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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.

ICAO inaugurates training centre at MMIA Lagos

International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) inaugurates the ICAO Aviation Security Training Centre (ASTC) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos

Hadi Sirika reiterates federal government’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.
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.

Stakeholders kick over plans to arm aviation security

Players in the country’s aviation sector have kicked against plans to arm Aviation Security (AVSEC), a department under the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).

Hadi Sirika: FAAN aviation security personnel to start bearing arms in three months

Hadi Sirika, Minister of State for Aviation, says Aviation Security (AVSEC) personnel of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) will start bearing arms within the next three months.
Overland Airways

Overland Airways: Foreign object impact cause of aircraft fire in hangar

The Management of Overland Airways has attributed impact of foreign object on its ATR aircraft as the cause of inferno, which engulfed its airplane at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos on Friday.

Minister: Executive bill to redefine accident investigation underway

The Ministry of Aviation has submitted a draft bill to the national assembly, where accident investigation will not be limited only to air accident but other forms of transportation.

Accident bureau set to review its regulations

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) is set to carry out a review of its existing regulations that will accommodate latest changes in the global aviation industry.

Accident bureau to review its regulations to meet global standard

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) is set to carry out a review of its existing regulations that will accommodate latest changes in the global aviation industry.

Ebola: Federal government intensifies screening at Lagos airport

The federal government has activated all procedures to prevent travellers infected with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) from gaining access to any of the nation’s airports.

Over 100 killed as passenger plane crashes in Cuba

More than 100 people were killed in a fatal crash of a Boeing 737 passenger plane in Cuba yesterday, Cuban broadcaster CubaTV reported.

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.

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.

Incidents: NCAA intensifies surveillance on airlines

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Wednesday said it has intensified surveillance on all the operating airlines following minor and major incidents that occurred recently in the sector.

Experts: Nigeria airports yet to meet ICAO’s security standard

Experts have expressed concern that none of the 26 airports nationwide has met minimum standard of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) bordering on enhanced security.

CPC not overlapping on activities of aviation industry

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has stated categorically that it is not usurping the functions of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) with its protection of air travellers in the country.

Qatar denies fresh UAE accusations of airspace violations

Qatar has denied accusations of intercepting two of the United Arab Emirates' passenger flights, the third such incident over airspace since the blockade on Doha began last summer.

Fang Liu reappointed as ICAO chief

The Council of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has reappointed Dr Fang Liu of China by acclamation as Secretary General of the UN Specialised Agency for a second three-year term, beginning Aug. 1.

Why Nigerian airlines are against SAATM – Air Peace chief

The Managing Director of Air Peace, Mr Allen Onyema, on Thursday said Nigerian airlines were opposed to implementation of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) because of the absence of a level playing field.

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