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FAAN begins installation of check-in, screening equipment

Appeals for understanding among airport users



FAAN check-in installation
FAAN check-in equipment installation

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has commenced the installation of check-in and screening equipment in airports.

Henrietta Yakubu (Mrs), general manager, Corporate Affairs at FAAN released a statement today, stressing that the installations are in a bid to address recent challenges in airport operations and facilitation management systems at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja respectively.

The authority have informed airlines, passengers and other stakeholders that the equipment required for addressing these challenges have arrived Nigeria and are already being installed.

FAAN equipment

FAAN check-in equipment installation

“Also, additional 15 security screening machines have been procured for immediate deployment to the General Aviation Terminal and Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. They are also been installed already.

“The Authority is using this opportunity to appeal to all stakeholders to please bear with us while the installation would last, as all hands are on deck to ensure speedy completion of the project”, Yakubi said.

Earlier in July, FAAN commenced usage of parking process at the Hajj/Cargo terminal, Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos which has been automated.

car part automation

A test-run of the Hajj Cargo terminal car part automation

The Authority has deployed modern car park automation with a distinct entry gate and an exit gate.

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