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ICRC sets to resolve concession imbroglio between FAAN,Bi-Courtney

INFRASTRUCTURE Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has expressed a resolve to sort all the issues surrounding the MMA2 concession between the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL). This is just as the commission said the success or failure of Public Private Partnership (PPP) transaction in …

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Unions breath easy as Aero recalls 69 workers from redundancy pool

FOLLOWING its promise to re-absorb workers when the lot of the airline improves after a series of unfortunate events, management of Aero Contractors have recalled 69 workers and plans to recall another batch of over 30 affected in the redundancy exercise carried out in 2017 March. The airline’s successful completion …

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Aero Contractors C-Check capabilities to save over US $90million capital flight- Minister

As airline sets course to return to profitability  FOLLOWING huge capital flight experienced with regards aircraft maintenance, the country is set to save nothing less than US$90million dollars with the commencement of Aerocontractors Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility, given that the country operates no fewer than 30 Boeing aircraft. …

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FEC gives approval to correct power deficiency of new airport terminal in Abuja

FEDERAL Executive Council (FEC) today has given approval for remedial work on power as the first step to correct the deficiencies of the new Abuja Airport Terminal funded by the Chinese EXIM Bank with Nigeria counter-funding . The terminal, one of the four, which is part of the US$500 million …

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AIB to host BAGAIA accident, incident report training

AS parts of efforts to build capacity in the aviation industry, the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has concluded plans to host a meeting of the Banjul Accord Group Accident Investigation Agency (BAGAIA) on a four-day aircraft accident/incident report writing course slated for January 16-19, 2018. The training is an offshoot of …

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Bamtefa says SAA plans to be part of Nigerian youths’ development

Airline rewards youth with cash, gift items SOUTH AFRICAN AIRWAYS (SAA), has pledged support for youths in Nigeria as it held the grand finale of the maiden edition of Essay completion in Lagos on Friday where it rewarded the youths with cash and other prizes. Miss Victory Yinka-Banjo from Princeton …

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Med-view successes indicator ex workers didn’t fail Nigeria Airways

A former worker of the defunct national carrier, the Nigeria Airways has stated that the establishment and successes of Med-view Airlines Limited by one of their own is an indicator that the dedicated airline workers were not responsible for the killing of the airline. Mallam Bello Salihu, who is the …

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Aero Contractors completes C-Check, test flight on Boeing 737 aircraft

AERO CONTRACTORS today made history as it became the first Organisation to complete a C-Check of an aircraft in the whole West African region after the airline finished the C-Check of its own aircraft at the Aero Contractors hangar in Lagos.

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Med-view apologises to aggrieved passengers, applauds their perseverance

MED-VIEW Airline has again offered apologies to passengers who were affected by its operational hitch between December 22 and 27, 2017, just as it announced the normalization of flights on the Lagos-London and Lagos-Abuja-Dubai routes. In a carefully worded message by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Alhaji Muneer Bankole, the …

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Low visibility: NCAA reviews operating weather minima for 18 airports

Review takes effect from January 4 DELAYS and cancellations due to low visibility caused by adverse weather may be a thing of the past as the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) have carried out a review of Aerodrome Operating Weather Minima for 18 airports …

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