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ACI Nominates FAAN Staff Candidate Board Of Directors

A Nigerian Kabir Mohammed and a staff of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has been selected as a candidate of the Board of Directors of the Community of Practice (CoP) of the Airport Council International (ACI). This was stated by the Nominating Committee of the International Airport Professional, Community of Practice (IAP CoP) […]


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AIB Faults Senate On Release Of Sosoliso, Belview, Other Accident Reports

…Says Senate Was Misinformed The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has faulted the Senate for condemning the agency for allegedly not releasing accident reports describing the allegation as false Recalled that the Senate had alleged that the bureau had failed to release the accident reports of Sosoliso crash of 2005, Bellview 2005, ADC 2006 and DANA […]


MMA2 Regional Flight Approval: Union Gives FAAN 48hrs To Reversal Decision

The Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) has given the management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) 48hrs ultimatum to reverse the approval given to Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal 2(MMA2) to commence regional flights. Recalled that one of the domestic airlines; Dana Air is due to commence regional operations at […]


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NANTA Backs Establishment Of National Carrier

…Says It Will Reduce Influx Of Foreign Airlines As the idea of whether to establish a national carrier continues to generate discuss, the President, National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), Alhaji Aminu Agoha, has declared that Nigeria and Nigerians need a national airline to reduce the influx of foreign airlines into  the country. He […]


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Manpower Development,Mgt Key To Nigerian Aviation Growth—–Expert

  Manpower development and management is key to the growth of the Nigerian aviation industry, as it can galvanise the industry to succeed most especially considering the present situation the sector found itself. These were the words of the former Director of flight Operations(DFO),Air Peace, Capt .Tunde Adekoya, who was the guest speaker at a […]


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Women Aviation Professionals Warned Against Over Working

A Motivational Speaker, Mrs ID Ogufere, has warned women against over stressing themselves; understand their limit as women and to also learn to say no to people if they cannot help them. She gave the advice while speaking at the Health Week organised by Women In Aviation (WIA) at the international wing of the Murtala […]


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IATA Projects 28m Passengers In 2034 For Africa

…Says Connectivity Fundamental To Continent’s Aviation The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has projected that 28 million passengers will fly to and from Africa in the year 2034. This is just as the international airline body put the average passenger growth in Africa in the next 20 years at 4.4 per cent. The Regional Head […]


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Security Agents Detained Italian Woman For Breaching Screening Procedure At MMA2

An Italian woman, Lilian Abdulrahman, was yesterday detained for s hours by security agents at the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two(MMA2), Lagos for preventing them from screening her bags. Abdulrahman, according to investigation had arrived Lagos on an board Aero flight from Abuja at about 12 noon but was detained by officers of the Nigerian […]


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SkyTeam Airline Alliance Appoints New Executives

The global airline alliance said that it has appointed a new leadership team. An online statement by SkyTeam, said that Perry Cantarutti had been named as Chief Executive Officer and that Michael Wisbrun had also taken over as the Chairman of the Governing Board. It added that the appointments were confirmed today at a meeting […]


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Outage: FAAN Restores Power To Lagos Airport

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has stated that the power outage experienced yesterday at some sections of the International wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos had been rectified. The General Manager of Corporate Affairs, FAAN, Mr Yakubu Dati, who made this known, added that rectification was done by the agency’s team […]