TRAINING OF NEW RECRUITS TO ENHANCE SAFETY AND SECURITY

TRAINING OF NEW RECRUITS TO ENHANCE SAFETY AND SECURITY

The training of newly recruited staff of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) is part of the Authority’s commitment to entrench safety and security in the nation’s airports. The Managing Director of FAAN, Engr Saleh Dunoma stated this in...
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FORTY NIGERIANS DEPORTED

FORTY NIGERIANS DEPORTED

Forty Nigerians,made up of 29 males and seven females have been deported by United Kingdom and Australia for various immigration offences. All the deportees arrived the Murtala Muhammed Airport at about 7:25am aboard a charter plane with registration mark ZTA-...
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THE ACTS OF PROMOTING A SUSTAINABLE AIR TRANSPORT ECONOMY WHILE MAINTAINING HIGH LEVEL OF AVIATION SAFETY STANDARDS

THE ACTS OF PROMOTING A SUSTAINABLE AIR TRANSPORT ECONOMY WHILE MAINTAINING HIGH LEVEL OF AVIATION SAFETY STANDARDS

Director-General, Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, Captain Mukhtar Usman says in the last two and half decades, revenue flow to airlines globally has dropped substantially in the face of discontinued State funding, sustained de-regulation/liberalization...
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DISPATCHER — YOUR WORK AND I

DISPATCHER — YOUR WORK AND I

I am a Dispatcher. This will make quite some meanings to someone involved with the workings of a functional aircraft. Functional because, we see aircraft do what it is designed to do, oblivious of what had gone in to see...
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UNDER THE RADAR — PLANNED OBSOLESCENCE

UNDER THE RADAR — PLANNED OBSOLESCENCE

Planned obsolescence occurs when a piece of equipment is deliberately designed to have a specific life span which is usually very short; two to five years in most cases. Within the period that period of two to five years that...
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AMAECHI SETS THE BALL ROLLING IN TRANSPORT

AMAECHI SETS THE BALL ROLLING IN TRANSPORT

… leadership courage, within or outside governance , transfers back to, and animates follower, so that when a familiar voice is heard saying “Let us march,” it finds the followers not merely ready, but miles ahead.” Wole Soyinka Since a...
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DISPATCHER  : MEASURING UP

DISPATCHER : MEASURING UP

To measure up suggests there is a standard being looked up to and to meet, there is the desire to achieve the required set goal, there is a means of evaluation and it is purpose driven.  In the aviation industry,...
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UNDER THE RADAR : MANAGING THE DYNAMICS OF TECHNOLOGYOBSOLESCENCE IN THE NIGERIAN AVIATION INDUSTRY

This write-up focuses only on technology obsolescence. However other classes might be mentioned only in passing. The obsolescence phenomenon is very evident and impacting in the aviation industry when we consider equipment procurement, maintenance, repair and ...
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FOR THE RECORD : MEDVIEW AIRLINE OPENS LONDON ROUTE

FOR THE RECORD : MEDVIEW AIRLINE OPENS LONDON ROUTE

It gives me pleasure to welcome you again to Medview Airline Headquarters. The last time we met here in August to rub minds was when we took delivery of our B767-300ER. It was on that day that I broke the...
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ENGINEER DUNOMA – A SIMPLE, QUIET ACHIEVER By Yakubu Dati

ENGINEER DUNOMA – A SIMPLE, QUIET ACHIEVER By Yakubu Dati

Being at the top of his career has not changed his simple character and his quiet demeanour. Engineer Saleh Dunoma, Managing Director/CEO of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, (FAAN) appears to let his work speak for him. And so...
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