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Senate committee on Aviation’s three day public hearing in pictures

DURING the week the Senate Committee on Aviation held a on the amendment of the Civil Aviation Amendment Bills of the six aviation agencies including the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority ( NCAA), Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria ( FAAN), Nigerian Airspace Management Agency ( NAMA), Nigerian College of Aviation Technology ( NCAT), Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) and Nigeria Meteorological Agency …

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FAAN corrects AON’s impression; says airport charges are not nebulous

 Passenger Service Charge was not unilaterally increased as implied by AON- Yadudu MANAGING Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu has said that its charges to airlines and other investors are in no way nebulous and that the agency has always been open to investors, airline operators about this This is just as he …

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Reps turn Aviation Minister back for failure to submit budgets in advance

HOUSE of representatives Committee on Aviation on Thursday turned the Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika and the heads of agencies under his Ministry back refusing them from presenting the Ministry’s 2021 budget proposal due to failure to forward the documents to the committee in advance. The chairman Honourable Nnaji had in his opening remarks at the scheduled budget meeting …

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Olateru explains benefits of NSIB Bill to Senate committee

WHEN passed, the Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau (NSIB) Bill will enhance investigations into the causal effects of accidents of various modes of transportation including rail and maritime in a bid to provide recommendations the nation can learn from. Creating a multimodal transport accident investigation agency separate from regulators and service providers in the Commissioner Of the Accident Investigation Bureau ( …

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FAAN to get name change, AVSEC to bear arms in proposed Bill

AS part of efforts to ensure that Nigeria has just one regulator in the aviation industry, it has been proposed that the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria ( FAAN), would undergo a change of nomenclature to the Federal Airports Administration of Nigeria (FAAN) This is just as the authority is seeking to amend or enact Bills that should aid the …

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Updated: Boyo, Sirika differ on why over 100 airlines have died in Nigeria

MINISTER of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has blamed bad business plan on the part of airlines as one reason why hundreds of airlines have become defunct in Nigeria in the past 20 years. The Minister was reacting to a statement credited to the managing director of Overland Airways, Captain Edward Boyo who said over 100 domestic airlines have died in …

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Air Peace receives another ERJ-145 from C-check

AIR Peace has announced the return of another ERJ-145 which has been undergoing C-Check. The aircraft, with registration number 5N-BVD, arrived Lagos last night. A statement signed by management read,” Most of our aircraft were out on C-Check during the COVID-19 pandemic, but they have started arriving one after the other.​ “It can be recalled that just a couple of …

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12 years on, AIB releases Chanchangi Port Harcourt accident report, three others

As investigative bureau issues  9 safety recommendations TWELVE years after the accident involving a Chanchangi Boeing 737-200 aircraft at the Port Harcourt Airport Omagwa, the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has released the report of this accident and three others. This is just as the investigative body has released three other investigation reports including a Nigerian College of Aviation Technology ( …

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