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Tag Archives: Hadi Sirika

‘GCAA lied, we have only ever flown to Sharjah, never DXB’ Air Peace reacts

Says GCAA told airline not to bring its wide bodied aircraft AIR Peace has reacted to the November 10, 2021 letter written to Minister of Aviation,Hadi Sirika by the UAE Minister of Economy who also doubles as the Chairman of their GCAA and has described as misinformed, the position of UAE, especially as it concerns the airline. A letter signed …

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FG says no airports ownership changes, defines areas slated for concession

THE Federal Ministry of Aviation has said that there will be no be no ownership change with regards planned concession of four Nigerian airports as the parts of the airports to be concessioned applies to the non-aeronautic assets of the airports located in the Passenger and Cargo terminals. The ministry in a series of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) released recently …

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Sirika’s refusal to inaugurate aviation agencies’ Boards: Illegal; exploitative

The argument in defense of the refusal to  inaugurate a Board  from some stakeholders have always been that it was done in the past and was not a new thing but truth be told; that is the most lame excuse for the current state of illegality anyone can come up with, and at some point, said illegality should be eschewed and not turned into the norm.

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Public hearing: Minister says AON owes $6.9m, N 19.4 bn on TSC

As AON calls for reduction of 5%TSC/CSC MINISTER of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has revealed that the Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) is owing a staggering US$6, 993, 284 million and N19, 365, 374,336 billion as non remittance of Ticket Sales Charge (TSC) and (CSC) collected on behalf of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA ) This was exposed when …

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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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Aviation restart: Meals on domestic flights cancelled as minister educate on cabin crew roles

AUTHORITIES in the Aviation sub-sector have resolved that meals on board flights will no longer be feasible due to the scourge of the COVID-19 pandemic as the country sets to restart domestic operations tomorrow (July 8th, 2020) Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, who made this known on Monday at the daily briefing of the presidential task force on COVID-19, said …

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Nigeria’s FEC approves N2.3bn for MMIA runway extension

NIGERIA’S Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday has approved N2, 272, 838, 724.84 billion (N2.3b) for the extension of the runway at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos. Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the weekly FEC meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. He said: “Today in Council, Aviation …

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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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Sirika hints at possibility of shutting down Lagos, Abuja Airports

BARELY one day after the announcement that only the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja (DNAA) and Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos (DNMM) will remain open to and accept international flights, Minister of Aviation; Sen Hadi Sirika has confirmed the possibility of shutting both airports. This means that all international airports in the country, including the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos …

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Coronavirus update: NCAA issues general guidelines on how to handle suspected cases

NIGERIAN Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has called for a high level of vigilance by airlines (especially those operating international and regional flights), all designated point of entries (POEs) and travelling public putting them on high alert over the outbreak of Coronavirus. The CAA in a letter dated 23rd January, 2020 and signed by the Acting Director General of the Nigerian …

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