Aviation

Airtech, NAAPE Collaborate, Unveils Manpower Availability, Aviation Information Database

      Airtech Aviation Support Services in partnership with the National Association of Airline Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) have  unveiled a database that would serve as a single resource point for manpower availability, aviation information and data in the Nigerian aviation sector. Airtech said  that the database; AvianQDB, the first of its kind in […]

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Sirika, Aviation Agencies Indicate Full Support  For LAAC 25th Conference 

  The Aviation Minister, Senator Hadi Sirika and  major industry stakeholders  have  indicated their support for the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC)  25th Annual Conference scheduled for July 28, 2021. The conference with the theme, ‘Nigeria Aviation Industry: Management, Policy and Regulation,’ is the 25th edition and would hold at Sheraton Hotels, Ikeja. […]


Hopes Rise For Vaccinated Travelers In Europe, As Global Restart Remain Stalled

  The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the relaxation of COVID-19 border measures for vaccinated passengers and the broader use of affordable antigen testing adopted by Spain and France this week. This is tempered by ongoing disappointment at the failure to implement harmonized measures across Europe and deep frustration at the lack of […]


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FAAN Unveils Bird/Wild Life Management Equipment

    In a bid to improve on safety of flight operations by effectively managing birds/wildlife hazards at the nation’s airports, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) today,  commissioned some birds/wildlife equipment. At an event held at FAAN’s headquarters annex in Lagos, the Managing Director, FAAN, Capt. Rabiu Yadudu, who was represented by the […]


European Travel & Tourism Sector Launches “Destination Summer” Campaign Supporting Safe Reopening Of European Borders

    As European Union(EU )countries review the updated European Commission proposal to coordinate the easing of travel restrictions across Europe, Airlines For Europe (A4E), Airports Council International Europe (ACI EUROPE), the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the European Travel Retail Confederation (ETRC) have launched ‘Destination Summer’, with the goal of working with EU […]


Kaduna  Airport Lacks Control Tower,Sokoto Leaky,Calabar In Deplorable State–Agoro, NATCA President

    The President, National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA), Mr. Abayomi Agoro has said that  the Kaduna Airport does not have Control Tower  while Sokoto Airport  has a leaky Control Tower,  a situation that has forced Air Traffic Controllers(ATCs) at the airport to use umbrella, whenever it rains . This is just as he […]


IATA Advocates Acceptance Of  Vaccinated Passengers As Global Best Practice To Reopen Borders

        The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has applauded the growing number of countries making data and evidence-driven decisions to open their borders to vaccinated travelers. The latest data collected by IATA, including its Timatic service, shows that more than 20 countries have wholly or partially lifted restrictions for vaccinated travelers. IATA […]


Aviation Unions To Shut Down Kaduna Airport Over Anti-Labour Practices

    … Vow Not To Tolerate Sabotage Among Workers    Aviation unions comprising of the Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE),National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) and  Association of Nigerian Aviation Professionals (ANAP)  have threatened to bring commercial activities at the Kaduna Airport to a halt  Sunday, May 16 midnight in compliance with the industrial […]


Eid- El-Fitri : FAAN Advises Airport Users To Observe COVID-19 Protocols

    As the world prepares to celebrate Eid-El-Fitri, which marks the end of the Ramadan fasting, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has advised passengers and airport users to abide by all laid down protocols on COVID-19 while using airports. The advice is contained in an online statement signed by the General Manager, […]


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BAGAIA To Develop $1.5M  Integrated Flight Data Analysis Capability For Member States

Photo caption : L-R Director General Guinean Civil Aviation Authority Mr. Mamady Kaba, the BAGAIA Commissioner Engr. Charles Irikefe Erhueh, the AIG Focal Point Engr. Sidiki Traore   …Says Member States Stands To Gain Hugely From  Facility   The Banjul Accord Accident Investigation Agency (BAGAIA) is tinkering with the idea of developing  a $1.5 million […]