According to the report, while the Ministry of Aviation has indicated interest to be part of the event, all other aviation agencies, like Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria (AIB-N) and the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria, have equally expressed their desire to be fully involved in the whole arrangements.
Expressing commitment to the forthcoming event, NCAA averred that it would always support the league at all times.
The Director-General, NCAA, Capt Musa Nuhu in a statement issued at the weekend, affirmed its agency’s support and endorsement of the confab.
He said: “We continue to partner with the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) for a successful outing as scheduled. This is in line with our resolve to invest in project(s) that could elicit solutions to the myriad of challenges confronting air travel in the face of the global Covid-19 pandemic.
“We look forward to a fruitful deliberation and stronger industry.”
The 25th Conference and Awards 2021 is expected to be attended by over 250 aviation industry professionals, physically and virtually, cutting across the aviation agencies, security agencies, international and domestic airlines operating in Nigeria, aviation support services, travel trade sellers and buyers and captains of the aviation industry in Nigeria.
Mr. Chinedu Eze, the Chairman, Conference Committee, LAAC, said that top aviation personalities would deliver insightful papers on a wide range of topical issues in aviation at the annual conference.
Eze further stated that the 24th edition of the conference was held virtually on July 18, 2020 due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, which crippled lots of global economies.
1, The forthcoming LAAC conference and awards scheduled to hold July 28th, 2021, is the 24th in the series and the theme is “Nigeria Aviation Industry; Management, Policy and Regulations.”
2, In the past editions, LAAC has recorded positive impacts on the Nigerian aviation industry through these annual conferences and seminars, organised by the umbrella body of journalists reporting the sector, cutting across print, electronic, online and broadcast media.
Through the conference, LAAC has played a major role in putting stakeholders on their toes to do the right thing that will help the industry grow.
At the end of the event, a communiqué is usually issued, that would guide decision-making in the nation’s aviation industry