NIGERIA’S EX-DEFENCE ADVISER TO US, CANADA, BRAZIL ASKS FG TO SCRAP AVIATION MINISTRY

NIGERIA’S EX-DEFENCE ADVISER TO US, CANADA, BRAZIL ASKS FG TO SCRAP AVIATION MINISTRY

A former Defence Adviser, Air Vice-Marshal AdebiyiOkanlawon (rtd) has asked the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to scrap the aviation ministry under its change mantra in order to make the industry more responsive to the national economy. In an interview with...
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DRUG TRAFFICKING: SPARE NIGERIA’S IMAGE

DRUG TRAFFICKING: SPARE NIGERIA’S IMAGE

On August 21, 2015, an Arik Air cabin crew was caught in London with drugs weighing 20kg worth millions of pounds. Other airlines which drugs were found on their planes in the past include Air Indian, Varig and the defunct...
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August Photo News

August Photo News

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Ogunedo Praises Onyeri for raising ARFFS Standards

Ogunedo Praises Onyeri for raising ARFFS Standards

The immediate past Director of Aviation Security of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria(FAAN),Wendell Ogunedo ,has been showering praises on Engineer Peter Onyeri General Manager, Aerodrone Rescue and Fire Fighting Safety of FAAN who bowed out of service...
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U.S helicopter crashes off Japan

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 injured. Japan’s defence ministry said the...
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Aero gets award

Aero gets award

Aero Contractors has won the Safety Culture Award. It also received an ambulance from the Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA) and Nigeria Social Insurance Trus Fund (NSITF) for its effort. The award, according a statement by the airline, was wo...
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Medview Airlines to begin Lagos-London, Lisbon flights

Medview Airlines to begin Lagos-London, Lisbon flights

Medview Airlines is set to begin flights  from Lagos  into London and Lisbon in Portugal. The Managing Director, Alhaji Muneer Bankole who made this known, said the carrier has secured approvals from aviation authorities in the United Kinfgdom (UK) and...
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“I’M LEAVING BEHIND A UNITED AVSEC FAMILY” — Ogunedo

“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. AVIATIONLINE: Were you fresh from school or...
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ENCOUNTER OJIKUTU TASKS FAAN ON SECURITY AT AIRPORTS

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 are missing from the system...
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WE DON’T JUMP AT AWARDS – OWOLABI

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 two years now....
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