Tuesday , 5 July 2022

Aviation News

Austrian Ambassador lauds NAMA’s safety imperative, use of AVSATEL tech

AUSTRIAN Ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency, Thomas Schlesinger has lauded the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) for provision of world class Communication, Navigation and Surveillance (CNS) systems at Nigerian international airports which has helped reduce the spate of unfortunate incidents of the early 2000s He also said that by partnering Austrian Company, AVSATEL Communications Limited the air space managers have …

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Updated: CCECC picked to construct N92bn second Abuja runway

As FCT Minister hands over 12000 hectares of land to Senator Sirika FEDERAL Government has handed the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation Ltd, (CCECC), the construction site of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja second runway. This was contained in a tweet by the Federal Ministry of Aviation. Federal Capital Territory( FCT) made available a total of 12,000 hectares of land …

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Updated: Nigeria Air receives Air Transport License from NCAA

THE Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has today, presented an Air Transport License (ATL) to the interim management of Nigeria Air, the country’s proposed national carrier, led by Captain Dapo Olumide An ATL certification is a document which states the kinds of operations a carrier will embark on scheduled, non-scheduled, cargo air services within and outside Nigeria; precedes the Air …

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FAAN working to fix over 4 decades of abandonment-Yadudu

MANAGING Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu, has said that in the past three years since he took the reins of office, he and his team have been trying to fix over 40 years abandonment and lack of investment in Nigerian airports. This is just as he says one legacy he would love to live …

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AIB-N clarifies on immediate safety recommendations, says reports not meant to reprimand institutions

THE Accident Investigation Bureau Nigeria (AIB-N) has stated that one of its immediate Safety Recommendation in the Preliminary Report on the serious incident involving Azman Air Boeing 737-500 of January 3, 2019, which was not actioned by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) was not an attack on the regulator but just part of its responsibility to provide final reports. …

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FAAN soon to acquire visual, thermal cameras to elevate airfield surveillance

Says agency has identified gaps but government processes takes time FEDERAL Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said it is on the verge of taking delivery of visual and thermal cameras and other security equipment including motorized surveillance equipment to raise security at the nation’s major airports. Managing Director, FAAN, Capt. Rabiu Yadudu, who disclosed this at an interactive session …

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FAAN refutes flight diversions to Ghana, Cotonou

Says int’l flights land on Runway 18L/36R due to rehabilitation of Runway 18R/36L FEDERAL Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has refuted a publication trending on the social media/online platforms which states that there are diversion of international flights to other countries; Ghana and Cotonou due to ongoing repairs at Murtala Muhammed Airport Runway. FAAN management in a statement signed by …

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24/7 operations possible in Nigeria but someone must bear cost- Captain Yadudu

AHEAD of the League of Airports and Aviation Correspondent’s ( LAAC) 26th Conference tagged Sunset Airports: Economic and Safety implication, the Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria( FAAN) ,Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu has explained that the airport managers can have airports running 24/7 but queried who bears the cost as airlines who request usually end up jumping …

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FAAN announces National Aviation Conference to hold from June 14

ALL is now set for the maiden “FAAN National Aviation Conference” being organized by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria( FAAN). The conference, with the theme ‘Advancing the Frontiers of Possibilities for Safe, Secure and Profitable Air Transport’ which was initially billed to hold from 1st to 4th April, 2020 stalled due to the global movement restrictions occasioned by the …

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