Aviation

NCAA Puts Total Ticket Sales For 2017 At N505.2B

  …Sanctions 15 Pilots, Five Cabin Crew, Four Engineers, Others For Safety Breaches The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has disclosed that the total value of ticket sales for both domestic and international passengers in 2017 stood at ₦505,170,290,201.40. This is just as the agency said it sanctioned 15 pilots, five cabin crew, four engineers […]


FAAN Assures Airport Users Of Its Readiness For Sallah Celebration

  As the Eid-El-Mubarak celebration date draws near,the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria(FAAN) has assured airport users that its network of airports across the country are fully ready to receive arriving and departing passengers during the festival. The assurance was given in an online statement issued by the General Manager, Corporate Affairs,(FAAN),Mrs. Yakubu Henrietta The […]


Demuren To Present Paper On MRO At LAAC Seminar

  The former Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) Dr. Harold Demuren is to present a paper at the forthcoming 22nd Annual  League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) Seminar with the theme, ”Financing Aviation Development Through Private Sector Partnerships.” The former NCAA boss will present a paper titled, ‘Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul […]


Airports Provide Avenue For Installation Of Plastic Products Facilities—FAAN

  …As AIB Urges Individuals,Coys To Agree On Implementation Of Waste Reduction …Says FOD Can Pose Safety Hazard, Damage Aircraft On Ingestion   As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark the 2018 World Environment Day (WED),today, June 5,2018, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria(FAAN)has stated that though Airports do not produce plastic […]


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 […]