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Worry as Head, DSS allegedly flouts guidelines; assaults AVSEC at NAIA

FEDERAL Airports Authority of Nigeria ( FAAN) has again announced the assault of an Aviation Security (AVSEC) staff by the head of the Directorate of State Security ( DSS), Mr. Safiyanu Abba who stopped him from searching a visitor who walked through the metal detector activating the alarm. The airports manager in a series of tweets revealed that the assault …

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FAAN reels out post-COVID-19 operating procedures for air travel resumption

FEDERAL Airports Authority of Nigeria ( FAAN) has released new Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) aimed at protecting all stakeholders and preventing further spread of theCovid-19 virus as flight operations recommence gradually at the nation’s airports effective July 8. FAAN in a statement by General Manager Corporate Affairs, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, the new procedural guidelines for air travelers and other airport …

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NCAA to submit aviation restart plan to PTF Covid-19 Wednesday; gives industry readiness levels

DIRECTOR-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Captain Musa Nuhu told stakeholders that the aviation industry restart plan will be submitted to the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 by Wednesday (24th June, 2020), all things being equal. This is just as the NCAA gave the level readiness by components of the industry stating that the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency …

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FAAN, unions head for showdown as airport managers plans to slash staff emoluments

THE Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has told its workers that will be receiving half Salaries in this month of May to the disagreement of Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, (ATSSSAN) and the Association of Nigerian Aviation Professionals, (ANAP) who are spoiling for a showdown. The reason for the reduction in emoluments is not unconnected with …

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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 and the general public to disregard the content of the …

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May Day: Sirika says govt will help mitigate consequences of COVID-19 lock-down

Promises better days ahead for workers GOVERNMENT has acknowledged the dire situation in the aviation sub-sector and has promised to take practical steps to help mitigate the consequences of the total lock-down in the industry and create an enabling environment for the sector to bounce back. Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika made this known in his May Day message …

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COVID-19: Hon Nnaji suggests single interest loans, special grants for airlines; agencies

HOUSE of Representatives Committee Chairman on Aviation, Honourable Nnolim Nnaji has suggested a single digit interest loan for indigenous airline operators and special Federal Government grant to the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, (FAAN), Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) and the Nigerian Meteorological Agency, (NIMET). This is just as he also restated his position on the need for the aviation …

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COVID-19: Aligbe canvasses intervention funds for all spectrum of aviation business

CHIEF Executive Officer of Belujane Konzult, Mr. Chris Aligbe is canvassing an intervention fund for the entire gamut of the industry; the aviation agencies, the airlines, the handling companies and other aviation allied support service providers if they are to survive the impact of COVID-19 pandemic. Aligbe who spoke to newsmen advocated allocations to agencies like the Federal Airports Authority …

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