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Airfirst CEO bags LEADS Award, canvasses development through youth empowerment 

PRESIDENT/CEO, Airfirst Nigeria Limited (AFNL) Group of Companies, Engineer Gbolahan Abatan has been awarded Leads Africa’s Patriotic Personality Awards by the League of African Development Students (LEADS) using the award as a medium to develop the continent by engineering change in the youth. Airfirst, an Maintenance Repair Overhaul (MRO) organization which carries out aircraft maintenance from Dominion Hangar facility at …

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ICPC inaugurates FAAN anti-corruption, transparency unit

THE Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) at the weekend, inaugurated the Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit (ACTU) of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria for a new term. At an inauguration/induction ceremony held at the Conference Center of Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, the Managing Director of FAAN, Captain Rabiu Yadudu stated that corruption constitutes an unusual and extraordinary threat to national …

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BAGAIA Commissioner meets, discuss cooperation on accident and serious incident investigation with Cabo Verde Minister

COMMISSIONERr, Banjul Accord Group Accident Investigation Agency (BAGAIA) Engineer Charles Irikefe Erhueh engaged the Minister of Tourism and Transport in Cabo Verde, Dr. Carlos Duarte Santos on the importance of the regional investigative agency and the need to be fully involved and attract other nations to be part of the laudable agency. The meeting which held at the Conference Hall …

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AIB develops training curriculum for accident investigators with NCAT

ACCIDENT investigators will soon be getting their core training in Nigeria as the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria is tinkering with establishing a training school in collaboration with the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja to train accident investigators. The training facility has been approved by the Federal Executive Council (FEC) according …

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Enugu Airport reopening takes center stage while FAAN faces MMIA& NAIA restart

THIS week on PhotoReel, the Minister of Aviation and South East governors on August 30th reopened the Akanu Ibiam International Airport (AIIA) Enugu after rehabilitation of the runway, Unions in the aviation sub sector received Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) boost as they insist concessions are a no go. The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) continues preparation for international flights …

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Lagos Govt inspects MMIA facilities; expresses satisfaction at FAAN’s preparedness

AHEAD of tomorrow’s recommencement of international flight operations at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, the Lagos State Government has expressed satisfaction at the level of preparedness of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to restart. This disclosure was made when officials of the State Government paid a working visit to the airport to ascertain its level of preparedness. Speaking …

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Why AIB seeks critical allies for collaboration to investigate aircraft accident -Olateru

ACCIDENT Investigation Bureau Nigeria (AIB-N) needs to enter strategic collaborations and form alliances with various stakeholders in construction, maritime, air transport, the fire departments and other organizations to increase the investigative body’s chances of getting to the root of any accident that occurs in difficult terrain. Commissioner and Chief Executive of the AIB-N, Engineer Akin Olateru made this known at …

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International flight restart will pave way for consistent rise in travel- Finchglow GMD

Do you know anytime we talk about destinations in Nigeria, there is this fallacy of insecurity that we all fine up with from time to time? Tourism challenges is not insecurity do not be deceived. Let there be accessibility to those places of attraction. If you get to Olumo Rock today you find out there's no 'wifi' so if I get here I can use my phone to take shots and send it to everyone around the world and promote it. I won't have amenities like food companies around the Rock that I can eat so I spend a lot of time there. I wouldn't have public toilet that is clean that can be used by everyone and you expect tourists to visit a place like that, common these are the things that are necessary for any  tourist attraction to endear people to it.

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Updated: FG reels out 13 airlines granted approval to operate MMIA, NAIA on restart

MINISTER of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has listed thirteen (13) airlines approved to fly into the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, (Some having dual designation) the only two aerodromes open for international operations for now. Sirika spoke today during a briefing of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, …

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