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Airlines buckle; announce suspension, reduction of operations as COVID-19 hits

Aero Contractors suspends flights for two weeks, Ibom Air reduce flights 36% AERO Contractors, Ibom Air have announced measures to help stem the spread of the deadly COVID-19 with different moves while Aero suspended its flights from Thursday, Ibom Air from Wednesday cut capacity by 36% Nigerianflightdeck intercepted a memo …

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Photo Reel: NCAA, FAAN give industry light despite lull in activities

BEFORE the dreaded COVID-19 virus succeeded in actually shutting down life as we know it, some events took place here and there. Here are a few activities that made it out before things started getting the ax. Click picture and scroll:

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Union asks FAAN to engage clientele over debts, expects N100m from Access Gate by March end

CHAIRMAN, Air Transport Services Senior Staff, Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN), FAAN Branch, Comrade Ahmed Danjuma has said that the indebtedness to FAAN is monumental and that the union has written to some of their debtors, requesting them to offset their bills within a shortest possible time This is just as …

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AON insists on government bailout, other palliatives to minimize impacts of COVID-19

AIRLINE Operators of Nigeria yesterday urged the Federal Government to put measures in place and extend critical palliative as well as provide a bailout to indigenous airline operators in order to reduce the burden of colossal loses they have suffered and continue to suffer from the impact of the COVID-19 …

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AON seeks travel restrictions on countries with over 100 COVID-19 cases

Asks FG to limit them to just two entry points AON, Airline Operators of Nigeria have called on the Federal Government to take urgent steps by immediately announcing a comprehensive travel restriction to only two entry points for Nigerian and foreign nationals coming from countries that have been confirmed to …

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FAAN suspends National Aviation Conference, to announce new date soon

FOLLOWING the effects of the COVID-19 Virus and the need to avoid as much as possible gatherings, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has suspended the earlier announced National Aviation Conference earlier scheduled for 1st to 4th April 2020, at the International Conference Centre, Abuja and will announce a new …

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COVID-19:  Health Minister explains why Nigeria refuses to implement travel bans

Says there are available isolation centers to quarantine suspected cases Two cases set to return home as one test negative to virus MINISTER of Health,  Dr.  Osagie Ehanire has declared that Nigeria has not placed travel bans on any country following the declaration of the World Health Organization (WHO) classifying …

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Sparing a thought for aviation development in Nigeria

I hope to see aircraft land in our airports at zero visibility. I hope to see the general aviation develop with small aeroplanes flown for several services including club flying, aerial mapping/photography, agricultural spraying flights, sporting flights, aerial journalism.

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Key players to dialogue on industry progress as FAAN announces National Aviation Conference for April 1, 2020

FEDERAL Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) is set to host the maiden “FAAN National Aviation Conference”  bringing together captains of industries, top government functionaries, seasoned aviation experts and key stakeholders like the Honorable Minister of Aviation – Senator Hadi Sirika, State Governors and Chief Executives of aviation agencies. The conference, …

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FAAN upbeat as it sets to absorb three more state-owned airports

Note already that FAAN consists of 22 airports of which no fewer than four are major earners and with the three new airports coming under FAAN’s purview it brings the number to 25 airports with states like Ekiti, Anambra and others indicating plans to build airports despite airports like Ondo, Asaba, Imo and Enugu around these airports and not all thriving.

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