Tuesday, 12 December 2017

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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 of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Professor Anthony Kila, Director of Studies, Centre for International Advance and Professional Studies, Mr....
  • FAAN COMMISSIONS ULTRA MODERN CAR PARK - The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria. FAAN, has commissioned an ultra modernCar Park for use at the Murtala Muhammed Airport,Ikeja, Lagos. According to a statement signed by FAAN’s General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, the six (6) level, 1,300 capacity Car Park was built in partnership with Seymour Aviation...
  • SIRIKA APPLAUDS; AS MURTALA MUHAMMED AIRPORT IS CERTIFIED BY NCAA - The Honourable Minister of State, Aviation, Senator HadiSirika has applauded the collaborative effort of aviation agencies that resulted in the issuance of an aerodrome certificate to the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). The Honourable Minister, while receiving the certificate from the Managing Director of...
  • SUSTAINABLE GROWTH OF VARIOUS SECTORS ESSENTIALFOR AVIATION DEVELOPMENT—–ARTSI - Aviation Round Table Safety Initiative (ARTSI), an umbrella body of highly respected aviation professionals, has indicated that there cannot be development in Nigeria’s aviation without sustained growth various sectors like airports, airlines and service providers. In a communiqué at the end of its quarterly meeting in Lagos, it noted that...
  • DISPATCHER – FOR OUR BENEFIT - That period before and by December 1903, Orville and Wilbur did not know what they were getting themselves into as the Wright brothers invented an equipment heavier than air being suspended in the air. It was a feat, even though it did not spell out much then. Would they know...
  • ASSOCIATION OF AFRICAN AVIATION TRAINING ORGANISATION (AATO): AN ORGANISATIONAL X-RAY - PREAMBLE The write-up X-rays the underlying dynamics at work in the Association of African Aviation Training Organization (AATO) of which many have a faint knowledge. The paper will explore the driving force behind its establishment, Core objectives, Membership categorization, Benefits, achievements, challenges and opportunities in Africa, and provides a perspective...

KANO, CALABAR EMERGE BEST AIRPORTS IN NIGERIA

The Margaret Ekpo International Airport, Calabar and the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano, have been adjudged the best performing among the airports managed by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN...

INNOVATIVE A350 FIRST CLASS CABIN CONCEPT REVEALED

EXCLUSIVE | Airbus is cooking up something special for airlines buying its next-gen A350 jetliner – a first class cabin with a single aisle instead of the standard two aisles. The design could potentially allow a s...

NAMA CONDUCTS SUCCESSFUL SITE ACCEPTANCE TEST FOR KANO SAFE TOWER...

Preparatory to the commissioning of the Kano Safe Tower Project, the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency on Monday successfully conducted a Site Acceptance Test (SAT) of the installed equipment at the Mallam Aminu Kano I...

FAAN’S MD COMMENDED, RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

The Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Engr. Saleh Dunoma has been commended for playing a leading role in the revolution in the aviation sector. Engr. Dunoma who was inducted as an Ex...
Olu Owolabi, MD, CEO SAHCOL, receiving his certificate of the award of Doctor of Science (D.Sc) of the commomnwealth University from Prof. Daniel Valentine in the Events held in Accra Ghana

SAHCOL’s MD BAGS DOCTORATE DEGREE

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited (SAHCOL) Oluropo Owolabi has been honoured with a Doctorate Degree. The award was given by the Commonwealth University and London ...

Aviation Business

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SAHCOL ACQUIRES/DEPLOYS EQUIPMENT FOR EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE DELIVERY

SAHCOL ACQUIRES/DEPLOYS EQUIPMENT FOR EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE DELIVERY

As part of its determination to improve the face of ground handling in Nigeria, in line with International best practices, the Skyway Aviation...
SAHCOL ABUJA STATION GETS ISAGO CERTIFICATION

SAHCOL ABUJA STATION GETS ISAGO CERTIFICATION

The Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited (SAHCOL) NnamdiAzikiwe International Airport, Abuja Station has passed the International Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO), conducted...
NACCIMA VISITS SAHCOL WAREHOUSE: SAYS NIGERIA HAS COME OF AGE

NACCIMA VISITS SAHCOL WAREHOUSE: SAYS NIGERIA HAS COME...

The Director-General of the National Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Barrister Emmanuel Cobham,has lauded the Skyway Aviation Handling...
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Foreign News

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MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT MH370 LATEST: SUSPECTED PLANE DEBRIS FOUND ON...

French gendarmes and police carry a large piece of plane debris which was found on the beach in Saint-Andre, on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion, July 29, 2015. France’s BEA air crash investig...

