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Sunset Airports: NAAPE Supports FAAN, NAMA On Withdrawal Of Extension Services

    The National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE), has supported the decision of the Federal Government to withdraw flight extension requests to airlines that operate into sunrise and sunset airports. President, NAAPE, Engr. Abednego Galadima in a telephone interview said that the decision to stop flight extension request to airlines by the […]

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Emirates, United Airlines sign Historic Agreement For  Network Enhancement

  Emirates and United Airlines have signed a historic commercial agreement today that will enhance each airline’s network and give their customers easier access to hundreds of new destinations within the United States and around the world. From November, Emirates customers flying into Chicago, San Francisco and Houston – three of the biggest business hubs […]

NCAA Grounds Azman Air Over Expiration Of ATL, N1. 2B  Debt

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has suspended Azman Air operations for its inability to renew its Air Transport Licence (ATL) within the stipulated time, for not providing security and tax clearance and for refusing to remit the 5 per cent Ticket Sales  Charge(TSC) and Cargo Sales Charge(CSC)totaling N1.2 billion, The Director General of NCAA, […]

Suspected Middle-Aged Stowaway Found On United Airline Aircraft At MMA2

    United Nigeria Airline(UNA) said that a middle–aged man suspected to be a stowaway was this morning found in one of its airplanes parked at the Murtala Muhammed Airport Two(MMA2), Ikeja, Lagos. The stowaway was discovered during the pre-flight inspection this morning. A statement signed by the Head of Corporate Communications, Achilleus-Chud Uchegbu, the […]

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Dana Air Concludes Internal SMS Training As NCAA Audit Continues

    As the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) continues its  safety and economic audit on Dana Air, the airline said that it has concluded its internal Safety Management Systems (SMS) training for top management staff and post holders. Speaking on the just concluded safety training, the Accountable Manager of the airline Ememobong Ettete said, […]

Ethiopian Airlines  Signs  New  Distribution  Agreement  With  Travelport

  Ethiopian  Airlines,  the  largest  carrier  in  Africa,  and  Travelport,  a  global  technology company that powers bookings for hundreds of thousands of travel suppliers worldwide, have signed a new agreement. The renewed deal includes distribution on the Travelport+ platform, including New Distribution Capability (NDC) content from Ethiopian Airlines. According to the airline, this   agreement  expands […]

AON Denies Fraud Allegation Levelled Against Airlines Credited To  NCAA  Boss

    …Says At No Time Did Capt. Nuhu Make Such Allegation   The Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) has refuted categorically allegation credited to the Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Musa Nuhu, that  airlines under the auspices of the body  defrauded  government aviation agencies such as  Federal Airports Authority […]

Domestic Airlines Owe NCAA N19B, FAAN N18B, NAMA N5B

    …As NCAA Boss Gives Airlines One Month To Sign MoU     The total amount of debts owed the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) by domestic airlines in the country on the statutory 5 per cent Ticket Sales Charge and Cargo Sales Charge (TSC/CSC) has risen to over N19 billion and $7.8 million over the […]

Lufthansa Group Takes Delivery Of First 787 Dreamliner

   Boeing and the Lufthansa Group today celebrated the delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner, a 787-9, to Europe’s largest airline group at Paine Field, Everett, Wash. The Lufthansa Group has 32 firm orders for the 787 and joins nearly 50 customers worldwide in operating the industry’s most fuel efficient and capable airplane. Boeing designed the 787 family […]

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Bird Strike Forces Air Peace Owerri Bound Flight To Make Air Return

  An Air Peace said that its aircraft flight P 47154, which departed Lagos at 12:00 hrs today, August 27, 2022, for Owerri, could not land due to a bird strike that got the bird stuck on the left main landing gear. This was made known in a statement signed by the management of the […]