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Olateru appeals for simplification of drone approval processes to aid development

COMMISSIONER, Accident Investigation Bureau Nigeria ( AIB-N) has called for the simplification of the approval processes for drone approval stressing that the world has moved and drones open huge opportunities for betterment of the country. Olateru made this known at the 2nd Edition Drone Technology Conference and Exhibition ( Drone Tecx 2020) holding at the NIGAV Centre in Lagos where …

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Cracks emerge within unions as three disassociate from warning strike

IT seems the two-day warning strike scheduled for today May 9, 2020 by unions in the aviation industry over Conditions of Service( COS) and other sundry issues may not hold as three unions late last night pulled away from the strike. The unions: Association of Nigerian Aviation Professionals (ANAP), Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN), and National …

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Flight withdrawal called off as AON suspends action  

  AIRLINE Operators of Nigeria (AON) has called off its planned withdrawal of services saying that it will start fresh round of dialogue with government in the hope of reaching an amicable and lasting solution.   According to the airlines, they reached the decision to withdraw services with the highest consideration customers who have been faced with uncertainty over the …

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More airlines pull out of flight suspension as Minister hails investors courage

Minister hails airlines for exercising restraint Dr. Olowo tells government to act now THE planned suspension of operations by some airlines from tomorrow Monday, 9th May, 2022 was dealt a severe blow with more airlines including Overland Airways and Arik Air joining Ibom Air and Dana Air to announce that they will not be suspending operations. As it stands Azman …

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Dana Air pulls out of AON flight suspension, to continue operations

DANA Air has recanted its decision to join the Airline Operators’ of Nigeria ( AON) to commence an indefinite cessation of operations from tomorrow May 9, 2020. Dana is the second airline to pull out of the suspension after Ibom Air said it would not be joining the action initiated by the airline body. READ ALSO: Ibom Air distances self …

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AON expresses intent to follow through on flight cessation from Monday

DESPITE intersession by the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, the House of Representatives and even the withdrawal of one of its members, the Airline Operators of Nigeria is still resolute on its stands to suspend operations come tomorrow May 9, 2022. AON made this known in a statement, early on the 8th of May, 2022 signed by airline executives including, …

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Nnaji asks AON for stay of action, promises reps’ intervention

THE Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Aviation Honourable Nnolim Nnaji has appealed to the Airline Operators of Nigeria, (AON) to rescind action on its planned shutdown of operations due to the escalating cost of aviation fuel, Jet-A1 Honourable Nnaji who regretted that despite the last intervention of the leadership of the House of Representatives, Aviation and other relevant Committees, …

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‘Why we insist on 2-day warning strike,’ unions explain COS woes

  LABOUR unions in the aviation industry have explained the reason there will be no going back on Monday the 9th and Tuesday, the 10th’s warning strike stating that the issues surrounding workers’ negotiated conditions of service and other sundry issues have been neglected for nine (9) years.   On Friday, National Union of Air Transport Employees ( NUATE), Association …

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