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Bristow President Jonathan Beliff visits Nigeria, Flies Sikorsky S-76 Helicopter

As part of efforts to reiterate the company’s commitment to safety in view of the recent ditching of one of its helicopter on February 3, 2016, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Bristow Group Incorporation, Jonathan Baliff and Chief Operating Officer (COO) Jeremy Akel has visited. They were joined by several members of the […]


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Stakeholders, Experts To Discuss Improving facilities, Aviation Infrastructure In Abuja

  In a bid to promote total air transport development from the airport perspective, aviation stakeholders and experts in the industry are to hold its 2nd annual Airport Business Summit and Expo for Africa (ABSE) in Abuja. This is just as the Summit Director, Mr Fortune Idu of FCI International consult, stated that the summit […]


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Aviation Fuel Scarcity Forces Arik To Delay, Cancel Flights

Arik Air, one of the leading domestic airlines in the country has stated that the limited supply of JET A1 also known as aviation fuel across the country in the last few days has greatly hampered its flight operations. The Public Relations and Communications Manager, Adebanji Ola, disclosed this in an online statement made available […]


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Why I Broke Through Glass Wall At Abuja Airport——Re-Arrested Cocaine Suspect

The suspected drug trafficker who broke through a glass wall at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja has told officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) that he was not under any influence of drugs and that he was only trying to evade arrest. The suspect Michael Nwobodo, who ran through a […]


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IATA, NCAA Partner To Develop Measures To Enhance Abuja Declaration

  As part of efforts to further improve air transport safety in Africa, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Nigeria though the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA)have pledged to collaborate closely in developing and rolling out a set of measures intended to enhance the African Union’s 2012 Abuja Declaration on Aviation Safety in Africa. […]


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First Africa Solo Flight: It Is To Change Africa Narrative———Pilot

…Identifies Lack Of Sponsors As Team Main Challenge A Nigerian pilot, Mr Ademilola Odujinrin has described the forthcoming first Africa Solo flight round the world flight as a dream which the team have been working assiduously to achieve. This is just as he stated that one of the essence of the flight is to change […]


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Seamless Navigation: NAMA Streamlines Airspace Operation, Coordination, Procedures

  As parts of efforts to provide seamless Air Navigation Services (ANS) and also enhance safety of air travel within the nation’s airspace, the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), has facilitated the signing of letters of procedures between Kano Area Control Centre (ACC) and Abuja Approach Control Unit (APC). This is just as the agency […]


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Review Of 2006 Accidents, Incidents Regulations Will Enhance AIB’s Investigation—-Sirika

…Says Aviation Safety Is Not Negotiable … It Empowers Agency To Deliver On Mandate—–Abali Minister of State, Aviation, Alhaji Hadi Sirika has said that the ongoing review of the Civil Aviation Investigation of Accidents and Incidents Regulations 2006 will further enhance the process of investigation in the aviation industry. He said this at a stakeholders […]


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NATCA Backs FG Corruption War, Restructuring Of Aviation Agencies

…Alleges TRACON Has No Back Up …No Navigational Equipment Is Working Optimally …Asks EFCC To Extend Probe Total VHF Coverage Of Nigeria The Nigerian Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) has thrown its weight behind efforts by the Federal Government to sanitise the aviation industry of impunity and corrupt practices bedeviling the industry for some years […]


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Stakeholders Call On FG To Appoint Substantive MD For NAMA

..As Leadership Tussle Tears Agency Apart …Gets Two Acting MD In One Week A coalition of aviation unions and professional associations have called on the Federal Government to immediately appoint a substantive Managing Director for Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) to prevent workers from compromising safety and avoid vacuum in the agency. The call is […]