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‘De-marketing Nigerian airlines: A disservice to aviation’

THE advent of social media and bulk broadcast messages have brought about a new Information Age  and this thriving venture of late has been used to orient, set-agendas and educate the teeming masses in ways unprecedented. However, the downside to this is the negative use of this media to misinform, de-market, wreak havoc and sway the undiscerning. ANTHONY OMOH writes …

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FAAN is creating profitable, feasible and safer airports in Nigeria- Dunoma

SOME of the challenges bedeviling most of the nation’s airports are decades old and of no fault of anybody but government’s abandoning these airports for years at a stretch leading to deterioration of safety and comfort infrastructure. Over the past few years however, the Federal Government has woken up to its responsibilities and through the Federal a Airports Authority of …

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Who is afraid of the Single African Skies?

DURING the sensitization workshop for the implementation of African Single Skies, Nigerian carriers expressed their discontent with the policy which they say will leave the country on the negative side of the balance leading to massive capital flight, huge loss of jobs and further collapse of the already failing aviation system. As the SAATM launched yesterday in Addis Ababa with …

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Aviation: Major events of 2017 that may help shape 2018

2017 was a year filled with highs and lows for the entire aviation industry but one thing you cannot take out of that year like the previous three years before is the fact that it was indeed accident free and once again the Nigerian airspace was adjudged safe. Industry chronicles: Some of the major issues in the industry trickled down …

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Relevance of accident investigation and prevention to Nigerian aviation

JUST how relevant is accident investigation to a country, especially one like Nigeria that has in the past had a torrent aircraft accident past? Last week, this was all brought to bear when aviation investigative body, the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) released another set of four accident investigation reports bringing the number of reports of accidents in the Nigerian aviation …

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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 a keynote address at the 13th Akwaaba African Travel Market …

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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 takes for its carriers to continue flying into the United …

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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 procurement by the government and timely submission of annual budgetary …

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