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Tag Archives: Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)

SITA’s refusal to sign 6-month automation extension reason for service disruption at airports

FAAN switches service provider to RESA THE reported downtime in the check-in system of airports in Nigeria particularly the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, and the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja may be as a result of the expiration of a ten year deal between the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and Societe International Telecommunication Aeronautiques (SITA). …

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FAAN canvasses suspension of Federation Account 25% contribution

FEDERAL Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) in a bid to close some of its infrastructural gap has asked to discontinue its 25% contributions to the federation account arguing that one way to ensure development is that revenue generated from the Sector be ploughed back. Managing director of the agency Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu who made the appeal yesterday when the …

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56 FAAN ARFFS personnel undergo recurrent training at NAIA

FEDERAL Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), has commenced recurrent training of fifty six (56) Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting Services (ARFFS) personnel at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport The training exercise scheduled to last three weeks would take place in two batches of 19 fire officers (38 ARFFS) each and one batch of 18 fire officers and commenced on Monday …

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FAAN mulls opening new Lagos, Kano, Enugu int’l terminals by January 20

Reviewing plans to link international and domestic terminals in Lagos As GAT passenger traffic hit 551,380 in six months MANAGING Director Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu has declared that all remaining three Chinese-Nigeria funded terminals in Lagos, Kano and Enugu will be delivered and commissioned before the 20th of January 2020. He made this known …

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Airport Concession: Former FAAN MDs, Directors tell Reps Nigeria risks invocation of Mezzanine Clause

A group of former Managing Directors and Directors of Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) have identified the Mezzanine Clause in all Chinese sponsored infrastructures stating that any contravention of Agreement with China on the $500m loan for the construction of the new terminal building may lead to the invocation of the clause. The Mezzanine clause in all Chinese sponsored …

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Aviation Public Hearing: The good, bad and the intriguing

TO say the three day public hearing on the amendment of six (6) executive bills of aviation agencies hosted by the Senate Committee on Aviation is anything short of interesting would be the understatement of all time. Views and counter views with divergent ideas filled the air as law makers, the regulator, investors and stakeholders gathered to amend  Acts establishing …

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FAAN corrects AON’s impression; says airport charges are not nebulous

 Passenger Service Charge was not unilaterally increased as implied by AON- Yadudu MANAGING Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu has said that its charges to airlines and other investors are in no way nebulous and that the agency has always been open to investors, airline operators about this This is just as he …

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FAAN and VIP recklessness despite existential threat

EVENTS of the last few weeks have in no small way diminished whatever illusion any right thinking Nigerian has that a vast majority of its public office holders, including the politicians, are prone to abuse of power once they get into office, including flout laws meant to safeguard the general citizenry. The happenings at the nation’s airports, after reopening of …

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