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Senator Adede asks FG to place FAAN on critical funding, slams terminal concession

FORMER Senator representing Cross River State Northern Senatorial District in the National Assembly between 1999 and 2003 Senator Musa Adede has asked the Federal Government to place Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) among the critical areas requires funding stating that the airport authority deserves funds to survive He was speaking at the ongoing House of Representatives Public hearing on …

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Reps say new laws to address multiple designations, to look into forex access for local airlines

VEXATIOUS issues including Multiple designation, lack of foreign currency access and high interest rates took center stage as the House of Representatives Committee on Aviation has given surety that new legislation on civil aviation will critically examine and take care of multiple designations granted foreign airlines in Nigeria. This is just as airlines and other stakeholders made strong case over …

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FAA clears Boeing 737 MAX to fly again amidst Covid-19 impact on aviation

UNITED States aviation regulatory body the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted approval for the Boeing 737 Max aircraft to commence flight operations since the aircraft was grounded in March 2019, 20 months ago. This news however cheery for the aircraft manufacturer Boeing, is coming at a time of uncertainty when airlines are storing their aircraft due to the negative …

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House of Reps promises to continuously promote efficiency in aviation

SPEAKER of the House of Representatives, Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila has expressed the determination of the House of Representatives to continue to support legislation that would reposition the aviation industry for greater efficiency. The Speaker stated this on Tuesday while declaring open the three-day public hearing on six executive Bills seeking to amend certain aspects of the civil aviation Acts. He …

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Gov. Ugwuanyi says Dana Air flights to Enugu a game changer

ENUGU State Governor, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Uguanyi, on Tuesday commended Dana Air for its decision to restart flights to the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu stating that with the airline’s restart into the state there is now a game changer with regards efficient services and competitive fares. The Governor made the remark during a courtesy visit by Dana Air’s management …

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NIS says corruption bane of development, efficient service delivery

NIGERIA Immigration Service (NIS) has sensitized officers on the need to eschew all forms of corruption as it is the greatest bane to development and urged officers to embrace effective and efficient service delivery as being driven by the Comptroller General, Mr. Muhammad Babandede. Assistant Comptroller General Nigeria Immigration Service (ACG NIS) Zone A, Mrs. Doris Braimah made this known …

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Transcorp Consortium, House of Reps other picture stories for the week

ON Thursday, Transcorp Consortium acquired the Federal Government Nigeria’s 100% equity in Afam Power Plc/Afam Three Fast Power Limited while earlier House Committee on Aviation met with the Minister Hadi Sirika over his concession plans. Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) had various meetings throughout the week while Accident investigation Bureau (AIB) held a safety symposium while the Nigeria Civil …

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Germany repatriates 32 Nigerians for immigration offences

THIRTY-TWO (32) Nigerians have been repatriated from Germany and have arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos from Dusseldorf Airport today. The deportees, all male arrived the country at 2.30pm on board a chartered aircraft Envelope Airline. Immigration sources say the repatriation was facilitated by the German Embassy and stated that all the male passengers were repatriated for various …

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