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COVID-19: Lull in travel at MMIA as Visa on Arrival issuance slumps

As Nigeria Immigration denies 24 passengers, mostly female boarding VISA on Arrival (VOA) has gone an all time low at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, no thanks to the effects of the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic currently rocking the entire world as incoming passengers slated to get visas have reduced significantly since January. This is just as the NIS says …

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FAAN plans reduction of passenger facilitation timeline to 45 minutes

FEDERAL Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said it is addressing the stressful airport experience with the aim of ensuring that the forty-five(45) minutes facilitation timeline is met. Managing Director of FAAN, Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu made this known in his keynote address at the 2020 Customers Service Retreat presently holding in Owerri, I’m State with theme: One vision, One …

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FAAN Regional Manager, team explain Coronavirus prevention activities at MMIA

AT the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) steps are being taken to checkmate any infiltration of passengers who may be carrying the deadly CoronaVirus which broke out in China continues to wreak havoc in Asia. Already the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) in an advisory released two days ago enjoined travelers and airport users to comply with all quarantine …

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Despite acquisition of $8.5m calibration aircaft NATCA worry over degraded NAVAIDS

FOLLOWING diversion of British Airways and Air France flights to Accra and Cotonou respectively due to the state of navigational and landing facilities, The Nigerian Air Traffic Controllers’ Association (NATCA)has called for facilities to be calibrated. President of NATCA, Abayomi Agoro who called for the calibration of facilities noted with displeasure, the unwholesome event unfolding at the Murtala Mohammed International …

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FAAN assures of comfort, safety as Yuletide approaches

FEDERAL Airports Authority of Nigeria ( FAAN) has assured air travellers and the general public at large that​ as yuletide approaches, ​ that her network of airports across the country are fully prepared for the usual surge in passenger traffic that is the norm during the season. The airport authority also said it has initiated some upgrades, renovations as well …

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NIS rescues 150 suspected human trafficking victims at MMIA, processes 58,000 pax on VoA in 12 months

Command receives materials from Access Bank IN furtherance to the fight against human trafficking around the nation’s airports, no fewer than 150 persons suspected of human trafficking were denied departure at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos in the last four months and has processed over 58,000 international passengers who have entered the country through the Visa On Arrival …

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Over 50 Nigerian travelers yet to get baggage from RwandAir two days after

OVER 50 passengers on RwandAir flight WB305 from Dubai to Lagos via Kigali who landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) are still to get their baggage after two days after arriving the country. This unfortunate incident has seen some passengers frustratingly lounging around the MMIA waiting ad-infintum for their baggage to arrive to no avail. A passenger who …

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Sirika to House of Reps: Akanu Ibiam Airport’ll be ready by April 2020

MMIA, MAKIA terminals to be delivered before year’s end MINISTER of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika while defending the ministry’s budget before the House of Representatives Committee on Aviation disclosed that, Akanu Ibiam International Airport in Enugu, undergoing rehabilitation has been extended and will be ready for use by April 2020. This is just as the minister also announced that the …

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