Sirika, Aviation Labour Leaders visit Istanbul, Brasilia Airports over Airport Concession

The Aviation Minister, Senator Hadi Sirika has led a team comprising officials of the Ministry, agencies and organized labour in the aviation industry on an inspection tour of two successfully concessioned airports. A statement signed by Mr James Odaudu, Special Assistant to the Minister on Public Affairs, said the trip is part of efforts to ensure transparency, inclusiveness, demonstrate sincerity in the Airport concession programme and to choose the right model. According to Odaudu: “The team that visited the Istanbul Airport in Turkey and the Brasilia Airport in Brazil with…

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AIB-N, NCAT reaffirm commitment to stronger collaboration in capacity building

The Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria (AIB-N) and the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology, Zaria (NCAT) have reaffirmed their commitment to stronger collaboration in the area of capacity development and other aviation industry projects. The Bureau has also announced that it will launch its world-class training facility that will be the first in Africa before the end of 2023. The Commissioner/CEO, AIB-N Mr. Akin Olateru disclosed this on Wednesday when the Rector of the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology, Zaria (NCAT), Capt. Alkali Modibbo and his top management team paid him…

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NCAT Rector calls for well-orchestrated recovery plan for Nigeria aviation industry

The Rector of the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Capt. Alkali Modibbo, has stated that for the Nigerian aviation industry to overcome its current challenges and compete favourably in the new order, it requires a well-orchestrated recovery plan supported by the government and the external agencies. Speaking at conference organised by the League of Airports and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) with the theme: Nigeria’s Aviation Industry: Management, Policy and Regulation,’ Modibbo said that for the sector to wriggle out of the current challenges, caused by the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic,…

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