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‘We’ll stop concession if it leads to single job loss,’ Sirika says

MINISTER of Aviation, Hadi Sirika has said that if the planned concession of airports in the country would lead to a single job loss, the federal government will stop the exercise as he said the process is an opportunity to engage more hands into the system This is just as he has said present traffic between the domestic and international …

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AIB-N says it needs ONSA, NCAA clearance to operate drones in ‘no fly zones’

ACCIDENT Investigation Bureau (AIB) says it has already acquired 4Nos. MAVIC-2 Pro and 1No. Matrice 300 RTK DJI drones for the purpose pioneering the use of drones for accident investigation in the West African sub-region and is currently, undergoing certification process by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority to authorize it operate the drones However, the foremost accident investigation agency has …

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NIS receives another special needs passenger at MMIA; denies 20 from leaving country

NIGERIA Immigration Service (NIS), Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Command has on Tuesday, received another 29 years old special needs female Nigerian, Motunde Oluwatobi Victoria from Saudi Arabiareuniting her with her family. This is just as the Service has stopped twenty (20) Nigerians from travelling out of the country through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos in the last …

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SITA on course to be carbon neutral by or before 2022; reduces overall emissions by 48%

GLOBAL air transport IT provider Société Internationale de Télécommunications Aéronautiques (SITA) remains set to become a certified carbon neutral organization by or before 2022, an achievement that is well ahead of common airline industry milestones, such as 2030 and 2050, or those of the Paris Agreement. SITA made this known as it released its annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report, …

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SAHCO holds 11th AGM; announces 57% rise of 2020 Profit before Tax

SKYWAY Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO) Plc’s Profit before Income Tax rose by 57 per cent to N566, 665, 000 in the year which ended December 31, 2020 an increase from N360, 930, 000 in 2019. This is just as the ground handler has approved dividend of 16.5k per ordinary share of 50k to its shareholders. These were contained in the …

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NCAA DG lauds Air Peace’s acquisition of brand new aircraft; describe feat as milestone in Nigeria’s aviation 

DIRECTOR-GENERAL of Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, (NCAA) Captain Musa Nuhu, has described the acquisition of brand new aircraft by Air Peace as a milestone in Nigeria’s aviation industry, noting that what is happening in the industry is a paradigm shift. Nuhu stated this at a recent ceremony held at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, to mark the delivery of …

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Nigeria Customs threatens to confiscate unverified private aircraft by July 6

NIGERIA Customs Service (NCS) has threatened to impound private jets in the country by July 6, 2021 should their owners fail to present relevant import clearance documents for verification within the stipulated 30 day period. The NCS spokesman, Mr. Joseph Attah stated this at a press briefing in Abuja on Monday where he stressed that the verification exercise was not …

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Aviation Business Summit: FAAN plans to shore up non-aeronautical revenue to 40%

THE Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said plans are underway to shore up non-aeronautical revenues to 40% from less than 30% stressing that Nigerian airports hold huge potentials and each airport has its peculiarity in terms of tourism, agriculture, mining which can be harnessed to improve their viability. This is coming as the airports manager have said that …

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