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Enugu Airport reopening takes center stage while FAAN faces MMIA& NAIA restart

THIS week on PhotoReel, the Minister of Aviation and South East governors on August 30th reopened the Akanu Ibiam International Airport (AIIA) Enugu after rehabilitation of the runway, Unions in the aviation sub sector received Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) boost as they insist concessions are a no go. The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) continues preparation for international flights …

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FG’s 40% deduction will lead to shortfall of over N16bn operating cost in FAAN

As FAAN commences PSC increase from September 1 FEDERAL Government has increased its direct deduction from the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to 40% starting from 2021 which will lead to shortfall of over N16billion overhead cost according to the agency’s managing director Capt. Rabiu Yadudu. Capt. Yadudu who made this known in a Press Conference today in Abuja …

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No land allocation at airports until master plan is complete-Sirika to investors

MINISTER of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has said that until the aviation industry completes the master plan of the airports, there would be no allocation of land stating that currently the nation’s airports are a shambolic eyesore with clutters being erected all over without plans. Sirika made this known Tuesday night  while reacting to request for lands for development that …

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COVID-19 impact: FAAN loses N18.9bn aeronautic, non-aeronautic charges in 2020

FOLLOWING the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said that the challenges the COVID-19 brought in 2020 has wreaked havoc on its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) which has suffered over 90% revenue loss in the last six (6) months. Managing Director of FAAN, Capt. Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu who made this known last …

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Yadudu explains advantages concession brings as ASRTI, ICRC visit

MANAGING Director/Chief Executive of FAAN, Capt. Rabiu Hamisu  Yadudu has said that concessioning the nation’s airport will not only lead to shortening the long process of public procurement  but will fast track a lot of emergency in fixing of faulty equipment with the signing a Service Level Agreement (SLA). This is just as Yadudu said progressive efforts were already being …

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Activities slowly return to aviation with AIB, FAAN, FOB Global & NAHCO

ACTIVITIES in the aviation sub-sector are gradually picking up the industry is gradually picking itself from the dredges no thanks to the Corona virus pandemic that grounded activities in the sector. Training has gradually started to take place of which the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB)Nigeria is center stage while there have been some meetings especially one with Free On Business …

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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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