FAAN confirms flight resumption, corpse on runway during inspection

May 20, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has announced that normal flight operations have resumed at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos that was temporarily closed on Thursday. Flight operations were closed between 1:10a.m and 3:43a.m as a result of the discovery of a mangled unidentified human body found on Runway 18R of the international wing. FAAN’s acting general Read More

FAAN, Lagos partner to develop new access roads to airport

March 25, 2022 Suleiman Idris Lagos 0

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria FAAN and Lagos state government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to construct ancillary road infrastructure that will create seamless vehicular connectivity to the airport through Alimosho axis. The agreement gives legal backing and concession of right-of-way for the construction of a new perimeter expressway to link Shasha Road to the Airport Complex. Read More

FAAN sacks 2 Immigration officers from airports over extortion

March 18, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) on Friday withdrew the On Duty Cards of two Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) officers and banned them from working in any Nigerian airport after being found to have extorted N8, 000 from a 14-year-female passenger who was travelling aboard a Lufthansa Airline aircraft on February 19, 2022. The mother of the teenage girl Read More

FAAN eyes 50.4% revenue increase, targets N188bn

February 15, 2022 Suleiman Idris 0

Management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said the target of an estimated 50.4 per cent increase in its revenue generation could yield the agency it proposed Revenue Budget of N188 billion in 2022. The figure super cedes the previous N125.4 revenue the country’s airports management body approved for the year 2021, the Managing Director of FAAN, Read More

FAAN eyes 50.4% revenue increase, targets N188bn

February 14, 2022 Suleiman Idris 0

The management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said the target of an estimated 50.4 per cent increase in it revenue generation could yield the agency it proposed Revenue Budget of N188 billion in 2022. The figure supercedes the previous N125.4 revenue the country’s airports management body approved for the year 2021, the Managing Director of FAAN, Read More

FAAN/NAF signs MoU for resumption of operations in Benue

November 22, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria FAAN and Nigeria Airforce Monday signed a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to resume civil flight operations in Makurdi.The civil flight operations route according to FAAN will be from Makurdi to Abuja to Lagos and Lagos to Abuja to Makurdi. Director of legal, FAAN, Clifford Omozeghian, said the Civil aviation operations by the Airport Authority Read More

Reactions as FG cancels commissioning of cargo airport in Anambra

October 29, 2021 Editor 0

The official commissioning of Anambra Cargo Airport slated for Saturday October 30, 2021 has been cancelled. It is gathered that the stoppage of the event, was ordered by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), on the advice of the National Security Adviser (NSA), who raised security concerns of such an event at this moment. But stakeholders are taking divergent views Read More

NG Eagle: Aviation workers seeks presidential intervention, carpets Sirika over national carrier

October 13, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

Controversies continue to bug the proposed NG Eagle airline expected to be launch by the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) soon as the aviation workers under the umbrella of the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) Wednesday called on the Presidency to wade into the frictions that currently bedeviled the issuance of the Air Operators Certificate to the Read More

Pensioners barricade FAAN Hq over pensions adjustment

October 5, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

Members of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners NUP, FAAN branch, Tuesday morning barricaded the headquarters of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria following what they said is the inability of the management to pay them their Consequential Pension Adjustment CPA. The general secretary of NUP FAAN branch, Comrade Emeka Njoku said the issue has been a prolong one between FAAN Read More

FAAN MD risks arrest over unremitted N1.5bn – Senate

October 4, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Senate through its Committee on Public Accounts has threatened to issue warrant of arrest on the Managing Director of Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Rabiu Yadudu, over alleged failure to remit N1.5 billion Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMeT) Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) for the past six years. Chairman of the committee, Senator Matthew Urhoghide (PDP Edo South), issued the Read More

FAAN develops strategic plan to support growth of air cargo business

September 2, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

The Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria(FAAN), Capt. Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu has disclosed strategic plans and implementation of federal government directives to ensure the aim at boosting the air cargo business sub sector of the Nigerian aviation industry. Whilst he identified impediments like infrastructure decay, multiple government agencies conducting the same checks and oversights at airports among Read More

Relieve for Int’l passengers as FAAN installs check-in equipment

August 23, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

Passengers travelling out of Nigeria through the international wings of the Lagos and Abuja airports are poised to experience reliefs with the installation of passengers check-in equipment by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) at the two terminals. The equipment had hitherto experienced technical glitches when the contract of Societe International Telecommunication Aeronautiques (SITA), the company that has hitherto Read More

Sallah: No orderlies, protocol staff around airports, FAAN tells VIPs

July 19, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

For the umpteenth time, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has reiterated it will not allow protocol officers and orderlies into terminals of airport buildings just as the facilities are witnessing a surge in passenger traffic as Nigerians head home to celebrate the Muslims Eid-El-Kabir Festival across the country. The country’s airports management Authority affirmed the decision is consequent Read More

We don’t owe FAAN a kobo, Bi-Courtney replies Sirika

July 9, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operators of Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos Terminal Two (MMA2) in Ikeja, has described the allegation by the Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, on Thursday that BASL owed the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) the sum of N13 billion as “untrue,” saying it “does not owe the agency any amount at all.” Sirika, at Read More

FAAN begs Airlines, passengers, others over poor facilities

June 24, 2021 Adeola Tukuru 0

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria hereby appeals to airlines, passengers and all other stakeholders at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos to please bear with the Authority over it poor facilities at the airports across the country . General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Henrietta Yakubu in a press statement issued in Abuja on Thursday said it facilitates are functioning below Read More

Yadudu’s strides at FAAN in two years

June 15, 2021 Olu Ayela 0

Managing organisations in the post-COVID-19 pandemic calls for ingenuity, especially for government agencies in Nigeria and around the world. But for the Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Captain Rabiu Yadudu (rtd), system, processes and human resources he put in place helped to contain what would have been the biggest casualty globally. At the risk of Read More