Aviation

Check In Procedures :  FAAN Advises Passengers To Arrive Airport Early

  The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has advised passengers and airport users, particularly those at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja to get to the airport early to complete their check in procedures in good time. FAAN,who  gave the advice in a statement signed by the General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, […]


Second Coming : AIB-N Boss Solicits Maximum Cooperation, Professionalism From Staff

  …Says He Looks Forward With Great Expectations     The Commissioner/ Chief Executive Officer of the Accident Investigation Bureau Nigeria (AIB-N), Engr. Akin Olateru has solicited for the maximum cooperation, diligence, conscientiousness and professionalism of members of staff of the Bureau to achieve the Bureau’s mandate of investigating aircraft accidents and serious incidents. The […]


SAHCO  Begs  FG To Extend Waivers Granted Airlines To Ground Handlers

    …Says Company  Did Not Run At A  Loss Despite COVID-19     The Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director of Skyway Aviation Handling Company(SAHCO) PLC, Mr. Basil Agboarumi has appealed to the Federal Government to extend waivers granted to airline operators to ground  handling companies in the country, as it would further boost their operations. […]


N5B Palliative : Three Months After Aero, West Link, Others Yet To Receive Fund

      …Accused Ministry Of Selective Disbursement …As Stakeholders Demand For N22B Palliative Balance Barely three months after N5 billion of the N27 billion Federal Government palliative to aviation industry was  released and the  Ministry of Aviation have started disbursing, some airline operators are yet to receive their own share of the N5 billion […]


Sirika Tasks West Africa Governments  On Financing, Modernization of Aviation Infrastructure

  The Aviation Minister, Senator Hadi  Sirika has called on West Africa Governments to tackle  the issue of financing and modernization of aviation infrastructure and to attract support from private investors by “building a transparent, stable and predictable investment climate. This is just as he urged States to also include aviation in their respective national […]


FAAN Closes MMIA E-Finger  Screening For Maintenance

      The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria(FAAN)said that, as part of its  maintenance and upgrade programme, the E-Finger departure screening point has been temporarily closed to carry out some routine maintenance on the screening machines. This was disclosed in an online statement signed by the General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu . […]


Buhari Approves Re-appointment Of Olateru As AIB Boss

  …Appoints New NCAT Rector, NiMET DG In line with the administration’s commitment to the implementation of the Aviation Development Roadmap, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved some reorganizations within the agencies under the Ministry of Aviation. The President approved the reappointment of Engr. Akin Olateru as the Commissioner / Chief Executive Officer of the Accident […]


Why DG NiMET, Prof. Mashi Was Sacked By Aviation Minister

  Facts have emerged on why the former Director General of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency(NiMET), Prof.  Sani  Mashi was fired last week  Thursday, March ,2021 by the Federal Government,through the Aviation Minister, Senator Hadi Sirika. Mashi , who is also the Permanent Representative of Nigeria and Member of Executive Council to the World Meteorological Organization […]


NUATE Vows To Stop Nigeria Eagle From Flying If  Arik Air Labour Issues Are Not Addressed

…Appeals To Ministries of Labour,Aviation ,NCAA  To Intervene To Industrial Dispute … To Sing Solidarity Song  For NG Eagle The National Union of Air Transport Employees(NUATE) has said categorically that it would not allow the planned airline ; NG Eagle allegedly  by the Assets Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON) to fly if all the labour […]


Air Safety  Challenges : NAMA Appeals To NASS  To Place Agency On Priority List

    …As Committee Assures Agency Of Support To Enhance Air Safety     The Nigerians Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has appealed  to the National Assembly to give the  agency  priority as it addresses the  communication equipment which according to  it  are archaic and needed replacement. This is just as the agency condemned the incessant […]