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Presidency affirms sale of Falcon 7x, Hawker 4000 aircraft

TWO of the Nigerian presidential fleet aircraft are now up for sale as the federal government has published an advert on a national daily to sell a Falcon 7x and Hawker 4000 The Presidential fleet has no fewer than 10 aircraft and due to economic realities, the present administration finally heeded public outcry as it has advertised the sale of …

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NACAN calls for training of communication personnel

ONLY 97 licensed communications personnel are grossly inadequate to man the nation’s 24 functional airports, if the words of the National Air Traffic Communicators Association of Nigeria (NACAN) are anything to go by. The group decried the inadequate number of its personnel during the opening ceremony of NACAN 4th annual general meeting in Lagos, recently.

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ABX joins Global GAP, extols Anambra govt for NI.5bn agriculture development loan

AIR Business Express Ltd (ABX World), an indigenous agro-allied solutions provider, has joined Global Good Agricultural Practice (Global G.A.P), which sets worldwide standards for safe and sustainable agriculture. This is just as the company has commended the Anambra State Government, for dolling out N1.5billion SMEs loans program at a single interest rate  of nine per cent (9%); accessible to farmers …

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Nigeria supports ICAO initiative, calls for Aliu’s re-election as President

MINISTER of State, Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has told the international aviation community that Nigeria is in full support of  the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) “No Country Left Behind” initiative stating that  the new initiative should make air transportation safer, secure, efficient. This is just as he rallied support for the candidature of Dr. Olumuyiwa Bernard Aliu the President …

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FAAN expands Enugu Airport cargo ops, enjoins businesses to take advantage

FEDERAL Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has called on airline operators, service providers and the business community to take advantage of the new business opportunity provided by the commencement of international cargo operations at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, Engr. Saleh Dunoma stated this in a statement following the commencement …

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Stakeholders call for integrity in business transactions in aviation

STAKEHOLDERS in the Nigerian Aviation Industry have agreed that until they ensure that there is integrity in all the transaction in the industry there will never be any growth and the industry will continue to wallow and grope at the dark instead of developing. This was one of the views of industry players who gathered at Golfview Hotel, Lagos for …

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Aero staff march against liquidation, tells how AMCON wrecked airline

IT seems like all avenues open to rescue Aero Contractors has been exhausted and no head way made, as staff of the 59 year old carrier took round the Murtala Muhammed Airport to press their demand that the Asset Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON) desist from shutting the airline down illegally. According to the protesters AMCON has threatened to liquidate …

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Sirika boosts Aliyu’s chances at re-election as ICAO President

MINISTER of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has assured the President of the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization, Dr Olumuyiwa Bernard Aliyu of success in his bid for re-election, just as the Organization’s 38th Assembly gets underway in Montreal, Canada. The Minister who gave the assurance during a visit to the ICAO President in his office said …

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