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International Flight Passengers Present Fake Covid-19 Results

International Flight Passengers Present Fake Covid-19 Results

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has raised the alarm that some international flight passengers who presented negative COVID-19 results tested positive for the virus on arrival in Nigeria. The National Coordinator of the PTF, Dr Sani Aliyu, disclosed this yesterday while appearing before a joint Senate committee on health and aviation. Appearing alongside […]

COVID-19 – Airports 90% Ready For Reopening, Says FG

COVID-19 – Airports 90% Ready For Reopening, Says FG

The federal government on Saturday hinted that airports in the country were about 90% ready to restart operation, going by measures already in place. Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, disclosed this during flight simulations organised to test the preparedness of the airports. The airports had been closed in March as part of measures to […]

Nigeria Prepares For Ebola Outbreak As NCDC, FAAN Strategise

Nigeria Prepares For Ebola Outbreak As NCDC, FAAN Strategise

  The Federal Government through the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) yesterday said the country is prepared for another Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak. The assurances is on the sideline of the fatality of the outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which has spread from […]

US Federal Aviation Administration Begins Audit of Nigeria’s Aviation Industry

US Federal Aviation Administration Begins Audit of Nigeria’s Aviation Industry

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has commenced the assessment of Nigerian’s aviation sector with a visit to the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) yesterday. A four-member team from the FAA arrived Nigeria weekend to conduct the audit which would take place from August 21 to 25, 2017, according to the spokesman of NCAA, […]

FAAN Bans Luggage Screening At MMIA Departure Hall

FAAN Bans Luggage Screening At MMIA Departure Hall

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria says checking of travellers luggage will no longer be done at the departure hall of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. The Managing Director, FAAN, Mr. Saleh Dunoma, said this was part of the plan to ensure the implementation of the Executive Order recently issued by the Acting President […]

Passengers Stranded as Arik Suspends Operation over Picketing by Union

Passengers Stranded as Arik Suspends Operation over Picketing by Union

Passengers were stranded wednesday when Nigeria’s largest airline, Arik Air, suspended flights owing to the picketing of its operations by the aviation workers’ union. The union early yesterday morning stopped the take off of the airline’s flights from its operational hub, the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, over its […]