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Israeli pilots refuse to fly deported refugees back to Africa

By Carlos Ballesteros A group of airline pilots in Israel recently vowed not to fly deported African asylum seekers and refugees back to war-stricken countries in their home continent, Israeli media has reported. Their protest comes days after Zizim Community Action, an Israeli non-government organization, launched an online campaign calling on pilots from the Israel Aviation Association

Air assets not enough to fight insurgency- Air Chief

Wings 11 new pilots Babatunde Opalana  The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on Wednesday said that Nigeria’s air assets are not enough to fight insurgency and protect the country’s territorial integrity. He said though Nigeria has an arsenal of weapon to fight aerial battle, there is the need

2 pilots fight inside plane with 324 passengers

An Indian airline has sacked two of its pilots for fighting in the cockpit during a New Year’s Day flight from London to Mumbai. The airline—Jet Airways, in a statement said that the cause of the fight is yet to be ascertained but the male pilot allegedly slapped the female during

NAF immortalises late C-130H Pilot in Lagos

•Commissions accommodation blocks Babatunde Opalana  The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Thursday, commissioned a block of 6 x 3-bedroom flats for officers’ accommodation at the Sam Ethnan Air Force Base in Lagos which was named after late Squadron Leader Promise Gbenekannu. The late officer, a C-130H Pilot, died on board a NAF C-130H aircraft

Boko Haram: NAF pilots escapes helicopter crash in N/East

•Aircraft suffered technical mishap- official  ... Jude Johnson  A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Agusta 109 Light Utility Helicopter has suffered a mishap while undertaking a liaison mission targeted at further enhancing the synergy between the Nigerian Army and the NAF in the ongoing counter-terrorismand counter-insurgency operations against Boko Haram terrorists in the