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FAAN Boss Establishes Lagos Runway Safety Team

The Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Engr. Saleh Dunoma has inaugurated the Lagos Runway Safety Team. According to the General Manager, General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mr Yakubu Dati, the inauguration is in compliance with Resolution A37-6 of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), which requires member States to implement appropriate […]


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New Civil Aviation Regulations To Be Operational In July

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has said that the new Nigeria Civil Aviation Regulations (NCARs) promulgated in December, 2015, will take effect from July 1, 2016. The General Manager Public Relations, NCAA, Mr Sam Adurogboye, who made this known in an online statement made available to journalists, explained that the commencement of 2015 NCARs […]


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Adhere strictly To Safety Standards FAAN Boss Tells Kaduna Airport Staff

The Managing Director of Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Engr. Saleh Dunoma has urged the agency’s staff to adhere strictly to safety standards and procedure in line with Standard and Recommended Practices, recommended by the international Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO). He said while addressing staff of the department of Aerodrome Rescue and Fire Fighting […]


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NCAA Issues Safety Guidelines For Drone Operators

…Warns Against Flouting The Rules The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has taken cognisance of the growing requests for the use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) leading to its proliferation in Nigeria and has therefore issued safety guidelines accordingly. The regulatory body stated that in recent times, RPA/UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) were deployed for commercial […]


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Bi-Courtney Lays Claim To Controversial N12.5b Debt, Remodeled GAT

…Says Arik Owes BASL Not FAAN Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operator of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Two (MMA2), Lagos, has declared categorically that the controversial N12.5billion under dispute between the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and Arik Air belongs to Bi-Courtney not the aviation agency as claimed. This just as the operator also […]


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FAAN CEO Harps On Regular Sporting Activities

…As Agency’s Inter-Dept Football Competition Begins Managing Director of Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Engr. Saleh Dunoma has charged workers in the agency to engage in regular sporting activities in order to remain healthy always.. Dunoma stated this while declaring open the organisation’s Inter-Departmental Unity Football Competition at the FAAN School at the Murtala […]


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Public Private Partnerships In Airports: The Role Of The Public Sector

This article was prepared by Dr. Charles E. Schlumberger, Lead Air Transport Specialist, Transport & ICT, World Bank and will be published in Volume XL of the Annals of Air and Space Law, which features many other very interesting articles covering the entire spectrum of domestic and international air law and the law of space […]


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NAMA Embarks On Strategic Mgt Training With ASCON

…Pledges Partnership With Runway Safety Teams The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has concluded arrangements with the Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON) Badagry on the training of various categories of personnel in the agency. The training which will focus largely on administrative processes, procedures and practices is intended to treat modules such as Strategic […]


Airbus Helicopters Begins Promotion Of H175 Aircraft In Nigeria

Airbus Helicopters has embarked on the promotion of the H175 through a demo tour in Lagos, Nigeria from 20 to 22 April 2016 with several key oil and gas operators. Speaking at event to herald the coming and unveiling of the helicopter, the Vice President ,Head of Operational Marketing, Airbus Helicopters, Regis Magnac ,explained that […]


NCAA Orders Airlines To Remit All Unremitted Funds Within 60 Days

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has directed all Airlines (Domestic and Charter) operating in the country to forward in full un-remitted funds accruable to the authority within 60 days without further delay. The General Manager, Public Relations, Mr Sam Adurogboye, who made this known in a statement, stated that the directive was handed down […]