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N808 million airport debt: FAAN stays action on security, fire service withdrawal

Arik Air reinstates flights to Warri, Gombe, MMA2 FEDERAL Airports Authority of Nigeria ( FAAN) is reportedly staying action on the planned withdrawal of security and fire services to some airports over N808million debt incurred. Nigerianflightdeck leant that services were ongoing seamlessly as negotiations to defray the debts have been …

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NAMA emphasizes functionality of navigational equipment

Commences Fight Calibration of Navigational Aids in 24 Airports NIGERIAN airspace Management agency (NAMA) has said significant strides have been made in the last 18 months to ensure safe flights in and around the nation’s airspace contrary erroneous reports making rounds about its equipment being obsolete. NAMA in a statement …

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Updated: FAAN withdraws security, fire services to airports over N808 million debt

as Arik diverts Osubi, Gombe flights SECURITY and fire fighting and rescue operations at the Bebi , Gombe, Kebbi Airports has been withdrawn from today, midnight of Sunday, December 9, 2018 over N808,610, 160 million debt owed the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) . Nigerianflightdeck.com investigation shows, Gombe is …

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NATCA charges FG on Runway 18L/36R lighting, abandoned Kaduna Control tower

as association gets new executives NIGERIAN Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) has called on the Federal Government to, as a matter of urgency, fix the Runway 18L/36R lighting and the abandoned taxiway B at the Murtala Muhammed Airport Lagos to reduce work load of the pilots and controllers. This is …

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Updated: Fire guts Forte Oil Station at Lagos Airport cause heavy traffic

TRAFFIC became unbearable earlier today as fire engulfed one of the service stations of Forte Oil at the Murtala Muhammed Airport Lagos, causing untold hardship to car owners and commuters.   As at the time of posting this report, Nigerianflightdeck.com could not ascertain the cause of the fire but could …

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ICAO inaugurates FAAN ASTC, signs MoU on aviation security with British government

INTERNATIONAL Civil Aviation Organization ( ICAO) has handed a Certificate of a Recognition to the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria ( FAAN) designating its training school an ICAO Aviation Security Training Centre ( ASTC). This is just as the airports manager has signed a memorandum of understanding with the British …

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AIB pinpoints cause of São Tomé accident, makes 9 safety recommendations

ACCIDENT Investigation Bureau Nigeria (AIB) has submitted the final report of the accident involving Cavok Airlines CVK 7087 AN-74TK-100 Aircraft Registered Ur-CKC and has made nine safety recommendations on the accident which occurred at Sao Tome International Airport, Sao Tome on 29th July, 2017. This is just as the bureau …

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SAA to be profitable in 3years, GCEO assures as airline celebrates 20years flying into Nigeria

IN spite profitability difficulties it is currently undergoing, the Group Chief Executive Officer of South African Airways( SAA), Vuyani Jarana has assured that it would take the ailing airline three years from 2018 to 2023 to turn its fortunes around and get back to profitability. Mr. Jarana gave this assurance …

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International Operations: Air Peace scales safety test for B777 operations

AIR PEACE on Thursday scaled a major regulatory hurdle in its path to international flight services, successfully performing the partial emergency evacuation and ditching demonstrations as part of the safety tests for the operation of its Boeing 777 aircraft. Emergency aircraft evacuation refers to an exercise aimed at evacuating those …

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Regional training set to commence in Nigeria as ICAO endorses FAAN’s Training Centre

REGIONAL aviation training will soon be available in Nigeria as the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) is set to commission the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria’s (FAAN) Training Centre, which has been designated as Global Training Centre of Airports Council International (ACI). General Manager, Corporate Communications Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, in …

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