Aviation

NCAA Collaborates With FMH, Other Stakeholders To Reconcile COVID-19 Preventive Measures At Airports

  The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) said it has been working with the Federal Ministry of Health and other stakeholders in the aviation industry to ensure all travellers coming into the country are adequately screened while causing minimum disruption to facilitation of travel. According to the regulatory body it is in line with the […]


FG Shortlists Ethiopian Airways, Consortium For MRO, Aviation Leasing Companies

  The processes for the establishment of both the Aviation Leasing Company and the Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility by the Federal Government has began with the short listing of one company, a consortium of A. J. Walters/Glovesly/Egypt Air out of three companies that showed interest for the Aviation Leasing Company project. In the […]


NCAA Tasks Aviation Journalists On Developmental Journalism

  …As NCAT Urges Agencies, Airlines To Invest In Training   The Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Nuhu Musa has urged aviation correspondents under the aegis of the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) to focus on developmental activities that would impact on the development of the Nigerian aviation […]


Mid Air Engine Failure Forces Caverton Helicopters To Land  In Escravos

  …As AIB Confirms Notification A Bell 412 EP helicopter operated by Caverton Helicopters with registration number, 5N-BVM, on Sunday lost an engine mid-air with passengers onboard. The helicopter was said to have departed FSO and was heading to Meren when the aircraft had the incident and that incident rotary aircraft was compelled to land […]


NAMA Commissions CAT 3 ILS In Lagos, Abuja

    The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has commissioned its newly installed Category 3 Instrument Landing System (ILS) at Runway 18 Right, Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos as well as Runway 22 at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. In the same vein, a flight commissioning of the newly installed DVOR (Doppler Very High […]


NIMET Acquires N.4M New Radar  Component

  The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMET) has acquired new radar components for the Doppler weather radar system, which will further enhance safety in the Nigerian airspace. The agency also said that it intends to ensure 80 per cent total coverage of the country by June this year with the installation of the new components. Speaking […]


IATA, IPC Collaborate Globally For Sustainable, Reliable Cross-Border Airmail Network

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Post Corporation (IPC) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to reinforce cooperation between the two organizations. The aim for both IATA and IPC is to promote the development and expansion of safe, secure, accessible and high-quality airmail and air cargo services to help […]


Flight Diversion: Reps Asks Aviation Agency, Airlines To Compensate Passengers

    As the diversion of international airlines to Ghana continues to generate controversy, the House of Representatives has urged aviation authority  and  airlines that diverted flights from Murtala Muhammed Airport to Kotoka International Airport in Ghana compensate the affected passengers. The resolution was as a result of a motion of urgent public importance moved […]


Senate Confirms Nuhu New NCAA Director General

  The Senate has approved the appointment of Capt. Musa Nuhu, as the new Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) The new DG OF NCAA was confirmed at todays plenary after Senator Smart Adeyemi presented the report of the Senate Committee on Aviation on the floor. After the confirmation, President of the Senate, […]


Coronavirus: Flight Dispatcher Advises Sick Passengers To Avoid Air Travel

  A United States Federal Aviation Administration ( FAA) and Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority ( NCAA) licensed Flight  Dispatcher and Ground Instructor, Mrs Victoria Jumoke Adegbe has advised sick passengers to abstain from traveling to save their lives from the ravaging spread of Corona virus. She said sick passengers manifesting symptoms of other infections were […]