Covid 19: Domestic flight still in operation – FAAN

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has notified the general public that although all international flight operations have been suspended, passengers can still travel within Nigeria unhindered.  FAAN in a statement signed by the general manager, Corporate Affairs, Henrietta Yakubu (Mrs.) used the  opportunity to request all Passengers and other stakeholders  to adhere strictly to all travel instructions and guidance in the interest of all. It will be recalled that all international flight operations into the country have been suspended by the Nigerisn Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA to prevent the…

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Owerri Airport bush fire incident didn’t affect flight operations – FAAN

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN has said the Owerri airport bush fire incident did not affect flight operations as normal flight operations continues unhindered. FAAN while informing airline operators and other airport users that a bush fire incident was reported at the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri stated that officers of the Air Rescue and Fire Fighting Services are presently on ground and fire fighting is in progress. The Authority appealed to host communities around airports to desist from burning bushes around the airports as the act…

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FAAN’s ARFFS battles bush fire around MMIA, Lagos

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has informed airlines operators other airport users that a bush fire incident has been reported around the RESA of 36L, Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. FAAN in a statement signed by the general manager, corporate affair, Henrietta Yakubu (Mrs.) said officers of the Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting Services (ARFFS) are presently on ground and fire fighting is in progress. Mrs Yakubu said the incident did not affect flight operations as normal flight operations continues unhindered.

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Prevention of communicable diseases: FAAN advises passengers to comply with quarantine procedures at airports

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has advised passengers and other airport users to comply with all quarantine procedures at the nation’s airports. FAAN in a statement signed by its general manager, corporate affairs, Henrietta Yakubu (Mrs.) said the move is to protect passengers from the epidemic ravaging some countries and to prevent the spread of such communicable diseases into Nigeria. The Authority stated that all the equipment and personnel used in combating the deadly Ebola virus in 2014 are still very much in place at the airports. FAAN stated…

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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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