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Sirika visits Caverton Helicopter simulator facility

THE Hon. Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika has paid a working visit to Lagos. Sen. Sirika carried out a facility tour of Caverton Helicopters limited where he inspected their Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul facility (MRO), as well as the Flight Simulator Training Facility which are both under construction. Caverton MRO and Helicopter Simulator Training center is the only such …

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NAHCO issues disclaimer against former subsidiary MD, Baba Yusuf

THE Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc (NAHCO) has issued a disclaimer over allegations leveled against the handling company by former Managing Director of its subsidiary, NAHCO Free Trade Zone Limited Mr. Baba Yusuf who is also the centre of a law suit According to the handling company its operations, contrary to what the erstwhile managing director has been touting around, …

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Unions allege Chinese debt on airport terminals grown to US$1billion

Reject 60%-40% concession pitch, plans to sack staff after two years at concessionaire’s whim Say Sirika bent on concessioning a concession UNIONS have declared that the planned concession which will see the concessionaire get 60% of the revenue sharing formula while FAAN gets 40% and still has to service the Chinese debt of over US1 billion is dead on arrival, …

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Updated: Unions embark on warning strike locks out Minister

TODAY unions across the country embarked on a warning strike and at the Freedom Square of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria ( FAAN) unions at the Murtala Muhammed Airport followed suit, shutting down the administrative arm of the agency over irreconcilable differences. Read also: Unions allege Chinese debt on airport terminals grown to US$1billion The unions Air Transport Senior …

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FG plans to double airports in Nigeria before 2023 end

FEDERAL Government through the Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika says it will double the number of airports in the country before the end of 2023 to enhance air connectivity and boost the nation’s economy. Sirika made this known while responding to questions during the Public Presentation of the 2021 Budget Proposal organised by the Ministry of Finance, Budget and …

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NAHCO signs new contracts with Qatar, Azman, supports government’s export drive

NIGERIAN Aviation Handling Company Plc, (NAHCO), has been contracted to handle Qatar Airways, for another five year just as it has signed a new contract with Azman Air to handle its international route, in addition to the previously held for the airline’s domestic operations. NAHCO’s Group Executive Director, Business Development and Commercial, Prince Saheed Lasisi, while announcing the retention of …

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CAA Act review: Stakeholders canvass less political interference, economic regulatory functions

Highlight other areas where change is expected PROFESSIONALS in the aviation sub-sector are tasking the National Assembly to promulgate laws that will strengthen the economic oversight functions of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Agency (NCAA) as well as reduce political interference in all forms following plans by the lawmakers to review of Civil Aviation Act 2006 before it. Industry stakeholders are …

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