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CIBN accredits Heritage Bank’s ‘The Refinery’, CBN, 25 other ETSP

CHARTERED Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) yesterday official presented Certificates of Accreditation to Heritage Bank Plc Academy known as ‘The Refinery’, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Learning Centre and 25 other Educational Training Service Providers (ETSP). The Institute via a Zoom virtual platform which is in accordance with its role as the Accreditation Agency for the implementation of the …

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COVID-19 impact: FAAN loses N18.9bn aeronautic, non-aeronautic charges in 2020

FOLLOWING the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said that the challenges the COVID-19 brought in 2020 has wreaked havoc on its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) which has suffered over 90% revenue loss in the last six (6) months. Managing Director of FAAN, Capt. Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu who made this known last …

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Post COVID-19 and your FBO – Facing the challenge

EDDIE Rickenbacker, “Aviation is proof that given the will, we have the capacity to achieve the impossible.” COVID-19 has dealt the Fixed Based Operator (FBO) industry a blow to its solar plexus & many in our industry, specially the independent FBO and smaller networks, feel there is no light at the end of the tunnel. Our industry has suffered downturns …

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Immigration wants passengers’ info card filled onboard aircraft, advocate profiling to end delays

AIRLINES have been asked to ensure that they administer passengers information cards onboard their aircraft to fill before disembarking as this helps to reduce delays on arrival at airports. This is just as it has also called on airlines to ensure proper profiling of passengers before boarding especially those with the right visas and other relevant documents for airport facilitation. …

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NCAA says hazardous weather may cause temporal airspace closure, seeks strict AC compliance

FOLLOWING the severe weather phenomenon over Nigerian airports since the onset of rainy season in the country, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has directed that Air Traffic controllers (ATC) may have temporarily close airspace when hazardous weather conditions are observed or forecast. The NCAA in weather Advisory Circular (AC) issued to the industry for strict compliance indicated that when occurrence …

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NAMA creates nine new PBN regional routes

NIGERIAN Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has created nine (9) new Performance Based Navigation (PBN) Area Navigation 10 (RNAV10) regional routes across the nation’s airspace as part of plans to resume international flight operations in the country. Managing Director of NAMA Capt. Fola Akinkuotu who made this known listed the newly created PBN routes to include UQ300- connecting Lagos to the …

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Yadudu explains advantages concession brings as ASRTI, ICRC visit

MANAGING Director/Chief Executive of FAAN, Capt. Rabiu Hamisu  Yadudu has said that concessioning the nation’s airport will not only lead to shortening the long process of public procurement  but will fast track a lot of emergency in fixing of faulty equipment with the signing a Service Level Agreement (SLA). This is just as Yadudu said progressive efforts were already being …

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Activities slowly return to aviation with AIB, FAAN, FOB Global & NAHCO

ACTIVITIES in the aviation sub-sector are gradually picking up the industry is gradually picking itself from the dredges no thanks to the Corona virus pandemic that grounded activities in the sector. Training has gradually started to take place of which the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB)Nigeria is center stage while there have been some meetings especially one with Free On Business …

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