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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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NBS reels out data of aircraft, passenger, cargo movement in Nigeria

Numbers reeled out by the National Bureau of statistics (NBS) has shown an increase of both aircraft movement in the fourth quarter of 2015, with aircraft moving in and out of Nigerian airports increasing to 61,692 approximately 6.9%. This figure when juxtaposed with the third quarter of 2015, which had 57,704 of aircraft movement showed a clear over 3,988 difference …

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FAAN boss charges ARFFS department on safety

The Department of Aerodrome Rescue and Fire Fighting Services at the Kaduna Airport have been charged to adhere strictly to safety standards and procedure in line with Standard and Recommended Practices, recommended by the international Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) while carrying out their functions. This charge was made by the Managing Director of FAAN, Engr Saleh Dunoma who addressed the …

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Drone operators to get clearance from NSA, NCAA

Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has directed that no government agency, organisation or an individual will launch Remotely Piloted Aircraft/ Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (RPA/UAV) simply known as drones in Nigerian airspace without obtaining requisite approvals/permit from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and Office of National Security Adviser (NSA). This is just as the regulatory body states that operators and …

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Plans for improved security, civil aviation acts amendment underway

In the wake of events that shook the world when terrorists attacked Brussels Airport, Minister of State, Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, has emphasized that the role of security in air transport cannot be undermined and that Nigeria needs to improve on its aviation security to meet new challenges. Sirika has also expressed support for the amendment of the Civil Aviation …

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Nahcoaviance cough out N100m to avoid FIRS shutdown over tax default

Nigerian Aviation Handling Company, nahcoaviance, Plc has for a while refused to remit millions of naira in taxes to the coffers of the federal government an act that saw the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) hold the company liable threatening to shut it down last week. It was gathered that the handling company have had to pay N100million within 24 …

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Nigeria, Cameroon intensifies collaboration on economy diversification, security

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that it is high time the country went back to the lands to ensure food security as well as to diversify the economy. President Buhari made this known this afternoon, in a joint Press Conference at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja with Cameroonian leader, President Paul Biya who concluded his two-day official visit to Nigeria. Both …

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Aeronautic engineers charge govt to replenish ageing workforce

Government at various levels across the country have been charged to tackle the challenge of ageing workforce in the aviation sub sector as this has become a cause of worry to engineers under the aegis of Nigerian Society of Engineers, Aeronautical Division This is just as the body has put out a call to their members to sustain critical safety …

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