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Stakeholders to brainstorm at sunset airport confab

By Wole Oyebade
01 July 2022   |   1:53 am
Top stakeholders in the aviation industry will later this month, brainstorm on concerns bordering on sunset airport, towards finding a lasting solution.

Hadi Sirika

Top stakeholders in the aviation industry will later this month, brainstorm on concerns bordering on sunset airport, towards finding a lasting solution.

Meeting at the 26th annual conference of the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) in Lagos, the stakeholders will draw attention to the challenges created by daylight operations and alternatives before the service providers.

The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, and about 250 stakeholders have expressed readiness for the event. Among them are: the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited, Dr. Wale Babalakin; Chairman of Air Peace Airline, Allen Onyema; Chairman of Finchglow Travels, Bankole Bernard; Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Agency (NCAA), Capt. Musa Nuhu, and the Acting Managing Director of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Lawrence Pwajok.

The list also has the Managing Director of Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Capt. Rabiu Yadudu; the Commissioner, Accident Investigation Bureau -Nigeria (AIB-N), Akin Olateru, and CEO of Topbrass Aviation Limited, Capt. Roland Iyayi.

Secretary of the Planning Committee, Albinus Chiedu, said other major industry stakeholders and players have also confirmed their participation at the conference, which would be held virtually and physically.

Chiedu noted that as in the past editions, the conference had also drawn key participants and organisations from within and outside the country’s aviation industry.