Again, NAHCO Gets ISAGO Certification 

Again, NAHCO Gets ISAGO Certification 

  The Nigerian Aviation Handling Company PLC (nahco aviance) continues to demonstrate excellence in the Aviation industry with the recent recertification of its operations by IATA which issued it with fresh ISAGO Certificate. The re-certification which runs till June 12, 2018 replaces the one which expires June this year. NAHCO had always had the certification, getting re-certified by IATA at the expiration of one certification. IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations Program (SAGO) is a…

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FG Spends N33bn On Airports’ Runway Resurfacing

FG Spends N33bn On Airports’ Runway Resurfacing

    11 Others To Gulp N22bn Most Runways Expired 10 Years Ago   The Federal Government has spent over N33.09 billion to resurface most of the country’s airport runways between 2004 and 2015, Woleshadare.net has learnt. Despite this colossal amount, the facilities are still in terrible shape with most of them ridden with potholes, causing danger to life and equipment. A document made available to our correspondent shows that the resurfacing of the runways…

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Nigeria releases $300 million out of $600 million airlines’ funds

Nigeria releases $300 million out of $600 million airlines’ funds

*Egypt frees $240 million trapped funds Foreign airlines operating to Nigeria can now heave a sigh of relief as the value of ticket sales owed to foreign airlines in Nigeria has been reduced by over 50 percent since June, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said yesterday, adding that it is making progress to recoup billions of dollars in revenues blocked by some countries. The clearing house for global airlines  in June this year put…

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Air France-KLM picture story

Air France-KLM picture story

In the first picture we have Mr Arthur Dieffenthaler, Commercial Director Air France KLM with the winners of the grand finale of Dare2Dream Season 3, a KLM sponsored Youth empowerment competition in conjunction with Kinabiti Fashion Italy. The event was held in Lagos recently. In the second picture, we have Arthur Dieffenthaler, Commercial Director Air France KLM, and Mr Kunle Afolayan, Brand Ambassador for Air France, flanked by representatives from Top travel agencies in Nigeria…

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Workers protest continued closure of Aero Contractors

Workers protest continued closure of Aero Contractors

More than a month after the management of the airline grounded its operations because of lack of airplanes; workers of Aero Contractors today staged a peaceful protest over the continued closure of the airline by the Asset Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON). The protest was organised by the Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) and National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE). The workers, who began the protest at about 8.45a.m, marched…

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IATA records 10, 854 unruly passenger figure in 2015

IATA records 10, 854 unruly passenger figure in 2015

*Calls for 2014 Montreal Protocol Ratification The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released figures showing that reports of unruly passenger incidents on-board aircraft increased in 2015. Some 10,854 unruly passenger incidents were reported to IATA by airlines worldwide last year. This equates to one incident for every 1,205 flights, an increase from the 9,316 incidents reported in 2014 (or one incident for every 1,282 flights). The majority of incidents involved verbal abuse, failure to follow…

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The Struggling Boeing 777 Gets a Big Boost From the Middle East

The Struggling Boeing 777 Gets a Big Boost From the Middle East

Adam Levine-Weinberg (TMFGemHunter) Boeing’s goal of selling at least 40 current-generation 777s in 2016 looks much more feasible than it did just one week ago. While the stock market has surged to record highs in 2016, shares of Boeing (NYSE:BA) have been held down by widespread worries about slowing aircraft demand. Indeed, with the end of September quickly approaching, Boeing is less than halfway to its full-year goal for aircraft orders. Order activity for the 777 widebody family…

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Aviation to inject $5b into economy through PPP ‎…. FAAN MD

Aviation to inject $5b into economy through PPP ‎…. FAAN MD

*$3.10tr projected as accruals in 30 years Wole Shadare Thee Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Saleh Dunoma yesterday said the aviation sector is expected to inject about $5b  out of the  $3.10 Trillion required by the National Integrated Infrastructure Masterplan (NIMP) over a period of 30 years through Public Private Partnerships  (PPP). Dunoma stated this at the annual conference and exhibition of the Airport Council International ACI) holding in Montreal….

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Dissecting Planned Concession Of Nigerian Airports

Dissecting Planned Concession Of Nigerian Airports

As the calls for the concession of Nigerian airports grow, experts have called on government to put it on a sound footing to avoid the mistakes of the past. They agreed that FAAN’s inefficiency makes the call more vociferous. WOLE SHADARE writes   Airports in terrible shape That Nigerian airports are in decrepit state is not in doubt. The decay stares you in the face. This also brings to the fore over N500 billion allegedly…

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Bi-Courtney: Nigeria Has $200bn Aviation Infrastructure Deficit

Bi-Courtney: Nigeria Has $200bn Aviation Infrastructure Deficit

Nigeria’s current infrastructure deficit is estimated to be in excess of $200 billion, Chief Executive Officer, Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited, operator of the ultra-modern Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA2), Capt. Jari Williams, has said. Williams, who quoted the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), spoke at a conference on privatisation/concession of Nigerian airports held in Lagos last Friday. Consequently, he said sadly, that aviation has not been spared in the wind of controversial concessions, which he said…

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