Aviation

Stakeholders Task Ground Handling Companies On Right Pricing For Services Rendered

  …Say AGHAN Came At The Right Time   Nigeria’s leading aviation ground handling companies; Aviation Handling Services (AHS),Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc (NAHCO) Aviance) and the Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO) Plc have been urged to consider price adjustment, instead of price increase, to survive the effects of COVID-19 pandemic. A former Director General […]


Concession: Unions Accuse Sirika Of Breaching 2004 FAAN Establishment Act, 2005 Civil Aviation Act

  …Demands Thorough, Unambiguous Clarification From Minister, ICRC Planned Concession Of $500M Chinese-Built Terminals     Aviation unions have accused the Aviation Minister, Senator HADI Sirika of breaching the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria(FAAN) Establishment Act 2004 and the Civil Aviation Act, 2005 to serve his personal purposes. The unions comprising the National Union of […]


COVID-19: Don’t Price Yourselves Out Of Market, Demuren Warns Ground Handlers

  …Advises Them To Charge Int’l Airlines Appropriately, Meet With Domestic airline …As Olateru Urges NAHCO, SAHCO To Improve On Turnaround Time, Synergise   As  Coronavirus continues to devastate all sectors of the Nigerian economy including aviation, the former Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Dr. Harold Demuren has advised ground handling […]


SAHCO PLC Commissions N600M Ground Handling Equipment

  …Says Cargo Contract With BA Starts On August 11 The Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO) PLC has commissioned ground handling equipment worth about 600million to further boost service delivery to its clients. This is just as the ground handling giant stated that the cargo contract between it and British Airways would commence on August […]


NANTA Introduces Capacity Development, Accreditation Programme To Equip Members

    The National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies, (NANTA) has unveiled human capacity development and accreditation programme that would equip travel agents with skills to enhance their services to their clients. The Chairperson Training Committee, NANTA, Uloma Kemabonta,  made this known while speaking during the launch of the programme at a zoom meeting today […]


Osinbajo: AIB Final Report Identifies Brownout Condition Cause Of Caverton Helicopter Crash

  …Says Pilot Used Inappropriate Landing Technique, Did Not Adherence To Company Procedures … Asks NCAA To Conduct Safety Management System Audit Of Caverton Helicopters The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), Nigeria has identified a brownout condition encountered by flight crew during the hover to land as the cause of the crash of  Agusta Westland AW139 […]


Protocol Officers, Orderlies Of VIPs Will Not Be Given Access To Airports Except…—FAAN

  …States Readiness For Eid el-Kabir Celebration    The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has restated that   protocol officers and orderlies of dignitaries would not be allowed into the airport except they are travelling alongside their principals. This is just as the agency assured airport users that Nigerian airports under its management are fully […]


AIB To Release Four Accidents Reports Tomorrow

  … Partners NCAT To Train Aircraft Accident Investigators In West Africa   The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), Nigeria has stated that it would release four new accident reports tomorrow. This is just as the incident and accident investigation body said it has concluded plans to commence training for aircraft accident investigators in the West […]


FG Has Completed Inspection, Approved 14 Airports To Commence Normal Domestic Operations–Sirika

  The Federal Government said it has completed inspection and approved   14 airports to commence normal domestic operations as at July 24, 2020 . The Minister for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika disclosed this  morning on his official twitter handle: @hadisirika “Glad to announce that the following airports are open for full domestic operations, hence ministerial […]


NCAA Authorises FAAN To Restart Normal Operations At Benin, Jos Airports

      The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) today granted approval to the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) for the reopening of the Benin Airport and the Yakubu Gowon Airport, Jos after satisfying most of the requirements on Post COVID -19 Restart Guidelines and Health Protocols This was contained in letters signed by […]