Aviation

BASL Lays Off CSO, As New Corporate Communication Boss Quits Allegedly Over ’Harsh Working Environment’

’   The Chief Security Officer (CSO), Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operators of Murtala Muhammed Airport Two (MMA2), Lagos Mr. Olayinka Olatunji has been laid off. This is just as the Head of Corporate Communications of the organisation Mrs. Eniola Ade-Solanke resigned on Friday The development is coming barely few months after the Chief […]

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Sirika, Africa Ministers Appeal To 26 Countries To Embrace SAATM

  Nigeria’s Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika and other Africa Ministers in charge of Transport have appealed to 26 countries yet to adopt the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) to do so. Presently, only 28 of the 54 countries in Africa have so far shown interest in SAATM, which is established […]


Inferno; FAAN MD Visits Owerri Airport

    The Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Engr. Saleh Dunoma, today, visited the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri. The visit according to a statement signed by thye General Corporate Affairs, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, said the visit followed the recent fire incident at the airport. This visit was the […]


Committee Accuses Airlines, Handling Coys Of Conniving With Airport Workers To Put Innocent Nigerian Passengers In Trouble

  …Says Govt. Will Get To The Root Of The Matter …As Stakeholders List Challenges The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee on the Elimination of Drug Abuse, Brigadier General Buba Marwa(rtd) has accused international airlines and ground handling companies of colluding with airport worker to tag an innocent passenger’s luggage with another person’s name, thereby making them […]


AIB, UK Partners Collaborate To Train Security Personnel In Lagos, Abuja

  Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), a body saddled with responsibility of investigating air incidents, serious incidents and accidents,in collaboration with its UK partners have commenced training for security agencies personnel in Lagos and Abuja. According to the Bureau, the training is part efforts to train security agencies personnel on how to prevent people from tampering […]


Ahead Of Delivery: UK Coy Tests N5B Automatic Aircraft Firefighter Simulator

    As Nigeria prepares to take delivery of an automatic aircraft firefighting simulator worth about N5 billion, the equipment manufacturers, Messrs Alpine Metal Technology Company, UK has carried out the factory acceptance and pre-shipment inspection and test of the simulator in the presence of top Nigerian functionaries, including the Minister of State, Aviation, Hadi […]


Redundancy: Unions Protest Assault Of Caverton Staff By Police, Barricades Lagos Airport Road

  .… As Motorists Groan Over Traffic Build Up …Caverton Mgt. Keeps Mom   Aviation unions comprising of the Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association (ATSSSAN), the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE)  have blocked the roundabout close to the toll gate at international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA),Lagos, over the beaten […]


Fire Breaks Out At Imo Airport, Curtailed

  Fire incident today broke out at Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri destroying some part of the terminal building. The inferno did not last long as it was quickly put off by fire official from the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria(FAAN). The General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, who confirmed the incident  in […]


AIB Begins Review Of Its Regulations April 4

    Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) is to commenced the review of its regulations on April 4. As a result, the bureau will host a two-day Stakeholders Forum to review its proposed Civil Aviation Regulations of 2019, on April 4 –5, 2019 at Radisson Blu, Ikeja, Lagos State. An online statement by issued by the […]


Apron Decongestion: FAAN Promises To Provide Free Space For Airlines At Airports With Lesser Traffic

  …Says We Are Discussing With Operators …To Review Agency’s Bye-Laws To Meet Current Challenges The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), has stated that it was ready to give airline operators, who parked their aircraft on the cargo apron at the international wing and the domestic terminal apron at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), […]