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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 […]

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Aviation Expert Projects $30b For Industry In 2045

The Vice President, Revenue Management of Porter Airline, Canada, Chris Amenechi, has projected $30 billion for Nigerian aviation in 2045 to revatalise the sector. He explained that Aviation 2045 is focused on six pillars underpinned with a $30 billion fund to deliver a world class industry and fuel the nation’s economic growth. The Vice President […]

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NUATE Protests To NCAA Against Dana’s Commencement Of Regional Flight From MMA2

The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) has organised a solidarity rally to the operational headquarters of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority(NCA)] in Lagos over moves by Dan Air to commence regional flights from the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two(MMA2). The Deputy President of NUATE, Comrade Williams Ukah, who led the Joint Action Congress […]

Nigeria Lacks Strong Airline, Good Airport—Penninck, BASL Boss

The Managing Director of Bi Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL); operator of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two (MMA2), Lagos, Mr Christophe Penninck, has stated that Nigeria as country lacks both a strong airline and a good airport. Penninck stated this while presenting a paper titled, “Airports of the Future: The Model For Nigeria” at […]

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Expert Identifies High Interest Rate, Over Regulated Financial System Aviation Obstacles

An Aviation Expert and Managing Director of Katari System Nigeria Limited, Ali Mohammed Magashi, has identified very high interest rate charged by airlines by commercial banks in the country as one of the several funding obstacles militating against the growth of the industry. He also mentioned poor credit rating as one of the major obstacles. […]