Aviation

FAAN To Close Enugu Airport Runway For Repairs,Other Safety Issues

    The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has stated that it would close the runway at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu for major repairs and works on the airfield effective 00:00 on 24th August, 2019. FAAN made this known in an online statement signed by the General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu […]

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Ebola: NCAA Advises Airlines To Be Vigilant

  The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has directed all operators, especially airlines operating regional and international flights into the country, to exercise a high level of vigilance The directive followed the resurgence of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which made the World Health Organisation (WHO) to declare […]


NAMA Tasks ICAO On ATSEP Licensing

    The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has charged the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) to consider as a matter of urgency, the inclusion of Air Traffic Safety Electronics Personnel (ATSEP) licensing in its Annex1 to the Chicago Convention. This, the agency stated would place the responsibility to ensure safety on the holder because […]


Our Airports Are Ready For Eid El Kabir Celebration–FAAN

    The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has assured airport users that Nigerian airports under its management are fully ready to play host to air travellers during this Sallah celebrations. FAAN in a statement signed by the General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu stated that as part of its commitment to ensure […]


Boeing-Built Satellite To Bring Affordable Broadband To Africa, Europe, Middle East

  Boeing has built 702 digital satellite called Amos-17 that will provide affordable internet access and other communications services to underserved parts of Africa as well as Europe and the Middle East. The satellite launched today from Cape Canaveral, Florida at about 7:00 p.m and will enter service in a few months after on-orbit tests […]


Industrial Dispute: NUATE, NLC Vow To Continue Picketing Newrest ASL

  Members of the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) , Nigerian Labour Congress ( NLC) Lagos Chapter and the Nigeria Union of Railway Workers, today continued their protest against  the refusal of the management of Newrest ASL to reinstate  union leaders that were sacked 18 months ago for belonging to unions. Earlier today […]


Nuno Pereira , Bestfly Founder Signs For Angola’s First Two ATR 72-600s

  The Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Bestfly, the Angola-based aviation services company, Nuno Pereira has signed for the company’s first two ATR 72-600 regional aircraft at a ceremony held at Toulouse Francazal Airport, France, at ATR headquarters. The twin-engine, turbo-prop regional airliners, which have been leased from ACIA Aero Capital group, represent a […]


Owerri Airport Strategic To South Eastern Region—Yadudu, FAAN Boss

  …Pays Courtesy Visit To Imo  State Governor   The Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria(FAAN) Capt. Rabiu Yadudu has said that that Owerri Airport is very strategic to the economic development of the South Eastern region, hence the need to collaborate to develop infrastructure at the airport. He said this when he […]


FAAN Suspends Officer Who Stole At Yola Airport

…Begins Investigation


4.4B Passengers Flew In 2018—IATA

  …Says Connectivity More Accessible, Efficient   The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released performance figures for 2018, which showed that global air connectivity continues to become more accessible and more efficient. Also, IATA World Air Transport Statistics (WATS2019) confirms that: 4.4 billion passengers flew in 2018, record efficiency was achieved with 81.9 per […]