Aviation

NAMA Debunks Shortchanging  Pensioners 

…Allegations  Completely Spurious, Borne Out Of Either Malice, Ignorance Or Both       Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has debunked what it described as unsubstantiated claims by some officials of Airspace Management Pensioners Association of Nigeria (AMPAN) to the effect that the agency has been shortchanging its members in their monthly pension payment. NAMA […]

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NAMA Owes Pensioners Over  N1B–FEPPPAN

…Says Agency Operates Two Pension Structures …As Pension Board Fails To Meet For Over Two Years The National Chairman, Federal  Parastatals and Private Sector Pensioners Association (FEPPPAN) NAMA branch,Engr.Kester Omotayo has stated that the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency’s(NAMA’s) indebtedness to pensioners has accumulated to over N1 billion. He disclosed this while speaking at the national […]


AIB-N Releases Three Final Reports, Two Safety Bulletins

  …Says Safety Recommendations Critical To AIB’s Basic Role Of Accident Prevention   Accident Investigation Bureau Nigeria (AIB-N) today  released to the public three final accident and serious incident reports and two Safety Bulletins on occurrences that happened in the Nigerian airspace. This is coming three weeks after the Bureau released four accident reports. Besides,  the […]


IATA Calls On Governments To Support Industry Move To SAF

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA)  has called on governments worldwide to support the development of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) as a critical step to achieving its target to cut net emissions to half 2005 levels by 2050. This target was reinforced by a resolution at IATA’s 76th Annual General Meeting (AGM) yesterday […]


AIB-N Restates Gains Of Multi-Modal Investigation Agency In Nigeria

  Accident Investigation Bureau Nigeria (AIB-N) has again called for the establishment of the Nigeria Safety Investigation Bureau (NSIB), an independent unified body charged with the responsibilities of carrying out investigation of occurrences involving all modes of transportation with the aim of promoting and enhancing safe transportation in Nigeria. Speaking during the public hearing on […]


Enugu, Kano, Port-Harcourt Airports May Resume international Operations Before Christmas—Sirika

    …As Lufthansa, Air France, KLM Get Approval To Resume Operations     The Federal Government through the Ministry of Aviation has stated that it was working with the Federal Ministry of Health, the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and other relevant bodies to ensure that all the international airports in the country meet all […]


Airport Concession: House Of Reps To Constitute Sub-Committee To Interface  Aviation Ministry

    The House Committee on Aviation led by Honourable Nnolim Nnaji has resolved to set up sub-committee to interface with the Ministry of Aviation, the financial adviser, (FAD) and the project delivery team, (PDT) on the proposed airports concession by the Federal government. The sub-committee is to review the reports of the FAD and […]


Airlines, Air Transport Workers Call For Urgent Government Assistance To Prevent Jobs Catastrophe

      The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) issued a joint statement calling for urgent government intervention to prevent an employment catastrophe in the aviation industry. Estimates from the Air Transport Action Group suggest some that 4.8 million aviation workers’ jobs are at risk as a result […]


Aviation Minister,AIB-Nigeria Boss Advocate, Name Change, Unified  Independent Accident Investigation Body

  …Say Proposed Body Will Investigate Air, Marine, Rail Accidents … As Committee Advises On Further Consultation, Robust engagement. The Aviation Minister, Senator Hadi Sirika has appealed to the Senate Committee on Aviation led by Senator Smart Adeyemi to do justice to the Executive Bill designed to amend the Act establishing Accident Investigation Bureau(AIB)Nigeria, which […]


(Updated)AIB-Nigeria Releases 2008 Chanchangi Airlines, Three Other Final Accident, Serious Incident Reports

  …Makes Nine Safety Recommendations …Says Timely Release Of Reports Very Important To The Bureau The Accident Investigation Bureau –Nigeria (AIB-N) has released the report of the Chanchangi Airlines Limited Boeing 737-282 aircraft accident that occurred at Port Harcourt International Airport on July 14, 2008 and three other final serious incident and accident reports. The […]