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A Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) security personnel, Mr Usman Mohammed, on Friday slumped and died while on duty at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos.
Players in the country’s aviation sector have kicked against plans to arm Aviation Security (AVSEC), a department under the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Some aviation unions on Friday said the sector had recorded significant improvements under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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