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Aero gets Ghana CAA’s approval for aircraft maintenance

Aero Contractors Limited says it has secured approval of the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority to conduct C-Checks on Boeing 737 aircraft at its Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility in Lagos.
A Myanmar guard along the border between Myanmar and Bangladesh in Rakhine state [Michelle Nichols-Reuters]

Amnesty: Myanmar forces violating human rights in Rakhine unrest

Myanmar's military is shelling villages and preventing civilians from getting food and humanitarian help, amid an intensifying crackdown on the rebel Arakan Army in the restive northwestern state of Rakhine that has pushed thousands from their homes, Amnesty International has said.

Abom Ibom government renames international airport after Victor Attah

The Akwa Ibom Government has renamed Ibom International Airport after Obong Victor Attah, a former civilian governor who governed the state from 1999 to 2007.
An aircraft hanger

NCAA gives 7-Star private hangar license to begin operation

An internationally licensed Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO), 7 Star Global Hangar, owned and managed by Nigerians, has received operational licence from the National Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to commence operations in Nigeria.

Federal government to unveil logo, name of new national airline Wednesday

The Nigerian government will unveil the name and logo of the new national airline on Wednesday.

Minister Hadi Sirika and the return of Nigeria Airways

One of the usual features on Nigerian social media is the nostalgic passion with which Nigerians often distribute pictures of the old Nigeria Airways and how that company once considered one of the best in Africa was mismanaged and made to fail.

Minister: Maintenance, repair, overhaul facilities will boost aviation industry

The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, says the proposed establishment of Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul facility and Aviation Leasing Company (ALC) in the country will boost aviation business.

Minister: How Lufthansa’s condition to Nigeria delayed takeoff of national carrier

The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has said that the delay in the establishment of a national carrier was occasioned by the counter offer by the transaction advisers it earlier appointed.

Federal government set to unveil transaction advisers for national carrier, MRO facility

Plans of having a national airline and a sound Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility in the country crystallized, on Wednesday morning, when Minister of State, Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said a Transaction Advisers for the projects would be unveiled, on Thursday, at the 4th Aviation Stakeholders Forum, in Abuja.

Aero Contractors recall 69 redundant workers

The management of Aero Contractors has recalled 69 workers affected in the redundancy exercise carried out in March 2017.

Aero Contractors test run first locally maintained aircraft

A Nigerian carrier at the weekend made History when it completed a comprehensive check on a locally aircraft.

Airlines maintenance in foreign countries make operations difficult – aeronautic engineer

Engr. John Ekundayo, an aeronautic engineer with one of the domestic carriers, in his remarks, said that carrying out of checks on the aircraft in foreign countries make operations difficult for the airlines.

Sacked Aero workers yet to get severance packages after 8 months – NUATE

The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) on Sunday said the more than 600 employees sacked by Aero Contractors Ltd. in March were yet to get their severance packages.

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.

Arik faces maintenance challenges over paucity of funds

Nigeria’s biggest carrier, Arik Air, is facing maintenance and safety challenges as it has failed to ferry its aircraft that are due for various categories of checks overseas for maintenance.

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