NCPC tasks air carriers, ground handlers on bound of unity, confirms June 2 for flag off of 2019 Easter Pilgrimage

Ahead of the 2019 Christian Pilgrimage Exercise, Air Carriers and Ground handlers have been urged to build a bound of unity with the commission for effective delivery. The executive secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev. Tor Uja stated this during the second phase of bid opening for Airlift and Ground handlers. He explained that when the service providers work in oneness with the Commission, both the commission and themselves will be able to achieve the set goals. Adding that it should be a developmental position to promote the…

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NAHCO gets ISAGO certification for Kano station

The Nigerian Aviation Company plc (nahco aviance) has announced certification of its operations with the recent ISAGO certificate issued by IATA for its operations in Kano. The new IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) Registration certification for Kano expires on 21 August, 2020. The certification of Kano operations brings to three, the total number of stations certified by ISAGO. The others are Lagos and Abuja.NAHCO is the only ground handler in Nigeria with ISAGO certifications in three stations. Late last year, the Company announced the RA 3 revalidation of…

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Arik Air wins Century Group’s courage, safety award

Arik Air was celebrated by oil and gas giant, Century Group on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 when the airline and its crew were presented with the award of courage and safety at the group’s corporate head office in Lagos. The award according to the group executive director (GED) of Century Group, Mr. Alaba Owoyemi, was geared towards the promotion and reward of outstanding health, safety and environment practices and culture within Nigeria. Mr. Owoyemi recalled the experience onboard Arik Air flight W3 745 of October 28, 2018 in which the…

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Dana Air opens more outlets, set for further expansion

Dana Air has opened more sales and ticketing outlets in Abuja and Uyo to provide more convenient booking options for its guests. The airline in a statement by its media and communications manager, Kingsley Ezenwa said the outlets which will be officially opened on the 2nd of June 2019, is to meet with growing requests by its guests to have more outlets outside the airport. Ezenwa stated that: “We are pleased to announce that on the 2nd of June 2019, we shall be opening  more outlets in Abuja and Uyo in fulfillment…

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FAAN MD re-affirms commitment to improved service delivery at airports, engages airline operators

The managing director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, Capt Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu has re-affirmed  the Authority’s commitment to the improvement of services at our airports. Speaking on Thursday, May 30 2019, at a meeting with Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) and Airline Operating Committee (AOC) at the Headquarters of the Authority in Lagos, Captain Yadudu noted that the essence of the meeting was to re-affirm the Authority’s commitment to the improvement of services at our airports and to solicit their cooperation and support in this regard. Adding that…

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National Troupe workers protest poor leadership, want Tar Ukor removed

The workers of National Troup defied heavy rains in Lagos this morning to protest the draconian regime of its executive director, Mr Tar Ukor. The workers accused their boss of absenteeism and neglecting their welfare and also intimidating those who draw his attention to the failure in the system. One placard on display by the workers described Ukor as revolutionary without any known achievement since he was appointed to rescue the national dance Troupe from collapse. Source close to the workers described Tar Ukor’s administration as the worst since the…

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