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FGN confiscates Flair Aviation’s aircraft, interrogates crew

A Flair Aviation aircraft has been impounded and its crew being subject to interrogation by security agencies in Nigeria following flouting of the approval given to them by Nigerian authorities. Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika who revealed this via his twitter handle @hadisirika said the airline was granted approval for …

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Canada Evacuation: Nigerians laud FG’s insistence on using indigenous carrier

FOLLOWING the revelation that the Canadian High Commission was stalling Nigeria’s evacuation of its citizens with an indigenous carrier, the nation’s insistence on sticking to Air Peace has been commended by many as an act of true nationalism The federal government designated the Nigerian airline to airlift the evacuees but …

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Oronsanye report: Unions educate President Buhari on international consequences of mergers

LABOUR unions in the aviation sub-sector have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to discountenance the segment in the Steve Oronsanye Report pushing for a merger of the regulatory agency with service providers in the industry, describing it as ill-advised with far-reaching international consequences able to truncate any momentum garnered. Reacting to …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Canada frustrating Air Peace’s evacuation flight, positions Ethiopian Airlines for flight

NIGERIANFLIGHTDECK has learnt that the Canadian High Commission has hatched a plan to defer Air Peace flight right and positioning Ethiopia Airlines to operate the evacuation of Nigerians from the North American country at a higher fare. Air Peace was designated by Federal Government last week to conduct the evacuation …

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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 …

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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) …

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