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Mainstream Aviation relocates to give room for expansion at Kotoka Int’l

WITH construction work on Accra-Kotoka Internationals new Terminal 3 flagship project moving into top gear some operators at the airport have had to change location to facilitate this major development. One of the effected companies, Mainstream Aviation, are now well into the process of relocating to a purpose-built facility which …

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FG approves N45b payment of Nigeria Airways staff entitlements

THE News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Federal Government on Wednesday approved the payment of N45billion severance package to former staff of the defunct Nigeria Airways. Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made this known to newsmen at the end of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting that …

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Ex-NICON workers slam bankruptcy suit on Barr. Jimoh Ibrahim

EX-NICON Airways workers filed bankruptcy suit against Barrister Jimoh Ibrahim has issued a Bankruptcy Notice on Chief Barr Jimoh Ibrahim upon a petition for bankruptcy presented by Mr. Henry Iwelumo, Mr. Lukman Kolawole, Mr. George Omoniyi and Mrs. Eunice Odey for themselves and on behalf of creditors and representing all …

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ICAO, NTSB train AIB personnel on investigating air accidents

INTERNATIONAL Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) of the United States of America has trained personnel from Nigeria’s Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) for a one-week training in accident/incident investigation, for the benefit of the entire West African sub region. The workshop, a capacity building project, facilitated …

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Minister receives MMIA, NiMet certificates on Aerodrome, ISO9001

Sirika hints at certifying NAIA before year’s end FAAN boss expresses determination to surpass feat FOLLOWING Monday’s certification of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA)Aerodrome, Minister of State Aviation, Hadi Sirika has pledged to maintain the tempo, expressing hope that the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) may also be certified …

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Disarray in rally as unions protest concession

PLACARDS like ” Hadi Sirika renovated N50m Abuja runway forN10b”,” Yemi Osibanjo is misinformed”,” Concession is evil, Hadi Sirika must go” filed the air as unions under the Joint Aviation Congress came together to protest the concession of airports. However, the protest was not without events as the unions turned …

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Airport Certification: NCAA certifies MMIA, to concentrate on NAIA

NIGERIAN Civil Aviation Authority ( NCAA) in line with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) laid down rules has certified the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) making it the first of four airports to be certified by the regulators. At the award ceremony of certificate at the NCAA head office, …

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Air Peace secures IATA membership, airline harps service delivery

NIGERIAN Carrier, Air peace  received a big boost with its admission into the International Air Transport Association (IATA) registry becoming the an IATA member.The airline achieved the feat only a few months after securing its IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) certificate. In a letter dated July 21, 2017, the Director …

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NAAPE joins AISAN, NAAE withdraws from Monday strike

THE proposed strike scheduled for September 18, 2017 may have hit another snag following the withdrawal of unions in the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) and today the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) .. The National president of NAAPE, comrade Galadima Abednego who gave NAAPE’s position in …

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NAMA disassociates itself from ULC strike says airspace remains open

MANAGEMENT of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has disassociated itself from the proposed  strike threat issued by the United Labour Congress (ULC) stating that the Nigeria airspace will remain open. Following an emergency meeting between NAMA management and representatives of Association of Nigerian Aviation Professionals (ANAP), Aeronautical Information Services …

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