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Arik Air reconnects Kano, Yola

Arik Air on Monday announced the resumption of its flight operations to Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano, and Yola Airport from July 28.
Member Representing Ajaokuta Federal Constituency, Idirissu Lawal, has called on the Federal Government to take urgent step towards the conduct of a reliable population census in the country for effective planning.

House of Reps condemn breach of safety regulations at airports

The Chairman House Committee on Aviation, Hon Nnolim Nnaji, on Thursday, called on regulatory agencies at various airports to bar any intending travellers from who failed to adhere strictly to the safety guidelines put in place by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on COVID-19, from accessing the airports forthwith.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, who raised the concern on Thursday during the daily press briefing by the task force in Abuja.

PTF calls for sustained coronavirus protocols at airports

Mr Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Chairman, PTF on COVID-19, has called for sustained COVID-19 protocols at the airports from the aviation sector management before reopening them for domestic airlines.

FAAN commends passengers’ compliance with coronavirus prevention protocols

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), has commended passengers at both Lagos and Abuja airports on their level of compliance to the laid down protocols to prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Minister: How airports will operate when opened

With less than five days to commencement of domestic flights in Nigeria, preparations are in place to ensure that safety measures are adhered to during operations.

FAAN issues new safety guideline at airports

Managing Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, Captain Rabiu Yadudu, has announced that two flights will not be allowed to fly from the same terminal within the same time for safety purposes.
213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

Flight resumption: No two airlines will depart the same time – FAAN

Managing Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, Captain Rabiu Yadudu, weekend said the agency will implement flight spacing at all its airports as no two flights will be allowed to depart at the same time.

FAAN to deploy robots in airports

As the country gears up to restart commercial flights, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria is set to deploy robots in its airports all over the country.

Abuja airport re-opens amidst strict coronavirus safety protocols

The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Saturday, re-opened for business with passengers duly screened, in line with safety protocols following the Coronavirus (COVID-19), pandemic.

NCAA: Airlines not authorised to conduct test run flights

Airlines have not been authorised to conduct test run flights, the Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Capt Musa Nuhu, has said.

Canada denies Nigerian carrier Air Peace right to evacuate nationals

The Canadian government has denied Nigerian carrier, Air Peace, the right to evacuate Nigerian citizens stranded in the North American country.
The Federal Government on Sunday impounded an aircraft belonging to a British company, FlairJet, for operating commercial flights into the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos despite the ban on such flight operations in Nigerian airports.

Nigeria impounds British aircraft in Lagos, begins probe

The Federal Government on Sunday impounded an aircraft belonging to a British company, FlairJet, for operating commercial flights into the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos despite the ban on such flight operations in Nigerian airports.
213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

Nigeria’s relocation order not sack directive – aviation union

The National President, Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, Ilitrus Ahmadu, has said the Federal Government’s directive for aviation agencies to move their Corporate Offices in Abuja did not include the rationalisation of staff.
Air Peace airline has taken delivery of a new ERJ-145 aircraft to help boost its domestic and regional operations.

Confusion trails move to deny Air Peace rights to evacuate Nigerians from Canada

Indications have emerged on how the Canada High Commission in Nigeria is allegedly working against Nigeria’s Air Peace airline effort to evacuate 319 stranded Nigerians caught up in the North American country due to the coronavirus pandemic lockdown.

Aviation agencies get 45 days to relocate headquarters to Abuja

Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, has given aviation agencies under the Ministry 45 days to relocate their corporate headquarters to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja.
Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, disclosed this on Monday via Twitter.

Minister orders aviation agencies to relocate to Abuja within 45 days

Barely a year after the Ministry of Aviation debunked the claim that it ordered the relocation of agencies’ headquarters to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, the Ministry has once again directed the parastatals to move their corporate headquarters to the capital city.
213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

265 Nigerians to be evacuated from Dubai

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said that an Emirates Airlines is scheduled to evacuate 265 Nigerians from Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
This is as the Air Operators of Nigeria, AON, has threatened to stop all flight operations to Rivers State for three months.

Airline Operators threaten boycott of flights to Rivers over arrest of pilots

The Aviation sector in Rivers State may be worse for it if the state government fails to release the two pilots of Caverton Helicopters remanded by a Chief Magistrate Court in Port Harcourt. This is...

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