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ICAO President, FAAN Boss Inspect Abuja Airport

…New Int’l Terminals Will Increase Capacity, Passenger Facilitation The Council President of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), Dr Olumuyiwa Bernard Aliu and the Managing Director of Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Engr Saleh Dunoma have inspected the new international terminal under construction at the Nnamdi Azikwe Airport (NAA), Abuja. Recalled that apart from […]


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NCAA Boss Attributes Airlines’ Revenue Drop To Libralisation, Privatisation

The Director-General, Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Mukhtar Usman, has said that airlines’ revenue globally dropped substantially due to discontinued state funding, sustained de-regulation/liberalisation, privatisation and intense competition. He said this while delivering a paper titled, “The Acts of Promoting Sustainable Air Transport Economy While Maintaining High Level of Aviation Safety Standards” at the […]


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NAHCo Appoints Ode Executive Director

Mrs. Ode Nigerian Aviation Handling Company PLC, (NAHCo Aviance), has appointed Mrs. Folashade Ode as Executive Director, Corporate, Legal Services and Company Secretary. The appointment was announced just as the retirement of Mr. Bolaji Balogun and Arc Usman Arabi Bello from the board of the company took effect. Ode, whose appointment takes immediate effect, would […]


Int’l Operation: Bi-Courtney Faults Insufficient Space Argument

…Says MMA2 Is 100% Ready Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operator of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Two (MMA2), has faulted the claims in some quarters that insufficient space for parking aircraft was delaying the commencement of international operations at its terminal. BASL faulted the claim of insufficient space in an online statement made available to […]


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 […]