Aviation

NAMA Installs New ILS At Benin Airport

  Economic activities in the ancient city of Benin, the Edo State capital have received a boost following the installation and commissioning of Category II Instrument Landing System (ILS) at the Benin airport recently installed by the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA). The Managing Director of NAMA, Capt. Fola Akinkuotu disclosed this at a town […]

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Embraer, Boeing Hail Brazilian Government Approval of Strategic Partnership

  Embraer and Boeing have welcomed approval by the Government of Brazil of the strategic partnership that will position both companies to accelerate growth in global aerospace markets. The government’s approval comes after the two companies last month approved terms for the joint venture that will be made up of the commercial aircraft and services […]


National Carrier: Group Berates FG For Appropriating N8.5B In 2019 Budget

  The President of Aviation Round Table (ART), Dr. Gabriel Olowo, has blamed the Federal Government for appropriating the sum of  N8.5billion  for the controversial and suspended national carrier project; Nigeria Air in the yet to be passed  2019 budget to the National Assembly. He also condemned the Federal Government Olowo specifically castigated the government […]


Boeing Sets New Airplane Delivery Records, Expands Order Backlog

    …Delivered 806 Commercial Jets In 2018 With Record-Setting Fourth Quarter     Boeing said that it delivered 69, 737 airplanes in December and set a new annual record of 806 deliveries in 2018, surpassing its previous record of 763 deliveries in 2017. This is just as the aircraft manufacturing giant said it delivered […]


FAAN Alerts Public Of Fraudulent Recruitment Agents

  …Says Those Parading Themselves Are Fraudsters The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has warned the general public to be weary of persons parading themselves as recruitment agents of the agency and also extorting money from innocent citizens in the process. FAAN alerted the public in an online statement issued by its General Manager, […]


2019: Olateru Promises To Upgrade AIB’s Infrastructure, Review Systems, Processes

  …Commends Staff For Their Support The Commissioner, Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), Engr. Akin Olateru, has stated that in 2019, he would upgrade the bureau’s infrastructure, ensure constant review of its systems, processes and procedure, and invest more on human capital development. Olateru, an aircraft engineer, who stated this after taken a holistic assessment of […]


SAHCO PLC Celebrates Clients At Appreciation Dinner in Lagos

     The Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO) PLC has been commended for its consistency in delivering quality services and ensuring professionalism in the discharge of its duties. Speaking at the Clients Appreciation Dinner organised in Lagos for its customers, participants from airlines and cargo sub-sector, commended the ground handling company for improving aviation ground […]


FAAN Assures Air Travellers Of Its Readiness To Handle Passenger Traffic During Yuletide

    As yuletide approaches, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria(FAAN) has assured air travelers and other airport users that its network of airports across the country are fully prepared for the usual surge in passenger traffic that is the norm during the season. The assurance was given in an online statement issued by the […]


Buhari Commissions New Int’l Terminal At Abuja Airport

  …Says FG Committed To Making Hqtr Of Aviation In W/Africa President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that that the Federal Government was committed to making Nigeria the headquarter of aviation in the West Africa sub region. The unveiling of the new international terminal, which was funded by Chinese Exim Bank with counterpart funding from the […]


Boeing Delivers First 787-9 Dreamliner for Royal Air Maroc

  Boeing said that it has delivered the first 787-9 Dreamliner for Royal Air Maroc, introducing a second member of the super-efficient Dreamliner family to the airline’s fleet. According to Boeing the new airplane offers more seats and more range, which will help Morocco’s flag carrier grow its international business. According to the CEO and […]