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FAAN Begins  Installation Of Check-In,Screening Equipment  At Abuja, Lagos Airports

      …Appeals For  Airlines, Passengers, Other Stakeholders Understanding The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria(FAAN) said that it has commenced the installation of Check-in  and Screening Equipment at the Murtala Muhammed Airport(MMA) Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport(NAA) Abuja. A statement by the General Manager, Corporate Affairs,FAAN,Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, said the installation of these […]


Saudi Arabia Amongst First To Accept IATA Travel Pass

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the decision of the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to accept IATA Travel Pass to confirm pre-departure COVID-19 test results for departing and arriving passengers beginning September 30, 2021. Eventually this acceptance will be expanded to vaccine certification. […]


Brawl In NiMET, As Mgt Staff Engage In Fight To Finish

      Two top management staff of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMET) on Thursday last week engaged each other in a fight to finish  over what a reliable source in the agency termed supremacy battle . Abelnews gathered from the source that the current management of NiMeT led by the current Director General of […]


Stakeholders Insist On Immediate Review Of Safety Threshold Handling Rates

    …Urge NCAA To Intervene Despite Industry Deregulation …Cite Cargo Pricing That Was Resolved By FG …Say Current Charges Not Sustainable, Contrary To Economic Trend As the environment which the ground handling companies in the country operates remain unconducive, stakeholders in the sub sectors have called for immediate review of  the Safety Threshold Handling […]


SAHCO PLC Procures New Ultra-Modern Ground Support Equipment

        Skyway Aviation Handling Company(SAHCO)PLC,as part of its efforts to become the leading ground handling company in Africa has expanded its Aviation Ground Support Equipment (GSE) fleet wimth new ultra-modern equipment to adjust to its expanding business activities. These fleet according to an online statement signed by the Corporate Communications, Manager, SAHCO, […]


FG Will Not Sell Airports To Private Investors–Sirika

    …We Are Concessioning Because Of Lack Of Funds …Says State Govt.Cannot Be Part Ot The Process …We Are Engaging Aviation Unions …No FAAN Staff  Will Be Laid Off   In a bid to carry stakeholders in the aviation industry along in the ongoing concession of four major airports, the Aviation Minister, Senator Hadi […]


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Aviation Ministry Organises Virtual Meeting For Stakeholders On Airport Concession

      The Federal Ministry of Aviation Invites cordially invites you to a Stakeholder Update on the Concession of the Four International Airports In compliance with the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) Establishment act 2005 and the National Policy on public private partnerships, The Federal Ministry of Aviation Invites you to a stakeholder update […]


Full Text Of LAAC 25Th Conference Communique

BEING COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF 25TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND AWARDS CEREMONY OF THE LEAGUE OF AIRPORT AND AVIATION CORRESPONDENTS (LAAC) HELD ON JULY 28, 2021 AT THE SHERATON HOTELS, IKEJA LAGOS WITH THE THEME: ‘NIGERIA’S AVIATION INDUSTRY: MANAGEMENT, POLICY AND REGULATION.’ Participants at the one-day conference and award ceremony of the League of […]


Forex Challenge,High Cost Of Fuelling Equipment, Importation Of Product  Causes Of Skyrocketing Jet-A1–Abdulmutalib

    …Calls For FG’s Intervention …Says Strict Adherence To Established Int’l, Local Regulations As the price of Aviation Fuel also known as Jet-A1 continues to skyrocket with no sign of reduction in sight,the General Manager, Total Energies, Engr. Rabiu Abdulmutalib  has attributed the  high cost of the product  in the country to inability of […]


FG Assures Nigerians Of  Completing Outstanding Aviation Projects

    The Aviation Minister, Senator Hadi Sirika  has assured that the  President Muhammadu Buhari led Federal Government would complete all outstanding projects in the Nigerian aviation industry before 2023 when  he would  handover political power to a new government. He gave the assurance  while delivering a  keynote address at the 25th annual conference of […]