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No land allocation at airports until master plan is complete-Sirika to investors

MINISTER of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has said that until the aviation industry completes the master plan of the airports, there would be no allocation of land stating that currently the nation’s airports are a shambolic eyesore with clutters being erected all over without plans. Sirika made this known Tuesday night  while reacting to request for lands for development that …

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COVID-19 impact: FAAN loses N18.9bn aeronautic, non-aeronautic charges in 2020

FOLLOWING the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said that the challenges the COVID-19 brought in 2020 has wreaked havoc on its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) which has suffered over 90% revenue loss in the last six (6) months. Managing Director of FAAN, Capt. Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu who made this known last …

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FG vows to prosecute Emejulu over destruction of Enugu airport perimeter fence

FOLLOWING the destruction of the concrete perimeter fence, covering about 2km, being erected at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, as part of the ongoing rehabilitation of the airport by one Arch. John J. Emejulu the federal government has vowed to prosecute the perpetrator. Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, made this known on Thursday while speaking to newsmen after …

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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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Nigeria fines UK Flairjet N1m for violating two regulations; reports UK High Commission

MINISTER of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has announced that regulations violators, UK-based Flairjet has been fined N500, 000.00k each for flouting the nation’s regulations by conducting commercial flights after given approval for humanitarian operations. The Minister in a tweet announced,”Flairjet were found to violate our Civil Aviation Regulations IS 1.3.3(a) Table 2(IV)7(a) and IS 1.3.3 (a) Table 2(VIII)(4). The maximum …

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Agencies’ relocation: ATSSSAN insists on appropriate staff relocation allowances

AIR Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN), has insisted that the industry unions will ensure total mobilization and payment of full allowances to staff in any of the agencies that is relocated out of their station to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. This is in reaction to the 45-day relocation ultimatum issued to aviation agencies by the …

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