House of Reps assures of speedy amendment of NAMA Act in line with modern trends

The House of Representatives Committee on Aviation has assured of speedy amendment of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, NAMA Act in line with modern trends. The Committee stated that it would in the short term assist the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) by ensuring that the bill for the amendment of the Act setting up the agency is speedily reviewed in line with modern trend. Speaking to aviation Journalists shortly after inspecting facilities under the supervision of NAMA at the agency/s headquarters at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, the…

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NAMA begins test run of new Category III ILS at MMIA Runway

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has commenced the trial run of the newly installed Category III Instrument Landing System (ILS) at Runway 18 Right, Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos. The exercise which started on Monday indicated that the equipment is fully operational on test basis, even as all the ILS components – Localizer, Glide Slope and Distance Measuring Equipment are propagating signals optimally. Speaking at the commencement of the test run, managing director of NAMA, Capt. Fola Akinkuotu said the alignment of the facility had already been done by…

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Max Air incident: Our ILS in Minna airport not epileptic – NAMA

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has said its Instrument Landing System, ILS in Minna Airport, Niger state is in good working condition and not epileptic with unreliable signals as alleged by Max Air. The management of NAMA is reacting to a statement by Max Air’s director of operations, Capt. Ibrahim Dilli who attributed the airline’s unfortunate incident involving its Boeing 747-400 with registration No. 5N-DBK at Minna airport on Saturday, the 7th of September, to the Instrument Landing System at the Minna Airport NAMA in a statement signed by…

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Capt Wada tasks aviation stakeholders on frequent collapse of domestic airlines  

The former governor of Kogi state, Capt Idris Wada has tasked aviation stakeholders to find solution to the frequent collapse of domestic airlines in the country in order to ensure their survival in business. Speaking at the dinner and awards to unveil the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers’ NAAPE compendium of 50 outstanding pilots  and engineers in Lagos Capt. Wada said the life spam of any domestic airline was too short in the country. He noted that domestic airlines hardly last for more than a decade, stressing that…

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