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NAHCO has exported 20 million kilogram agricultural produce in 5 years- GMD

THE Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc (NAHCOaviance) has revealed that in five years from 2016-2021 it has exported 20 million kilogrammes of cargo majorly agricultural produce stressing that there is a lot of opportunities in that area of business. Group Managing Director, Nahcoaviance Mrs. Olatokunbo Fagbemi, revealed  this on Thursday at a webinar conference organised by the Nigerian-British Chambers of …

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Aviation unions shut Kaduna Airport in solidarity with NLC over state’s treatment of civil servants

AVIATION unions under the aegis of the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), Association of Nigerian Aviation Professionals (ANAP) and National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) today joined the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)to press home their demand to the Kaduna State Government by shutting down the Kaduna Airport in compliance with the strike action declared organised labour …

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Heritage Bank; Dukia Gold to unlock N344trillion market worth of gold

HERITAGE Bank for being part of valuable private sector collaboration with Dukia Gold & Precious Metals Refining Co. Limited is set to unlock the over N344trillion market worth of gold investible instruments in the solid minerals sector with the concluded plans of being listed on the Lagos Commodities and Futures Exchange (LCFE). This move that will entrench expand revenue in …

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Heritage Bank partners RTEAN on travelers’ insurance scheme

HERITAGE Bank in partnership with the Road Transport Employee’s Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) has launched the Travelers’ Accident Insurance Scheme (TAIS) aims to address deaths associated with inability of travelers involved in accident to offset hospital bills. The Regional Executive, Abuja and North, Heritage Bank Plc, George Okoh-Oboh, speaking at the launch of the scheme in Abuja on Friday, commended …

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NCAA says plans underway to de-clutter regulations to boost General Aviation

Somebody flying corporate 12 people you are asking me for the same requirement as somebody flying a triple seven (777) to Dubai it doesn’t make sense, so when we unbundle those regulations it opens up the industry and what that does, all those excess pilots and excess engineers that don’t have jobs they will be absorbed, they will get experience and move on to the bigger airline industry and then those people.

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United Nigeria Airlines says cooperation, mergers will favour industry

Explains baggage issues; pleads for customers’ understanding CHAIRMAN, United Nigeria Airline, High Chief Obiora Okonkwo PHD has called for synergy in the aviation industry stressing that co-operation or possible mergers will help create bigger, stronger airlines as the market is so vast that there is no need for rancor. He made this known when he paid a visit to the …

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Nigerian airports to heighten security over planned attacks on facilities

SECURITY around the nation’s airports will be heightened following an alert from the ministry of aviation over planned attacks on airports across the country including Kaduna, Maiduguri, Sokoto, Kano, Abuja, and Lagos. A memo dated April 9, 2021 signed by Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) deputy general manager of administration and logistics, S.M. Mamman and addressed to airport chiefs …

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FAAN advises passengers to arrive airports early to complete check in procedures on time

FEDERAL Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has advised passengers and airport users, particularly those at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja to get to the airport early so as to complete their check in procedures in good time, and avoid the unpleasant experiences associated with missing their flights. General Manager Corporate Affairs, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu said that this advice has …

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