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FAAN debunks fake guidelines for resumption of flights

THE Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has debunked a statement released by a certain Tayo Olu yesterday, May 16, 2020 to the effect that the Federal Government of Nigeria, through FAAN has released a post- Covid 19 travel guideline for air travellers. The authority denounced the statement asking air travellers …

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Although inevitable globally, NCAA working to mitigate effects of delays, cancellations-CPD Director

DUE to varying circumstances, flight delays and cancellations are a global trend not particular to Nigeria alone, but what matters is how these challenges are addressed, according to the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority( NCAA). Director, Consumer Protection Directorate (CPD), NCAA, Alhaji Adamu Abdullahi flight delays and cancellations are unavoidable in …

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Nigeria Visa Policy 2020 set to boost economy, improve security checks

NIGERIA’S new Visa on Arrival Policy 2020 launched on Tuesday by President Muhammad Buhari is a policy conceived carefully over months, with the valid input of stakeholders and is set to address major security and economic issues. The President had first made the announcement of the Visa on Arrival policy …

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Tips on how to identify human trafficking victims and perpetrators

ANTHONY OMOH IT has been discovered that air travel has become a fast rising mode of transportation for people who engage in the nefarious activity of human and organ trafficking and so it is important to highlight some tips to look out for when certain people are travelling. The trend …

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Elumelu’s Business Tips : Luck plays a vital role in business success

IN business the role luck plays in success and personal achievement is rarely discussed. If luck is mentioned, it is done with slight condescension, and usually dismissed as a product of hard work, not deserving significant attention. While hard work is paramount – and I have written extensively about the …

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Nigerian passport acquisition: A to Z processes and procedures

THE cost and acquisition of a passport document has long been in debate which is not supposed to be the case, causing many Nigerians fall victims to unscrupulous characters who seek to extort them. The document  currently sells at N22, 000 for a 64-page document while a 32-page document costs …

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Handling difficult flight situations, a crew executive perspective

WHILE flying, we all have to deal with different kinds of people and different situations therein. Sometimes there are passengers that are afraid of flying, others are passengers that may get sick mid flight and a whole host of situations. These uncomfortable situations make these passengers sometimes difficult to manage …

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Tips on identifying, combating insider threats in aviation

MOST people pass through airports every now and then and they do not know the level of threats that can take place within the airport’s environment both external and internal. The external threats can be checkmated to a level because of the processes and procedures put in place to wade …

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How to handle dangerous items when traveling by air

WHAT is considered a safe item to travel with when a passenger wants to travel by air? What objects can you travel with on board the aircraft or which do you have to check-in? Or have as carry-ons? These questions are not difficult to guess an answer to but it …

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Why passengers should switch off electronic devices during flights

Many passengers often refuse to switch off their electronic devices, especially mobile phones while an aircraft is about to take off or land when the crew makes the announcement. In this edition of Travel Tips, ANTHONY OMOH looks at the importance of adhering to these rules. AFTER cabin crew demonstration …

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