FEDERAL Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said that it has begun installation of Check-in and screening equipment at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja respectively to abate the recent operational hindrances at those airports.
Passengers had been having difficulty in facilitation since the untimely withdrawal of services by Société Internationale de Télécommunications Aéronautiques (SITA) months back which massive system breakdown affecting airport and made FAAN hasten plans to deploy of facilities by another service provider, RESA. READ ALSO: FAAN moves forward from SITA impasse, takes delivery of RESA equipment
According to the airport management along with the facilitation equipment additional fifteen (15) security screening machines have been procured and is being installed at the General Aviation Terminal and Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.
A statement signed by General manager Public Affairs, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu read,”In a bid to address recent challenges in airport operations and facilitation management systems at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja respectively, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria wishes to inform airlines, passengers and other stakeholders that the equipment required for addressing these challenges have arrived Nigeria and are already being installed.READ ALSO: SITA’s refusal to sign 6-month automation extension reason for service disruption at airports
“Also, additional 15 security screening machines have been procured for immediate deployment to the General Aviation Terminal and Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. They are also been installed already.
“The Authority is using this opportunity to appeal to all stakeholders to please bear with us while the installation would last, as all hands are on deck to ensure speedy completion of the project.