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Security Agencies, Stakeholders Applaud NAMA’S E-Clearance, Enlist Buy –In

The aircraft e-clearance web portal recently deployed by the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) in collaboration with the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has continued to attract positive attention, commendation and buy-in from stakeholders in the aviation industry. This is just as they say the internet solution will go a long way in reducing time […]


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Ladder Crisis: We Don’t Handle Aero’s Bauchi Operations—NAHCo Aviance

The Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc (NAHCo Aviance),.the leading ground handling company in the country, has said that it does not handle Aero’s operations at Bauchi Airport contrary to speculations making the rounds. The clarification was made by the Manager, Corporate Communications, NAHCo Aviance, Mr Tayo Ajakaye at the weekend in Lagos. He noted that […]


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NAMA’s E-Flight Clearance Receives Ministerial Commendation

The Minister of Transportation, Hon. Chibuike Amaechi has lauded the ingenuity behind the e-Flight Clearance web portal, developed by the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) in conjunction with the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), as a web based solution to the strenuous system of manually processing aircraft over flight and landing permit by non-scheduled aircraft […]


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Etihad Airways Partners Cognizant To Drive Digital Transformation

Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emirates(UAE)  national carrier and Cognizant, a provider of information technology, consulting and business process outsourcing services, has signed a strategic agreement to drive digital transformation across the airline and its equity partners. The Airline stated that under the three-year, multi-million dollar deal, Cognizant would help Etihad Airways define its digital […]


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AIB Asks For Equipment, Sophisticated Tools, As Ministers Visit

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has said that the agency requires hi-tech equipment and other sophisticated tools, as they will help the accident investigation body to carry out its job. The Chief Executive Officer of the agency, Dr Felix Abali said this while receiving the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and the Aviation Minister (state), […]


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Electronic Clearance Of Flights Will Save Time, Money —Amaechi

… Lauds NCAA, NAMA Over Feat Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, has commended the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) for the introduction of the e-clearance solution for the clearance of aircraft, which he said would save time and make the process seamless. The Transport Minister in company of […]


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Safety, Flight Operations Number One Priority—ICAO

..Says Collaboration Key To Aviation Development The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has declared that safety and flight operations are the first priority of the international airline body. This is just as the organisation stated that collaboration is key for aviation development. IATA whose mission is to represent, lead and serve the airline industry, made […]


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NAHCo Secures ICAO Validation For Port Harcourt Airport Operations

Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCo) PLC, the leading ground handling company in Nigeria has secured the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Regulated Agent Third Country Validation Process (RA3 Validation) for Port Harcourt Airport. The Chief Commercial Officer, Seyi Adewale, who made the feat known, said that this further confirmed the dominance of the company in […]


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ACI Commences Training For FAAN Staff

The Airport Council International (ACI) has commenced training of staff of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMIA),Lagos. The General Manager, Corporate Affair, FAAN, Mr Yakubu Dati, who made known the development, explained that this followed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed by the Managing […]


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NCAA Warns Airlines, Pilots Against Adverse Weather Condition

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority(NCAA) has warned Airlines and pilots to ensure they get adequate departure, en route and destination weather information are obtained from the Nigerian Meteorological Agency(NIMET) prior to flight operations. NCAA’s warning is predicated on the forecast by NIMET of the occurrence of moderate to severe outbreaks of dust in the country […]