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Federal government yet to remove five percent VAT in air transport

About nine months into the Federal Government’s suspension of mandatory five per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) in air transport, airlines are yet to see the implementation.
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Stakeholders urges federal government to apply local content law in regulating travel agents

The local content law in Nigeria needs to be applied fully in regulatory operations of travel agents so as to preserve the sector for the benefit of Nigerians.
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Federal government asks foreign airlines move to new Abuja airport terminal before March 31

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has directed all foreign airlines operating at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja to move to the new international terminal on or before March 31.

Passenger dies on-board Delta flight to Lagos

An unidentified passenger onboard Delta Air Lines flight to Lagos from Atlanta, United States, died three hours to landing at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport.

Bi-Courtney insists on 36 years concession validity on MMA2

Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operator of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Two (MMA2), on Tuesday insisted that it had 36 years validity on the Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) concession model of the facility.

NCAA: Nigeria air passenger traffic increased by 20 percent in 2018

No fewer than 14,171,722 air travellers went through Nigeria airports in 2018, according to figures released on Tuesday in Lagos by the Consumer Protection Directorate of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).

FAAN begins Lagos airport decongestion

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has begun moves to decongest airlines and passenger traffic at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos.

FAAN: Touting in Abuja airport under watch

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), in collaboration with security agencies, have intensified effort to clampdown on touting at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja.

Valentine’s Day: FAAN doles out roses to passengers at Abuja, Lagos airports

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, on Thursday, celebrated passengers at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja; and Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, to mark the 2019 Valentine’s Day.

Nigerian airports record 15.2 million passengers, 227,834 aircraft movements in 2018

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria says a total of 15.2 million passengers passed through Nigerian airports in 227,834 aircraft movements in 2018.
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Air France to quit Port Harcourt airport in March

Investigations have revealed that one of the three foreign carriers operating direct flight from their bases, Air France/KLM, may quit Port Harcourt International Airport (PHIA), Port Harcourt, due to low load factor.

Air Peace aborts Lagos-bound flight over bomb scare

A Lagos-bound Air Peace flight was forced to return to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Wednesday, following safety concerns over an explosive on board the aircraft.

FRSC establishes Traffic Radio

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Wednesday, announced that it had concluded arrangements for the take-off of its “Traffic Radio Station’’ to aid traffic regulation in the country.

FAAN: No bomb on Abuja-Lagos Air Peace flight

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has described as a false the alarm the claim that a bomb was planted on an early morning Air Peace flight from Abuja to Lagos on Wednesday.

Ethiopian Airlines moves operations to Abuja new terminal

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest African airline, on Thursday, moved its operations to the newly inaugurated terminal building at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, constructed by the China Civil Engineering and Construction Corporation (CCECC).

NCAT to increase training aircraft

The Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria, says it plans to increase its modern training aircraft to 14 this year.
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Electrical fault causes power outage in Lagos airport

The Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, was on Thursday hit by a temporary power outage which affected the D Wing of the terminal.

Minister: N4.5 billion NCAT firefighting simulator ready soon

The Minister of State, Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has disclosed that a N4.5 billion firefighting simulator currently being installed at the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) was nearing completion.

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NAF to take delivery of battle aircraft

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Stakeholders seek NJC intervention on violence during Rivers elections

Stakeholders in Rivers State on Tuesday has called on the National Judicial Commission (NJC) to ensure justice is meted out to perpetrators of violence during and after the 2019 general elections.

Election petitions: PCA Bulkachuwa threatens to deal with erring judges

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, on Wednesday warned that the court will not hesitate to deal decisively with any chairman or member of the Election Petitions Tribunal found wanting in the discharge of his or her duties.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: I’ll reclaim my mandate

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to reclaim his stolen mandate.