A three-man United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA) team has commenced a routine assessment of Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja, Lagos
According to a sttaement issued by the General Manager, Public Relations, NCAA,Sam Adurogboye,explained thatthe team’s visit is to observe the implementation of Aviation Security (AVSEC) measures and to also conduct inspection on recommended TSA security procedures for its air carriers; Delta Airlines.
The sttaement added that the TSA’s Annual Airport Assessment visit has began on January 28 and to end February 1,2019.
Members of the TSA team are Laura Loya (team lead), Edward Cloniger and Mitch Mankowski.
Recalled that the team came on similar assessment visit last year.
NCAA stated that as a matter of policy, TSA of United States of America on an annual basis visits countries, where American airlines operate.
Welcoming the team at the Aviation House, Director General of NCAA,Capt. Muhtar Usman promised NCAA’s cooperation and support towards accomplishing their assignment.
He expressed the REGULATORY BODY’s readiness to close in real time any open items that may be noticed.
According to him, “Safety and security is the most crucial element of civil aviation, NCAA will continue to collaborate with stakeholders in ensuring safe and secure flight operations,” NCAA said.
Meanwhile, students of the Covenant University was on a study visit to NCAA, Aviation House today Wednesday, January 30, 2019.