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SAHCOL may lose N80million to Abuja Airport closure, says FG did not carry along stakeholders

… loses N70m to controversial seized Rivers State Bells helicopters SKYWAY Aviation Handling Company Limited (SAHCOL),  has revealed that  the proposed closure of the Abuja Airport for repairs is laudable but stakeholders were not carried along to know how this will impact on their business as airlines were not the …

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Global freight grows as African airlines record 13.6% volume increase

WORLD airline body, the International Air Transport Association (IATA), has released stats for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers, FTKs grew by 3.8percent in 2016 compared to 2015. According to the IATA data released yesterday, African carriers’ had the second fastest growth in year-on-year …

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Nahco gets ISAGO recertification, says operations are top notch

NIGERIAN Aviation Handling Company PLC (nahco aviance) has once again demonstrated excellence in the Aviation industry with the recent recertification of its operations by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) which issued it with fresh ISAGO Certificate. The re-certification which runs till June 12, 2018 replaces the one which expires …

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IATA Cargo XML Standard accepted by U.S. Customs, Border Protection Agency

INTERNATIONAL Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that IATA’s Cargo-XML messaging standard will be utilized by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency (US-CBP) to collect advance cross-border data on US export shipments. The new data format will make electronic communication between the US-CBP’s Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) system, airlines …

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IATA, FIATA agree to implement new air cargo program

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) have signed an agreement to implement the IATA-FIATA Air Cargo Program (IFACP) to replace the existing IATA Cargo Agency Program. Over the decades that the IATA Cargo Agency Program has operated; IATA Cargo Agents (freight …

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Odika seeks encouragement of export products

Cargo expert and Chief Executive officer of FMC aviation services limited, Mr. Herbert Odika says it is time for Nigeria to commence exportation of her items to the outside world while calling on government to learn to concession taxes Odika who made this call while exchanging views with aviation correspondents …

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