TopBrass: Nigeria should adhere strictly to regulations of Cape Town Convention as signatory -NCAA DG

The Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) Capt. Muhtar Usman, has said that Nigeria as a signatory to the Cape Town Convention should adhere strictly to the rules and regulations it signed. Capt. Usman, who was responding to the allegation of tampering with TopBrass Aircraft stated this in his office at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, during an interview with aviation journalists. He said it would take cautious steps to respond to allegation of aircraft tampering levelled against it by the owners of TopBrass, Mr. Roland Iyayi.…

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US TSA begins routine assessment of Murtala Muhammed International Airport

Photo Caption: Director general of NCAA, Capt. Muhtar Usman (left) and the TSA delegation from USA A three-man United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA) team has commenced a routine assessment of Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja. The team’s visit is to observe the implementation of Aviation Security (AVSEC) measures and to also conduct inspection on recommended TSA security procedures for its air carriers (Delta Airlines). The TSA’s Annual Airport Assessment visit has since begun on the 28th January -1st February, 2019. Members of the TSA team are Laura Loya…

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FAAN moves step ahead in becoming centre of excellence in aviation security training – Dunoma

The managing director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Engr. Saleh Dunoma has disclosed that its training school had moved a step ahead in becoming a centre of excellence in aviation security training in West and Central Africa. Speaking during the commissioning of the International Civil Aviation Organisation, ICAO certified training centre in Lagos over the weekend, Dunoma stated that the school was used as their internal training facility before. “Internal in the sense that there are some programmes we organise to train our staff not only in…

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NCAA warns Pilots, airline operators on adverse weather conditions

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has warned Pilots and airline operators to observe safety precautions in line with Nigeria Civil Aviation Regulations (Nig.CARs) during flight operations in adverse weather conditions. The warning was contained in an Advisory Circular with reference no. AC: NCAA-AEROMET- 26: to all Pilots and Airline Operators signed by the director general of the Authority, Capt Muhtar Usman. A statement signed by general manager Public Relations NCAA, Sam Adurogboye, said the Circular became imperative as the rainfall cessation will likely herald a long and severe dust…

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NCAA justifies decision to deregister Topbrass Aviation’s two aircraft

The director-general of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA Capt. Muhtar Usman has justified the regulatory agency’s decision to deregister two aircraft of Topbrass Aviation. Speaking at the agency’s headquarters at the Lagos Airport yesterday, Capt. Usman said that the Nigerian operator of the aircraft violated the agreement it reached with the lessor. He stated that that no aircraft was stolen at the Murtala Muahmmed Airport (MMA), Lagos as claimed by Topbrass. The NCAA boss maintained that the regulatory authority’s action was in line with the Cape Town Convention, adding…

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