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Sparing a thought for aviation development in Nigeria

I hope to see aircraft land in our airports at zero visibility. I hope to see the general aviation develop with small aeroplanes flown for several services including club flying, aerial mapping/photography, agricultural spraying flights, sporting flights, aerial journalism.

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2020 Hajj airlift: Arik, Med-View, 5 others indicate interest

NAHCON to have dedicated airline for tour operators SEVEN airlines, including five Nigerian carriers and two Saudi Airlines, have indicated interest in participating in the 2020 airlift of Nigerian pilgrims to Saudi Arabia at the bid opening conducted by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON). The airlines which participated in yesterday’s bidding process which opened in Abuja include Nigerian …

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Updated: FG rescinds decision to deny passengers without Yellow Card boarding

FEDERAL Government through the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has issued new directives to all airlines operating regional and international flights into Nigeria rescinding the decision to deny passengers without International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis (ICVP), known as Yellow card board henceforth. This directive supercedes the earlier one issued on compulsory possession of Yellow Card. However, passengers are advised …

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COVID-19:  Nigeria creates categories for travellers as WHO declares virus pandemic

NIGERIA has categorized into three (3), classes of inbound international travelers following the declaration of the Coronavirus outbreak as a Pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). According to information from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Nigeria’s travel policy in response to the COVID-19 outbreak states that all travelers to Nigeria will be screened on entry, regardless of …

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Key players to dialogue on industry progress as FAAN announces National Aviation Conference for April 1, 2020

FEDERAL Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) is set to host the maiden “FAAN National Aviation Conference”  bringing together captains of industries, top government functionaries, seasoned aviation experts and key stakeholders like the Honorable Minister of Aviation – Senator Hadi Sirika, State Governors and Chief Executives of aviation agencies. The conference, with the theme ‘Advancing the Frontiers of Possibilities for Safe, …

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AeroCRS, CTW partner to enhance PSS capacity across markets

INNOVATIVE and user-friendly PSS, AeroCRS Ltd. and CTW, a developer of airline shopping and pricing systems have announced that they have partnered to enhance the distribution capabilities of the AeroCRS PSS platform across all segments of the market. The CTW Platform will allow AeroCRS airlines and OTAs to further develop and enhance their retail strategies. AeroCRS customers are now able …

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NCAA states commitment to gender equality as it celebrates International Women’s Day

DIRECTOR General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Captain Nuhu Musa has said that the regulatory body in collaboration with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is committed to the implementation of the Aviation Gender Equality Program stating that women are the bedrock of all successful societies. A statement emanating from the NCAA read thus, “The Nigerian Civil Aviation …

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FAAN upbeat as it sets to absorb three more state-owned airports

Note already that FAAN consists of 22 airports of which no fewer than four are major earners and with the three new airports coming under FAAN’s purview it brings the number to 25 airports with states like Ekiti, Anambra and others indicating plans to build airports despite airports like Ondo, Asaba, Imo and Enugu around these airports and not all thriving.

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Photo Reel: Activities that marked the week, ATC/Pilot Forum, FAAN/Unions’ conference

THE week was inundated with few activities but the major things that transpired included the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)  Joint Aviation Unions Conference, the Air Traffic Controllers/ Pilots’Forum on corroborative decision making in the name of safety and other activities including the Rotary Club International’s donation of wheelchairs to FAAN for the airports use. Allow pictures scroll automatically:

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