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Nigeria national flag carrier plan gets mixed reaction

Nigeria chose one of the world's top international airshows to unveil its plans for a new national flag carrier, with a glitzy launch aimed at attracting foreign investors.
Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika

Aviation Unions threaten to truncate birth of ‘Nigeria Air’

Few hours after Sen. Hadi Sirika, Minister of State for Aviation, unveiled the name and logo of the proposed national carrier, ‘Nigeria Air’, in faraway Farnborough, United Kingdom, unions in the industry have threatened to truncate the birth of the new carrier.

Aviation union threatens to sue Bi-Courtney over 20 sacked workers

The Nigerian Union of Air Transport Employees has threatened to sue the Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Ltd. if it failed to reinstate its sacked 20 employees.

Unions: Aviation sector has improved under President Buhari

Some aviation unions on Friday said the sector had recorded significant improvements under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.

NUATE: Disengaged NAHCo workers will be paid their entitlements

The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) has assured workers who might be affected by the impending sack at the Nigeria Aviation Handling Company (NAHCo) Plc of the payment of their entitlements.

Aviation union backs NCAA’s suspension of FirstNation Airways’ licence

The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) on Monday said it supported the indefinite suspension placed on the Air Operators Certificate (AOC) of FirstNation Airways.

Aviation union suspends strike against Kenya Airways

The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) has suspended its strike against Kenya Airways over the airline’s recent sack of no fewer than 20 Nigerian employees.

NUATE grounds Kenya Airways operations over sack of Nigerian workers

The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), on Thursday, grounded the operations of Kenya Airways over the airline’s sack of no fewer than 20 Nigerian employees.

Union threatens to ground Kenya Airways over sack of 20 Nigerians

The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) on Friday said it had finalised plans to ground the operations of Kenya Airways over the airline’s recent sack of no fewer than 20 Nigerian employees.

Kenyan Airways sacks 22 Nigerian workers

The Nigerian Union of Air Transport Employees has said it will embark on an industrial action to protest against the sacking of 22 Nigerians by the management of Kenyan Airways.

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.

Unions petition federal government over sack of 37 NCAT staff school teachers

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.

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).

Aviation unions delighted with Nigeria’s retention of CAT 1 status

Aviation unions on Wednesday commended the efforts of the Civil Aviation Authorities for the country’s retention of its Category One (CAT 1) status after another audit in the industry.

NUATE commends Aero Contractors for recalling 69 disengaged workers

The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) on Friday commended the management of Aero Contractors Limited for recalling 69 workers earlier declared redundant by the airline.

Federal govt urged to beef up security at Lagos airport

Stakeholders in the aviation sector have called on the Federal Government to beef up security at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, following recent alleged poaching of aircraft and stealing of baggage.

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.

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