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LAAC Seminar, Awards hold Thursday

ALL is set for the 22nd Annual Seminar & Awards of the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) scheduled to hold this Thursday, July 19, 2018 at Sheraton Hotels and Suites, Lagos. Sen. Hadi Sirika, the Minister of State for Aviation, would be the Special Guest of Honour at …

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Ease of doing Business: FAAN raising the bar on passenger facilitation, comfort and security

IN May 2017, the federal government of Nigeria issued an executive orders on ease of doing business in Nigeria aimed at removing unnecessary impediments that tend to hinder the process of doing business in Nigeria. Since its introduction many months ago, there have been efforts by government agencies to implement …

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MMA School hold inter-house sports as Principal task govt on better educational funding

CHILDREN of all houses at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA) School gathered on Wednesday and treated parents, teachers and the entire airport community to a thrill as they held their 13th annual Inter- House Sports. It was fun galore as the kids from Blue, Green, Red, Pink, Purple tried to …

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IWAF: Participants resolve to implement action plan for infrastructure development

STATES, Captains of industries, Delegates and various stakeholders gathered in Abuja, Nigeria to deliberate on the infrastructural challenges facing countries at the Third ICAO World Aviation Forum; the first to be held outside the Quebec or Montreal, Canada and discussants were keen to find lasting solutions to the infrastructure deficit …

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Dana Air @9 looks ahead, reels out expansion plans despite industry challenges

DANA AIR recently celebrated its 9th Anniversary and that was crowned among all its activities with its admission into the International Air Transport Association (IATA) registry, a feat the airline believes will entrench professionalism and character. Although the aviation industry is fraught with challenges, there is cautious optimism that things …

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FAAN Unity Cup final: DHR beat Dunoma FC 2-1

TWO early goals in quick succession in the first half and a late consolatory goal in the second half rounded off the three goal thriller final of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Inter-Directorate Unity Cup Final clinched by the Directorate of Human Resources (DHR) yesterday. The final between …

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Stop the ethnic-tribal warfare!!!- Former Ghanaian President, Rawlings tells Nigerians

FORMER Ghanaian President, His Excellency Jerry John Rawlings has sounded a loud warning to Nigerians to stop threatening each other on tribal, ethnic, religious grounds, emphasizing that the trend as noticed in recent times is anti-developmental for the country. The former President who made this known yesterday while speaking at …

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Believing in dreams: Captain Ademilola Odujinrin relives his journey around the world

“IF flying 9 months around the world has taught me anything, it is to be determined, never to give up no matter how the odds are stacked up against me and that is the same encouragement and motivation I pass on to our youth. I embarked on this dream to …

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Special Focus: NAMA’s ingenuity, dexterity in completing Kaduna airport navaid upgrade

Managing Director of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Captain Fola Akinkuotu and members of his team spent weeks installing facilities at the Kaduna International Airport and finished installation and calibration of these facilities long before the flight. Even Ethiopian Airlines that landed via the navigational aids of NAMA confessed …

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