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New handling rates: Aviation Co’ttee stalls meeting, to confer with NCAA privately

HOUSE of Representatives have stalled findings and resolution surrounding the impasse on the safety threshold handling rates for indigenous and international carriers and the way forward after it said it would have a closed door meeting with the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). Chairman, House Committee on Aviation, Hon. Nnolim Nnaji, at a meeting today in Abuja however, did not …

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N1.8bn ex-workers’ redundancy: Former staff claim members’ dying as BPE, SAHCO refuse them benefits after 11 years

Gives SAHCOL mgt., BPE 7 day ultimatum over payment THERE are claims from ex-workers of the Skypower Aviation Handling Company (SAHCOL) that their members are dying in droves as there is seemingly no hope in sight on how or when their severance benefits would be paid 11 years after the company was privatised and re-christened Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO). …

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FAAN temporarily closes MMIA departure drop off over ongoing construction

FEDERAL Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said that due to completion of the ongoing canopy installation works at the concourse of the old international building there will be a temporary closure of the regular Drop Off Zone at the departure frontage of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos The airport managers notified passengers, airport users, stakeholders and the general …

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Land encroachment: NCAT mgt appreciates KASG for intervention

  NIGERIAN College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria has expressed their appreciation to the management of the Kaduna State urban planning and Development Agency (KASUPDA) and the Government of Kaduna State, for their assistance in helping the college reclaim its encroached land, that has been trespassed into for over two decades.   Information reaching NigerianFLIGHTDECK states that after the reclaim …

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ASRTI says Nigeria good infrastructure investment destination if…

AVIATION Safety Round Table Initiative (ASRTI) has proposed that Government should provide enabling environment, reflected in enabling institutional, legal, regulatory, monitoring and evaluation framework for Nigeria’s aviation infrastructure to be developed. This is just as the think tank group has said that with four airports generating 87% of total revenue from 22 airports in Nigeria and a record of about …

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Air Peace resumes Jo’burg services from October 17

AIR PEACE today announced the resumption of flights to Johannesburg, South Africa on October 17, 2021. The Spokesperson of the airline, Stanley Olisa, who disclosed this to reporters on Tuesday, stated that the Lagos-Johannesburg service will operate twice a week- Thursdays and Sundays- with the luxury wide-body Boeing 777. He said, ‘we are happy to announce to our teeming customers …

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IATA frets over growing $2.3bn infrastructure cost; asks ANSPs, airports seek other solutions

  GLOBAL airline body, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has expressed worry over planned increases in charges by airports and air navigation service providers (ANSPs) stressing that it will stall recovery in air travel and damage international connectivity. This is just as IATA urged airports and ANSPs to apply solutions including: Implementing sustainable cost control measures, Tapping shareholders, Accessing …

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Arik Air thrills passengers for 2021 Customer Service Week

ARIK Air is celebrating the 2021 customer service week in style as passengers and stakeholders alike are in for an exquisite customer service experience filled with thrills and lots of gift items on board the airline’s Aircraft The 2021 customer service week which starts today Monday, October 4 with theme: Power of Service; will run through Friday, October 8. A …

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