Aviation

Aviation Union To Shut Caverton Helicopters Over Anti Labour Practices

…Says No More Discussions On The Issue …We would See Who Will Suffer–Caverton,MD The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) said that it has finalized arrangements to shut down Caverton Helicopters after seven days if the management of the company fails to pay the salaries of its members in the company. The decision to […]


ICAO President Arrives Nigeria On Official Visit

The President of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Council, Dr. Olumuyiwa Bernard Aliu has arrived Nigeria on official visit. This arrival of the ICAO boss was made known in an online statement made available by the General Manager, Public Relations, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Mr Sam Adurogboye. Adurogboye explained that during this visit, […]


ICAO Audit: Nigeria’s Daft Result Ready In 90 Days

…Excels As Audit Ends The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has said that the draft result of the just concluded Nigeria’s Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme (USOAP), will be ready in 90 days. This is just as the international civil aviation body once again authenticated the progress and development of aviation in Nigeria. The Team […]


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State Of Nigerian Airports Infrastructure

The deluge of doubts that trailed the remodeling of airports across Nigeria, is giving way to rays of hope as great expectations have replaced the eager anticipation within the country’s aviation circles following the arrival of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) team to conduct an audit. According to Jean Claude Waffo, who is leading […]


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FG Needs N25b To Fix Perimeter, Operational Fences In 22 Airports

The Federal Government (FG) requires at least N25 billion to construct perimeter and operational fences in all the 22 airports managed by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) for the central government. The General Manager, Corporate Communications, FAAN, Mr. Yakubu Dati said this in an interview at the agency’s headquarters at the Murtala Muhammed […]


ISIS Attack On Brussels Airport: FAAN Tightens Security At Airports

Aftermath of the bombing Brussels Airport by ISIS, which killed about 30 people and many injured, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has beefed up security in and around airports in the country. The General Manager Public Affairs of FAAN, Mr Yakubu Dati, made this known while speaking with aviation correspondents in office at […]


Easter: FAAN Puts In Place Operational, Security Measures At Airports

As the Easter celebration approaches, the management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has assured members of the public, especially passengers and airline operators, that necessary operational and security measures have been put in place at airports in the country to ensure hitch-free passage of passengers and cargo during the festivity. This was […]


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Nigeria Is Absolutely Prepared For ICAO Audit —–NCAA Boss

…To See Country’s Capacity To Regulate Air Transport—Team Leader Nigeria through the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has stated categorically that the nation’s aviation industry is 100 per cent ready for the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme (USOAP). The audit is coming 10 years after the last audit was conducted […]


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Completion Of Major Terminals To Boost Traffic In Nigeria Airports

There are strong indications that there will be significant upsurge in passenger, cargo and aircraft traffic in Nigerian airports by the last quarter of this year, when most of the terminal and other related projects at these airports would have been completed and commissioned. This is coupled with improvements in terminal and airside facilities at […]


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ICAO Begins Safety Oversight Audit On Nigeria’s Aviation Monday

A four-man team from the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has arrived Nigeria to commence the Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme (USOAP) on the country’s aviation Monday, March 14, 2016. The arrival of the ICAO four-man team was disclosed to journalists in an online statement signed by the General Manager, Public Affairs, Nigerian Civil Aviation […]