Passengers stranded as harmattan disrupts flights at Kano Airport
Severe hazes and cloud weather have left hundreds of passengers stranded at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) in Kano State.
FAAN reopens Port Harcourt Airport for operations
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has announced the reopening of Port Harcourt International Airport for operations.
Instead of a Disability Commission
There was no ambiguity in our conclusion on the proposed disability commission at the weekend here that the establishment of such another commission should not be considered on a priority
Air Force conducts CT simulation at Kano airport
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), yesterday, conducted a Counter Terrorism (CT) Simulation Exercise at Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA), Kano.
Umahi declares four-year action on industrial clusters, airport
Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi on Friday said that building industrial clusters and a state-owned airport were among his vision for the state in the next four years. Umahi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that the secret for his strides was passion and grace. He said that he would continue to…
Man escapes death as car plunges into uncovered ditch on Airport Road
It was a near-death situation yesterday when a Toyota Camry car with registration number, Lagos MUS 753 FP, plunged into an uncovered ditch dug by Hitech construction company, the firm handling the Airport Road rehabilitation and expansion, at about 10:30a.m. during yesterday’s downpour. The incident occurred near the pedestrian bridge still under construction between 7/8…
Nigerian Airports record 3.5m passengers, 54,000 aircraft movement in Q1
A total of 3.5 million passengers passed through Nigerian airports in 54,000 aircraft movements in the first quarter of 2019, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said. According to FAAN’s First Quarter Report obtained by News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the figure represented an increase of 76,397 passengers or 2.23 per cent growth…
Air mishap averted in Port Harcourt
Irate passengers have urged the minister of aviation to probe the near air mishap involving Aero Contractors on Thursday night at the Port Harcourt international airport. Some of the passengers on board flight NIG 317 told The Guardian that the plane tyres at the point of landing failed to eject, thus, making it impossible for…
The architecture and technology of discipline
Anyone who has passed through the arrival hall at our premier international airport in Lagos recently would notice that the structure of arrival does not permit crowding and milling. A narrow path with guard rails leads to the passport control. Here, the architecture of discipline has tamed the hurry-hurry, rush-rush na-me-alone-get-road mentality that rules Nigeria…
160 workers freed after Istanbul airport protest
Turkey has freed 160 workers out of almost 600 who were arrested following a protest over work-related deaths and poor conditions at the construction site for Istanbul's third airport. Hundreds of labourers were arrested late on Friday as the security forces sought to break up a demonstration outside Istanbul Grand Airport, a huge development which…