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21 Apr 2019
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has announced resumption of flight operations at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja new terminal hours after fire scare on Saturday. FAAN’s Regional General Manager, North Central, Mr Sani Mahmud, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that normalcy had since returned to the terminal. Mahmud said that Turkish…
17 Apr 2019
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has again threatened to withdraw both aviation security and firefighting personnel from some airports over debt in excess of N2.6 billion beginning from May 1. The fresh warning is coming after an earli­er notice was issued last December to private and state-owned aerodromes, though was later suspended due…
15 Mar 2019
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has set up a committee to map out plans to boost non-aeronautical revenue, to upgrade airports’ infrastructure nationwide. This is as the agency said that it was going through some processes that would lead to the approval of its Aviation Security (AVSEC) to bear arms in 2019. The…
24 Dec 2018
Passengers in their hundreds were on Monday seen arriving and departing the Domestic Terminals 1 and 2 of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, ahead of the Yuletide. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Federal Government had declared Dec. 25 and 26 and Jan.1 , 2019 as public holidays to mark the…
16 Nov 2018
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…
13 Oct 2018
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…
4 May 2018
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) is to go cashless at airports nationwide, with the use electronic payment system for transactions. The e-payment option is to enhance the ease of payment, create payment options, and improve the speed and convenience of payments. General Manager Corporate Communications FAAN, Henrietta Yakubu, said all necessary arrangements had…
14 May 2017
The World Health Organisation (WHO), Friday, declared an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, saying that at least one person has been confirmed dead from the outbreak in the country’s northeast.
14 Nov 2016
The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has reiterated that the ongoing restructuring in the aviation agencies was to ensure justice in the system and reposition the sector for profitability.
8 Nov 2016
It is an indisputable fact that the aviation industry in Nigeria is in dire straits. This is a reflection of the inefficiency, lack of foresight, mismanagement and corruption in the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria...
18 Sep 2016
That the Federal Government is insisting on concessioning the four biggest airports in the country to private investors is a serious indictment of the managers of the facilities, who could not manage them to profitability.
6 Jul 2016
Initial excitement that greeted the flexible foreign exchange policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) appears to have vanished among foreign airliners as they are repatriating their ...


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