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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 […]


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AIB To Review Investigation Of Air Accidents, Incidents Regulations 2006

.. Amaechi, Sirika To Be In Attendance …Review In Line With Global Practice Minister of Transportation, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi and Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika are among the top dignitaries that would attend the review of the Civil Aviation Investigation of Air Accidents and Incidents Regulations 2006 spearheaded by the Accident Investigation […]


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IATA Urges Thailand To Address Airline Safety, capacity, Cost Issues

… Asks  Govt To Make IOSA Mandatory For Thai Registered Airlines Director General, the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Tony Tyler, has called on the government of Thailand to address urgently safety, capacity and cost issues to keep Thailand’s aviation sector competitive. Tyler, who made the call at a Media Round Table in Bangkok, Thailand […]


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Dubai World Central Freight Traffic Rises By 7.7% In 2015

…Ranked 18 In International Freight Volumes …Passenger Traffic Rose Due To Introduction Of Flydubai Air freight traffic at Dubai’s second airport; Dubai World Central (DWC) rose 7.7 per cent during 2015 according to the year-end traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports today. Air cargo volumes for the year stood at 888,714 tonnes, up 7.7 […]


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FAAN Alerts Nigerians Against Falling Victims Of Employment Racketeers

….As NIPR Honours Dunoma The management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has stated that some persons it described as unscrupulous people have continued to extort money from unsuspecting Nigerians and promising them employment in the authority, using dubious websites. The General Manager, Corporate Affairs, FAAN, Mr Yakubu Dati, who disclosed this in […]


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Unions Give NAMA 21 Days To Implement Staff Conditions Of Service

Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria(ATSSSAN),the National Union of Air Transport Employees(NUATE),Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations civil Service Technical and Recreational services Employees(AUPCTRE) have given the management of the Nigerian Air Space Management Agency (NAMA)a 21-day ultimatum to commence full implementation of all the agreed terms in the new Conditions of Service. The […]


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NAMA MD Urges Workers To Strictly Comply With Tenets Of TSA

… Partners NEMA, Others On Live Air Crash Simulations Managing Director of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Engr. Ibrahim Abdulsalam has called on workers in the organisation to adhere strictly to the tenets of the newly introduced Treasury Single Account (TSA) tax policy as well as other policy initiatives of the Federal Government. These […]


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NIMET Calibration Laboratory Will Save Nigeria Huge Capital Flight—NSE

…Attributes premature Death Of Coys To Lack Of Maintenance Culture Members of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) Aeronautical Division have stated that the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) calibration laboratory will save the country huge capital flight. This is just as NSE charged various government agencies to imbibe the maintenance culture on its equipment to […]