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AMCON: We won’t return Arik, Aero to original owners yet

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria says it will not return Arik Air and Aero Contractors to their original owners until the airlines clear their indebtedness to the corporation.

FAA orders emergency inspection of engines used by Arik, Air Peace

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), US airspace regulatory agency, has directed airlines with the same engines as the Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 to carry out a thorough inspection of the engines’ fan blades.

AIB trains airline operators, regulators on accident investigation

Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), has trained a number of accident investigators from some domestic airlines, College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) and Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on accident investigation management.

Union threatens to ground Kenya Airways over sack of 20 Nigerians

The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) on Friday said it had finalised plans to ground the operations of Kenya Airways over the airline’s recent sack of no fewer than 20 Nigerian employees.

Minister: Abuja airport’s second runway to gulp N67 billion

The Minister of State, Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, says the construction of the second runway for the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja will gulp N67 billion

Federal government will stop funding old narrow gauge rail lines – minister

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says the federal government will stop funding old narrow gauge rail lines across the country.

BPE announces preferred bidder Warri port concession

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) on Thursday named Ocean & Cargo Terminal Services Limited as the preferred bidder for the concession of Terminal B Warri Old Port in Delta State.

16 ships arrive Lagos ports with petrol, other commodities

A total of 16 ships laden with various products including petrol are at the Lagos Ports waiting to berth, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Wednesday.

Avaition stakeholders urged adopt global standards, use of data to meet future demand

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on aviation stakeholders to follow global standards and make greater use of operational data, to safely accommodate an additional 3.8 billion air travelers by 2036.

ICAO: Excessive, discriminatory charges root of underdeveloped African aviation

The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) on Tuesday said excessive and discriminatory charges by countries were hindering the development of aviation in Africa.

Apapa gridlock: Governor Ambode directs truck owners to ABAT terminal at Ijora

Truck owners parking along the Ijora-Apapa Road and Lagos Island areas should utilise the Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, ABAT, Truck Terminal in Ijora to reduce traffic gridlock in Apapa area.

12 ships laden with petroleum, other commodities arrive Lagos

No fewer than 12 ships laden with various products, including petrol, are at Lagos ports waiting to berth, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Tuesday.

Kenyan Airways sacks 22 Nigerian workers

The Nigerian Union of Air Transport Employees has said it will embark on an industrial action to protest against the sacking of 22 Nigerians by the management of Kenyan Airways.

NSC boss tasks shipping lines on govt directives on trade

Mr Hassan Bello, the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), has urged terminal operators to comply with the Presidential Directive on Ease of Doing Business to make Nigerian ports more attractive to shippers.

SGF: Aviation roadmap will lead to economic growth

The Federal Government says the full implementation of the Nigeria Aviation Sector Roadmap will result in the transformation of business and economic growth in the sector.

IATA commends NAMA on qualitative billing system

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has commended the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) for its consistency in the rendition of qualitative bills in the last three years.

Med-View Airline spends N22bn on aviation fuel in 5 years

Alhaji Muneer Bankole, the Chief Executive Officer, Med-View Airline Plc, says the airline spent about N22 billion to procure aviation fuel in the last five years.

Oshodi transport terminals ready by October – official

The three terminals under construction at the ongoing Oshodi Transport Interchange will be ready by October this year, the project Manager, Mr Abiodun Otunola, has said.

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