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FG intensifies airports' upgrade for resumption
In a last-minute push to get the airports ready, the Federal Government has rallied resources to get five airports ready for proposed local flights' resumption.
‘Low-cost infrastructure, regional cooperation to sustain aviation growth in Africa, others’
The International Air Transport Association (IATA), yesterday, said low-cost infrastructural development and regional cooperation would secure the future and growth of aviation in Africa and the Middle East region.
Six more countries okay single transport market agenda for Africa
The chances of a Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) have brightened as six new countries endorsed open skies agenda for the continent. While two of the new entrants had already signed, bringing the signatories to 29, four others are due to make official submissions this month.
Nigeria gets re-election into ICAO Council
Nigeria has been re-elected as a Part 2 member of the International Civil Aviation organisation (ICAO) Council for a new three-year term. Nigeria garnered 151 votes of the 193-member states, 18 more than it did in 2016
Nigeria, Cape Verde sign pact
The Federal Government and Cape Verde have reached Bilateral Air Service Agreement (BASA) to operate flights that connect the two countries. Nigeria’s Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, disclosed this pact after a meeting with Cape Verde representatives, on the sidelines of the just concluded International Civil Aviation Organisation/World Tourism Organisation’s (ICAO/UNWTO) ministerial conference…
Nigerian airports yet to meet ICAO’s security standard
Experts have expressed concern that none of the 26 airports nationwide has met minimum standard of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) bordering on enhanced security. They said though incidences of poaching and burglary on taxing aircraft are not new, it is, however, disturbing that the security architecture has not been reviewed, especially in…
Experts canvass regular medical, psychological checks on pilots
Due to cases of plane crashes that are blamed on human errors, particularly medical and psychological issues among pilots, there has been urgent call by the stakeholders to regularly upgrade ...
NAMA, Air force partner to enhance airspace safety
The collaboration, being one in a series, would also see to training of personnel and exchange programmes among staffers of the two institutions.