ENCOUNTER

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 day, either...
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STAR INTERVIEW – Common front between the agencies and the passengers or airlines -Mrs Victoria Shin-Aba

STAR INTERVIEW – Common front between the agencies and the passengers or airlines -Mrs Victoria Shin-Aba

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 airports. Today our airports are...
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ENCOUNTER: ARIK AIR: NCAA HAS QUESTIONS TO ANSWER…Owolabi

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...
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STAR INTERVIEW — AIRPORTS DEVELOPMENT WILL AID AGRICULTURE, EXPORT TRADE – OWOLABI

STAR INTERVIEW — AIRPORTS DEVELOPMENT WILL AID AGRICULTURE, EXPORT TRADE – OWOLABI

People should start appreciating that everybody has to tighten his or her belt; to go back to the farm. And the government should create an enabling environment to assist them so that we too can start being a country of...
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AIRPORTS DEVELOPMENT WILL AID AGRICULTURE, EXPORT TRADE – OWOLABI

AIRPORTS DEVELOPMENT WILL AID AGRICULTURE, EXPORT TRADE – OWOLABI

AVIATIONLINE: We know you were at the helm of affairs in the Skypower Aviation Handling Company, SAHCOL, subsidiary of the liquidated Nigeria Airways. Also you just retired from the Skyway Aviation Handling Company, SAHCOL, subsidiary of SIFAX Group that bough...
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GROW AVIATION TO DRIVE NATIONAL ECONOMY … Capt. Dele Ore tells FG

GROW AVIATION TO DRIVE NATIONAL ECONOMY … Capt. Dele Ore tells FG

AVIATIONLINE: Domestic airlines in Nigeria are like patients with terminal ailments, they hardly live beyond 10 years. How can their life span be elongated? CAPTAIN DELE ORE: There is the price war. These are the things that will kill any...
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STAR INTERIEW : NIGERIA BLEEDS FROM OPEN SKIES  AGREEMENT

STAR INTERIEW : NIGERIA BLEEDS FROM OPEN SKIES AGREEMENT

AVIATIONLINE: There are excess administrative personnel as against technical staff in all the aviation parastatal with so much wage bill. What do you think should be done with them? CAPTAIN DELE ORE: Excess administrative staff, I would say, in most...
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Encounter :  OJIKUTU TASKS FAAN ON SECURITY AT AIRPORTS (2)

Encounter : OJIKUTU TASKS FAAN ON SECURITY AT AIRPORTS (2)

The other day, we had incidents of stowaway on a particular airline twice in a row without adequate measures put in place to avoid a recurrence. In a sane environment there are security procedures to be followed in respect of...
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NIGERIA AT 55: OUR AVIATION YET CRAWLING – SAYS AVM OKANLAWON

NIGERIA AT 55: OUR AVIATION YET CRAWLING – SAYS AVM OKANLAWON

AVIATIONLINE: How can Nigeria derive maximum benefit from its aviation industry? AVM OKANLAWON: A quick snapshot back in time, precisely in the 60s and 70s reveals that Nigeria was at par or better than some Asian Tigers’ countries not just...
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“I’M LEAVING BEHIND A UNITED AVSECFAMILY  (2) …Ogunedo

“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 April 2004, I was crippled at...
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