Port Current Affairs: April 30, 2020

1. The Anambra International Cargo and Passenger Airport was launched on what date? 

[A] April 30, 2021
[B] April 16, 2021
[C] April 23, 2021
[D] April 9, 2021


Correct Answer: A [April 30, 2021] ✓

Notes: The Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, on Friday, inaugurated the Anambra International Cargo and Passenger Airport in Umueri community, Anambra East local government area of the state as the first set of flights landed at the airport.

2. The first airline in Nigeria to land its aircraft at the Anambra International Airport is?

[A] Dana Airline
[B] Air Peace Airlines
[C] Aero Contractors
[D] Arik Airlines


Correct Answer: B [Air Peace Airlines] ✓

Notes:The airline deployed two of its aircraft – an Embraer 145 and a Boeing 737 for demonstration flights to unveil the Anambra International Cargo and Passenger Airport sited in the Umuleri area of the state.

3. The first Boeing 737 test-run in a Nigerian airport was done in which of the following international airports?

[A] Murtala Muhammad International Airport
[B] Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport
[C] Port Harcourt International Airport
[D] Anambra International Airport


Correct Answer: D [Anambra International Airport] ✓

Notes:The airport has 3.7 kilometres runway which is the biggest in the Nigeria. It has a four-story terminal building with shops, a ten-floor control tower and a car pack that can accommodate 750 vehicles.

4. Which of the following Airlines got suspended by Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) over safety issues?

[A] Dana Airlines
[B] Air Peace Airlines
[C] Azman Airlines
[D] Arik Airlines


Correct Answer: C [Azman Airlines] ✓

Notes:The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) suspended the operations of all the Boeing 737 aircraft in the Fleet of Azman Air Services Limited, with effect from March 15, 2021.

Aircraft operated by the airline had suffered two tyre mishaps at the Abuja and Kaduna airports.

The suspension, which lasted for six weeks, was to enable the NCAA conduct an audit of the airline to determine the causes of the incidents, and recommend corrective actions.

The suspension was however lifted on May 1, according to Azman Air after a meeting it held with NCAA.

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