British Caledonian

Type: Company
Name: British Caledonian
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Business class for cargo

A ULD doesn’t grumble – in contrast to many an air passenger. The airfreight segment is nevertheless relatively demanding, in comparison with other modes of transport. Glyn Hughes, Iata’s new head of cargo, answered our questions shortly after he took ... [Published Transport Journal - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Why Dikko’s abduction failed

Dr. Umaru DikkoIn this write-up, TUNDE ODESOLA revisits the foiled abduction of the late Minister of Transport, Alhaji Umaru Dikko, who died on TuesdayThirty years after, the failed kidnap of a former Minister of Transport, Alhaji Umaru Dikko, from Stanstead ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Jul 03 2014]
First reported May 12 2014 - Updated May 12 2014 - 1 reports

Wing Commander Cliff Alabaster

was an officer who guided missions against V1 bases and battle cruisers but fell prey to friendly fire over Dorset Wing Commander Cliff Alabaster, who has died aged 95, was a highly decorated bomber captain who flew more than 100 raids with RAF Bomber ... [Published Telegraph - May 12 2014]

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After completing a further 30 operations, Alabaster was awarded the DSO. The citation noted "his fearlessness and skill have been an important factor in the many successes obtained. He is a most excellent Flight Commander" . Finally, his repeated requests to train as a pilot were granted and he completed his training in May 1944 when, at Bennett’s insistence, he returned...
"It is only expected that the new leadership of the Chamber will improve on the achievements of the past leadership and further strengthen the existing business and bilateral bond between the two countries to the mutual benefits of both countries" he stated

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