About 12 years after being left redundant, severance package of 982 ex-workers of Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO PLC) has remained unpaid and currently stuck between the company and the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE).
The Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, has cautioned aviation unions against issuing threats of strikes over Conditions of Service (CoS), a statement he issued in Lagos, on Saturday, said.
Drumbeats of disenchantment notwithstanding, NG Eagle, a new airline, is warming up to launch operations, having inched closer to acquiring an Air Operating Certificate (AOC).
The move by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) to birth a new airline, NG Eagle, from the assets of Arik Air has stirred a controversy among various aviation unions.
25 Dec 2020
The Federal Government’s plan to push airports’ ownership and operations to private investors that are equipped with both the know-how and financial muscle is straightforward.
18 Dec 2020
The colossal loss in aviation should not have come as a surprise. Air travel is a high-end, tight budget industry where every minute counts and is accounted for. Three months of lockdown could only mean collateral doom.
4 Dec 2020
Aviation unions on Friday shutdown operations of Arik Air over alleged refusal of the management to fulfill an agreement on payments of workers’ terminal benefits.
14 Sep 2020
Operations of Arik Air were on Monday shut down by the aviation unions over alleged non payment of staff salaries since April after placing 90 per cent of the workforce on compulsory leave and other anti-labour practices.
31 Aug 2020
Ibadan Airport workers on Monday held a peaceful march round the major streets of the city to protest against Federal Government’s plan to concession...
1 Jul 2020
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.
23 May 2020
The management of Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and the workers have agreed that May salary will be paid in full.