NANTA Calls On VP, CBN, Aviation Ministry To Intervene In $450M Foreign Airlines Trapped Funds

The President and council members of National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) have called on the office of the Vice President, the Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN) the Aviation Ministry of Aviation to speedily intervene to bring about the release of the trapped funds of foreign airlines operating in Nigeria which stood at over $450 million in […]

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Airport Concession: Sirika, Aviation CEOs, Union Scribes Tour Istanbul, Brasilia Airports

    Aviation Minister, Senator Hadi Sirika has led a team comprising officials of the Ministry, agencies and organised labour in the aviation industry on an inspection tour of two successfully concessioned airports. The visit is part of efforts to ensure transparency, inclusiveness, demonstrate sincerity in the airport concession programme and choose the right model, […]

FNAC: Stakeholders Attribute Death Of Tinapa To Govt. Policy Somersault, Infrastructural Deficit

    …As FAAN Suspends Issuance Of Licenses To Applicants On Free Trade Zones Stakeholders in the free trade zone in Nigeria have attributed the death of the $450 million  Tinapa Resort in Cross River State to government inconsistent policies and lack of infrastructure. Recall that Tinapa Resort that was hitherto the hub of entertainment and […]

Overland Airways Engine Incident: 33 Lagos Bound Passengers Disembark Unhurt

   …As AIB-N Confirms Notification, Begins Investigation  Overland Airways  flight OF1188 from Ilorin to Lagos  yesterday developed engine problem at about 7.50 pm  which caused  panic but the aircraft landed safely and the passengers disembarked unhurt despite the serious incident. This is just as the Accident Investigation Bureau-Nigeria (AIB-N) said that it has been notified […]

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Mamaj Aviation Launches Book On Professional Cabin Crew Friday 17

  As part of efforts to catch them young and educate potential cabin crew on what the profession entails, the Founder of Mamaj Aviation Consult Limited, Joy Ogbebo is to launch a book titled, “How to Become a Professional Cabin Crew”. The book, which is her first will be unveiled on Friday, June 17, 2022 at […]

Skyrocketing Aviation Fuel May Force Three Airlines To Close Shop, Onyema Warns

    …Tasks FG   On Forex Scarcity  …As Ground Handlers Express Worry Over Poor Infrastructure At Airports The Chairman of Air Peace and the Vice Chairman of Airline Operators of Nigeria(AON), Mr. Allen Onyema, has warned that more domestic airlines in the country may be shut down operations if the current challenge of aviation fuel […]

Nigeria Loses N1.25B To Overseas MROs In 2021—Capt. Yadudu

…Says FNAC Ready To Give Investors Opportunity To Invest Nigeria lost at least $2.5 billion about (N1.25 trillion) in the maintenance of its aircraft at foreign Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facilities in 2021. The Managing Director of Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Capt. Rabiu Yadudu, disclosed this while delivering his welcome address at the first […]

FAAN Assures Pilgrims Of Seamless Hajj Operations 

    …Says Azman, FlyNas, Max Air Licence To Airlift Pilgrims The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria(FAAN) has assured pilgrims and the general public of its readiness to seamlessly conduct the 2022 Hajj operations. The Managing Director of FAAN,, Capt. Rabiu Yadudu made the disclosure at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport recently, while inspecting facilities […]

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FCT Hands Over C of O Of Land To Develop Abuja Airport 2nd Runway, Other Critical  Projects

    The Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Mr. Muhammed Musa Bello has handed over the Certificate of Occupancy(C of O) for 12,000 hectares of land in Abuja to the Aviation Minister, Senator Hadi Sirika for the development of the N92.12 billion  second runway of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport(NAA),Abuja  and other aviation critical projects. […]

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FAAN Holds National Aviation Conference June 14 In Abuja

  The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria(FAAN) said it has concluded arrangements  to  hold the maiden edition of  “FAAN National Aviation Conference” on June 14th to 17th, 2022, at the International Conference Centre(ICC), Abuja. An online statement signed by the Acting General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs. FaithHope-Ivbaze , explained that the conference, with the theme, ‘Advancing the Frontiers of […]