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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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FG quarantines pilots of impounded aircraft says airline is UK-based Fairjet

FEDERAL Government has revealed that the pilots (One identified as Captain Andy Bell) of the impounded Flairjet, have been quarantined for 14 days, affirming that the aircraft is indeed British owned. The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika made this announcement on Monday during a briefing by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja while correcting that the company …

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Origin of impounded aircraft wrapped in controversy as more details emerge

DETAILS are still sketchy but Flair Aviation whose aircraft was on Sunday impounded by the Nigerian government is still under investigation for operating commercial flight into Nigeria, despite the airspace closure in the country due to Covid-19 pandemic. Until thorough investigation is carried out the State of Ownership of the aircraft and the state of registration is yet to be …

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FGN confiscates Flair Aviation’s aircraft, interrogates crew

A Flair Aviation aircraft has been impounded and its crew being subject to interrogation by security agencies in Nigeria following flouting of the approval given to them by Nigerian authorities. Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika who revealed this via his twitter handle @hadisirika said the airline was granted approval for humanitarian operations only to be caught conducting commercial flights within …

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May Day: Sirika says govt will help mitigate consequences of COVID-19 lock-down

Promises better days ahead for workers GOVERNMENT has acknowledged the dire situation in the aviation sub-sector and has promised to take practical steps to help mitigate the consequences of the total lock-down in the industry and create an enabling environment for the sector to bounce back. Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika made this known in his May Day message …

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