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COVID-19: NUATE advises FG on how to implement intervention in aviation

NATIONAL Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) has petitioned the leadership of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) over how government can assist the country’s aviation sector during this COVID-19 era warning against monetary intervention that yielded no results in the past. The union in a petition signed by Comrade Ocheme Aba, the General Secretary, NUATE, said that government’s intervention whatever …

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FAAN debunks fake guidelines for resumption of flights

THE Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has debunked a statement released by a certain Tayo Olu yesterday, May 16, 2020 to the effect that the Federal Government of Nigeria, through FAAN has released a post- Covid 19 travel guideline for air travellers. The authority denounced the statement asking air travellers and the general public to disregard the content of the …

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NAMA debunk abandoning AIS automation project, says it has done more

THE Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has said that its Aeronautical Information Service (AIS) automation is fully on course and has not been abandoned thus exposing its AIS personnel to the Covid-19 pandemic NAMA in a reactionary statement signed by General Manager Public Affairs, Khalid Emele said nothing can be farther from the truth explaining that the AIS Automation contract …

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COVID-19: NCAA declares 90% revenue decline as it fears for airline’s survival

Experts rub minds on way forward for travel post COVID-19 EXPERTS have come together to express ideas on how to move the aviation industry forward post COVID-19 following very bleak forecasts for the industry since the pandemic hit and have said the focus should now be on rebuilding travellers’ confidence after the COVID-19 crisis. This is just as  Nigeria’s aviation …

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Ministry directs aviation agencies to relocate headquarters to FCT within 45 days

FEDERAL Ministry of Aviation has directed all agencies and parastatals under its watch to relocate their corporate headquarters to the Federal Capital Territory Abuja in the next forty-five (45) days hence reenacting the botched 2012 Presidential directive. With this directive, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Accident Investigation Bureau …

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COVID-19: AGHAN forecasts N20bn loss for ground handlers, jettisons ANLCA’s 100% demurrage waiver

THE COVID-19 pandemic will cost ground handlers N20bn loss in revenue generations in 2020 according to information made available by the Association of Aviation Ground Handlers (AGHAN) which insists that the virus has grounded the handling business in the sector. The association which comprises the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) Plc, the Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO) and Aviation Handling …

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House of Reps directs aviation committee to probe use of foreign airlines for evacuation

Minister of Foreign Affairs explains row with Canada over Air Peace evacuation HOUSE of Representatives has mandated its committee on Aviation to urgently investigate why the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID 19, Ministry of Aviation and Ministry of Foreign Affairs engaged services of foreign airlines over and above indigenous carriers to evacuate stranded Nigerians abroad. This is just as …

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COVID-19: IAWA donates face masks, sanitizers to NAMA

PROFESSIONAL women aviators in the industry under the aegis of International Aviation Women’s Association (IAWA) in Nigeria have donated face masks and hand sanitizers to the Nigerian Airspace management Agency (NAMA) to help keep workers safe from the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking while presenting the items on behalf of IAWA at the agency’s headquarters in Lagos, NAMA Legal Adviser, Dr Anastasia …

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