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AIB closes investigations on four air crashes

AIB closes investigations on four air crashes

The helicopter could not continue the flight to Port Harcourt due to bad weather and was returning to Osubi airstrip when it collided with high tension cables belonging to Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) located along the road to Delta Steel Company, Ovwian, Aladja, Delta State. “The investigation identified one causal and two contributory factors while five safety recommendations were made.”

We generated N36bn revenue in 2014—TICO

We generated N36bn revenue in 2014—TICO

Despite Airlines’ Zero Commission policy in the aviation market, Travel Investment Company Limited, TICO, generated N36 billion revenue in business transaction in 2014. This was possible because the company has been able to “ shift from a commission-revenue model to service-fee model”.

FAAN’s Director of Finance appointment not terminated — FG

FAAN’s Director of Finance appointment not terminated — FG

The Federal Government, through the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, weekend explained the recent controversy surrounding the appointment of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, Director of Finance, Mr. Tochuku Bede Uchendu. It was reported by a section of the media that he was sacked by the Aviation Minister, Chief Osita Chidoka because he granted an unauthourised waivers worth over N1 billion.

Domestic airlines lack service delivery mechanism, says Chidoka

Domestic airlines lack service delivery mechanism, says Chidoka

“We have invested heavily in equipment like the elevator, the track system, we have an automated car park which can handle about 800 cars per day, We have changed all the 45 check-in counters, We have put in place Baggage Reconciliatory System (BRS) as recommended by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO). By August we are going to have 21 Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) compared to what we have now which is 6, we have created our own Ambulance and clinic” he added.

Airlines operators lack knowledge, experience to operate PBN —Experts

Airlines operators lack knowledge, experience to operate PBN —Experts

Experts in the aviation sector have decried the inability of most airlines operators to effectively use the Performance Based Navigation (PBN) due to lack of adequate experiences and knowledge on the part of the operators. They however argued that even though the PBN was a new phase in the aviation industry, that for it to be effective and fully operational in the aviation industry, it was expected that operators should be well grounded in it with a lot of experiences.