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Aviation unions suspend picketing of Caverton Helicopters

The unions in the aviation sector on Monday suspended their plan to picket Caverton Helicopters Limited, following successful deliberations with the airline’s management.
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.

NAAPE: Current simulator training for pilots bad for aviation industry

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.
Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2)

Flights, businesses resume at MMA2

Flight operations and businesses on Friday resumed at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2), Lagos following the suspension by aviation unions of the industrial action against the terminal owners.
Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2)

Aviation unions suspend industrial action against Bi-Courtney

Unions in the aviation sector on Thursday night called off their two-day industrial action against Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited.
Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2)

Nigerian airlines lose over N400 million to Lagos airport closure

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.
Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2)

Aviation unions threaten to extend picketing to other terminals

The unions in the aviation sector on Thursday threatened to ground flight operations at all terminals of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, over the sacking of their members by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited.

Lagos airport workers’ strike bites harder

The strike at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2), Lagos, enters its second day and the bite has forced airline operators to make alternative arrangements to fly passengers.
Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2)

Lagos airport protest: Airlines make alternative flight arrangements

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.

Passengers stranded as aviation unions shut down MMA2

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.
Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2)

Aviation unions shut down MMA2, flights grounded

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.
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.

Minimum wage: Aviation sector unions disrupt flight operations in Lagos

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.

Union: Bi-Courtney not ready for talks over sacked workers

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 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.

NCAT denies sack of 37 teachers

The Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria, Kaduna State, has denied sacking 37 teachers from its staff school.

Airports concession: Federal government urged to consider workers’ interest

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.

Minister: Nigeria Airways’ ex-workers’ll get N45 billion severance after Easter

The N45bn severance package of former workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways Limited will be paid after the Easter holiday as soon as the Senate resumes sitting and approves the fund, the Federal Government has said.

Aviation unions threaten strike over Nigeria Airways pension arrears

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.

Unions threaten strike over delayed payment of ex-Nigerian Airways workers’ entitlements

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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