FAAN aviation security personnel slumps, dies at Lagos airport
A Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) security personnel, Mr Usman Mohammed, on Friday slumped and died while on duty at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos.
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.
NUATE threatens legal action over sacked workers
The Nigerian Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) has threatened to sue the Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Ltd. (BASL), if it fails to reinstate 20 employees it recently sacked. The union’s General Secretary, Mr Olayinka Abioye, gave the warning recently in Lagos. Abioye alleged that the workers were sacked by BASL, operators of the Murtala Muhammed…
Aviation union backs NCAA’s suspension of FirstNation Airways’ licence
The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) on Monday said that it supported the indefinite suspension placed on the Air Operators Certificate (AOC) of FirstNation Airways. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) suspended the airline’s licence for carrying out unauthorised and illegal operations. The agency said…
Aviation unions threaten strike over N45b Nigeria Airways pension arrears
Workers’ unions in the aviation industry have threatened to shut the airspace and ground all flight activities in protest against the Federal Government’s refusal to pay N45b pension and gratuities of Nigeria Airways ex-workers.
Another batch of 387 Nigerians return from Libya with tales of woe
Barely a week after 401 Nigerians returned from Libya, another batch of 387 have been evacuated and returned home with tales of woe.
Aviation workers move to stop concession of airports
Workers in the aviation sector yesterday gave the Federal Government a 15-day ultimatum to suspend plans to concession airports nationwide.The workers, under the aegis of Air Transport Service Senior Staff Association of Nigeria .....
Aviation workers clash over proposed concession of Lagos, Abuja airports
Workers in the aviation sector yesterday clashed in Lagos over the planned concessioning of Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja.
Arik Air shut as workers, unionists clash
In the events leading to the shutdown, a mild drama played out at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMMA) where the management and workers of Arik Air engaged the unions albeit unsuccessfully.