Aviation

Boeing Donates 250,000 Medical Masks To Battle Coronavirus In China

    Boeing today donated 250,000 medical-grade respiratory masks to address medical supply shortages in China. The masks will be provided to local health officials battling the spread of the Coronavirus in Wuhan City, Hubei Province and Zhoushan, Zhejiang Province. According Boeing President and CEO Dave Calhoun, “Our thoughts continue to be with all those […]


Boeing, Embraer Welcome Brazilian Approval Of Strategic Partnership

  Boeing and Embraer welcome the unconditional approval of their strategic partnership by the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE)’s General-Superintendence (SG) in Brazil. The decision will become final within the next 15 days unless a review is requested by CADE Commissioners. The partnership has now received unconditional clearance from every regulatory jurisdiction with the […]


Cabo Verde Airlines chooses NAHCO Aviance As Its Ground Handler   

  The national airline of Cape Verde, Cabo Verde Airlines, has chosen foremost West Africa ground handling operator, Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) Aviance Plc, to handle its operations in Nigeria. With this development, Cabo Verde, a passenger and cargo airline based in Cape Verde joins the long list of African airlines handled by the […]


FG Upgrades Enugu Airport Navigational Facilities

  …To Be Calibrated Soon   The Federal Government through the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has installed a brand-new CAT 2 Instrument Landing System / Distance Measuring Equipment (ILS/DME) at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. According to NAMA, the new CAT 2 ILS replaces the old system which was installed in 2003. The installation […]


China’s Corona Virus: Begins Screening Of Arriving Passengers At Lagos Airport

  …As FAAN Urges Air Travellers, Airport Users To Submit Themselves For Routine Quarantine Checks As part of efforts to prevent the spread of the deadly Corona Virus, which broke out in China, the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos has commenced screening of arriving passengers. This is just as the airport authority advised air travelers and […]


Airport Fire& Safety Cooperative Commissions Multi-Million Naira Hotel In Mafoluku

  …As New Exco Develops Robust Action Plan To Maintain Facility   The Airports Fire and Safety Cooperative Multiple Society has commissioned a multi-million naira hotel at Mafoluku Area of Lagos. The hotel which has 23 rooms has modern facilities to meet the needs of both members of the cooperative and customers that will patronise […]


SAHCO Wins Contract To Provide Ground Handling Services To Ethiopian Airlines

  The Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO) PLC said that it has won the contract to provide ground handling services to Ethiopian Airlines at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA), Kano. SAHCO  said though it has been responsible for Cargo and Warehousing Handling services to the Ethiopian Airline, the procurement of State-of-the-art equipment fitted […]


FAAN Issues Travel Advisory To Passengers, Airport Users

 


Boeing Responds To Germany’s Heavy Lift Helicopter Invitation To Tender

    Boeing has submitted its response to the STH invitation to tender for Germany’s New Heavy Lift Helicopter programme, also known as Schwerer Transporthubschrauber (STH). The response was submitted yesterday, 13 January. The STH invitation to tender was issued on 24 June 2019 by the German procurement authority, specifically, the Federal Office of Equipment, […]


Customs Denied NAMA Waiver To Clear Navigational Aids—Capt. Akinkuotu

…Says Equipment Was At Seaport For About Six Months The Managing Director, Nigerian Airspace Management Authority (NAMA) Capt. Fola Akinkuotu, has revealed that the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) denied the airspace agency the waiver it requested for to clear the navigation aids at the Lagos seaport. This is just as he said that agency paid […]