Wednesday 9 January 2013

FAAN records 13.4 million passengers in 2012.

Aviation Nigeria

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has made a public a publication of its total recorded passengers in 2012, the publication puts the number at 13.4million(thirteen million, four hundred thousand) passengers.

This publication was submitted by FAAN to the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Wednesday 9 January 2012, with a figure clearly in excess of its around 11million passengers who passed through its terminals in 2011.

A breakdown of the figure shows that arrivals and departures were 6.9 million and 6.5 million passengers respectively, recording a high patronage in April, May, June, July and December 2012.

The publication also pointed out that FAAN was maintaining ``an international standard of security’’ in all its airports to increase the number of passengers and making the airports safe and comfortable for passengers.

The statement was jointly signed by the Executive Officer of FAAN Mrs Abiola Alaka and its Operation Officer, Mr Lawal Abdulahi.

It was also pointed out by the agency, that it was working closely with security agencies such as the Police, Customs, Immigration, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and the armed forces, to ensure adequate security of all passengers.


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