MMA2 continues operations as FAAN shelves threat to withdraw services
The Management of the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2), Lagos on Monday continued flight operations following the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria...
FAAN grounds Lagos, Warri airports, others over N2.6b debt
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) yesterday announced the withdrawal of its services from the Murtala Muhammed Airport II (MMA2) terminal in Lagos. Also affected are the airports in Gombe, Kebbi and Delta states.The action, which takes effect this morning, is in protest against a debt of N2.608 billion allegedly owed by the facilities.
Minister reiterates FG’s commitment to secure nation’s airports
The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, has reiterated Federal Government’s commitment to ensuring safety and security at the nation’s airports for efficient air transportation in Nigeria. Sirika gave the assurance on Friday in Abuja when the Managing Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mr Saleh Dunoma, presented to him, awards of…
Power outage hits Lagos airport, temporarily disrupts operations
Flight operations were on Wednesday evening disrupted at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos following a power outage.
Specialists decry ‘poor’ response to Overland aircraft fire incident
Experts in the aviation industry have decried the response of Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting Services (ARFFS) team to a recent fire incident involving Overland Airways aircraft, describing it as poor and unbefitting of a modern airport.
Overland aircraft catches fire In Lagos, as MMA2 reopens after pact with union
A turboprop aircraft belonging to Overland Airways was, yesterday, severely damaged by fire while parked at the airline’s hanger at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), gathered that the ATR aircraft, with registration number, 5N-BPE, was being powered by the Ground Power…
Airlines make alternative flight arrangements as unions continue picketing of MMA2
Airlines operating at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2) Lagos, have been forced to make alternative arrangements to fly their passengers as aviation unions continued their picketing of the terminal on Thursday.
Host community threatens to disrupt activities at Owerri airport
The host community to the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri, Imo State, has threatened to disrupt activities at the airport, in protest against alleged marginalisation by the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). The aggrieved youths alleged breach of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that grants them employment preferences ahead of other Nigerians. The…
Unease over ‘stolen’ jets at Lagos airport
Two Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 aircraft formerly used by Topbrass Aviation Services Limited, a local operator, have been allegedly stolen in Lagos.The airplanes (registration numbers 5N-TBB and 5N-TBC) have been the focus of a legal tussle between the lessor, Seagold Investment Limited
Airport cleaner returns bag with foreign currencies found in male toilet
Just when the inspiring story of the two honest Halogen guards is yet to fade away, another Nigerian, Mary Ishaya, a janitor with Lakewood Development Company...