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Perceived disharmony among agencies, hurting aviation- Captain Egonu

"We don’t know is whether we should report tire burst to AIB. The thing is first it’s a minor thing unfortunately it has happened and we just changed the tires but the thing is AIB is trying to create a grey area where what is the definition of serious incident or accident. I went through their books and there's nothing here that talks about hard landing, so how do we define what is hard landing and what is reportable.

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How new enhanced passport will work for Nigerians, curb data fraud, other vices

"In the standard passport, data page was in the cover, once it was in the cover people used to remove the laminate and forge but this is difficult because it's poly-carbonate, secondly the cover is very weak before, if you check the texture of the cover, you find out that they are different. Even the writing is laser. This passport can stay longer time for the period of 10 years without.

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FAAN steps up surveillance on bag tagging at nations’ airports

BAGGAGE  taggers across the nations airports  will face dire consequences, as the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has increased surveillance and is monitoring workers around the airport The Airports managers are disturbed due to the recent rise of the bag tagging  trend and  has a set up a task …

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New Passports: CG Babandede tells criminals to expect tougher security

Commissions eight projects at Ikoyi Passport office NIGERIANS with duplicitous intentions will now find it extremely difficult to obtain the new 10 year validity passport with the over 21 security features installed within the new document, according to the Nigerian Immigration Service ( NIS). This is just as the Service …

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Port Harcourt Airport reopened for operations

FOLLOWING yesterday’s Runway skidding incident involving an Air Peace flight with registration number 5N BRN, flying from Abuja to Port Harcourt, the Port Harcourt International Airport runway has been cleared and the airport is now reopened for normal flight operations. The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has issued a Notice …

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Capt Abdulsalami to moderate LAAC Conference Panel as agencies’ CEOs serve as discussants

CONFERENCE Committee of the League of Airports and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) has selected the entire aviation agency Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) to form the panel of discussants at its forthcoming conference with Rector of the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria, Capt. Abdulsalami Muhammed as moderator. The 23rd annual …

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Air Peace flight skids off runway in Port Harcourt

AN Air peace Flight P47291 with Registration marks 5N-BRN while landing at Port Harcourt from Abuja this afternoon skidded off the runway at the Port Harcourt domestic Airport wing, during a torrential rain fall. The aircraft, according to sources, had onboard 87 and 6 crew members and all onboard were …

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Establishing, running a successful airline in Africa: the Ethiopian Airlines lesson

Planning, a clear cut direction, Corporate governance these are some of the ingredients that are missing from most African airlines and the reason why there are few of them successfully operating in the continent today. As Nigeria is bent on re-establishing it own national airline, here are some key lessons …

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FAAN to begin rehabilitation of Enugu airport runway, to provide perimeter fencing

MANAGING director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) , Capt. Hamisu Yadudu has said FAAN will soon commence a complete rehabilitation of the Akanu Ibiam International airport, Enugu runway as the Federal Ministry of Aviation and its consultants have finished all the preparations to make it happen. This …

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Enugu Airport encroachment: FAAN, State Government collaborate to sanitize airport

MANAGING Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Captain Hamisu Yadudu has stated that the airports manager is partnering the government of Enugu State to address the encroachment at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. Capt. Yadudu made the disclosure today, following a joint facilities inspection visit to …

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