FAAN TO PARTNER KWARA STATE ON PERISHABLE EXPORT

FAAN TO PARTNER KWARA STATE ON PERISHABLE EXPORT

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has stated that it would partner with the Kwara state government to develop a robust agro-perishable cargo sector in the state and Nigeria as a whole. The Director of Cargo Development, Dr. Uchenna...
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ARUMEMI HITS HARD ON AVIATION MINISTRY

ARUMEMI HITS HARD ON AVIATION MINISTRY

Chairman of Arik Air, Sir Johnson Arumemi Ikhide has come hard on the ministry of aviation for not protecting Nigerian airlines; rather, they pay attention to their personal interest. Speaking at a Breakfast Meeting organised by the Aviation Round Table...
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SHAKE UP IN NCAA FOR EFFICIENCY AND SAFE FLIGHT OPERATIONS

SHAKE UP IN NCAA FOR EFFICIENCY AND SAFE FLIGHT OPERATIONS

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has carried out some levels of restructuring within the Agency. This is done with a view to enhancing efficiency in service delivery and safe flight operations in and out of the nation’s airspace. In...
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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 a...
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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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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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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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SHOW OF SHAME

SHOW OF SHAME

In May this year when officials of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) were visiting Nigeria to examine its facilities, two ugly incidents occurred at the nation’s premier gateway, the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos. First, personnel of...
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DON’T USE DEBTOR AIRLINES AS NATIONAL CARRIER… OJIKUTU

DON’T USE DEBTOR AIRLINES AS NATIONAL CARRIER… OJIKUTU

A Lagos based aviation expert has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to ignore the Ahmed Joda transition committee’s recommendation to merge certain existing domestic airlines to form the nucleus of a new national carrier for the country. Group Captain Joh...
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