ICAO set to inaugurate FAAN ACI Training Centre

The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) is set to commission the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria’s (FAAN) Training Centre, which has been designated as Global Training Centre of Airports Council International (ACI). Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, the general manager, Corporate Communications in an interview with journalists on Monday in her office at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos said that the facility, which is situated at Lagos Airport would be commissioned this Friday. According to her, the commissioning and designation of the facility as ICAO/ACI Global Training Centre would further enhance…

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FG produces compendium of festivals across Nigeria to boost tourism

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said his Ministry will soon produce a compendium of the festivals across the country as part of efforts to boost tourism and showcase the country’s diverse cultures. The Minister disclosed this in Istanbul, Turkey, on Monday while speaking at the ongoing 3rd UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture, jointly organized by the two UN agencies. He said with more than 365 festivals across Nigeria, the country can organize one festival per day all year round, thus boosting domestic and…

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Air Peace scales safety test for B777 operations, set for demonstration flights

Picture Caption: Leader of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority inspectors, Group Capt. E. C. Agu (right) and his colleagues during Air Peace’s emergency evacuation and ditching demonstrations at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Thursday Air Peace on Thursday scaled a major regulatory hurdle on its path to international flight services, successfully performing the partial emergency evacuation and ditching demonstrations as part of the safety tests for the operation of its Boeing 777 aircraft. Air Peace scales safety test for B777 operations Air Peace on Thursday scaled a major…

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FG partners ICAO on Aerospace University, Aviation Security

Photo Caption: L-R: Dr. Fang Liu, ICAO Secretary General and  Sen. Hadi Sirika, Nigeria’s Minster of State for Aviation during a meeting, discussing ICAO’s support for Nigeria on establishment of Aerospace University and others at ICAO Headquarters in Montreal, Canada recently. The federal government has announced the interest of the global aviation regulatory agency, International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) to partner with the country’s aviation sector of the Ministry of Transportation in the establishment of Aerospace University and support for the upgrade of aviation security. The Minister of State for…

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