Airlines panic as FG ‘withdraws’ N27b support
The plight of local airlines has taken a turn for the worse as more become insolvent, struggling to meet financial obligations.
Aviation workers vow to resist airport concession
Aviation workers yesterday rejected the planned concession of the big four airports in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Kano, describing the processes as faulty and unilateral decision of the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika.
Aviation workers’ clampdown on in-flight catering services lingers
Aviation workers under the aegis of National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), has vowed that until management of one of the in-flights catering services, Newrest Airline Services & Logistics Plc
Unions shut Newrest, Skycare catering services over anti-labour activities
Aviation workers’ union yesterday made good their threat to ground all activities at the Newrest Airline Services & Logistics Plc and Skycare Catering...
Minister intervenes as NUATE shuts down NCAA, demands DG’s removal
The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) yesterday shut down the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) demanding the removal of its Director General, Captain Usman Muhtar, over alleged highhandedness. Following the impasse, Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, invited aviation workers' unions to a meeting towards resolving grievances that led to picketing of…
NUATE cautions NIMET workers against embarking on strike
The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), has cautioned staffers of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET), against embarking on strike over actualisation of their Condition of Service (CoS).NUATE urged the workers to go about their duty lawfully saying the union would negotiate their entitlements with the agency for a better working environment. There…
Aviation unions picket Caverton Helicopters over unpaid benefits
Aviation workers’ unions yesterday protested against alleged anti-labour activities and unpaid benefits at Caverton Helicopters in Lagos. The protesters, drawn from the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) and Air Transport Senior Staff Services Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN), expressed grievances over management’s refusal to pay disengaged workers agreed benefits. The protests, which started as…
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.