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ATSSSAN to ground MMA2 in two week over 26 sacked union workers

AIR Transport Senior Staff Services Association of Nigeria ( ATSSSAN) National Executive Council (NEC) has issued a two-week ultimatum to the management of Bi-Courtney Aviation Services limited (BASL) to recall 26 of its staff whose appointments it terminated because they joined the union or face grave industrial showdown. The union …

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‘No guaranty for Nigeria Air if Nigeria Airways settlements remain unresolved’, ATSSSAN fires

Prepares for concession showdown with FG RISING from deliberations of a National Executive Council (NEC) meeting, the Air Transport Senior Staff Services Association of Nigeria ( ATSSSAN) has resolved that it will not guaranty a place for the new national carrier ‘Nigeria Air’ if the Severance Entitlements Settlement of ex-workers …

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Aero set to return aircraft from France; to roll out second 737-5 after C-Check

REPORTS are rife that Aero Contractors may be rolling out a second aircraft , its Boeing 737-400 with registration number 5N-BOC from its maintenance facility in a fourth night if all goes according to plan. This is just as the airline is set to receive another of its aircraft, a Boeing …

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NAIA embark on massive sensitization drive on FOD

AS part of efforts to safeguard aircraft from unnecessary damages, staff of the  safety services department of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), embarked on a sensitization drive to create awareness about Foreign Object Debris (FOD). Staff of the agency came out enmasse to collect, analyse and dispose objects that …

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FAAN warns security personnel to adhere to restriction rules, gears up for Eid El Kabir

AHEAD of this year’s Eid El Kabir celebrations, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has warned security agents and airport officials who gain access into restricted areas to receive dignitaries that it is prohibited and anyone found wanting will be apprehended and prosecuted. This is just as FAAN has …

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NCAA licenses another MRO facility, 7 Star Global Hangar

NIGERIAN Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has granted full license to yet another Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) organisation, 7 Star Global Hangar, owned and managed by Nigerians. The MRO is operations-ready and will handle Boeing 737 Fleets as well as stock a comprehensive spare parts inventory marketplace to be made …

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Sokoto airport security breach: NCAA may sanction group, organisations involved

FOLLOWING mammoth crowd invaded the Sultan Abubakar Sadiq 111 Airport, Sokoto, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) may impose sanctions according to the regulations of individuals, groups or organisations found culpable for the action. The NCAA in a reaction to the breach on Friday stated that it would be commencing …

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Lion’s Club urges Nigerians to embrace cornea donations; embarks on five successful transplants

AS part of the campaign to sensitize Nigerians and propagate the act of organ donations, Lion’s Club International District 44A1 has facilitated cornea transplant for five Nigerians successfully in Kenya . The group made this known to reporters when they arrived Nigeria from Kenya with the five cornea beneficiaries, Adewale …

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FAAN flays Sokoto Airport runway invasion

THE Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has condemned in absolute terms, the invasion of the runway of Sultan Abubakar III International Airport, Sokoto by loyalists of some politicians who broke through the airport fence and invaded the airport in a bid to receive their political masters.

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Asaba 2018 Organizers, athletes caused own delay; did not pay for visas on arrival -investigation

NEW information reaching nigerianflightdeck.com indicates that the unnecessary delay of some athletes from Kenya, Burundi and other African countries on arrival in Nigeria is as a result of the inability of the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the Athletics Championship to make arrangements for the athletes easy passage. Reports were …

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