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Nigeria Air: FG allocates 49 per cent equity to foreign partners

Nigeria Air: FG allocates 49 per cent equity to foreign partners

The Minister of Aviation, Alhaji Hadi Sirika, has unfolded the share holding portfolio of the soon to be launched Nigeria Air. Addressing the media at the end of a virtual Federal Executive Council meeting presided…

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Air Nigeria takes off April 2022, says Aviation minister

Air Nigeria takes off April 2022, says Aviation minister

National airliner, Air Nigeria, is expected to take off by April 2022, the Minister of Aviation Senator Hadi Sirika has disclosed. The Minister spoke to State House Correspondents on Wednesday after the week’s Federal Executive…

Aviation & Travels
Panic as air traffic controller slumps, dies at Abuja airport

Panic as air traffic controller slumps, dies at Abuja airport

Aniekan Inuk Effiong, an Air Traffic Controller at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, is dead. Daily Trust gathered that Effiong died on duty in the wee hours of Monday. The Controller identified in his early…

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Bi-Courtney, Maevis, foreign firms, others jostle for Nigeria’s 4 international airports

Bi-Courtney, Maevis, foreign firms, others jostle for Nigeria’s 4 international airports

Some 13 local and foreign companies have indicated serious interest with the submission of bids to be prequalified for the planned concession of Nigeria’s 4 international airports. This is coming barely 2 months after the…

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Nigerian Airports record 6.4m passengers in the first half of 2021

Nigerian Airports record 6.4m passengers in the first half of 2021

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has stated that about 6,420,820 passengers passed through Nigeria’s airports in the first half of the year, which is a 50.7% increase compared to 4,267, 409 compared to…

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FEC approves N47bn contracts for Aviation, Works, others

FEC approves N47bn contracts for Aviation, Works, others

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved N47 billion for various projects in the ministries of Aviation, Works and Housing and other federal establishments. This was disclosed to State House Correspondents at the end…

Aviation & Travels
Aviation ground operators threaten nationwide strike

Aviation ground operators threaten nationwide strike

Ground handling firms have threatened to embark on an indefinite strike over the directive by the House of Representatives Committees on Aviation to the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) not to approve the companies for…