AIRBUS SUED BY AIR ASIA CRASH FAMILIES CLAIMING DEFECTIVE SYSTEMS

An Airbus A320 belonging to budget carrier AirAsia sitting on the tarmac at Changi Terminal 1 on Sept 21, 2011. Aircraft manufacturer Airbus is being sued by families of 10 passengers who were on board AirAsia ...

U.S helicopter crashes off Japan

A United States military helicopter has crashed off the coast of the southern island of Okinawa, Japanese officials say. The Kyodo state news agency said 17 crew members were rescued, and seven people were inju...

BOEING’S ‘LIGHTEST METAL EVER’ IS 99.99% AIR, MUST BE SEEN...

We live in an age of technological marvels, from the computers we carry around in our pockets to the connected homes we live in, but there’s hardly time to sit back and admire our achievements when anothe...

Interviews

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Olu Owolabi, MD, CEO SAHCOL, receiving his certificate of the award of Doctor of Science (D.Sc) of the commomnwealth University from Prof. Daniel Valentine in the Events held in Accra Ghana

WE DON’T JUMP AT AWARDS – OWOLABI

AVIATIONLINE: We understand you were recently honoured with a Doctorate degree of a university. Can you shed more light on this? OWOLABI:  The idea of the university to honour me with the award has been on for...

ENCOUNTER OJIKUTU TASKS FAAN ON SECURITY AT AIRPORTS

AVIATIONLINE: It is about three years ago we met you last in this office for an interview. Will you comment on our aviation in recent times. OJIKUTU: Nothing has changed significantly. That 11 accident reports ...

“I’M LEAVING BEHIND A UNITED AVSEC FAMILY” — Ogunedo

AVIATIONLINE: In what year did you enter the service of FAAN? OGUNEDO: I entered the services of the then Nigerian Airports Authority (NAA), now Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) in October 1982. AVI...

“I’M LEAVING BEHIND A UNITED AVSECFAMILY (2) …Ogunedo

AVIATIONLINE: Were there times your family suffered deprivation as a result of your official engagements? OGUNEDO : Thirdly, twice on this job, I had partial stroke. To crown it all, between December 2003 and A...

Features

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Dispatcher: DESIRE TO BE PROFICIENT

One thing is to work according to laid down rules another thing is to be that passionate about the work that you are freely willing to follow according to the laid down regulations. One is by near-coercion and ...

Under the Radar : MANAGING THE DYNAMICS OF TECHNOLOGY OBSOLESCENCE...

Background Obsolescence can be described as a virus: that metabolically inert, but infectious agent that replicate only within the cells of the living hosts. It targets soft assets not just computer software  ...

ADVENT OF GLOBAL SATELLITE FOR MOBILE COMMUNICATION (GSM)

When government broke its own monopoly of Nigerian Telecommunications Limited (NITEL) in 1999 and liberalised telecommunications, it opened the flood gate for the Global Satellite for Mobile Communication (GSM)...

Issues

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FOR THE RECORD : NCAA ON THE RIGHT PATH –...

Good Morning, the Director General of NCAA, Chief Executives of Aviation Parastatals and agencies, Captains of Industry, Aviation Experts, distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen. NCAA as the sole and autonomous reg...

For the Record : AVIATION REGULATION UNDER REVIEW FOR BETTER...

Good morning, the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Aviation, Directors of the FMA, Chief Executives of the Aviation Parastatals and Agencies, aviation experts, colleagues in the aviation industry,...

UNDER THE RADAR: REDEFINING FEATURES OF HIGH PROFILE CORPORATE COLLAPSE

Arms-chair acquisition of technology leads to permanent vulnerability to the manipulative tendencies of those we try to copy and imitate. This approach is not a viable option for us. It creates a technology voi...

Health

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FIBROID

FIBROID

INTRODUCTION A lot of women are scared about the outcome of surgeries of any kind. Women in their reproductive years who are plagued...
WHO IS AN INFERTILE COUPLE?

WHO IS AN INFERTILE COUPLE?

A couple may need to seek help if they fail to achieve pregnancy, having lived together for about one year with adequate and...

MEN CONCEIVED THROUGH IVF MAY INHERIT FATHER’ S...

Men conceived through intracytoplasmic sperm injection – a form of fertility treatment – may have poorer sperm quantity and quality than those conceived...

Supplement

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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...

Our Blog

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UN TO SET UP SECURITY SCHOOLS IN NIGERIA

United Nations Oganisation has concluded plans to set up two aviation security schools in Nigeria as part of efforts by the world body to assist Nigeria . United Nations appointed manager for the school,Mr.Doug...
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