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Nigerian Airports receives 227,834 Aircraft, 15.2 million Passengers in 2018

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said a total of 15.2 million passengers passed through Nigerian airports in 227,834 aircraft movements in 2018. This was revealed in FAAN’s 2018 Annual Report obtained yesterday by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. The report posted an increase of 2.5 million passengers from 12.7 […]

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New airport, NAIA terminal designed to give passengers maximum comfort – FAAN

The Managing Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mr Saleh Dunoma, says the newly inaugurated international terminal of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, was designed give maximum comfort to air travelers. Dunoma, disclosed this in an interview with newsmen, on Sunday in Abuja. He explained that the facility provided in the new terminal […]

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11 mln passengers travels via Nigerian airports in 163,646 aircraft movements – FAAN

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says a total of 10.9 million passengers passed through Nigerian airports in 163,646 aircraft movements between January and September. A statistics obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) from FAAN in Abuja on Thursday, revealed that the figure was an increase of 1.7 million passengers from 9.2 […]

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Fire guts Forte Oil station at Lagos airport

There was pandemonium on Friday afternoon at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos following a fire outbreak at the Forte Oil Petrol Station. The inferno which started around 2.10pm saw people running for safety thereby causing vehicular traffic jam on the roads within the airport. The spokesperson for the Lagos Airport Police Command, DSP Joseph Alabi, […]

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More airports will get international certification in 2019 – FAAN

Following the certification of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, more airports are set to be certified in 2019 by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority in line with the International Civil Aviation Organisation safety standards. The certification of airport improves its safety and other ratings in the global […]

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FAAN condemn violation of airport rules by loyalists of politicians

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria on Sunday condemned the invasion of the runway of the Sultan Abubakar III International Airport, Sokoto by loyalists of some politicians, who broke through the airport in a bid to receive their masters. FAAN also cautioned politicians to stop violating safety arrangements at the airports, particularly as the 2019 […]

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Abuja international airport terminal to begin operation in October

The new international terminal that is being constructed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja will begin operations in October this year, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria announced on Thursday. FAAN also stated that the remaining facilities at the terminal that should be in place would be ready by next month, while the inauguration […]

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Airlines sold tickets worth ₦505.2 billion in 2017 – NCAA

Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, said, Thursday, that domestic and international airlines operating in Nigeria sold tickets worth ₦505.2 billion in 2017. The regulatory agency also said it applied 90 sanctions on pilots, cabin crew, aircraft engineers, and four approved maintenance organisations for violations of civil aviation safety regulations between October 2014 and December 2017. […]

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NAHCO partners NCAA, NCS, FAAN on aviation growth

In continuation of his consultation with aviation stakeholders, the newly-appointed Managing Director/CEO of the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc, Mr. Idris Yakubu, recently visited key aviation regulators and stakeholders. Yakubu visited the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), and the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) airport command where he pledged […]

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INTERVIEW: Nigeria to ensure safe drone operations – Dunoma, FAAN boss

Saleh Dunoma, the Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has 37 years of cognate experience in the aviation sector. A 1979 graduate of Building Engineering from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Dunoma had a brief stint in the public and private sectors before being employed in the Civil Engineering Department of the […]

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FAAN employs 300 fire fighters, security personnel in AVSEC

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says it has hired about 300 officers in the Aviation Security (AVSEC) and Aerodrome Rescue and Firefighting Services (ARFFS) who recently graduated from the class of September 2017 cadets. The personnel were ushered into FAAN’s fold, following a passing out parade held at the Murtala Mohammed Airport (MMA) […]

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FG approves concession of MMIA, Abuja airports

Despite stiff opposition by various stakeholders against the privatisation of the nation’s leading airports, Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday, disclosed that the Federal Executive Council (FEC) has agreed to concession the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, and Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja. Speaking at the fifth edition of the presidential quarterly business forum, which held […]

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