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2020 Workers Day: NAAPE seeks FG intervention to save industry, to engage employers

NATIONAL Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) is seeking federal government intervention to enable the airlines and the aviation agencies function, save jobs and pay salaries in its Worker’s Day message to members. NAAPE President, Galadima Abednego in a statement released by his Public Relations Officer, Frank Igwe noted with dismay the impact of the COVID-19 virus in the …

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NUATE marks Worker’s Day, to prepare members for post-COVID-19 work changes

NATIONAL Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) has, in its low key May 1, 2020 is our Workers Day celebration called for reflection among the union members asking what portends their future as the physical workspace becomes virtual due to the change in the dynamics of human adaptation. National President of NUATE, Comrade Ben Nnabue, who posed this question in …

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May Day: Sirika says govt will help mitigate consequences of COVID-19 lock-down

Promises better days ahead for workers GOVERNMENT has acknowledged the dire situation in the aviation sub-sector and has promised to take practical steps to help mitigate the consequences of the total lock-down in the industry and create an enabling environment for the sector to bounce back. Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika made this known in his May Day message …

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UK evacuates with 185 Britons via NAIA, confirms more evacuations on May 1st, 5th

ANOTHER batch of British citizens will be evacuated from Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos on Friday 1 and Tuesday 5 May following yesterday’s evacuation of 185 Britons from Nigeria via the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja yesterday Tuesday 28 April, 2020. This evacuation flight, a British Airways Boeing 747 Flight, BA9154 with Registration number G-CIVO arrived NAIA at …

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COVID-19: Kwara state reverses IAC’s leave-without-pay directive to workers

KWARA State Ministry of Tertiary Education, Science and Technology has reacted to the International Aviation College (IAC)’s plan to  implement between 10-42% pay cut for staff for the month of April 2020 and proceed on unpaid leave from 1st May 2020, stating that it has not approved either action. Yesterday, Chief Executive Officer of International Aviation College (IAC) Ilorin, Engr. …

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Akpan cautions against calls to convert passenger aircraft to cargo

FOLLOWING calls from some quarters for the conversion of passenger airlines into cargo post COVID-19 to give airlines a chance to earn, Lead Aviation Consultant ETIMFRI Group, Amos Akpan has called for caution with such ideas explaining that it is not only out of regulations but unsafe practice to carry cargo on the main deck. This is just as he …

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