which now flies Lagos, Abuja, Owerri, Port Harcourt, Enugu, Asaba, Kebbi, Akure and Accra-Ghana is giving three (3) tickets to OnoBello.com readers. To be one of the lucky winners follow these simple steps: A) Follow all our Instagram pages: @onobello @obstreetstyle @obhotflick @onobellosme…

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