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 […]

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Political Interference NCAA’s Greatest Challenge——– Demuren, Ex-NCAA Boss

  The former Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Dr Harold Demuren, has stated that the greatest challenge facing the regulatory body is political interference to safety regulation. He said this while speaking at the Quarter One Breakfast Meeting organised by the Aviation Round Table Safety Initiative (ARTSI)at GulfView Hotel and Suites […]

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Lagos International Airport Security Procedures In Line With ICAO—-TSA

…As FAAN Confirms Readiness For The Audit The officials of the America Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has concluded its Security Assessment of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA),Lagos . The officials expressed deep satisfaction at the level of compliance with the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Standard and Recommended Practices in the airport. An online […]

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Bristow President Jonathan Beliff visits Nigeria, Flies Sikorsky S-76 Helicopter

As part of efforts to reiterate the company’s commitment to safety in view of the recent ditching of one of its helicopter on February 3, 2016, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Bristow Group Incorporation, Jonathan Baliff and Chief Operating Officer (COO) Jeremy Akel has visited. They were joined by several members of the […]

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Stakeholders, Experts To Discuss Improving facilities, Aviation Infrastructure In Abuja

  In a bid to promote total air transport development from the airport perspective, aviation stakeholders and experts in the industry are to hold its 2nd annual Airport Business Summit and Expo for Africa (ABSE) in Abuja. This is just as the Summit Director, Mr Fortune Idu of FCI International consult, stated that the summit […]

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Aviation Fuel Scarcity Forces Arik To Delay, Cancel Flights

Arik Air, one of the leading domestic airlines in the country has stated that the limited supply of JET A1 also known as aviation fuel across the country in the last few days has greatly hampered its flight operations. The Public Relations and Communications Manager, Adebanji Ola, disclosed this in an online statement made available […]

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Why I Broke Through Glass Wall At Abuja Airport——Re-Arrested Cocaine Suspect

The suspected drug trafficker who broke through a glass wall at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja has told officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) that he was not under any influence of drugs and that he was only trying to evade arrest. The suspect Michael Nwobodo, who ran through a […]