Plane drops sewage on Windsor man in his garden

A man and his garden were “splattered in a very unpleasant way” when human waste was dropped from a plane, a council meeting has heard. Speaking to The Royal Borough Of Windsor & Maidenhead’s aviation forum, councillor Karen Davies said she was “horrified” to hear of the incident. She explained how his “whole garden, and garden umbrellas, and him” were all “covered”. The dumping happened … Continue reading Plane drops sewage on Windsor man in his garden

Senate orders NCAA to suspend the issuance of AOC to AMCON owned airline

The Senate has directed the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) not to issue an Air Operators Certificate to NG Eagle, the Asset Management Company (AMCON) owned airline over debts owed agencies. In a letter addressed to the Director General of the NCAA, the chairman, Senate Committee on Aviation, Smart Adeyemi said his committee received a joint petition from the Association of Nigeria Aviation Professionals (ANAP) … Continue reading Senate orders NCAA to suspend the issuance of AOC to AMCON owned airline

Alitalia on last flight Thursday: the curtain falls after 75 years, from tomorrow there is Ita

Today Alitalia bids farewell to the skies: the last flight will take off at 10:05 from Cagliari airport to land shortly after 11 pm in Rome Fiumicino, closing the curtain on the history of the national airline. In reality, at the airports, it will be possible to continue to see the aircraft with the Alitalia livery, because the new Ita company should take off temporarily with … Continue reading Alitalia on last flight Thursday: the curtain falls after 75 years, from tomorrow there is Ita

Alleged fraud: Absence of judge stalls arraignment of Dana Air MD, others

The absence of Justice Obiora Egwuatu of a Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday stalled the planned arraignment of the Managing Director (MD), Dana Air, Hathiramani Jacky Ranesh, on allegations bordering on fraud. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) had, on June 30, reported that the court fixed the arraignment of Mr Ranesh and two other defendants for Oct. 13. The case, which was on … Continue reading Alleged fraud: Absence of judge stalls arraignment of Dana Air MD, others

“Star Trek Captain Kirk” William Shatner becomes the oldest person to go to space at age 90, aboard Blue Origin space flight

Billionaire US businessman Jeff Bezos’s company Blue Origin has taken off for its second suborbital tourism flight, with actor William Shatner — who embodied the promise of space travel on the Star Trek”TV series and films — among the four-person all-civilian crew that blasted off in Texas. Key points: The launch had originally been scheduled for Wednesday, but was delayed for “wind-related reasons” On board was former Star … Continue reading “Star Trek Captain Kirk” William Shatner becomes the oldest person to go to space at age 90, aboard Blue Origin space flight

FAAN to temporarily close MMIA Departure Drop, Off Zone

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said that from October 6 there will be a temporary closure of the regular Drop Off Zone at the Departure frontage of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos. Authority spokesperson Henrietta Yakubu said the temporary closure is to allow for the completion of the ongoing canopy installation works at the concourse of the old international building. … Continue reading FAAN to temporarily close MMIA Departure Drop, Off Zone

Airport staff investigated for extorting money from travellers to evade quarantine

…As Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 bid Ihekwaezu farewell The Federal Government through the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19 has expressed concern over fraudulent activities perpetuated at Nigeria’s international airports by on-duty staff who extort money from passengers wishing to evade quarantine requirements. The Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of PSC on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, disclosed at Monday’s media briefing … Continue reading Airport staff investigated for extorting money from travellers to evade quarantine

All-civilian Inspiration4 is back on Earth after flight to space

The all-civilian Inspiration4 crew is back on Earth after their three-day mission in orbit. The big picture: The launch and landing of this fully amateur, private space crew marks a changing of the guard from spaceflight being a largely government-led venture to being under the purview of private companies. What’s happening: Inspiration4 launched on Wednesday and came back in for a splashdown within their SpaceX Dragon capsule in the … Continue reading All-civilian Inspiration4 is back on Earth after flight to space

U.S. ramps up a plan to expel Haitian migrants gathered in Texas

By Monday morning, U.S. Customs and Border Protection plans to have at least 400 agents and officers in the Del Rio area and it is prepared to send more. The U.S. plans to speed up its efforts to expel Haitian migrants on flights to their Caribbean homeland, officials said Saturday as agents poured into a Texas border city where thousands of Haitians have gathered after … Continue reading U.S. ramps up a plan to expel Haitian migrants gathered in Texas

Anambra Airport to begin commercial flights in November

The new Anambra International Cargo and Passenger Airport, Umueri built by Governor Willie Obiano administration will begin commercial flights in November this year. Secretary to Anambra State Government (SSG), Prof Solo Chukwulobelu, who dropped the hint during a prayer session organized by the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, in Awka said finishing touches were being put at the multimillion naira project. The SSG said: “In … Continue reading Anambra Airport to begin commercial flights in November