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NCAA Tasks Domestic Airlines On Plans To Pay Outstanding Debts

…Felicitates With Air Travellers, Operators, Stakeholders The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority(NCAA) has urged domestic airlines that are owing aviation agencies the 5 per cent Ticket Sales Charge(TSC), Charter and Cargo Sales Charges(CSC) to put in place modalities for servicing the outstanding debts. The General Manager, Public Relations, NCAA, Mr Sam Adurogboye, who said this in […]


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Get A Befitting Headquarters, Amaechi Tells FAAN

The Transport Minister Rotimi Amaechi has told the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to get appropriate and befitting headquarters for the agency in view of the huge revenue it generates. Amaechi, who was not comfortable with what he observed, said this at the agency’s headquarters at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, shortly before […]


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Etihad Airways Unveils World-Class Medical Facility For Employees

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has opened the doors to a new world-class medical facility in Abu Dhabi for its 23,800 employees. The complex includes an aviation clinic, employee visa medical centre, as well as an Emirates ID centre. Speaking on the development, Etihad Airways’ Chief People and Performance Officer, […]


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NAMA Boss Tasks Aviators On Accurate Statistical Data

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Engr. Ibrahim Abdulsalam, has charged the Aviation Statistical Committee of the Federal Ministry of Transport to justify its existence by ensuring that data produced on Nigerian air transportation is credible, reliable and harmonised to meet international best practices. Abdulsalam, who made these remarks in a […]


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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 […]