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Olowo, others explain how Nigeria achieved zero accident year

Caution government on the hostile business environment PRESIDENT Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative (ASRTI), Elder Gabriel Olowo has attributed accident free year in Nigeria to intertwining multiple factors mainly the fact that airlines in the country have started striving to go the extra mile to ensure safety. Olowo who gave …

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ARFFS brainstorms on improving aviation emergency management, inter-agency collaboration

MEN of the Aerodrome Rescue and Fire Fighting Services (ARFFS) finished from a Stakeholders Strategic Conference on Aircraft Emergency to agree that a lot more can be done to ensure inter-agency collaboration to portray their readiness to handle emergencies if or when the need arises. The delegates comprising the ARFFS, …

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NCAA, retaining Category One Certification for Nigeria

IT is indeed no news that a team of the United States Federal Aviation Administration (US-FAA) under the International Aviation Safety Assessment (IASA) program have come and spent one week auditing the country’s aviation industry especially, its Civil Aviation Authority in a bid to ensure the nation has all it …

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FAAN: Reaping the gains of Executive Order

EXERCISING presidential authority, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, signed three executive orders on May 18th, 2017. The three executive orders signed by the Acting President are: the promotion of transparency and efficiency in the business environment, set to facilitate ease of doing business in Nigeria; support for local content in public …

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IOSA: What next as more Nigerian carriers become compliant?

In the past one year, more Nigerian airlines have seen the need to be members of the International Air Transport Association Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) to boost their ranking and acceptability globally and this has been described by most as a welcome development and have encouraged them to take the …

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‘Transcend(ing) and erasing women from history making’

THE solo flight around the world powered by Transcend has come and gone and the pilot, Captain Ademilola Odujirin has become a media darling. It is an amazing achievement and we congratulate both Captain Odujirin and the Transcend team for making Nigeria and Africa proud. However, what we cannot help …

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AON, NCAA rift: Why the brouhaha over 5%TSC,CSC automation?

THE aviation sub-sector in the past week has been rife with reports on automation of remittance of  the five per cent Ticket sales Charge (TSC) and Cargo Sales Charge (CSC) which has caused an imbroglio between the airline operators of Nigeria and the regulatory agency, the Nigeria Civil Aviation Agency …

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How AMCON’s intervention saved Arik Air from total collapse

MYRIAD of challenges outweighing what the previous management could deal with under its owner-manager business model may have led to the grounding of Arik Air on Monday next week if cogent  steps were not taken by government to intervene in Nigeria’s largest airline through the Asset Management Company of Nigeria …

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Aftermath Abuja runway closure meeting, stakeholders want agencies to speak up

IN the wake of last week  stakeholders’ forum , stakeholders are of the opinion that the Minister of state Aviation, Senator Hadi  Sirika should have allowed the Aviation parastatals to speak for themselves on the preparation based on the fact that most stakeholders feel the agencies are not prepared. Sirika, …

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Sirika, unions brainstorm on government’s airports concession thrust

THE melee in the aviation sub-sector over Federal Government’s planned concession of the Abuja, Kano, Lagos and Port Harcourt airports, which will be followed by the remaining 18 airports has  started off with a major plus, as the Minister of State, Aviation engaged major unions on government’s plan to improve …

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