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Duty payments: Nigeria Customs clears 57 charter operators, finds 29 private jets liable

NIGERIA Customs Service (NCS) yesterday cleared fifty-seven (57) commercial charter operators in Nigeria and issued a fourteen (14) day notice to twenty-nine (29)private jet/aircraft liable for custom duty payments  to collect and make payments or  cease flying the airspace. This is just as it has said owners of the 62 private aircraft for which no presentations of documentation  were made …

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NAAPE issues Finance Ministry, Head of Service, NCAA 21-day ultimatum over COS

  NATIONAL Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) has given the Minister of Finance, Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Salaries and Wages Commission and the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) a 21 day ultimatum to conclude and approve the release of the Conditions of Service or risk a withdrawal of service. The pilot and engineer body said …

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NAAPE to Reps: Do not mess with NCAA’s autonomy, you are not a debt recovery agency

NATIONAL Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE), today warned the House Committee on Aviation about meddling into activities of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), staying clearly that it was messing with the agency’s autonomy and would have fire consequences. The umbrella body of pilots and engineers in the country, also lambasted the committee stressing that they were not …

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Examining local policy impact for private jet operators, COVID-19 created opportunities to boost luxury  travel

A former Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Engineer Benedict Adeyileka, Chief Executive of Ezuma Jets, Captain David Augustine  have that any policy produced which kills local operators and encourages foreigners kills the nation’s economy. This is just as  another player, Chief Executive of JetWest Mobility, Dikko Nwachukwu has highlighted opportunities for Africa that have manifested in …

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SAHCO: We resolved that ex-workers’ benefits be borne by BPE

SKYWAY Aviation Handling Company Plc (SAHCO) has said the contrary to information making rounds about its complicity in the payment of ex- SAHCOL workers’ benefits that it was resolved that the payment be borne by the Government, through the Bureau of Public Enterprise (BPE) and not SAHCO.  This is as the handling company has refutes the claim that SAHCO is …

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Winners get N2m cash, N1.2m rent as UBA holds 7th Bumper Savings Promo draw

WINNERS emerged from the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc Bumper Savings Promo draw, including Olunwa Osita Ambrose who smiled home with the whooping N2m star prize and Saheed Adeshina Adediran who won N1.2m rent for a year all in line with its unwavering commitment towards prioritizing its customers’ financial well-being as well as boosting savings culture in Nigeria. Pan …

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FAAN trains 121 Aviation Security officers from 12 states

THE Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has announced completion the training of 121 aviation security officers drawn from twelve (12) airports including Abuja, Maiduguri, Yola, Jos, Gombe, Dutse, Sokoto, Zaria, Kaduna, Kebbi, Makurdi and Katsina. The Aviation Security officers were taken through the mandatory 6 weeks STP 123 Basic Course, which was both intellectual and physical. Some of the …

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Avantefly launches real time mobile app for luxury charter in Nigeria

AIMING to create access to a vast array of assets from private jets, helicopter, luxury car charters, hotels and executive spaces bookings, new luxury, tech and travel company Avantefly, has launched its exclusive real time mobile application to redefine the way clients access private aviation and luxury travel. The app, the first of its kind will give clients the opportunity …

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