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The unions in the aviation sector on Monday suspended their plan to picket Caverton Helicopters Limited, following successful deliberations with the airline’s management.
Unions in the Nigerian aviation industry have issued the Federal Government a 14-day ultimatum, starting from December 17 to release the reviewed Conditions of Service (CoS) of the agencies in the sector.
Ahead of the proposed national strike commencing tomorrow, there are indications that foreign airlines operating into Nigeria may not be affected.
As a way of solidarity, unions in the country’s aviation sector have declared their intentions to mobilise workers across the sector to join in the planned strike slated to begin on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, by the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) to demand an increase in the minimum wage.
Unions in the aviation sector on Thursday night called off their two-day industrial action against Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited.
Local airlines yesterday recorded losses in excess of N400 million over the closure of Murtala Muhammed Airport II (MMA2) and disruption of flight activities on Wednesday.
The unions in the aviation sector on Thursday threatened to ground flight operations at all terminals of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, over the sacking of their members by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited.
Airlines operating at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2) Lagos, have been forced to make alternative arrangements to fly their passengers as aviation unions continued their picketing of the terminal on Thursday.
Hundreds of passengers were on Wednesday stranded as protesting aviation unions shut down operations at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 operated by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited.
Hundreds of passengers are reportedly stranded at the domestic terminal of the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2) on Wednesday, as aviation unions carried out their shutdown threat over the sack of workers by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited.
The organised labour on Thursday shut down offices of aviation agencies at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos to press home their demands for the implementation of a new National Minimum Wage.
The Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) has accused the management of Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operators of Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, of walking out of a meeting called by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to address its impasse with the unions.
Few hours after Sen. Hadi Sirika, Minister of State for Aviation, unveiled the name and logo of the proposed national carrier, ‘Nigeria Air’, in faraway Farnborough, United Kingdom, unions in the industry have threatened to truncate the birth of the new carrier.
Mixed reactions on Wednesday trailed the unveiling of the name and logo of the proposed new national carrier by the Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika.
Some aviation unions on Friday said the sector had recorded significant improvements under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) has assured workers who might be affected by the impending sack at the Nigeria Aviation Handling Company (NAHCo) Plc of the payment of their entitlements.
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