Aviation stakeholders confirm participation at AIB/LAAC Conference

Top stakeholders in the Nigeria’s aviation industry have confirmed participation in the conference with the theme, “Preventing Human Factors in Accident Occurrences, which will hold this Friday, January 15, 2021 at the Sheraton Hotels & Suites, Lagos. The conference organized by Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), Nigeria’s sole accident investigation agency, in partnership with the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC), Nigeria’s aviation media umbrella body saddled with the responsibility of ensuring effective media coverage and practice in the aviation industry, will commence at 09.00hrs with 80 stakeholders in physical…

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Court orders Emirates Airlines to pay $1.6m, N50m for unlawful conversion of passenger’s funds

A Federal High Court Lagos has ordered Emirates Airlines to pay $1.6million and N50millon for unlawful conversion of a passenger’s funds. The businessman, Mr. Orji Prince Chu Ikem, whose hand luggage contained $1, 630 million , was illegally and unlawfully converted by some staff of Emirates Airlines, during a business trip from Lagos to China in 2007. The court also awarded the sum of N50 million against Emirates Airlines, for the untold hardship it subjected the businessman to, as a result of the said illegal and unlawful conversion of the businessman’s…

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We are building capacities in parking, shopping, automation to reduce leakages- FAAN MD

Since his appointment as managing director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, in May 2019, Capt. Rabiu Yadudu has demonstrated rare leadership qualities aimed at repositioning Nigerian airports. In this interview, Capt. Yadudu speaks on the impact of covid 19 to the aviation industry in 2020, what airport users should expect from FAAN in terms of safety, security, efficiencies in 2021, collaboration with other agencies to tackle the more deadly second strain of covid 19, the reconstruction of the old terminal in Lagos, lack of transit facilities at…

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