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Customer service week: FAAN boss applauds staff diligence despite pandemic

AS this year’s Customer Service Week kicks off, the Managing Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria,(FAAN), Captain Rabiu Yadudu has commended the performance of staff of the agency and their diligence during the heat of the COVID-19 pandemic In his keynote address in this year’s  celebration with Theme: Dream Team via Zoom,  Yadudu said service delivery by FAAN has attracted …

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FAAN meets LASG, Elin Group gets AOC; AIB and more on PhotoReel

AVIATION had a lot of activities this week most projecting the industry’s willingness to move beyond the COVID-19 and grow the sector. From the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria ( FAAN)’s visit to the Lagos State Government for airport developmental purposes to the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) sensitization campaign in Enugu and finally Elin Group acquiring it’s AOC and soon …

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Elin Group set to commence charter operations as NCAA grants airline AOC

ELIN Group Limited, having met all the requirements to commence charter operations, has been granted an Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). The NCAA at a brief ceremony at its Annex Headquarter in Lagos, presented Elin Group’s Operational Specifications and Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) to its Chief Operating Officer/Accountable Manager, Mr. Enyi Omoke.Read also: Elin …

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FG begins implementation of new visa policy, fees October 1

EFFECTIVE October 1, 2020, the Federal Government has approved implementation of the New Visa Policy (NVP) and New Visa Fees according to the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) The Comptroller General, NIS, Muhammad Babandede made this known on Thursday in a statement by the Service Spokesman, Mr Sunday James. According to the Immigration helmsman, the implementation of the new visa fees …

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South Africa restarts international travel today with three airports

As SAA suspends operations over funding SOUTH Africa has announced that it will be opening three international airports for air travel, today October 1, 2020 with strict adherence to the nation’s COVID-19 protocols the airports are OR Tambo International (in Johannesburg, Gauteng), Cape Town International (in Cape Town, Western Cape) and King Shaka International in (Durban, KwaZulu-Natal). This is coming …

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UAE writes Nigeria over visa issuance as FG sets to reinstate Emirates approval

NIGERIA’S Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has revealed on his twitter page that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has written to the country agreeing to issue visas to Nigerians and that will be a precondition to allow Emirates, that country’s airline to resume flying into Nigeria. Federal Government revoked the approval granting Emirates airline clearance to fly into Nigeria …

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President Buhari appoints former NCAA Director, Adamu FCCPC Commissioner

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is seeking the confirmation of appointment of eight of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) Commissioners including former Director of Consumer Protection Directorate Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Adamu Ahmed Abdullahi . In a letter to the Senate seeking confirmation of the appointment of nominees as Chairman, Executive Vice-Chairman, Chief Executive, Executive Commissioners and Non-Executive …

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Green Africa, FCMB enter strategic alliance to boost air travel, human capital development

GREEN AFRICA has entered a strategic partnership with First City Monument Bank (FCMB) which will see revenue collected from all Green Africa customer sales transactions exclusively domiciled at Green Africa’s operating account with FCMB. This is just as the partnership will see both organisations develop a proprietary educational loan product for a proactive human capital development platform to train pilots, …

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