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Stakeholders to brainstorm on investment in Nigerian aviation sector

Captains of industries, airline owners, professionals, and other stakeholders in Nigeria’s aviation sector are gathering in Lagos to brainstorm on how to develop the right policies to spur major investments in the sector.
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.

Controversy rocks recruitment of aerodrome safety, security personnel in FAAN

Attempt by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to close gaps in its personnel requirement in the aerodrome fire rescue and safety as well as Aviation Security Units has run into a hitch following raging controversies over the exercise.

Drug trafficking: FAAN reads riot act to staff, airport users

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has vowed to take appropriate action against any staff of the agency found to have connived with drug traffickers in baggage tagging across all the airports in the country
A major disaster was averted on Saturday as an Air Peace Plane overshot the runway at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Rivers State.

Nigerian pilots raise alarm over dilapidated runways at airports

Nigerian pilots have raised the alarm over the poor state of runways in some of the country’s airports. They said such facilities need urgent intervention from relevant government agencies in order to avert an air accident.
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.

ART: We don’t need minister in aviation

The president of Aviation Roundtable Safety Initiative (ART), Elder Gabriel Olowo, has urged the federal government to scrap the office of Minister in Aviation, saying the industry would perform better as a unit under the Ministry of Transportation.
National Bureau of Statistics NBS

NBS: India largest export market for Nigeria in Q1 2019

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said India was the largest export market for Nigeria in the first quarter (Q1) of 2019 with a net worth of N744.9 billion.

Passengers stranded as Port Harcourt airport runway shuts down

Hundreds of passengers on domestic and international flights were left stranded (Saturday and Sunday) at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Rivers State, as the airport runway remained closed against traffic following the delay in removing a spoilt Boeing 737 aircraft belonging to Air Peace Airline which skidded off the runway while landing at about 3pm on Saturday.

FAAN clears Port Harcourt runway after Air Peace incident

Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said the runway of Port Harcourt Airport, has been cleared by the authority for normal flight operations after an Air Peace aircraft overshot it and skidded into the bush.

FAAN lauds Governor Ugwuanyi over actions on Enugu airport

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has thanked the Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, for fulfilling his promise to address identified challenges that posed a threat to the safety of air travellers at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport.

Captain Muye appointed as FAAN’s director of airport operations

The Federal Government has appointed Capt. Mukhtar Yusuf Muye as the Director of Airport Operations (DAO) of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).
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.

FAAN announces closure of MMIA Apron gate 1

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has announced the closure of Apron Gate 1 and some sections of Taxiway F of Murtala Muhammed International Airport, with effect from Friday (June 7).

FAAN assures airport users comfortable service during Sallah celebration

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has assured airport users that its network of airports across the country are fully ready to accommodate influx and out flux of air passengers during and after the ‘Eid-el-Mubarak celebration.
Ayo Olukanni

Ambassador Olukanni: Ethiopian flight landing incident sensationalised, touchdown was excellent

The Director General of the Nigerian Association of Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mine and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Ambassador Ayo Olukanni, has said yesterday’s landing incident of the Ethiopian Airlines flight 901 from Addis Ababa to Lagos was too sensationalised.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Ex-President Obasanjo denies plane crash escape reports

Former Nigeria president Olusegun Obasanjo Wednesday evening denied reports he was on board an Ethiopian plane that escaped a crash in Lagos.
Ibadan Airport Terminal

Official: Ibadan airport records 13,305 passengers in Q1 of 2019

Mr Victor Akinyelure, the Ibadan Airport manager, said on Tuesday that the airport recorded 13, 305 passengers traffic in the first quarter of 2019.
Rabiu Hasimu Yadudu

Federal government appoints Rabiu Yadudu as new FAAN chief

The Federal Government on Monday appointed Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu as the new Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).
President Buhari commissions Portharcourt International Airport Terminal Building in Rivers State on 25th Oct 2018 9

FAAN: Kano, Port Harcourt airports on course for certification

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), says it has fulfilled all necessary requirements for the certification of the Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano and Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa, in the next few months.
Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2)

Court restrains federal government from re-possessing Murtala Mohammed Airport

A Federal High Court in Abuja has restrained the Federal Government from re-possessing the domestic wing of the Murtala Mohammed Airport, Lagos from its current operator and manager, Bi-Courtney Limited.

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