Aviation workers vow to resist airport concession
Aviation workers yesterday rejected the planned concession of the big four airports in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Kano, describing the processes as faulty and unilateral decision of the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika.
FAAN workers, management reach truce over salary
The management of Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and the workers have agreed that May salary will be paid in full.
Aviation unions suspend strike, reopen NCAA offices
The offices of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) were on Friday reopened for operations following the suspension of the two-day strike by aviation unions. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the unions are: Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) and the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE). Others…
Minister intervenes as NUATE shuts down NCAA, demands DG’s removal
The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) yesterday shut down the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) demanding the removal of its Director General, Captain Usman Muhtar, over alleged highhandedness. Following the impasse, Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, invited aviation workers' unions to a meeting towards resolving grievances that led to picketing of…
ASUU begins strike, labour mobilises for tomorrow
As its tomorrow’s deadline for strike draws close, organised labour did not attend the conciliatory meeting with the Federal Government’s...
Airlines lose over N400 million to MMA2 closure
Local airlines yesterday recorded losses in excess of N400 million over the closure of Murtala Muhammed Airport II (MMA2) and disruption of flight activities on Wednesday.
Airlines fear huge losses as unions shut MMA2 Terminal
At least five airlines are now counting their losses over workers’ unions’ shutdown of the Murtala Muhammed Airport II (MMA2) Terminal in Lagos.
Union issues Bi-Courtney fresh ultimatum over sacked workers
Aviation workers’ union has issued Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL) a two-week fresh ultimatum to either reverse the sack of 26 workers or have the Murtala Muhammed Airport II (MMA2) shut down.
Airports concession: Unions urge FG to consider workers’ interest
Two aviation unions on Monday urged the Federal Government to consider the interest of workers in the sector as it goes ahead with the plan to concession the four major airports in the country. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the unions are: The Air Transport Senior Staff Services Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN)…