Mr Nick Fadugba is the President and CEO of African Aviation Services Limited (AAS), UK. He established AAS with the raison d’etre of promoting aviation development in Africa. Since 1988 he has provided a wide range of aviation consultancy and advisory services to International and African aviation organisations and Governments.
In 1990 he helped pioneer international aviation conferences specifically tailored for Africa. He also helped pioneer aviation publishing in Africa with the launch of AFRICAN AVIATION, Africa’s Aviation Industry Journal, to promote the African aviation industry.
In December, 2003, the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) presented Mr Fadugba with an Award for his “Outstanding Contribution to the African Aviation Industry.” He was elected Secretary General of AFRAA in 2009 and put it on a commercial footing. He subsequently returned to his position of President and CEO of AAS and continues to promote aviation development, safety and security in Africa.
Nick Fadugba is a member and a Corporate Sponsor of the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAes), UK; a member and Financial Supporter of the Aviation Club of the UK; member of the European Aviation Club; the Institute of Directors (IOD), UK; the International Society of Transport Aircraft Traders (ISTAT), USA; is the first Regional Director for Africa for Airlink, the international aviation charity; and a Launch Member of the African Business Aviation Association (AfBAA).
Over the years, he has been invited as a Guest Speaker, Moderator and/or Resource Person by leading International and African Organisations, including: ICAO; IATA; The World Bank; the African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC); AFRAA; Airlines Association of Southern Africa (AASA); ACI; the African Union’s New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD); FlightSafety Foundation; US NTSB; ISTAT; US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Academy; Federal Ministry of Aviation, Nigeria; Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), Uganda; Afriqiyah Airways, Libya; Fokker Services, The Netherlands; Embraer; GECAS; Clyde & Co LLP; USAfrica Transportation Conference, etc.