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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. …

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COVID-19: NCAA declares 90% revenue decline as it fears for airline’s survival

Experts rub minds on way forward for travel post COVID-19 EXPERTS have come together to express ideas on how to move the aviation industry forward post COVID-19 following very bleak forecasts for the industry since the pandemic hit and have said the focus should now be on rebuilding travellers’ confidence …

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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 …

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COVID-19: NCAA redirects all intercontinental flights to Lagos, Abuja closes others to international travel

NIGERIA Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has said that effective from 00:01 hours on Saturday 21st March, 2020, the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano (DNKN), Akanu lbiam International Airport, Enugu (DNEN) and Port-Harcourt International Airport Omagwa (DNPO) will be closed to all International flights. This is just as the regulatory …

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COVID-19 outbreak: NCAA suspends foreign trainings; trips forthwith

NIGERIAN Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has forthwith, all pending inspections, trainings and various exchange programmes in involving foreign trips as part of steps to protect its workforce from the scourge of Coronavirus outbreak tagged COVID-19 pandemic. The Authority also issued detailed guidelines for its officers who have recently travelled abroad …

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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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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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