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Unions express lack of confidence in FG’s concession of 4 Airports

LABOUR unions in the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) have expressed their lack of trust and confidence in the Honourable Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika for the recent appointment of transaction advisers on airport concession without any input from the working Committee. This is just as the unions …

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NCAA to meet EU to straighten out Medview ban

NIGERIAN Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) is set to hold high level talks with the European Union Air Safety Committee (ASC) of the European Commission (EC) this week to resolve all discrepancies that will lead to lifting of the ban on Medview Airlines. This is part of a series of engagements …

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UN trains 35 FAAN AVSEC officers on counter terrorism

MANAGING Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, Engr Saleh Dunoma has said that human capacity development is the surest way to meet the highest standards of professionalism and best industry practices, as well as continuous training and retraining of its members of staff, in line with the provisions …

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Medview flies to London, Gatwick despite rumoured ban

MED-VIEW Airlines today operated its Lagos- Gatwick flight successfully despite reports of a ban by the European Union on its United Kingdom flight putting paid to misleading reports that the EU restriction affected its UK operations. The only Nigerian carrier on European route yesterday operated its schedule flight to London …

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Ethiopian Airline fleeces Nigerians $40-$150 illegally on Lagos-SA route

NCAA summons airline, orders it to desist forthwith THERE is evidence to the fact that Ethiopian Airlines is illegally charging Nigerian passengers an extra US$40 to US$150 if they are to fly Lagos to Johannesburg on board the airline, a charge not approved by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) …

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Medview not affected by EU operational restrictions, airline clarifies

CONTRARY to stories making rounds that the European Union has restricted Medview Airlines from operating in the United Kingdom, the airline management this afternoon came out to clarify that the restriction does not extend to the airline. The airline while explaining to the public stated that its operations to London …

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World AIS Day aftermath: NAMA to accelerate AIM implementation

NIGERIAN Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has restated its commitment towards accelerating the digitization of Aeronautical Information Service in view of the centrality of data automation to the overall safety of civil aviation. Managing Director of the Agency, Capt. Fola Akinkuotu who made these remarks on the occasion of the World …

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FG steps up surveillance at airports over Ebola resurgence

FOLLOWING the resurgence of cases of the Ebola Virus in the North east region of the Congo Democratic Republic, Federal Government has stepped up efforts to secure Nigeria’s major gateways including the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport and the Murtala Muhammed International Airport. The World Health Organization (WHO) had on Friday, …

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AISAN seeks compliance with Annex 15 as body celebrates World AIS Day

AERONAUTICAL Information Services Association of Nigeria (AISAN) will on May 15, celebrate World AIS Day at all stations of Aeronautical Information Services (AIS) in Nigeria. The AIS Day started as a result of Standards and Recommended Practices for Aeronautical Information Services which were first adopted by the Council on 15 …

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Medview announces Lagos-Dubai for July 4, to spread to francophone Africa

MEDVIEW Airline Plc Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Alhaji Muneer Bankole, on Tuesday said the airline will on July 4, 2017, begin Lagos-Dubai route operations with two weekly flights on Tuesdays and Saturdays. The airline CEO also said in the next two months, the airlines plans to spread its wings to …

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