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  • AMCON: Arik Air Grounded By N352.5bn Debt

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    Arik Air was taken over by Assets Management Company of Nigeria AMCON because the airline was owing it N146 billion, out of a total N352.5 billion owed global creditors, AMCON’s CEO Ahmed Kuru has said. He made this known at a meeting with the Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions in Abuja….

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  • Sanusi Takes Over From Akinkuotu At Aero Contractors

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    Capt. Ado Sanusi will on Monday February 13, 2017 assume office as the new Chief Executive Officer of Aero Contractors. He takes over from Captain Fola Akinkuotu, who was recently appointed Managing Director of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) by the Federal Government. Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) Corporate Communications Department announced the appointment…

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  • 100 Passengers Escape Death As Plane Tyre Bursts At MMIA

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    No fewer than 100 passengers of Qatar Airways escaped unhurt yesterday when one of their aircraft-Boeing 767 experienced tyre burst. The sudden incident occurred while the aircraft was attempting to initiate a take-off on the runway 18 Right of the international wing of the Murtala Muhammad Airport in Lagos. The tyre burst happened at exactly…

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  • NCAA, ICAO Begin Certification Of Abuja, Lagos Airports

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    International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), in conjunction with the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has commenced the implementation of the AFI Plan Aerodrome Certification Project for Abuja and Lagos Airports. This was disclosed yesterday by the director general, NCAA, Capt Muhtar Usman while addressing his counterparts from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Western and…

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  • Again, Airlines Breach NCAA’s Deadline On Ticket Sales Charges

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    Domestic airlines in the country have continuously breached the deadlines given to them by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to automate their payment of the Ticket Sales Charges (TSC) and Cargo Sales Charges (CSC) to aviation agencies. The automation system was recently introduced by the government to ensure transparency, accurate billing and prompt payments…

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  • UK Deports 41 Nigerians

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    The United Kingdom yesterday deported 41 Nigerians back to the country in a chartered aircraft A330 accompanied by more than 30 British security operatives. The deportees who had been in custody of the British government since October, 2015, over issues related to illegal entry papers, family problems and expired stay among others, arrived at the…

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  • NCAA Loses 61m Passengers’ Ticket Proceeds To Airlines

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    The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) may have lost the mandatory five per cent Ticket Sales Charge (TSC) collected by airlines from over 61 million air travelers within the country in 2016 alone. NCAA, the apex regulatory aviation agency is supposed to collect five per cent TSC from air travelers through the operators but most…

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  • Land Vehicle Import Ban: FG To Save N213bn Annually

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    The federal government would earn additional $700million (N213.5billion) as duty payment from vehicle importation through the Nigerian seaports if the ban on importation through the land borders recently issued is implemented, automotive manufacturers disclosed yesterday. The manufacturers, under the umbrella of the Nigeria Automotive Manufacturers Association (NAMA), yesterday said that going by the National Automotive…

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