Arts and Tradition Council seeks repositioning of airports for vacationers’ consolation

The Nationwide Council for Arts and Tradition (NCAC) has urged the Federal Airport Authority of

The Nationwide Council for Arts and Tradition (NCAC) has urged the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to accentuate efforts to reposition the nation’s airports to boost vacationers’ consolation, confidence, satisfaction and expertise.

In a press release on Friday, Olusegun Runsewe, NCAC’s director-general, stated that it was essential to totally and successfully help the expansion of the tourism trade.

Mr Runsewe, who spoke on the FAAN Aviation Convention on Friday on the subject “Nigerian Airports: Gateway to Growing and Managing Vacationer Locations in Nigeria”, stated that the company should do a number of issues to reposition the airports.

Stating that the airport was the primary window of publicity for the worldwide vacationers, he confused the necessity to guarantee terminal design, building and upkeep whereas commending the commissioning of further terminals in among the nation’s airports.

He stated the final opinion of aviation consultants was that terminals in all worldwide airports in Nigeria ought to have apron areas vast sufficient to accommodate widebody plane like Boeing 787, Dreamliner 777, 747, and Airbus A380.

“It’s subsequently strongly advisable that area must be a significant consideration within the location, design and building of worldwide airport terminals.

“The Regulatory our bodies like FAAN, NAMA, and NCAA ought to put in place sufficient regulatory frameworks to make sure security and safety within the Nigeria air transportation system,” he stated.

Mr Runsewe stated related authorities should guarantee efficient monitoring of plane earlier than take-off and at arrival to minimise dangers by avoiding any technical loophole.

The NCAC known as for sufficient safety measures to satisfy worldwide practices within the aviation sector, including that this is able to additionally enhance the boldness of air travellers. 

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Mr Runsewe urged the federal government to offer an enabling setting for personal sector funding within the tourism trade.

He stated this is able to make the trade viable sufficient to draw home and worldwide vacationers to quite a few locations.

Mr Runsewe added that the event of air transportation would undoubtedly have multiplier results on the event of the tourism sector and the financial system as a complete.