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Imposition of Vaccine passports for air travel not in Africa’s interest, African Aviation Ministers tell ICAO

    Posted by Sade Williams   African Ministers of Aviation have described the much-touted proposal to impose vaccine passports for air travelers as unacceptable as it is tantamount to discrimination against certain groups of population, especially on the African Continent which still has considerable number of its citizens who are yet to receive the vaccines. They also described the ...

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N1.5tr aviation infrastructure deficit: Quorum Aviation boss identifies factors hindering investments in sector

    Posted by Sade Williams   Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Quorum Aviation, Mr. Abiola Lawal has identified several factors hindering investments in aviation infrastructure, saying there is need to address these components if the projected  N1.5 trillion infrastructure gap would be bridged. Speaking virtually at the aviation Safety Round Table Initiative (ART) Q3 Breakfast Business meeting themed: Funding Aviation ...

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IATA warns $2.3bn infrastructure, ANSP cost may stall air travel recovery, others

Willie Walsh, DG, IATA   Posted by Sade Williams   The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned that planned increases in charges by airports and air navigation service providers (ANSPs) will stall recovery in air travel and damage international connectivity. The association said confirmed airport and ANSP charges increases have already reached $2.3 billion adding that further increases could be ...

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Aviation stakeholders to discuss industry challenges, opportunities at CopterJet maiden forum

        Posted by Sade Williams   As pat of its commitment to proffer innovative solutions and drive a new phase of growth in the aviation value chain in Nigeria and Africa, CopterJet International, will on Thursday September 30, 2021, bring together stakeholders in the aviation sector to its  maiden ‘Aviation Stakeholders Forum’  to brainstorm on the theme, ...

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Kebbi airport remains open as Govt. offsets N33m debts

    Posted by Sade Williams     The Sir Ahmadu Bello International Airport in Kebbi, the Kebbi state capital, remains open to flight operations, following agreements with Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) over an estimated N33 million debts, the state Commissioner for Works and Housing, Abubakar Chika Ladan disclosed on Monday. The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria FAAN had ...

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