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No going back on concessioning of Abuja, Lagos airports – Senator Hadi Sirika

Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, has declared that there is no going back on the concessioning of the four major airports in the country.

RwandAir to commence Abuja flight In 2018

The local business community will soon be able to easily explore more Western African markets following the signing of a bilateral air service agreement between the Government of Rwanda and Cape Verde.

NAMA may seek federal govt’s approval to obtain loans over infrastructure upgrade – Fola Akinkuotu

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Capt. Fola Akinkuotu, says the agency may explore the option of obtaining bank loans to upgrade infrastructure at airports across the country.

Aviation sector’ll benefit from AfDB’s $2 billion facility – Hadi Sirika

The African Development Bank is focusing on Nigeria’s aviation sector as it provides financial assistance of over $2bn for the development of aviation infrastructure in different countries.

Expert commends federal govt for successful hosting of IWAF

An aviation expert, Mr Nick Fadugba, has commended the Federal Government for the successful hosting of the just concluded Third International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) World Aviation Forum (IWAF) in Abuja.

ICAO, African countries adopt aviation infrastructure development action plan

The International Civil Aviation Authority (ICAO), development partners and 54 African countries on Wednesday adopted the Declaration and Plan of Action for Aviation Infrastructure Development in Africa.

Why national carrier is being delayed – federal govt

The Federal Government has explained that the perceived delay in launching the National Carrier of Nigeria was to avoid the mistake of the past and launching a carrier that would fail.

NCAT targets acquisition of 5 aircraft in 2018

The Nigeria College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria, Kaduna State, says it will acquire five new modern light aircraft in 2018.

AU sets date to inaugurate single African air transport market

The African Union Commission says it will inaugurate the Single African Air Transport Market in January 2018 to increase connectivity within the continent.

Use aviation potential to create jobs for Nigerians – Airline operators tell federal govt

The Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON), on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to maximise the potential in the aviation sector to create jobs for unemployed Nigerians.

ICAO wants investment in airports, infrastructure

Dr Bernard Aliu, President, International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), has entreated member states, stakeholders and development partners to invest more in the development of airports and air navigation infrastructure.

Federal govt nears deal with Boeing, Airbus on national carrier

The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, says that the Federal Government is set to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Boeing on the establishment of a national carrier for Nigeria.

President ‎Buhari to open world aviation forum in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari will personally declare open the 3rd Annual World Aviation Forum (WAF) in his appreciation of Nigeria being the first country to host the biggest aviation event organised by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).

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