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ACI Commences Training For FAAN Staff

The Airport Council International (ACI) has commenced training of staff of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMIA),Lagos. The General Manager, Corporate Affair, FAAN, Mr Yakubu Dati, who made known the development, explained that this followed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed by the Managing […]


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NCAA Warns Airlines, Pilots Against Adverse Weather Condition

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority(NCAA) has warned Airlines and pilots to ensure they get adequate departure, en route and destination weather information are obtained from the Nigerian Meteorological Agency(NIMET) prior to flight operations. NCAA’s warning is predicated on the forecast by NIMET of the occurrence of moderate to severe outbreaks of dust in the country […]


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Aviation Expert Projects $30b For Industry In 2045

The Vice President, Revenue Management of Porter Airline, Canada, Chris Amenechi, has projected $30 billion for Nigerian aviation in 2045 to revatalise the sector. He explained that Aviation 2045 is focused on six pillars underpinned with a $30 billion fund to deliver a world class industry and fuel the nation’s economic growth. The Vice President […]


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NUATE Protests To NCAA Against Dana’s Commencement Of Regional Flight From MMA2

The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) has organised a solidarity rally to the operational headquarters of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority(NCA)] in Lagos over moves by Dan Air to commence regional flights from the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two(MMA2). The Deputy President of NUATE, Comrade Williams Ukah, who led the Joint Action Congress […]


Nigeria Lacks Strong Airline, Good Airport—Penninck, BASL Boss

The Managing Director of Bi Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL); operator of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two (MMA2), Lagos, Mr Christophe Penninck, has stated that Nigeria as country lacks both a strong airline and a good airport. Penninck stated this while presenting a paper titled, “Airports of the Future: The Model For Nigeria” at […]


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Expert Identifies High Interest Rate, Over Regulated Financial System Aviation Obstacles

An Aviation Expert and Managing Director of Katari System Nigeria Limited, Ali Mohammed Magashi, has identified very high interest rate charged by airlines by commercial banks in the country as one of the several funding obstacles militating against the growth of the industry. He also mentioned poor credit rating as one of the major obstacles. […]


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AIB, Stakeholders, Others To Amend 2006 Operational Rules

…To Conform With Updated ICAO Standards Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has stated that it would review the existing Civil Aviation Investigation of Air Accidents and Incidents Regulations 2006 to conform with the updated International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPS). The bureau also stated that the review became necessary to ensure that […]


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2016 AUDIT: ICAO Six Man Forerunner Technical Team Concludes Assignment

Ahead of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme (USOAP) slated for March, 2016, a six-man team from the world body that arrived Nigeria on a technical assistance has concluded its assignment. The visiting ICAO Assistant Team was in the country for close to two weeks to offer necessary assistance to […]


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NUATE Commends FAAN Management Over Speedy Response To Unions’ Demands

Members of the Lagos State Council of the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) representing the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has commended the Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Engr. Saleh Dunoma for his efforts at resolving the disagreement between FAAN workers and the management. Members of the delegation made […]


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Safety Is Our Priority ––Delta Airlines

…Says We Operate Into Nigeria With The Right Equipment The Commercial Director East and West Africa, Delta Airlines, Mr. Bobby Byran has said that safety is the airline’s priority and that all the aircraft the airline operates into Nigeria are safe. Bryan’s reaction came on the heels of a question concerning the aircraft the airline […]