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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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EFCC requests documentation for NAMA cash advances since 2013

Credible information reaching NFD is that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has officially written to the Nigeria Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) to provide photocopies of documented cash advance from 2013 to date. According to investigation carried out, it would seem that there are some damning figures with regards to cash advance documented during that period.

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Three Nigerian carriers become IOSA compliant as IATA RD slams CPC for interference

Arik Air, Aero Contractors and Firstnation Airways are three Nigerian airlines that have successfully obtained International Air Transport Association (IATA) Operational Safety Audit Certification according to the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). This is just as the regulatory body has revealed that Allied Air and Cargo services, Overland Airways and Dana Air are on the verge of attaining the IOSA …

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FAAN emphasizes training of fire fighters

Officers and men of the Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting Services of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria will continue to receive professional training at par will global standards. They will also undergo overseas programme to enhance their proficiency in firefighting at all Nigerian airports in line with recommendation of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO). This was disclosed by …

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First Africa Solo Flight will inspire Nigerians, support IDPs

…calls for more support for the project As part of plans to garner momentum for the prestigious First Africa Solo Flight round the World, the team has come out to state that the flight will change the narrative for Africa as a continent and Nigeria in particular, inspire the young to aspire for greater heights and support selected charities especially …

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AIB insists accident investigations are to prevent reccurence

Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has resolved that its watchword is methodology, and that it would painstakingly get to the root of crashes and make safety recommendations with the sole objective of preventing similar accident or incident in the country. The Commissioner of Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB, Dr. Felix Abali who made this known at the stakeholders’ forum on draft amendment …

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