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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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COVID-19: EU evacuates 637 nationals from Nigeria via MMIA, outbreak’s single largest evacuation

EVACUATION of European Union nationals is currently ongoing at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos as the European continent has deployed two aircraft to ferry back 637 nationals from Nigeria amid COVID-19 fears. No fewer than 399 Europeans have earlier already been evacuated with an Air France Boeing 777-300ER with registration AF986 from the MMIA at 1:56pm; the flight …

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NCAA coordinates prevention measures against COVID-19 spread at nation’s gateways

NIGERIAN Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has revealed that it has been working with the Federal Ministry of Health, and other relevant stakeholders in the aviation industry to ensure all travellers coming into the country are adequately screened while causing minimum disruption to facilitation of travel. The regulatory agency said that it is doing this in line with the guidelines of …

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FAAN, stakeholders meet; seek to end bird strikes menace at airports

MANAGING Director, Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria ( FAAN), Captain Rabiu Yadudu has said more needs to be done to stem the scourge of wildlife hazard strikes to ensure aviation safety and reduce financial burdens. This is just as he stated that FAAN is doing a lot to ensure the dispersals of birds around the airports including discovering and removing …

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The path to grow Nigeria’s Aviation

By Simon Tumba FOR a long time aviation stakeholders have been expressing concern over the stagnant or retarding predicament of this massive sector, considering our natural, human and economic potentials. Perhaps based on these factors, including the $1.3 billion annually repatriated by foreign airlines, Senator Hadi Sirika put out a plan over four years ago to set up a national …

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NCAA CPD deploys passenger electronic information platforms around Nigerian airports

NO fewer than 30 electronic information platforms have been deployed to airports around the nation to ensure continuous enlightenment of air travellers about their rights and their responsibilities. Nigerianflightdeck learnt that this was done through efforts of the Consumer Protection Department (CPD) of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority ( NCAA)  to help reduce to the minimum, incidents of fracas around …

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