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The unions in the aviation sector on Monday suspended their plan to picket Caverton Helicopters Limited, following successful deliberations with the airline’s management.
National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) has stated that the current policy of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on pilot simulator training was inimical to the country’s aviation industry.
As a way of solidarity, unions in the country’s aviation sector have declared their intentions to mobilise workers across the sector to join in the planned strike slated to begin on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, by the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) to demand an increase in the minimum wage.
Local airlines yesterday recorded losses in excess of N400 million over the closure of Murtala Muhammed Airport II (MMA2) and disruption of flight activities on Wednesday.
Airlines operating at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2) Lagos, have been forced to make alternative arrangements to fly their passengers as aviation unions continued their picketing of the terminal on Thursday.
Hundreds of passengers were on Wednesday stranded as protesting aviation unions shut down operations at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 operated by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited.
Hundreds of passengers are reportedly stranded at the domestic terminal of the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2) on Wednesday, as aviation unions carried out their shutdown threat over the sack of workers by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited.
Some members of aviation unions and the United Labour Congress on Friday disrupted flight operations for over four hours at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) of Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos.
The Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) has accused the management of Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operators of Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, of walking out of a meeting called by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to address its impasse with the unions.
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.
For sacking 37 staff school teachers from the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria, Kaduna State by the management, aviation unions in the Nigerian aviation industry have petitioned the federal government over the controversial matter.
Two aviation unions on Monday urged the Federal Government to consider the interest of workers in the sector as it goes ahead with the plan to concession the four major airports in the country.
Workers’ unions in the aviation industry have threatened to shut the airspace and ground all flight activities in protest against the Federal Government’s refusal to pay N45b pension and gratuities of Nigeria Airways ex-workers.
Three unions in the aviation sector have issued a 14-day ultimatum to the Federal Government to pay pensions and entitlements of 6,000 workers of the defunct Nigerian Airways Limited (NAL).
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