Aviation

NCAA Advises Airlines, Pilots, Over Hazardous Weather Phenomena

      As the rainy season begins, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has issued a weather hazard alert to all pilots and airline operators indicating hazards associated with rainy season in flight operations at this period of the year. An online statement issued by the General Manager, Public Relations, NCAA, Mr Sam Adurogboye explained that […]


Safer Skies: FG Approves, Inaugurates 10-Man Safety Recommendation Committee

  … To Review 120 Recommendations So Far Made By AIB   The Federal Government through the Commissioner of Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has approved the setting up of a 10-man Safety Recommendation Committee to review the effectiveness of the safety recommendations made by the bureau from inception. The AIB Chief Executive Officer, Engr. Akin […]


FG To Unveil Project Transaction Advisers At 4th Aviation Stakeholders Forum In Abuja

  The Federal government in pursuance of its resolve to carry along all critical players in the aviation industry in the formulation and execution of its programmes will this week unveil Transaction Advisers recently appointed for some major projects in the sector. This was disclosed in an online statement issued by Deputy Director, Press & […]


Easter Celebration: FAAN Assures Passengers, Airport Users Of Safety

  As Easter holiday draws, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria(FAAN) has assured passengers and other airport users that its network of airports are fully prepared and ready for the usual upsurge in passenger traffic that is the norm around this season. The agency gave the assurance in an online statement issued by the General […]


Airport Security: AVSEC To Bear Arms Soon —Sirika

  …Says Approval At Final Stage The Minister of State, Aviation Sen. Hadi Sirika stated that very soon Aviation Security (AVSEC) personnel of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) would be licensed to carry arms to complement the efforts of other agencies in handling security threat at airports across the country. Sirika made this […]


Boeing Names Keating Executive Vice President Of Government Operations

    Boeing Company today said that it has named Tim Keating as Executive Vice President of Government Operations. Keating, 56, has served as Senior Vice President of Government Operations since joining Boeing in May 2008. In this role, Keating leads the company’s public policy efforts, including all U.S. federal, state and local government liaison […]


(Updated) FAAN Subscribes To ACI Programme To Enhance Services At Airports

      … To Commence Pilot Project With Lagos, Abuja Airports …Says Executive Order Has Entrenched Efficiency In Airport Operations, Synergy Among Security Agencies The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) as part of efforts to ensure improved services has subscribed to the Airport International Council (ACI) Airport Service Quality Programme (ASQ) Director of […]


Ease Of Doing Business: NIS Tags Officers’ Counters At Lagos Airport

    …Say It Has Right To Check Travel Documents  …Insists  Our Officers Do Their Best To The Integrity Of The Nation As part of efforts to ensure that its officials at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, Command are accountable, easily identified in the event of lapses and carry out their duties effectively, […]


NAMA Begins Routine Calibration Of Navigational Aids

    …To Boost Upper Airspace Communication   As part of efforts to further ensure accuracy and reliability of its facilities across the country, the Nigerian Airspace Management agency (NAMA) has embarked on the routine calibration of navigational aids at airports and en-route stations across Nigeria. The flight calibration which is handled by Omni-Blue Aviation […]


Car Park Automation Has Improved FAAN’s Revenue Profile – Yakubu

   The General Manager, Corporate Communications of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, in this interview with journalists, shed more lights on why the agency automated its car park at the Lagos Airport. Excerpts: Why did FAAN decide to automate the car park at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) of the […]