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Controversy over flight crew remuneration

Controversy over flight crew remuneration

Flight crew, including pilots, cabin attendants, air traffic controllers and other professionals, are agitating for an increase in remuneration. Their agitation sometimes causes industrial disharmony in some airlines and, by extension, unease in the aviation sector. Failure by some rotary wing operators to buckle under such agitation is said to have led to loss ofRead More …

Age of an aircraft does not determine its safety —Aviation experts

Aviation experts have reacted to the recent online reports in Nigeria that   Nigeria’s commercial airlines have the “oldest aircraft fleet in Africa, with the age of   an aircraft in one of the airlines, Dana Air , being 28.1 years, the age many planes are either due for retirement or decommissioning. Or may have been retired at least some years earlier”.
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Minister reiterates FG’s commitment to secure nation’s airports

The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, has reiterated Federal Government’s commitment to ensuring safety and security at the nation’s airports for efficient air transportation in Nigeria. Sirika gave the assurance on Friday in Abuja when the Managing Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mr Saleh Dunoma, presented to him, awards of […] …

Key players fault aviation stakeholders’ forum meeting

“How PDP Plans To Disrupt 2019 Elections” – APC

Stakeholders in the country’s aviation sector have faulted the recent aviation stakeholders meeting held in Abuja describing the gathering as a jamboree. The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika had hosted a one-day […]
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Aviation group backs government on firearms for security personnel

Aviation group backs government on firearms for security personnel

Industry think-tank group, Aviation Round Table (ART) has expressed support for federal government’s approval of providing firearms to Aviation Security (AVSEC) officials as it is expected to enhance the National Civil Aviation Security Programme  (NCASP). This is just as the group strongly advised that to eliminate inter agency rivalry, a review of the airport securityRead More …

NAAE wants more engineers licensed, trained

NAAE wants more engineers licensed, trained

Members of the National Association of Air Traffic Engineers (NAAE) have called for the training of its personnel in the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency NAMA to enable them get licensed. The President of the NAAE Engr Ishaya Dung while heralding the association’s Annual General Meeting said a large number of Air Traffic Engineers engineers inRead More …

116 Nigerians deported from Libya

116 Nigerians deported from Libya

One hundred and sixteen Nigerians stranded in the North Africa country – Libya were Wednesday deported . The deportees comprising 46 adult females;  two female children ; five female infants as well as 56 male adults; six male children and eight male infants arrived the cargo wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, about 12.40Read More …

Agency seeks NCAA support to develop made-in-Nigeria helicopters

Agency seeks NCAA support to develop made-in-Nigeria helicopters

The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) has solicited support from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to develop made-in-Nigeria helicopters. Prof. Muhammed Haruna,  Chief Executive Officer, NASENI, made the appeal on Wednesday in Lagos when he paid a courtesy visit to the Director General of the NCAA, Capt. Muhtar Usman. Haruna saidRead More …

SAHCO renews handling contract with Arik Air

SAHCO renews handling contract with Arik Air

Skyway Aviation Handling Company Public Liability Company (SAHCO) has renewed its ground handling contract with Arik Air. SAHCO Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Basil Agboarumi , disclosed this during the renewal of ground handling service agreement with Arik Air at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos on Monday. He promised to deliver quality and improved groundRead More …

Age of Nigeria’s airlines fleet not an issue in aviation safety: Experts

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Some of Nigeria’s commercial airlines have the oldest aircraft fleet in Africa, with the age of the aircraft owned by one of them being 28.1 years. But the experts are quick to disconnect aviation safety with the age of an aircraft.
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