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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Passenger facilitation: FAAN to redirect arrival vehicular movements

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has notified passengers and other airport users that due to the ongoing construction works at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos (which is aimed at enhancing facilitation and improving travel experience of customers), vehicular movements on the arrival floor will be redirected effective 0800hours on Monday November 26, 2018. FAAN explained in a statement signed by general manager, Corporate Affairs, Yakubu Henrietta (Mrs.) that a temporary Arrival Pick Up Zone in the old car park (opposite the terminal building) will be opened. Mrs…

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FAAN to carry out routine maintenance at D wing of MMIA

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) is set to carry out routine maintenance at D wing of of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. Against this development, FAAN has notified airlines, passengers and the general public that maintenance will commence between 1000 hours and 1200hours on Saturday November 24, 2018 A statement signed by the general manager, Corporate Affairs Yakubu Henrietta (Mrs.) stated that all flight operations at the Wing will be diverted to  E Wing while the maintenance work would last. Mrs Yakubu restated FAAN’s commitment to her…

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Stakeholders support FAAN on PSC review

The proposed increment for the Passengers Service Charge (PSC) by Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has received endorsement from three aviation unions in the country.  FAAN has proposed an upward review of the current PSC which was last done eight years ago. The new PSC regime is expected to take effect from January 2019. The general secretary of National Union of Pensioners (NUP) FAAN Branch, Comrade Emeka Njoku told journalists in his office in Lagos that the review was over due in view of the the various projects being…

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FAAN refutes terminal access charge claims

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has refuted a trending notion that its security officers demand bribes before allowing airport users access into the terminal. FAAN in a statement signed by the general manager, Corporate Affairs), Yakubu Henrietta (Mrs.) noted that the airport is a public facility and no charge is required from any genuine user to access the facility. While the Authority confirmed that access might be restricted or controlled some times in order to safeguard Civil Aviation against Acts of unlawful interference in our Airports.  FAAN advised that…

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