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Emirates orders two additional A380 aircraft

During the week, Emirates announced that it has placed an order with manufacturer Airbus for an additional two new A380 aircraft, to be delivered in the 4th quarter of 2017. Emirates already operates the world’s largest fleet of Airbus A380s, with 75 in service and a further 65 on firm …

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SkyTeam opens new lounge at Dubai International Airport

SkyTeam has officially opened its latest lounge at Dubai International Airport.  Situated in the newly-built Concourse D, Terminal 1, the lounge has been designed to offer high-end hospitality and amenities for Elite Plus, First and Business Class passengers of the ten SkyTeam member airlines serving the airport. “Shared facilities like …

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ACI calls on FAAN to aid other airports in successful ICAO Audit

The Director General of the Airport Council International (ACI), Angela Gittens, has said that with the successes of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) in last month’s International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme (USOAP) the body should be able to call on the authority to …

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Odika seeks encouragement of export products

Cargo expert and Chief Executive officer of FMC aviation services limited, Mr. Herbert Odika says it is time for Nigeria to commence exportation of her items to the outside world while calling on government to learn to concession taxes Odika who made this call while exchanging views with aviation correspondents …

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NUATE insists Anasi’s hands are tied, call for functional NAMA MD

National Union of Air Transport Employees, (NUATE), has joined the call for the Federal Government to appoint a substantive managing director of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) stating that the acting managing director’s hands are tied as he has affirmed himself This is just as the union has asked …

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FG working with private investors to explore new prospects-FAAN

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says that Federal Government of Nigeria is attracting private investors to partner and work with the Government to explore the various opportunities in the sector. The Managing Director of FAAN, Engr. Sale Dunoma, stated this while receiving the Egyptian Minister of Civil Aviation, …

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Anasi says agency is not challenged by lack of substantive MD

Acting Managing Director of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Engr. Emma Anasi has denied any inactivity in the agency stating that the agency was not going through any difficulty due to the absence of a substantive Managing Director. He made this known in Yola, the Adamawa State capital, when …

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Updated N6.9b alleged theft: NAMA boss, others get N20m bail each, remanded in prison

Additional information reaching Nigerian Flight Deck indicate that officials of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) accused by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commissions (EFCC) of N6.9billion fraud have been granted N20m bail each with one sureties in like sum. The Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos also said …

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Alleged N6.9b theft: NAMA boss, others get N20m bail each

Following last Thursday’s arraignment of officials of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) accused by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commissions (EFCC) of N6.9billion fraud, the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos has granted N20m bail to each of the accused. Justice Babs Kuewumi who was in charge of proceedings …

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FAAN Fire Safety embarks on retirement training programme

The President of Airport Fire and Safety Cooperatives Multipurpose Credit Society, Mr Richard Tella says the cooperatives is embarking on the training of its members to enable them settle better after retirement Speaking in his office at the MMA on the activities of the cooperative, Mr. Tella explained that the …

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