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Nigeria lauds improved collaboration in AFI Region, signs MoU with Sierra Leone, Rwanda

  MINISTER of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has commended International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) stressing that it’s leadership stance in collaboration has led member states of the African Indian-Ocean ( AFI) region to pool resources in resolving challenges and enhance safety in the Sub-region. Sirika made this known at the 7th AFI Aviation Week in Abuja, Nigeria holding from 16th …

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May Day 2021: NUATE lambasts Sirika over failed aviation promises, one-man action

NATIONAL Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) has again lampooned the approach of the Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika with regards how Nigeria’s aviation industry is being handled like a one-man-show stressing the dangers of the act. NUATE in Saturday’s May 1, 2021 Workers’ Day Celebration pointed out the recklessness in what the minister was doing and how he …

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FG approves over N10 billion for airport management solutions of five int’l airports

FEDERAL Executive Council (FEC) yesterday Wednesday March 31, 2021 approved contract worth over N10 billion for the provision of Airport Management Solutions for five international airports. The airports are the Murtala Muhammed international Airport (MMIA), Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Malam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA), Port Harcourt International Airport (PHIA) and Akanu Ibiam International Airport Enugu (AIIA). According to …

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W/African Ministers, iPADIS map out post COVID recovery plan for aviation

MINISTERS of Aviation in the West African sub region have revealed plans to implement post covid recovery plan for air transport in the region, including strategies for the long-term sustainable development of the industry after consideration of issues affecting air transport and related sectors. This is just as they have urged all operators including airlines, airports, air navigation service providers, …

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Nigeria receives additional three new Diamond aircraft for NCAT

THE Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, has announced that Nigeria has received three training aircraft for the Nigeria College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria. Sirika, disclosed this on his Twitter handle (@hadisirika) on Sunday, adding that there was no better aviation safety than having well trained, proficient aviators. NCAT takes delivery of six Diamond DA40 NG training aircraft According …

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Airport Concession: Former FAAN MDs, Directors tell Reps Nigeria risks invocation of Mezzanine Clause

A group of former Managing Directors and Directors of Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) have identified the Mezzanine Clause in all Chinese sponsored infrastructures stating that any contravention of Agreement with China on the $500m loan for the construction of the new terminal building may lead to the invocation of the clause. The Mezzanine clause in all Chinese sponsored …

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Nil corporate governance, high maintenance; others: reasons for Nigerian airlines failure

NON-EXISTENT corporate governance and poor business plans, high maintenance cost and interest on loans as well as choice of operational equipment are some of the linking factors identified as the bane to Nigerian airline survival according to the minister of aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika. Sirika who was responding to the senate committee on aviation during the three-day public hearing last …

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Aviation Public Hearing: The good, bad and the intriguing

TO say the three day public hearing on the amendment of six (6) executive bills of aviation agencies hosted by the Senate Committee on Aviation is anything short of interesting would be the understatement of all time. Views and counter views with divergent ideas filled the air as law makers, the regulator, investors and stakeholders gathered to amend  Acts establishing …

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FAAN corrects AON’s impression; says airport charges are not nebulous

 Passenger Service Charge was not unilaterally increased as implied by AON- Yadudu MANAGING Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu has said that its charges to airlines and other investors are in no way nebulous and that the agency has always been open to investors, airline operators about this This is just as he …

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