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NAPA berates performances of Minister of State, NCAA

Nigeria Aviation Professionals Association (NAPA), has harangued the performance of Minister of State, Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika and the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) Director General, Captain Usman Mukhar insinuating that they are both below par. National secretary of NAPA, Comrade Abdulrasaq Saidu who made this known in an interview granted recently said that there is a lot of conspiracy …

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Aviation Intervention Funds – Get at the politically exposed banks and their allies in MDAs

  John O Ojikutu The average Nigerian commercial banks are generally known for declaring excessive profits in billions of naira in their yearly financial statement returns without evidence of considerable long-term financial investment on the industrial and commercial ventures or manufacturing. A critical examination and analysis of these banks equity and shares would show keen observers that the major investors …

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Airlines decry operational effect as severe Jet A1 scarcity rocks aviation

Nigerian airlines have expressed gloom as they are currently grappling with the non-availability of Jet A1 also known as aviation fuel which is crippling their operations causing flight delays and cancellations for some airlines. Currently, the product is selling for as high as N180 per litre in Lagos while places like Abuja and Kano the product sells for N195 and …

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Okorocha commends NAMA on airspace safety as agency trains 18 on automation

Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has lauded the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) for effectively enhancing the safety of air travel within the nation’s airspace. This is just as the agency has embarked on the training of various categories of personnel (numbering 18) in order to build adequate capacity needed for the deployment of Aeronautical Information Services (AIS) Automation. …

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IATA, FIATA agree to implement new air cargo program

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) have signed an agreement to implement the IATA-FIATA Air Cargo Program (IFACP) to replace the existing IATA Cargo Agency Program. Over the decades that the IATA Cargo Agency Program has operated; IATA Cargo Agents (freight forwarders) have evolved from being “selling-agents” for airlines to being …

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Tuns Farm leads food safety, quality system audit

Poultry products producers, Tuns Farms Nigeria Limited has set a new benchmark for quality management system for chicken plants in Africa. The company emerged as one of the top performers in a recent third-party audit in Food Safety and Quality System conducted by the South African firm, Aspirata on behalf of Yum Restaurant International (YRI), brand owner of KFC, Pizza …

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Delta Air Lines deploys state-of-the-art baggage tracking tech in Nigeria

Delta Air Lines is deploying Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) baggage tracking technology across its system, including between Lagos Murtala Muhammed International Airport and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The move will provide Nigerian customers with improved real-time tracking of luggage throughout the travel experience.  Delta remains the only U.S. carrier to operate nonstop service between Nigeria and the United States offering …

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Dana Air echoes vow to superior on-time performance

Nigerian carrier, Dana Air has reiterated its commitment to superior on-time performance which was the core of its excellent services, when it took to the skies on November 10, 2008. According to the Accountable Manager of the airline, Mr Obi Mbanuzuo, Dana Air, has always taken the lead in ensuring that passengers get to their destinations on schedule, but recent …

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