‘Strategic infrastructure upgrade to enhance safety, new traffic at airports’
Guide to Sleeping in Airports survey 2017 again listed Nigerian international airports among the worst in the world. Port-Harcourt International Airport...
FAAN evacuates abandoned planes, installs cameras at Lagos airport
Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has commenced the evacuation of abandoned aircraft at the air-side of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA) in Lagos.At least 13 aircraft belonging to different airlines have been abandoned at the air-side of the airport for years with their owners.....
Lifeline for BASL, FAAN in MMA2 concession saga
Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) this week intervened in the Murtala Muhammed Airport II (MMA2) concession controversy, in an approach that may eventually resolve it for mutual benefit. WOLE OYEBADE reports. A new ray of hope shined brightly on Murtala Muhammed Airport terminal two (MMA2) in Lagos some days ago when the most crucial meeting,…
FAAN completes repairs of Enugu Airport runway
The repair of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, runway has been completed, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said in Lagos on Monday.
Enugu, Owerri passengers are causing problems for us, say airline operators
Passengers flying to Enugu and Owerri in the Southeast have been causing a lot of problems for airlines operators at the domestic airport.
FAAN launches investigation into alleged theft on taxing aircraft
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has begun investigations into the case of a burgled taxing aircraft in Lagos. A gang of thieves allegedly burgled an aircraft on the runway of Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos on Tuesday, carting away belongings of its crew. The private jet with registration number 9H-VFA, owned by…
Abuja Airport gets NCAA certification
In line with the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) standard, the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, yesterday, certified the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja aerodrome for operations.
149 stranded Nigerians return from Libya
Another batch of 149 Nigerians that had been stranded in Libya yesterday returned to Lagos, courtesy of the repatriation effort of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).
Low ranking of Nigeria’s aviation
My trip to Abuja, the other week, once again, brought me into close contact with Nigeria’s aviation and its operational deficiencies. It is baffling that Nigeria can’t build standard infrastructure at her airports, which accounts for the low ranking of the airports.