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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NUATE suggests new methodology for bailout package for Nigeria aviation sector

The National Union of Air Transport Employees, NUATE has suggested a new methodology for the bailout package for Nigeria aviation sector. NUATE while appealing to the federal government to hasten its steps towards releasing the bailout package for the aviation sector in Nigeria noted that that the methodology to be applied for the intervention must not be business as usual. The union in a statement signed by its secretary general, comrade Ocheme Aba explained that two previous financial interventions in the aviation sector left much to be desired. According to…

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