Following the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by the Managing Director of Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Engr. Saleh Dunoma and Angela Gittens President of Airports Council international (ACI) World, the ACI has commenced training of FAAN at the Murtala Muhammed International airport (MMIA), Lagos.
The training, being conducted by Mr. Kevin Cooper, will be concluded in two weeks, with beneficiaries drawn from MMIA Lagos and Abuja airport.
Yakubu Dati, FAAN spokesman said, the subsidised training was offered by ACI, following the successful participation of the Lagos and Abuja staff in the Airport Excellence (APEX) review exercise, with a proviso that participants of the trainings are pre-determined by the Apex Safety team.
The training modules, which include, Global Safety Network (GSN 1) Safety Management Systems, aimed at a comprehensive review of the Safety Management Systems (SMS) and offering of understanding on correct implementation of the airport environment. The course also offered the essential guidance on establishing, implementing and enhancing safety Management Systems (SMS).
Global Safety Network (GSN 2),which deals with Airside Safety and Operations, provides an overview of all aspects of airside safety and operations. It provides airport managers and supervisors with essential guidance on best practices, latest technology, new equipment and procedures and regulations for safe and efficient operation of the airside environment.
Dunoma led top management of the Authority on a visit to the training session coordinated by the General Manager Planning, Nse Ikiddeh.
He charged staff to embrace new trends in the aviation sector and commended ACI for adding value to staff manpower.
He was accompanied by Capt Henry Omeogu, Director of Airport Operations, Engr Femi Ogunode, Director of Maintenance and Engineering and Chibuzor Nwachukwu, Director of Finance and Accounts.