Aviation

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Singapore Academy, AFCAC Train Nigeria, Kenya, 13 Other Countries Safety Inspectors In Lagos

  The African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) in collaboration with the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) has trained 40 Safety Inspectors from Nigeria and 14 other African countries in Lagos. An online statement signed by the General Manager, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA),Public Relations, Mr Sam Adurogboye listed the countries that participated in the […]


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First African Solo Flight Begins June 23 In Washington DC

The much talked about First African Solo flight across the world project that was heralded in late 2015is to commence on Thursday, June 23 2016 in Washington DC in the United States of America. An online statement by signed by the potential First African Solo Flight Pilot, Capt Lola Odujinrin stated that flight will now […]


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Bi-Courtney Appoints Williams New CEO, As Energetic Penninck Bows Out

…To Drive Coy’s Pioneering Role In Nigerian Aviation Sector In its constant quest to provide better and more efficient services and to consolidate its position as the pacesetter in the Nigerian aviation industry, Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operator of Murtala Muhammed Airport Two (MMA2), Lagos, has appointed Captain Jari Williams as its new Chief […]


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AIB Advocates Increase Of Its Share From TSC To 10%

…Appeals To FG To Lift Training Embargo On Foreign Training The Commissioner of Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), Dr. Felix Abali has advocated for the increase of its share of the 5 per cent Ticket Sales Charge (TSC) from 3 per cent to 10 per cent to enable it discharge it responsibilities effectively. The 5 per […]


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Aviation: One Year After

  It is a year and some days today since we have been under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari. His promises to the industry remain a dream and hopefully will be a reality before 2019 elections. The President and his party, in their campaign manifesto promised us a new national carrier that will fly […]


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NAMA, NAF Partner To Enhance Synergy On Airspace Safety

  The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) and the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) have held high level deliberations bordering on collaboration and synergy of the two institutions in the areas of security of navigational infrastructure, calibration of navigational aids, training of personnel and exchange programmes. Speaking when he led a high-powered delegation on a courtesy […]


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Sirika Unfolds Vision For Nigerian Aviation

Senator Hadi Sirika, the Honourable Minister of State, Aviation has unfolded the vision and strategies of the President Mohammad Buhari administration for achieving a quantum leap forward for the Nigerian Aviation industry. First, he made it clear that Aviation” is pivotal to the growth of key economic sectors, certainly not limited to travel and tourism. […]


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Privatisation Of Lagos, Abuja, Two Other Airports Ill Timed—Stakeholder

…Says It Is Aimed At Killing FAAN The plan by the federal government to concession four major airports in the country has been described as abnormal and ill timed as it will lead to job losses. The Publisher of Aviation Safety and Security Magazine, Alhaji Abdulyakeem Umar who said this while fielding questions from aviation […]


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IATA Urges Governments To Tackles Airlines’ Blocked Funds

…As Airlines Face Repatriation Problems In Venezuela, Nigeria, 3 Others The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments to respect international agreements obliging them to ensure airlines are able to repatriate their revenues. The Director General and Chief Executive Officer of IATA, Tony Tyler made the call at IATA’s 72nd Annual General Meeting […]


IATA Condemns Terrorism, Advocates Cooperation Among Governments, Aviation Industry

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 72nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) has unanimously adopted a resolution denouncing terrorism and advocated for intensified cooperation among governments as well as with the air transport industry to keep flying secure. According to IATA’s Director General and Chief Executive Officer, Tony Tyler, ”The foundation stone of security has been […]