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Friday, 17 August 2018

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  • July Photo News -
  • Event Diary- Editor’s Son Wedding - The Son of the Editor, Aviation Magazine, Segun and his heart throb Adeola, both of whom are Pastor in Christ Embassy Church were joined in Holy wedlock on 30th June 2018.  
  • AVSEC PERSONNEL TO CARRY ARMS AT LAST - It is cheering news that, at last, Aviation Security, AVSEC, the security arm of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), the managing agency of airports in the country, will carry arms. This is happening about 25 years after the law to effect this was promulgated by the then military...
  • NEW NATIONAL CARRIER: FG, BOEING NEGOTIATE, 5 PLANES EXPECTED DEC 19 - The federal government has given indications that the national carrier being proposed by the present administration will take off before the end of this year despite opposition to the idea by the Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON). Aviationline sources at the Ministry of Aviation indicate that the new national carrier...
  • WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY: PLASTIC WASTE WORRIES AVIATION STAKEHOLDERS - Aviation stakeholders in the country are worried over the 200,000 metric tonnes of plastic waste generated in the industry annually which end up polluting the environment apart from impeding the health of the populace. This monumental volume of hazardous substances, according to the Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority...
  • DISPATCHER – FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION - An onlooker’s mind bugler is “Who is responsible for the decline in the aviation industry in Nigeria, government or entrepreneurs?” Approach 1:- First of all, do we agree there is a decline (or probably stagnancy) in aviation currently in the country?  If it is looked at from the point of...
  • UNDER THE RADAR – SIGNS OF ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION - At an early age while I was growing up, the entrance door to my father’s house was at the street level. I used to crawl in and out; ran in and out each day without tripping over due to differential heights of the two surfaces. Slowly but steadily, the street...

AVSEC PERSONNEL TO CARRY ARMS AT LAST

It is cheering news that, at last, Aviation Security, AVSEC, the security arm of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), the managing agency of airports in the country, will carry arms. This is happening about ...

NEW NATIONAL CARRIER: FG, BOEING NEGOTIATE, 5 PLANES EXPECTED DEC...

The federal government has given indications that the national carrier being proposed by the present administration will take off before the end of this year despite opposition to the idea by the Airline Operators of Nig...

Demuren, Fadugba, Obilana to Speak at LAAC SEMINAR

The number of speakers at the forthcoming seminar of the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) is swelling by the day as the Dr. Harold Demuren, the former Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation A...

AVIATION PARASTATALS GET HIV/AIDS CONTROL COMMITTEE AT NCAA

The federal government has widened the scope of its crusade against the spread of the HIV/AIDS virus in the workplace with the inauguration of the Ministerial Local Committee in the Ministry of Transport with the relevan...

FAAN UNVEILS PEBEC FEEDBACK APP AT LAGOS AIRPORT

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has unveiled an application, initiated by the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) for service users to give feedback about the quality of services being re...

Aviation Business

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SAHCOL WINS GNPN AWARD AS BEST AVIATION HANDLING COMPANY

SAHCOL WINS GNPN AWARD AS BEST AVIATION HANDLING...

The Skyway Aviation Handling Company limited, SAHCOL has been honoured with the Grassroots Newspapers Publishers Network Award, as “Best Aviation Handling Company of...
MED-VIEW SET FOR LAGOS/DUBAI FLIGHTS

MED-VIEW SET FOR LAGOS/DUBAI FLIGHTS

Medview   Airline   has announced   plans   to commence flights to Dubai in the United Arab Emirate effective Thursday December 7, 2017. T h e...
MED-VIEW SET FOR LAGOS/DUBAI FLIGHTS

MED-VIEW SET FOR LAGOS/DUBAI FLIGHTS

Medview   Airline   has announced   plans   to commence flights to Dubai in the United Arab Emirate effective Thursday December 7, 2017. T h e...
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Foreign News

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ICAO, NEPAD COOPERATE ON AVIATION DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA

The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development Planning and Coordinating Agency (NEPAD) have forged a new agreement to enhance the contribution of ci...

BOEING WANTS TO PRODUCE A PLANE EVERY 10 HOURS BY...

Boeing aims to keep increasing its record pace of aircraft production. CEO Dennis Muilenburg told CNBC that “by the end of the decade” Boeing “will be building more than 900 airplanes a year.&...

BOEING, CDB AVIATION FINALISE ORDER FOR 52 737 MAXS AND...

