The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) is set to host the second edition of the FAAN National Aviation Conference (FNAC2) from May 15-18, 2023, at the International Conference Centre in Abuja.
The theme for this year’s conference is “Sustainability of the Aviation Industry in Nigeria” and it aims to bring together stakeholders and investors to discuss the future of Nigerian airports with regard to safety and security, financing and leasing, logistics, growth drivers and sustainability.
FNAC2 promises to be educative, informative, and unprecedented, featuring keynote presentations, panel discussions, networking and an investment forum. The conference will explore how technology-driven innovations will shape the future of air travel, with discussions led by industry professionals and global leaders.
Notable topics to be discussed will include ‘Sustainability of the Aviation Industry in Nigeria: The Regulator’s Perspective’, ‘Sustainability of the Aviation Industry in Nigeria: The Economics Perspective’, ‘Sustainability of the Aviation Industry in Nigeria: The Airport Operator’s Perspective’, ‘Sustainability of the Aviation Industry in Nigeria: The Aviation Workers’ Perspective’, ‘Repositioning Cargo Operations Through Development of Agriculture and Natural Resources in Nigeria’, ‘Mitigating the Impact of Brain-Drain in the Aviation Industry in Nigeria’, ‘Aviation Facilities/Equipment Leasing and Financing’, ‘The Aviation Industry as a Stimulant for Economic Development, amongst others.
The conference will also examine the strategic diversification of FAAN’s revenue sources, emphasizing non-aeronautical revenue such as airport advertising, tourism, and land development. The event aims to attract both local and international investors and highlight the vast investment opportunities in Nigeria’s aviation industry.
A statement by the acting general manager of corporate affairs, Mrs. Faithful Hope-Ivbaze said the conference will feature an investment forum focused on opportunities in Nigerian airports, with emphasis on repositioning secondary airports through cargo operations. The second edition of FNAC has been calibrated to consolidate the achievements of the first edition and attract investments for national economic growth and development.
The second edition of the FAAN National Aviation Conference would present an excellent opportunity for stakeholders and investors to discuss and explore the future of Nigeria’s aviation industry. It promises to be an informative and enlightening event, highlighting investment opportunities and ways to improve the sustainability of the industry.