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Customs official turns unruly over delayed flight, destroys airline property

A Senior Officer of the Nigerian Customs Service (NSC), one Mr. Olarenwaju Tajudeen went berserk over a flight delayed coupled with what he viewed as extortion by the airline and destroyed equipment belonging to Arik Air  after which eye witnesses say he turned himself in Nigerianflightdeck learnt that the incident happened on May 1, 2016 when a Customs Comptroller in charge …

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New security measures: FAAN advises travellers from Abuja Airport

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said that due to new air tight security arrangement at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja there may be some delays due to as the new measures would increase the time needed to complete security checks on airport users The authority, in a statement signed by General Manager Corporate Communication, Yakubu Dati, …

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AISAN calls for tech, personnel bridging to advance info management

There is a need for training and retraining of personnel if proper integration between man and machine to provide effective and successful transition from Aeronautical Information System to Aeronautical Information Management (AIM) is to be achieved, according to Aeronautical Information Services Association of Nigeria (AISAN) National President of the body, Engr. Babatunde Shittu made this known while heralding the celebration …

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FAAN boss charges ARFFS department on safety

The Department of Aerodrome Rescue and Fire Fighting Services at the Kaduna Airport have been charged to adhere strictly to safety standards and procedure in line with Standard and Recommended Practices, recommended by the international Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) while carrying out their functions. This charge was made by the Managing Director of FAAN, Engr Saleh Dunoma who addressed the …

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Drone operators to get clearance from NSA, NCAA

Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has directed that no government agency, organisation or an individual will launch Remotely Piloted Aircraft/ Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (RPA/UAV) simply known as drones in Nigerian airspace without obtaining requisite approvals/permit from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and Office of National Security Adviser (NSA). This is just as the regulatory body states that operators and …

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Plans for improved security, civil aviation acts amendment underway

In the wake of events that shook the world when terrorists attacked Brussels Airport, Minister of State, Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, has emphasized that the role of security in air transport cannot be undermined and that Nigeria needs to improve on its aviation security to meet new challenges. Sirika has also expressed support for the amendment of the Civil Aviation …

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Aeronautic engineers charge govt to replenish ageing workforce

Government at various levels across the country have been charged to tackle the challenge of ageing workforce in the aviation sub sector as this has become a cause of worry to engineers under the aegis of Nigerian Society of Engineers, Aeronautical Division This is just as the body has put out a call to their members to sustain critical safety …

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FAAN boss commissions ATSSSAN White House on May Day

The Managing Director of the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria FAAN Engr Saleh Dunoma has commissioned the aviation white house constructed by the Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association (ATSSSAN) as part of activities marking the May Day celebration. This is just as the Dunoma has said that FAAN is working towards getting the best terminals for airport users across …

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NDLEA arrests female courier with 193 wraps of cocaine at MMIA

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has discovered one hundred and ninety-three (193) wraps of whitish substance tested positive for cocaine inside packs of sweets at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos. The concealed drugs which weighed 3.230kgs were discovered in the luggage of a twenty-four year-old female passenger from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Igbainoba Uche Rose.

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Aero dissolves agreement with contractor, SkyBourne Limited, 100s lose jobs

 As part of efforts to reposition the airline after years of mismanagement almost leading to insolvency, the management of Aero Contractors on Thursday severed tied with one of its contractors, Skybourne Limited revoking the pact that saw hundreds of support staff in contract with the airline out of a job. According to an inside source the workers whose contract with …

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