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NIS intercepts, to prosecute two Indian nationals for illegally entering Nigeria

OFFICIALS of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos intercepted two Indian nationals for illegally entering Nigeria without proper documentation. In a statement signed by Service Public Relations Officer, For:Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service DCI James Sunday pcc, the Lagos Airport Comptroller of the NIS Abdullahi Usman in his briefing stated that the two (2) …

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Olowo charges FAAN to get ICAO codes for Murtala Muhammed Airport terminals

THE Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has been advised to get the International Civil Aviation Organisation’s (ICAO) three lettered codes to differentiate each of the terminals at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos. There are four terminals at the Lagos airport; the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), and three domestic terminals, including the Murtala Muhammed Airport Two (MMA2), which …

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Airports reopening: FAAN, airlines differ over planned introduction of slot system

“All the six carriers do not have 70 aircraft and as airlines we have disagreed with the slot system as it will lead to a limitation of our flights. Like how do you determine who flies by 6am, 7am or 8am? And this limitation of flight will keep most of our equipment underutilized and may lead to sack. Remember no one does night flights, the environment is not ripe for it and so how many flights will we have daily, what will be the impact on our equipment,” Onyema said.

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Understand conditions attached to government’s palliatives; NAHCO GMD advises airlines, others

GROUP Managing Director of Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO), Mrs. Olatokunbo Fagbemi has explained that palliatives are vital to airlines’ survival post COVID-19 but asked all intending to receive such palliatives to be aware of the conditions attached. Fagbemi who spoke yesterday at the League of Airports and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) webinar titled: Nigeria’s Aviation Industry: Changing Times, Changing Strategies …

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Delta CEO reels out layers of protective measures for safe air travel

DELTA Air Line’s Chief Executive Officer Ed Bastian during the airline’s annual shareholders meeting Thursday, shared details about the Delta CareStandard – the global airline’s commitment to a superior level of cleanliness, more space and safer service designed to ensure customers can travel with confidence. As a result of the airline’s comprehensive approach to health safety for customers and employees, …

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FAAN  plans simulations on facilitation, physical distancing at airports ahead of resumption

FEDERAL Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) intends to organise simulations on facilitation, physical distancing  to ensure that arrangements ahead of resumption of flight activities follow all the COVID-19 guidelines and the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) checklist and help it identify gaps and strategize to close those gaps. Managing Director, FAAN, Captain Hamisu Yadudu made this known yesterday during a …

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June 21 resumption date for domestic flights not practicable-NCAA boss says

DIRECTOR General Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Captain Musa Nuhu has said “June 21st is not a feasible date to resume domestic operations  stating it will when it is safe, secured and organized citing precaution as a major factor. This is just as the NCAA has put the compliance level from the industry at 70-75% while stating that some airlines …

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LAAC Webinar: Stakeholders examine ways to restart air travel with technology, minimal contact

Middle seat removal debate still on as stakeholders canvass more investment in sector AVIATION players, industry regulators, service providers this morning gathered virtually to discuss the  way forward for the sector following the numerous changes that must have to take place in the post Covid-19 new normal era especially with regards safety and protection of passengers as the sub-sector is …

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