Airports: FG assures of improvement in safety, security, as FAAN graduates 727 AVSEC, fire officers  

Photo Caption: Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, performing different roles during the match pass The minister of Aviation has said that the federal government of Nigeria will continue to improve on safety and security at the nation’s airports through training and capacity development of staff, in line with the provisions of the International Civil Aviation Organization. He made this disclosure at the passing out parade for 727 Aviation Security and Aerodrome Rescue and Fire Firefighting Services personnel held in Service Development Centre, Afaka, Kaduna State on Saturday, September 7,…

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FAAN assures of airports readiness for Sallah celebrations

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has assured all airport users that Nigerian airports under its management are fully ready to play host to air travellers during this Sallah celebrations. FAAN said in their statement that as part of their commitment to ensure seamless facilitation of its highly esteemed passengers during the Sallah celebrations and beyond, the VIP Protocol lounges at both the Murtala Muhammed International Airport and General Aviation Terminal, Lagos, have been refurbished to give maximum comfort and value to customers. The Authority stated that the maintenance…

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FAAN assures travellers of enhanced security, takes responsibility for airport breach

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has assured travellers and airport users that new measures are already being put in place to enhance security at the nation’s airports. The managing director of the Authority, Captain Hamisu Yadudu made the disclosure at a press conference held at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano today, while addressing the media on yesterday’s unfortunate incursion incident at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos. The MD noted that the violator, who is  suspected to be a Nigerien has been identified as Mr. Usman Adamu and…

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FG appoints Capt. Hamisu Yadudu as new FAAN MD

The federal government has approved the appointment of Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu as the new managing director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). Captain Yadudu whose appointment takes immediate effect takes over from the former managing director, Engr. Saleh Dunoma. The new appointment was announced in an official statement issued Monday and signed by the deputy director Press & Public Affairs, Ministry of Transportation (Aviation), James Odaudu. An ICAO / ACI accredited International Airport Professional, Captain Yadudu was until his new appointment, the Director of Airport Operations of…

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FAAN moves to decongest MMIA, advises passengers to use other airports

The management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has advised passengers outside Lagos to use some of the newly inagurated international airports in the country instead of coming to board from Lagos. Speaking in an interview with aviation journalists in Lagos over the weekend at the agency’s headquarters at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, the general manager corporate affairs of FAAN, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, stated that the move has become necessary in order to decongest the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos and put other newly built airports…

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FAAN installs new cooling system at MMIA arrival wing

Arrival passengers at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) are enjoying a new lease as the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has replaced the chillers at the Arrival Wing of the International Airport. This is the first stage of what is meant to be a total overhaul of the cooling system as the airport authority plans to extend the chillers to the Departure Wing as soon as possible to give passengers the right experience. Nigerianflightdeck learnt that the newly installed chillers were commissioned February 12, 2019 and immediately put…

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FAAN collapses makeshift tent at Port- Harcourt Airport

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has collapsed the make shift tent at the Port- Harcourt International Airport. The collapse of the make shift tent was squeal to the recent commissioning and movement of international operations to the new international terminal at the Port Harcourt International Airport, With this development, all domestic arrivals have now been moved to the old international terminal. Also, the former local departure lounge will henceforth serve as local arrival hall, while the erstwhile international departure lounge has now been converted to local departure lounge.

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FAAN assures air travellers of safety, comfort during yuletide

As yuletide approaches, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has notified air travelers and other airport users that her network of airports across the country are fully prepared for the usual surge in passenger traffic that is the norm during the season. FAAN in a statement signed by the general manager corporate affairs, Yakubu Henrietta (Mrs.) stated that in preparation for the season and beyond, it has beefed up security at all airports, especially the major international gateways in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Kano. “Also, we are improving on…

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Huge debt: FAAN explains withdrawal of services from Kebbi, Gombe, Bebi airports

Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has explained the withdrawal of fire, security services from Kebbi, Gombe, Bebi airports. FAAN explained in a statement signed by the general manager corporate affairs,  Henrietta Yakubu (Mrs.) that the withdrawal was following a final notice of payment issued to the above airports over a month ago. FAAN while notifying airlines, passengers and the general public that effective midnight of Sunday December 9, 2018, it was constrained to withdraw the services of their Security officers and Airport Fire and Rescue Services from Gombe, as…

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FAAN moves step ahead in becoming centre of excellence in aviation security training – Dunoma

The managing director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Engr. Saleh Dunoma has disclosed that its training school had moved a step ahead in becoming a centre of excellence in aviation security training in West and Central Africa. Speaking during the commissioning of the International Civil Aviation Organisation, ICAO certified training centre in Lagos over the weekend, Dunoma stated that the school was used as their internal training facility before. “Internal in the sense that there are some programmes we organise to train our staff not only in…

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