Air travellers face hurdles as nations okay vaccine passport

Subtle discrimination awaits global travel, tourism in a ‘two-tier’ world Experts divided over policy, rally for improved vaccination locally FAAN, Air Peace vaccinate staffers, frontline workers Despite vaccine hesitancy over issues of efficacy and side effects, as well as procurement challenges, more countries, airlines and destinations have endorsed the COVID-19 vaccine passport regime, especially as […]

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Nigeria bans Boeing 737 Max airplanes

The Federal Government on Wednesday announced a ban on all Boeing 737 Max airplanes from flying in Nigeria’s airspace until further notice. There have been questions surrounding the safety of the Boeing 737 MAX aircrafts following its crash in Ethiopia over the weekend, a development which has triggered some reactions from airlines, aviation regulators and the world’s […]

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US grounds Boeing 737 MAX amid growing safety concerns

The ban on the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft became worldwide on Wednesday after US President Donald Trump joined Canada and other countries in grounding the aircraft amid mounting global fears for the jets’ airworthiness. US authorities said new evidence showed similarities between Sunday’s deadly crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 and a […]

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Ethiopian Airline opens condolence registers in Nigeria

The Management of Ethiopian Airlines in Nigeria has opened Condolence Registers at their country offices in Abuja, Lagos, Kano and Enugu for the victims of the flight that crashed on March 10 six minutes after take off. A statement by the airline on Tuesday said that the General Manager of Ethiopian Airlines in Nigeria, Firihiewot […]

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Europe, China, others ground Boeing 737 Max 8

Uneasiness over the safety of one of Boeing’s most popular jets mounted on Tuesday after the deadly crashes of two 737 Max 8 aircraft in under five months. European authorities grounded the planes, following earlier moves by aviation regulators in China, Indonesia, Singapore and Australia to prohibit the jets from flying. In all, more than […]

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No Boeing 737 Max operates in Nigeria – Aviation minister

The Federal Government says there is no cause for worry by air travelers in the country regarding the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft which, according to it, is not in Nigeria’s aviation register. The Minister of State for Aviation Senator, Hadi Sirika, gave the assurance in a statement on Tuesday, against the backdrop of the […]

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