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Corona Virus: FAAN issues travel advisory, collaborates with Health Ministry to prevent spread

AS the recent spread of the deadly Corona Virus which broke out in China continues to wreak havoc in Asia, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) is advising passengers and other airport users to comply with all quarantine procedures at the nation’s airports. This is just as FAAN, in …

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UBA Connect becomes operational as customers can make transactions in 20 African countries

UNITED Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc is deepening intra-African trade with the official launch of UBA Connect, a flagship product that enables the customers of the bank to conduct traditional banking transactions at any UBA branch in the 20 African countries where the bank operates. The service, which is available …

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IATA lauds Air Peace for upholding high safety standards

HEAD of Account Management, West and Central Africa, International Air Transport Association, IATA, Dr Samson Fatokun, has commended Air Peace for upholding high standards of safety in its flight operations. Fatokun gave the commendation while presenting the third IATA Operational Safety Audit, IOSA, Certificate to the Chairman of Air Peace, …

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Agubata reels out APWEN achievements under leadership

ASSOCIATION of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN) has reeled out its achievement in the past couple of years with the past president highlighting that between 2018 and 2019 it awarded 81 female pupils in various primary schools across the country with scholarships to study science and engineering to University …

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NCS appoints NOVA Merchant Bank as duty collecting bank

HAVING satisfied all the conditions set, NOVA Merchant Bank has been appointed as a designated collecting bank for Import, Excise and other duties by the Nigeria Customs Service. This will enable the Bank handle duty payments for its clients in addition to process and issue custom bonds along with guarantees …

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FAAN partners NCC to check copyright piracy  

AS part of plans to address copyright infringement materials in and around the nation’s local and international airports, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) have committed to the development and implementation of a national anti-piracy strategy. This strategy will address the sale of pirated books, …

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AzmanAir acquires A340-600, NAMA commences navaid calibration, FAAN

ON Photo Reel, Azman Air is gearing up to commence international operations and hajj/ Umrah with the acquisition of an Airbus A340-600 aircraft bringing its fleet size to six (6), then the buzz about the serviceability of navigational aids at the nations airport is over with the commencement of calibration …

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NAMA to commence calibration of DVOR/CAT III ILS with $8.5m KingAir 305i tomorrow

Foreign crew arrives Nigeria, Omni Blue contracted as backup Done with Pre Calibration brief INFORMATION reaching Nigerianflightdeck indicates that Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has carried out its pre-calibration brief and calibration exercise will commence with Doppler Omni-Directional Range (VOR) and the CAT III Instrument Landing System(ILS) in Lagos. Our …

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Aero expands route network, increases frequency

FROM January 20, 2020, Aero Contractors, which has the highest record of air safety in Nigeria, operating for over 60 years, would extend its services to Abuja-Kano, Lagos-Asaba, Abuja-Asaba and Warri-Port Harcourt. According to the Head of Commercial of the airline, Mr Rogers Cookey, the routes will be operated as …

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The path to grow Nigeria’s Aviation

By Simon Tumba FOR a long time aviation stakeholders have been expressing concern over the stagnant or retarding predicament of this massive sector, considering our natural, human and economic potentials. Perhaps based on these factors, including the $1.3 billion annually repatriated by foreign airlines, Senator Hadi Sirika put out a …

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