Aviation

FAAN Denies Collecting Money From Airport Users To Access Terminal

    The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has denied that Aviation Security (AVSEC) officers demand bribes before allowing airport users’ access into the international terminal of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos contrary to speculations in some quarters, which has also be trending. An online statement issued by the General Manager, Corporate Affairs, […]

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Inability Of Domestic Airlines To Reciprocate BASA’s Necessitated Agitation For Suspended Nigeria Air —Sirika

  … Says Only 28 Out Of 83 BASA’s Are Active …Estimates Funding Requirement For Establishment National Carrier At $300M Up To 2020 …Initial Start–Up Capital Of $55M (A/C Deposit $25 M + $30 M Working Capital June-Dec.,2018   The Minister of State, Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika today  stated that one of the reasons why […]


FG Promises To Implement Outcome Of IFATCA Deliberations

  …Partners With IFATCA To Boost Air Safety The Federal Government through the Minister of State, Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, has promised that government would implement the outcome of International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers Association (IFATCA) deliberations in Abuja. IFATCA, the Minister said remains a critical stakeholder in the global aviation family. This is […]


(Pictorial News) NAMA MD Receives SAHCOL Boss, Agboarumi

As part of its ongoing courtesy visits to aviation agencies to further cement the  existing relations,  the Skyway Aviation Handling Company(SAHCOL) led by its Managing Director, Mr. Basil Agboarumi recently  visited the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency(NAMA), where he was received by the Managing Director of the airspace agency, Capt. Fola Akinkuotu . See pix above.


Qatar Airways Flies 12 Thai Boys Rescued From Cave to U.K. For ‘Pride Of Britain’ Awards Ceremony

    In recognition of a truly inspirational story of strength and survival, Qatar Airways flew the Wild Boars football team, consisting of the 12 Thai children and their coach who were trapped inside a cave in Thailand for more than two weeks, from Thailand to London to take part in the ‘Pride of Britain’ […]


Ambassador Urges Nigerians To Participate In Ethiopian Airlines Packaged Great Run Marathon

    The new Ethiopian Ambassador to Nigeria, who assumed office in Abuja, Ambassador Solomon Abebe Tessema has invited Nigerians to take advantage of the Ethiopian Airlines package to participate in the 10k Marathon. He stated that the Embassy was partnering with Ethiopian Airlines in Nigeria to get more Nigerians to attend the Ethiopian Great […]


Oladapo Emerges NAHCo’s Chairman

    …As Asoluwatoyin Becomes Non Executive Director   The Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc (NAHCo) Aviance has appointed Mr. Sehinde Fadeni Oladapo as its new Chairman, Board of Directors. Oladapo takes over from Arc Usman Arabi Bello, who resigned from the position on Thursday, October 25, 2018. In a notice sent to the Nigerian […]


NAMA Director, Farouk Bags NIMechE Fellowship Award

    The Director of Safety Electronics and Engineering Services in the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Engr. Farouk Ahmed Umar has been decorated with the fellowship award of the Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers (NIMechE). The award ceremony which took place at the Grand Central Hotel in Kano during the institution’s 31st Annual General […]


Buhari Commissions Port Harcourt Airport Int’l Terminal

    …Say FG Making Deliberate Efforts To Fix Infrastructure In Transport Sector   President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that the Federal Government was making deliberate efforts to boost the capacities and infrastructure of the Nigeria’s transportation industry which was not attended to when they were built in the 70s and 80s,. Buhari said this […]


14 Years After: AIB Releases Pan Africa Airlines Accident Report

    …Bristow Helicopters, Aero, Emirates Too The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) today released the accident report on Pan African Airlines Nigeria Ltd Bell 412 EP Helicopter with the registration number 5N-BDZ, which crashed near SEDCO Energy Platform on July 26, 2004 a few minutes after takeoff, 14 years after the accident occurred. This is […]