Aviation

Boeing Forecasts 219,750 Pilots, 21,750 Technicians, 266,750 Cabin Crew In Asia Pacific Region Next 20 Years

  …To Account For More Than One –Third Of Global Demand   Boeing reports that the Asia Pacific region will have the greatest global demand for new civil aviation personnel over the next 20 years. The region is projected to account for 33 per cent of the global need for pilots, 34 per cent for […]


AIB To Review Operating Regulations To Meet Current Global Aviation Challenges

  Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) is to review its existing regulations to accommodate latest changes in the global aviation industry. The review is part of efforts to further enhance its performance especially in the area of incident and accident investigation This is just as the agency restated its determination to ensure that its operation conforms […]


Fraudulent Ticketing: NCAA Warns Intending Air Travellers Against Patronising Unregistered Travel Agencies

  …It Is A Welcome Development—Bernard, NANTA President   The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has advised all intending travellers to stop patronising unregistered travel agencies. The is just as the National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies(NANTA) said that the advice by the regulatory body is a good development for the association. This is due […]


ATSSSAN Led Industrial Action Looms At MMA2 Over Sack Of 26 Workers

   …Gives BASL 14 Days To Rescind Decision  …Appeals To FG To Allow NCAT Staff Retire At 65  …Urges BPE To Compel SAHCOL To Enlist At Stock Market   The Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association(ATSSSAN) has given Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited(BASL) ,operator of the only private terminal in the country 14 days to recall […]


Aviation Union Cries Out, As Air Force Takes Over FAAN Land At Maiduguri Airport

    …Constructs Structure On Agency Land Meant For Cargo Expansion The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) has cried out over the encroachment on the land of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) at the Maiduguri Airport by the Nigeria Air Force (NAF). A document obtained by AbelNewsng.com dated April 3, 2018, […]


Resort Group Names Rodger Whittle Executive Director

  The board of the Resort Group has appointed Mr. Rodger Whittle as its new Group Executive Director. An online statement issued by the spokesman of Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), a member of the Resort Group and operators of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Two (MMA2), Steve Omolale, quoted the board as saying that “Whittle […]


Eid -El- Kabir: Our Airports Are Ready, FAAN Assures

  … Refurbishes VIP, GAT Lounges   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.  An online statement issued by the General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, gave the assurance today in […]


NAHCo Posts 2018 Half Year Turnover Of N4.64B

    …Signs Ground Handling Deals With Air Peace, Med-View, Max Air Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCo) Aviance, Nigeria’s foremost ground handling service provider continues its dominance of the sector, as it disclosed that it has made a string of new business signings. This is just as the organisation said that it posted half year […]


NAAPE Honours Dana Air Boss,Hathiramani

NAAPE Honours Dana Air Boss,Hathiramani …As Passenger Commends Airline’s Pilot   The National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) has honoured the Chief Executive Officer of Dana Air, Jacky Hathiramani, for contributing positively to the growth of Nigeria’s aviation industry, The Dana Air boss was awarded at the Dinner and Unveiling of NAAPE’s compendium […]


NCAA Begins Probe Into Security Breach At Sokoto Airport

  The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) said that it has commenced a full scale investigation into the wanton security breach that occurred on Friday, August 3, 2018, at the Sultan Abubakar Sadiq 111 Airport, Sokoto. An online statement issued by the General Manager, Public Relations, NCAA, Mr Sam Adurogboye stated that the regulatory body […]