Wednesday , 18 May 2022


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Global aviation bodies to host Aviation Security World in Malaysia

GLOBAL aviation organizations, International Air Transport Association (IATA), International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and Airports Council International (ACI) have joined forces to address evolving aviation security risks with integrated solutions. Key topics such as securing landside spaces at airports, information sharing among governments, managing the risks of home-grown terrorism and preventing cyber threats will top the agenda of the 25th …

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Arik Air unionized!!!

HUNDREDS of Arik Air staff have been unionized into the three leading unions, National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers, (NAAPE), Air Traffic Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, (ATSSSAN) and National Union of Air Transport Employees, (NUATE) over the weekend. The three industry unions have inaugurated their executive members in Arik Air in a ceremony, which took place at …

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Concession will grow our airports in leaps and bounds- Sirika

WHEN the Minister of State, Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika came to Lagos to wade into the imbroglio concerning the embattled Aero Contractors, little did he know he would find himself pitted against the Nigerian media, as the corps of media men barraged him with questions pertaining the planned concession of the four major airports. According to the Minister, the Murtala …

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FAAN graduates 211 AVSEC, fire officers

IT was a colorful Pass out Parade on Friday as the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) graduated 211 Aviation Security and Fire officers to help keep the airports safe and secure in line with the provisions of the International Civil Aviation Organization. Managing Director of FAAN, Engineer Saleh Dunoma who addressed the Aviation Security and Aerodrome Rescue and Fire …

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Sirika inaugurates Steering Committee on concession, says it is not privatization

THE federal government, through the Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has kick-started the concession process for the nation’s major airports, with the inauguration of two committees; a Project Steering Committee, and a Project Delivery Committee. Sirika, who performed the inauguration in his office, said the Project Steering Committee with him as Chairman, is to provide the general …

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FAA notifies passengers, says using, charging Samsung Note7 during flight hazardous

UNITED States of America civil aviation regulators the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Thursday warned passengers not to turn on or charge their Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones during flights following reports of the devices combustion. The officials also warned passengers not to put the Galaxy Note 7 phones in their checked bags, citing “recent incidents and concerns raised by …

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NAMA bubbles with life as Umar reports to office

THE Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) came alive today with the reporting to duty of the just appointed acting Director of Safety Electronics and Engineering Services (DSEES), Engineer Farouk Ahmed Umar who arrived Lagos last night after receiving his appointment letter from the Federal Government. learnt from an eyewitness that the director’s office earlier today was a beehive of …

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Nigeria open to investments, Sirika woos investors; makes strong case for concession

MINISTER of State, Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has said that  for the industry to be rejuvenated and thrive, it must do so on three pillars namely; establishing  a private sector driven national carrier, establishment of a Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility, also privately driven and the establishment of an aircraft leaving company. Sirika made this declaration yesterday at the …

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