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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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Shocker as FAAN reveals N13billion non-remittance of levies by one domestic airline

HOUSE of Representatives Committee on Aviation has frowned at the deliberate withholding of at least N13billion naira levies by one of Nigeria’s indigenous airlines collected on behalf of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, (FAAN). This is just as the committee has charged the management of FAAN provides it with the details of the debt profile of affected debtor airlines …

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FAAN  plans simulations on facilitation, physical distancing at airports ahead of resumption

FEDERAL Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) intends to organise simulations on facilitation, physical distancing  to ensure that arrangements ahead of resumption of flight activities follow all the COVID-19 guidelines and the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) checklist and help it identify gaps and strategize to close those gaps. Managing Director, FAAN, Captain Hamisu Yadudu made this known yesterday during a …

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LAAC Webinar: Stakeholders examine ways to restart air travel with technology, minimal contact

Middle seat removal debate still on as stakeholders canvass more investment in sector AVIATION players, industry regulators, service providers this morning gathered virtually to discuss the  way forward for the sector following the numerous changes that must have to take place in the post Covid-19 new normal era especially with regards safety and protection of passengers as the sub-sector is …

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Onyema canvasses workforce-specific intervention as NCAA tinkers reopening domestic operations with 5 airports first

the world is on break, nothing is happening… authorities have reeled out things and these things come with a huge cost. How will airlines manage that and pay about thirty-seven 37 charges. The airlines are going to bear the brunt of all this. I do not want free money that I cannot account for. This is not an opportunity to ask for money to buy new plane. In fact this intervention should be for the work force. I have over 3, 000 staff at Air Peace, these people’s livelihood are endangered and you must do everything possible to keep jobs in the country.

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Stakeholders skeptical over Ministry’s relocation directive; say timing wrong

THE directive from the Minister of Aviation to all aviation agencies to relocate their agencies’ headquarters to Abuja in the next 45 amid the battle against COVID-19 has not gone unnoticed by stakeholders some of which have expressed divergent opinions on the directive giving its raison d’etre and its timing. Nigerianflightdeck last Friday reported that the Ministry of Aviation directed …

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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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Ministry directs aviation agencies to relocate headquarters to FCT within 45 days

FEDERAL Ministry of Aviation has directed all agencies and parastatals under its watch to relocate their corporate headquarters to the Federal Capital Territory Abuja in the next forty-five (45) days hence reenacting the botched 2012 Presidential directive. With this directive, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Accident Investigation Bureau …

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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 from Aero Contractors which directed a suspension of its flight …

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