Aviation

Boeing Awarded $427 M Defence Logistics Agency Contract

  The Defence Logistics Agency (DLA) has awarded Boeing a five-year $427 million sole-source contract to provide and manage consumable material for F/A-18 depot maintenance with the option for five additional years. This is an extension of the DLA/Boeing Captains of Industry programme and the programme’s first depot contract supporting the U.S. Navy and Marine […]


MMA2: Alaafin Hails Babalakin’s Vision

  …Says He Is Doing A Good Job The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi II, has hailed the vision of the Chairman of the Resort Group, Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN), for maintaining high standards of facilities at the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two (MMA2), build and operated by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (MMA2), a […]


NCAA Mandates Nigerian Operators To Comply With FAA Directives

    The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has issued an All Operators Letter (AOL) 070 requiring mandatory compliance with the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Emergency Airworthiness Directive by all operators in Nigeria forthwith. A statement by the General Manager, Public Relations, Mr Sam Adurogboye explained that the AOL which was endorsed by […]


Boeing, Ryanair Announce Order For 25 737 MAX 8s

  Boeing and Ryanair today announced that they finalised an order for 25 additional high-capacity 737 MAX 8 airplanes. The $3 billion order, at current list prices, was previously listed as unidentified on Boeing’s Orders & Deliveries website. According to the Chief Financial Officer, Ryanair,Neil Sorahan. “We are pleased to announce the exercise of 25 […]


NAMA To Boost Internally Generated Revenue Profile

    The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) said it has commenced moves to increase its revenue base to effectively meet its core obligation of providing air navigation service within the Nigerian airspace to stakeholders. The NAMA Managing Director, Capt. Fola Akinkuotu said this while receiving the report of the Revenue Mobilization Committee set up […]


AIB Releases Associated Airline, Five Other Final Reports

  …Fingers Poor Professional Conduct Of Flight Crew …Poor Company Culture …Inadequate Safety Oversight The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has released six final reports on accidents and serious incidents that occurred between 2009 and 2014, iincluding that of Associated Airlines aircraft Embraer 120 ER with registration 5N-BJY that crashed at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos […]


FG Advocates New Strategies To Achieve Sustainable Development Of African Airports

  The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha has stated that for the continent to achieve sustainable development of African airports new strategies must be developed. This is just as he attributed the approval given by President Muhammadu Buhari for Nigeria to host the 59th Airport Council International (ACI) to […]


Nigeria Has Been At The Forefront Of Achieving Highest Safety Standards In Africa—-Dunoma

      …Says ACI,FAAN Relationship Mutually Beneficial   The Managing Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Engr. Saleh Dunoma has said that Nigeria has been in the forefront of striving to attain the highest levels of safety standards in Africa’s aviation industry He further posited that with the assistance of the ACI Africa […]


IATA Extols NAMA On Quality Billing System

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has lauded the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) for its consistency in the delivery of qualitative bills in the last three years. This feat according to IATA has ensured that the error rate in bills posted by the agency for its services to airlines has reduced to […]


Dunoma Advocates Team Work To Improve Service Delivery Of FAAN

    The Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Engr Saleh Dunoma has advocated for team work to improve on services rendered by the agency to the public. He spoke at the First Quarter Stakeholders Forum 2018 held in Lagos. Dunoma, who was represented by the Director of Engineering Services, Engr […]