Aviation

Boeing Gives Details Of $100M Employee Education Investment

  Boeing today launched new workforce development programmes, the latest step in fulfilling its 2017 pledge to invest $300 million in employees, infrastructure and local communities as a result of U.S. tax reform. The new programmes come after the company crowd sourced more than 40,000 ideas from employees through an online survey and dozens of […]


IATA, Deloitte Develop Airport Ownership, Regulation Guidance For Govt. On PPP,Others

  The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Deloitte have published guidance materials for governments considering Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) and other forms of privatisation programmes for airport infrastructure. According to IATA’s Director General and CEO, Alexandre de Juniac, “Airports provide critical infrastructure. It is important that governments considering privatisation or PPP take a long-term view […]


IATA, AFRAA Sign MoU To Boost Aviation In Africa

  The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the African Airline Association (AFRAA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to deepen their cooperation on Africa aviation. The MoU was signed by IATA’s Director General and CEO, Alexandre de Juniac and AFRAA’s Secretary General, Abderahmane Berthé on the sidelines of the 74th IATA Annual General […]


Ebola: FAAN Strengthens Passengers’ Screening At Enugu Airport

  …Says Airport Lacks Approach Light For Night Landing As part of efforts to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria(FAAN) has strengthen thermal and body screening of all inbound and outbound passengers at Akanu Ibiam International Airport (AIIA), Enugu. This is just as the airport […]


Osinbajo To Unveil Travel Industry Identity Card June 26

  …ID To Provide Proper Data Government Can Rely On Barring any last minute changes, Nigeria’s  Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo is to launch the Nigerian Travel Practitioners Identification Card (NTPIC), a travel industry project designed to different genuine travel agents from fake operators on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 in Lagos. This was disclosed by […]


Unionism: NUATE Gives BASL Seven Days To Reinstate Sacked Workers

  …We Are Not Aware Of Any Letter–BASL Official The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), has given the management of Bi- Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL) seven day ultimatum to recall sacked workers for allegedly indicating interest to belong to aviation unions. The ultimatum is contained in a letter titled, ”Notice of Seven […]


ICAO Certified AVSEC Specialist, Obilana To Speak At LAAC 22Nd Seminar

    The Chief Executive Officer, Selective Security International Limited, Mr. Ayo Obilana has confirmed that he would speak at the League of Airports & Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) 22nd Annual Seminar schedule to hold on July 19, 2018 at Sheraton Hotels, Ikeja, Lagos. At the August event, Obilana will be presenting a paper on Security […]


NCAA, Lagos State Government Confront Unauthorised High Rise Structures

    In the face of real and obvious threat to safe flight operations, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and the Lagos State Government (LASG) have decided to work together to curb the danger posed by unauthorised high rise structures scattered around Lagos metropolis. This collaboration was a resolution from a bilateral meeting between […]


LAAC 22nd Annual Seminar: Fadugba Confirms Attendance

  …To Present A Paper, “Financing Aviation Development Through Private Sector Partnerships” The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Aviation Services Limited, Mr. Nick Fadugba has confirmed participation at the forthcoming 22nd Annual Seminar of the League of Airports and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC). According to LAAC, the organiser of the event, Fadugba will present a paper […]


Ebola Resurgence: FAAN Reassures Passengers, Airport Users Of Safety

  …Says Equipment, Personnel Used In 2014 To Combat Virus Still Intact As the Federal Government begins emergency surveillance activities at airports and land borders in the country over the outbreak of Ebola in Congo, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has re-assured passengers and other airport users of safety across its network of […]