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Hon. Nnaji urges NCAA to be fair, firm in regulatory functions

CHAIRMAN, House of Representatives Committee on Aviation, Honourable Nnolim Nnaji has told the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, (NCAA) to be firm and fair  and carry out their regulatory functions of the industry with humane approach . Honourable Nnaji who spoke during an oversight visit in Lagos said he was of the opinion that the use of hostile measures may not …

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FAAN streamlines measures to improve revenue calls for intervention

FEDERAL Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said that to improve its revenues it has embarked on massive debt recovery drive, suspended procurement of non- essential items as well as placed emphasis on its cashless policy among other things. This is just as he canvassed that the aviation agencies would also need bailout from the federal government to bridge infrastructural …

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FAAN sets 1st quarter 2021 for new MMIA terminal as reps commend project pace

MANAGING Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu has told the House of Representatives Committee on Aviation that the Chinese EXIM Bank funded Murtala Muhammed International Airport Terminal come on stream by the first quarter of next year, 2021. He made this known while taking the House of Representatives aviation committee members on an …

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NCAA, airlines reach agreement on payment plan for TSC /PSC debt

Tells aviation committee it is in competition with operators for technical staff NIGERIAN Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) says it has reached a compromise with airline operators in the country to ensure that debts owed the agency are reconciled and a payment plan agreed on that would be favourable to all concerned. This is just as the regulator has told the …

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FAAN remits N2bn to CRF, recover N5bn as Reps urge agency to focus 70% of reserves on infrastructure

HOUSE of Representatives Committee on Aviation has urged the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to ensure that 70% of its investment gravitates towards provision of critical airport infrastructure for the aviation industry in order to improve security and safety of the airports. This is coming as the airport managers disclosed its revenues and expenses for the year 2020 and …

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Olateru harps on synergy between tourism, air transport says aviation contributes $1.7bn into Nigeria’s economy

SYNERGY between tourism and air transport is key to develop Nigeria’s economy says the Commissioner, Accident Investigation Buerau (AIB), Engr. Akin Olateru. This is just as he revealed that before the advent of the corona virus pandemic, Nigerian aviation industry contributed at least $1.7 billion and created 341,000 direct jobs to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The AIB helmsman …

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COVID-19 pandemic offers African aviation a chance to reset- experts

EXPERTS met Thursday December 3, 2020 in a bid to chart a course for African aviation going forward  in response to the COVID-19 pandemic which has impacted and wreaked havoc in the sector in the continent; calling for  government supported loans, and other stimulants to aid the sector bounce back better. The workshop was organized by the African Development Bank …

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