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Southwest Airlines Cancels 40 Flights for Engine Inspections

  Safety regulators issued emergency directives after the accident in Pennsylvania that killed a passenger Southwest Airlines said it canceled about 40 flights on Sunday, or 1 percent of those scheduled. The cancellations were the result of the company's announcement on Tuesday that it would over the next 30 days begin

After Southwest Plane Explosion, Airlines Ordered to Conduct Urgent Engine Safety Checks

FAA orders emergency inspections after Southwest engine explosion. Plane engine explosion began when fan blade broke   Hundreds of planes in US and EU to undergo emergency inspections after fatal explosion on Southwest flight   Aviation authorities in the U.S. and Europe have ordered airlines to conduct urgent safety checks of hundreds of engines of the

NSC Orders Multinational Shipping Companies to make refund within 4 days of return of empty containers or stop collection of Deposit also demanded stoppage of indemnity being demanded from customs agents and a waiver of demurrage caused by the gridlock on the roads leading to the Lagos ports as a matter of national interest. Following complaints from shippers about their nightmare over container deposit, the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), the ports economic

Boeing delivers first 737-800 freighter conversion

 The new Boeing 737-800BCF freighter conversion features 12 pallet positions on the main deck. (Image: Boeing)   Sweden-based West Atlantic Group will operate the plane, which it expects will “improve reliability, lower aircraft operating costs and provide a better environmental footprint.” Boeing delivered its first 737-800 passenger plane converted to freighter service this

AIB releases final reports on 6 air accidents in Nigeria

The Nigerian Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), yesterday released final reports of six air accidents and serious incidents that occurred in the Nigerian aviation industry between 2009 and 2014. Among the reports released was the accident involving an Associated Air aircraft with registration number, 5N-BJY, carrying the corpse of erstwhile Governor of Ondo