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British Airways FINED £20m OVER DATA BREACH .

British Airways has been fined £20m ($26m) by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for a data breach which affected more than 400,000 customers. The breach took place in 2018 and affected both personal and credit card data. The fine is considerably smaller than the £183m that the ICO originally said it intended to issue back […]

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ALL AIRPORTS IN NIGERIA NOW OPEN TO DOMESTIC FLIGHT – FG

Earlier it was reported that FG reopened 14 local airports when domestic flight operations resumed in July after months of closure occasioned by the lockdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The government had also approved the reopening of the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja as well as the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos for international […]

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INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT TO RESUME August 29.

International flights would resume on August 29 in Lagos and Abuja international airports, the Federal Government has announced. Minister of Aviation Hadi Sirika stated flight operations would commence in and out of Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos and Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja. Sirika also noted procedures to be observed by passengers would be announced […]

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PRIVATE JET CONVEYING US Tourists REJECTED AT ITALY’S BORDER.

Passengers on a private jet coming from Colorado US were denied entry to the country at a customs check at Elmas airport in Cagliari, Italy.   There were about ten people aboard the plane. Five of them were in possession of American passports. The U.S. is not on the list of non- EU countries to which […]

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Lagos ,Abuja AIRPORTS TO RESUME OPERATIONS JULY 8

The Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, are to resume domestic operations on Wednesday, July 8. Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, announced this on his twitter handle on Wednesday night. He said date for commencement of international flights would be announced in due course. The minister disclosed that Lagos […]

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COVID-19: FLIGHT SET TO BE EXPENSIVE.

Because of COVID-19, everything around the world [ business, hospitality , health sector etc] is in turmoil. Flying after COVID-19 will be one of the most expensive ventures because if you are going to maintain social distancing, what happens to the capacity of the aircraft as built in such a way to accommodate 100 passengers? […]

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NCAA REVEALS 5 AIRPORTS THAT WILL BE REOPENED FOR DOMESTIC FLIGHT JUNE 21. [ see list]

The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has said that only five airports will be allowed to open for domestic flights effective from June 21, 2020. A circular signed by the Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Musa Nuhu stated that the airports to reopen for operations include; Omagwa International Airport Port Harcourt, Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport Abuja, […]

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INT’L FLIGHTS: RESUMPTION DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON -FG

The Federal Government of Nigeria says the date for the resumption of international flights in the country will be announced soon, Bluebloodz.com has learned. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made this known on Monday during a briefing by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja. Responding to a question about the likely date for […]

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DOMESTIC FLIGHTS SET TO RESUME JUNE 21- FG

The Federal Government has asked the aviation sector to begin to develop protocols that will lead to the resumption of domestic flights any time from June 21, Bluebloodz.com has learned. The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Sani Aliyu, stated this on Monday during a briefing Abuja. He said, “The aviation industry is […]

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FAAN Fumigates LAGOS ,ABUJA ,PORTHARCOURT AIRPORTS AHEAD OF REOPENING.

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria says it has commenced fumigation of International Airports in Lagos, Abuja, and Port Harcourt ahead of reopening of flight operations in Nigeria. General Manager, Corporate Affairs of FAAN, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, made this known on Tuesday in a statement in Lagos. Yakubu explained that the fumigation exercise was in […]