$7.4 billion deal first announced at 2017 Paris Air Show Puts 737 MAX programme over 4,000 orders Boeing and CDB Aviation have finalised an order for 42 737 MAX 8s, 10 737 MAX 10s and eight 787-9 Dreamliners. T...

Air New Zealand battles to overcome fuel shortages

Air New Zealand’s domestic network is operating largely as normal and the situation is beginning to stabilise as the airline manages its way through the impact of Refining New Zealand’s temporary shut-down ...

Interviews

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ENCOUNTER

INTERACTION BETWEEN THE ACTING MANAGING DIRECTOR, SKYWAY AVIATION HANDLING COMPANY LIMITED,  MR BASIL AGBOARUMI AND AVIATION REPORTERS BASED AT THE MURTALA MUHAMMED AIRPORT, IKEJA During the interactive sessio...

ENCOUNTER

AVIATIONLINE: GIVE US YOUR VIEWS ON MULTIPLE TAXATION OWOLABI: Thank you. You remember before I left as MD of SAHCOL the issue of multiple taxation had died down. After I left, there was no month, there was no ...

STAR INTERVIEW – Common front between the agencies and the...

Following the Executive Order, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, the managers of no fewer than 22 Airports in the country moved into action to bring a new lease of life into the nation’s ai...

ENCOUNTER: ARIK AIR: NCAA HAS QUESTIONS TO ANSWER…Owolabi

Your views about the fate of Arik Air. Gentlemen, I am very happy to see you. It has been some time. You know, one has been moving in and out. When you are an aviator there is no way you can shy away from your ...

Features

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WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY: PLASTIC WASTE WORRIES AVIATION STAKEHOLDERS

Aviation stakeholders in the country are worried over the 200,000 metric tonnes of plastic waste generated in the industry annually which end up polluting the environment apart from impeding the health of the p...

DISPATCHER – FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION

An onlooker’s mind bugler is “Who is responsible for the decline in the aviation industry in Nigeria, government or entrepreneurs?” Approach 1:- First of all, do we agree there is a decline (or probab...

UNDER THE RADAR – SIGNS OF ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION

At an early age while I was growing up, the entrance door to my father’s house was at the street level. I used to crawl in and out; ran in and out each day without tripping over due to differential height...

Issues

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WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY: PLASTIC WASTE WORRIES AVIATION STAKEHOLDERS

Aviation stakeholders in the country are worried over the 200,000 metric tonnes of plastic waste generated in the industry annually which end up polluting the environment apart from impeding the health of the p...

DISPATCHER – FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION

An onlooker’s mind bugler is “Who is responsible for the decline in the aviation industry in Nigeria, government or entrepreneurs?” Approach 1:- First of all, do we agree there is a decline (or probab...

UNDER THE RADAR – SIGNS OF ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION

At an early age while I was growing up, the entrance door to my father’s house was at the street level. I used to crawl in and out; ran in and out each day without tripping over due to differential height...

Health

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AIR TRAVEL AND PREGNANCY; ADVICE AND TIPS

AIR TRAVEL AND PREGNANCY; ADVICE AND TIPS

It’s also recommended that you avoid smaller planes that fly below 7,000 feet and choose larger planes with pressurized cabins. Keep in mind...
AIR TRAVEL AND PREGNANCY; ADVICE AND TIPS

AIR TRAVEL AND PREGNANCY; ADVICE AND TIPS

Looking to take a babymoon or spend time with family before your bundle of joy arrives? Traveling during pregnancy is generally safe, according...
HEALTHLINE :LOW SPERM COUNT

HEALTHLINE :LOW SPERM COUNT

DEFINITION: Low sperm count means that the fluid {semen} you ejaculate during an orgasm contains fewer sperm than normal. A low sperm count...

Supplement

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NIGERIA AVIATION MINISTER SAYS THE COUNTRY FOLLOWS ICAO SARPS TO...

ENCOUNTER Nigeria’s Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, in addressing several burning issues in Nigeria and African aviation, gave reasons for the country’s excellent performance in 2017. H...

Our Blog

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DOG EATS DOG?

On Thursday July 13, 2017,Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative(ASRTI) held its quarterly Breakfast Meeting with a theme: ‘Aviation as a Catalyst for Economic Growth.’ It had in attendance Minister...

PHOTO NEWS

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July Photo News

EVENT DIARY

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Event Diary- Editor’s Son Wedding

The Son of the Editor, Aviation Magazine, Segun and his heart throb Adeola, both of whom are Pastor in Christ Embassy Church were joined in Holy wedlock on 30th June 2018.