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New aviation regulations takes effect July as FAAN instates runway safety team

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has revealed that the new Nigeria Civil Aviation Regulations (Nig.CARs) promulgated in December, 2015, will take effect from 1st July, 2016. This revelation was contained in a Circular Ref: NCAA/DG/AOL/21/16/01 sent to all Airline Operators last month with the regulatory body enjoining all stakeholders to ensure total and sustained adherence to the reviewed Regulations, …

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President Buhari, business community proffer ways to woo investors at KEIS

President Muhammadu Buhari joined a team of investors and potentials in Katsina to woo investors into the state while assuring that Federal government will work closely with private sector in a bid to advance the course of growth and development of the country. The president made this known on May 10, 2016 when he declared the Katsina State Economic and …

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Labour gives FG till Wednesday to revert pump price or…

The National Executive Council (NEC) of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) have  issued government a three working-day ultimate till Wednesday, May 18, 2016 to revert the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) back to the former price of N86.50k or face a major industrial action. Federal Government on Tuesday, increased the fuel pump price to N145 per litre an …

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How Abdulsalam, others orchestrated N6.8b NAMA funds theft- prosecution

The Prosecution yesterday explained to the Justice Babs Kuewunmi  Federal High Court in Lagos how the Managing director of the Nigeria Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Ibrahim Abdulsalam and his cohorts allegedly stole N6.8 billion from the agency’s coffers since 2013 This is just as Nigerianflightdeck has learnt on good authority that the Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Transportation, Alhaji Sabiu …

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Emirates Group announces record US$2.2 billion profit

*Airline records 56.4billion passenger, cargo capacity For the 28th consecutive year running, Emirates Group has announced profit and steady business expansion, ending the 2015-16year with record profits of  AED 8.2 billion (US$ 2.2 billion)  and in a strong position despite the global and operational challenges during this period     Released yesterday in its 2015-16 Annual Report, the Emirates Group posted an …

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Customs official turns unruly over delayed flight, destroys airline property

A Senior Officer of the Nigerian Customs Service (NSC), one Mr. Olarenwaju Tajudeen went berserk over a flight delayed coupled with what he viewed as extortion by the airline and destroyed equipment belonging to Arik Air  after which eye witnesses say he turned himself in Nigerianflightdeck learnt that the incident happened on May 1, 2016 when a Customs Comptroller in charge …

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FAAN boss promises interview for successful AVSEC candidates

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said that successful candidates who applied for and participated in the Aviation Security (AVSEC) recruitment exercise last year, May 2015 will soon be invited for interview and other pre-employment procedures. Managing Director of FAAN, Engineer Saleh Dunoma made this known as he played host to some of the candidates in his office.

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New security measures: FAAN advises travellers from Abuja Airport

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said that due to new air tight security arrangement at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja there may be some delays due to as the new measures would increase the time needed to complete security checks on airport users The authority, in a statement signed by General Manager Corporate Communication, Yakubu Dati, …

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AISAN calls for tech, personnel bridging to advance info management

There is a need for training and retraining of personnel if proper integration between man and machine to provide effective and successful transition from Aeronautical Information System to Aeronautical Information Management (AIM) is to be achieved, according to Aeronautical Information Services Association of Nigeria (AISAN) National President of the body, Engr. Babatunde Shittu made this known while heralding the celebration …

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Domestic airlines’ recurring debts and the way out of the impasse

The indebtedness of the Nigeria Domestic Airlines grew up to the present level today because, most of the operators are sponsored by or are sponsors of political office holders in government. With the ‘attitude of we own the government’ most of these operators had no intention of paying for the services rendered to them by the  government services providers, despite …

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