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NAHCO’s improved safety, efficiency culture aiding company’s turnaround- Fagbemi

We are also going on culture transformation process with all our people who are the most important resource that we have. I am proud to say that within NAHCO, we have a lot of people who are extremely dedicated and focused on their job. We have commendations from all our clients on the behaviour of our staff. I am very proud of the NAHCO team and we are doing more to ensure that we can get better from them because we know that without them, this journey cannot be fulfilled.

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Lack of terminals’ connectivity is affecting Nigerian, foreign airlines partnership– Bankole

We need a national carrier; having a national carrier is something that is highly necessary for a country, but how we go about it is what that matters most. There are several ways to handle a national carrier. It is not sufficient enough for us to criticize a policy, it is our responsibility to proffer solutions.Our tourism sector will not grow and our image will not be properly laundered if we don’t have a national carrier.

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‘We are starting international ops in November with four 777s’-Chief Onyema

AIR PEACE Chairman,Chief Allen Onyema spoke on a myriad of issues concerning the fastest growing carrier, giving tangible reasons why it is yet to commence its international flights. He also talked about factors militating against smooth operations and why Nigerians prefer the agitatingly long road travel to air travel.  The delivery of your first B777 was done in February and …

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‘National carrier must not be given unfair privileges’

AT the 22nd League of Airports and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) Annual Seminar, Chairman of Air Peace, Barrister Allen Onyema bore his mind on a myriad of issues. The frank-talking chairman reiterated his stand on the proposed Single African market, skies as well as lack of protection of Nigerian carriers abroad against their foreign counterparts flying into the country. He also …

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Ground handling business have gone beyond aggressive price warring-Agboarumi

ACTING Managing Director of Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited (SAHCOL), Mr. Basil Agboarumi was guest of the League of Airports and Aviation Correspondent(LAACs) Gateway forum where he talked about the unhealthy rivalry that has created a price war in the industry as well as call for zero tariff for ground Handlers to import equipment as well as the imbroglio generated …

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We have taken strategic steps to halt airside security challenges-Mrs. Shin-Aba

AIRPORT Manager Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Mrs. Victoria Shin-Aba has explained some of the challenges the airport authority faces with regards airside security, facilitation of passengers to the international terminal as well as the proposed cashless payment being introduced by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and others. In this interview she douses fear on the effectiveness of the …

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FAAN is getting revenue collection right with automation– Mrs. Yakubu

General Manager, Corporate Communications of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, in this interview with journalists, spoke on some happenings in the agency from why it decided to automate its car park at the Lagos Airport as well as the removal of unserviceable aircraft on the air side to help bolster security.  Excerpts: Why did the …

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NCAT’s simulator for recurrent training will reduce capital flight-Rector

Captain Abdulsalami Mohammed is the Rector of the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria and in this interview after the college being handed the status of Regional Training Centre of Excellence(RTCE) he speaks on a myriad of issues concerning the status, aircraft and simulator acquisition as well as unemployed pilots among others. He bares his mind as he feels …

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