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Mixed fortunes for aviation in Nigeria this week

AS part of plans to restart international air travel to and from Nigeria the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) conducted a dry run using the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos as test ground. Same day FAAN equally conducted a Press Conference in Abuja to hint the world on the financial impact of COVID-19 as well as intimate stakeholders …

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Aero begins Abuja-Kaduna shuttle from September 1, 2020

AERO CONTRACTORS will from September 1, 2020 begin shuttle services from Kaduna to Abuja deploying its Bombardier Dash 8 aircraft in response to the yearnings of travellers from the northern states capital have shunned travelling by road due to potential security threats. The airline said providing the shuttle has become necessary as business is picking up after COVID-19 lockdown, necessitating …

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Ethiopian expands Bole International Airport, unveils new aviation infrastructure

ETHIOPIAN Airlines Group has announced that it has successfully completed a new passenger terminal at its hub Addis Ababa Bole International Airport with emphasis on Bio Security and Bio Safety measures. The new terminal has check-in hall with sixty check-in counters, thirty self-check-in kiosks, ten self-bag drop/SBD/, sixteen immigration counters with more e-gate provisions, sixteen central security screening areas for …

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Nigeria postpones resumption of international flights to September 5 gives reasons

FEDERAL Government of Nigeria today shifted the resumption date for the international flights from August 29 to September 5, 2020 giving reasons why the date had to be so. The Director-General, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Musa  Nuhu, announced the new date at national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 explaining that the initial announcement was …

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FG’s 40% deduction will lead to shortfall of over N16bn operating cost in FAAN

As FAAN commences PSC increase from September 1 FEDERAL Government has increased its direct deduction from the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to 40% starting from 2021 which will lead to shortfall of over N16billion overhead cost according to the agency’s managing director Capt. Rabiu Yadudu. Capt. Yadudu who made this known in a Press Conference today in Abuja …

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No land allocation at airports until master plan is complete-Sirika to investors

MINISTER of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has said that until the aviation industry completes the master plan of the airports, there would be no allocation of land stating that currently the nation’s airports are a shambolic eyesore with clutters being erected all over without plans. Sirika made this known Tuesday night  while reacting to request for lands for development that …

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