Azman Air tenders unreserved apologies to NCAA DG over frivolous allegation

The management of Azman Air Services Limited has tendered their unreserved apologies to the director general of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, Capt. Musa Nuhu, and the NCAA over allegations it made against the person of the DG. The airline equally extended its apologies to the minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, for any embarrassment their actions may have caused him and the government. Azman Air in a statement signed by Muhammad Hadi Abdulmunaf, its acountable manager explained that it issued a press statement expressing its surprise and shock…

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Anambra International Airport one of the best in Nigeria – NCAA boss

By James Eze The director general and chief executive officer of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Captain Musa Nuhu has described the Anambra International Cargo/Passenger Airport, Umueri as one of the best airports in Nigeria. The civil aviation boss who came to inspect the facilities at the fast rising airport said he was amazed at the elaborate, carefully planned and masterfully executed facilities at the new airport. Speaking after the tour, Captain Nuhu who was the Nigerian representative in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Council before his current appointment,…

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FG Partners iPADIS to enhance air transport connectivity, growth in West Africa

Federal Ministry of Aviation In conjunction with International Partners for Aviation Development, Innovation and Sustainability (iPADIS) is organising a Two-day High Level Ministerial Meeting on Enhancing Air Transport Connectivity and Growth in West Africa. The virtual /online Ministerial meeting is for member States Policy Makers,Air Transport experts, Aviation Professionals and other Stakeholders in the Sub-region. The high Level Ministerial Meeting is aimed at retooling and repositioning Aviation sector within the region to contend with present and future challenges. The event with the theme: Enhancing Air Transport Connectivity and Growth in…

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FAAN not shutting down Kaduna Airport despite attack, as Sen. Adeyemi, canvasses State, Local Govt. policing

The managing director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Capt. Hamisu Yadudu has disclosed that the authority will not shutdown the Kaduna Airport despite Saturday’s attack on the agency’s staff quarters Speaking over the weekend at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos during the oversight function visit by the Senate Committee on Aviation, Capt. Yadudu, vowed that the management, the State Government and the various security agencies would not relent in their efforts at ensuring safety of humans and equipment at all the airports across the country. He…

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NCAA lifts ban on use of Boeing 737 Max Aircraft in Nigerian Airspace

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has announced the lifting of ban on Boeing 737 Max Aircraft in the Nigerian Airspace, following the two accident involving the Boeing 737 Max Aircraft. This approval is effective 12th February, 2021. Consequent upon the two accidents of Lion Air Flight 610, an Indonesia flight which crashed into the Java Sea 13mins after takeoff, and Ethiopian Airlines flight 320, which crashed six minutes after takeoff, made the minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika pronounced the ban on the operations of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft…

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NCAA lifts suspension on Emirates Airline with immediate effect

Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has lifted the suspension of Emirates Airlines flight operations into Nigeria. The NCAA in a statement signed by its director general, Capt. Musa Nuhu notified the public concerning the immediate lifting of the suspension placed on Emirates airlines operations in Nigeria. Capt Nuhu disclosed that Emirates Airlines no longer requires passengers to carry out pre-departure RDT, that no laboratory has been approved by the PTF and other regulatory agencies to carry out RDT for incoming or departing passengers. He said the PTF will inform all…

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FG bars Emirates Airlines from operating into Nigeria over Covid 19 violations

The federal government has ordered Emirates Airline to suspend its flight operations into the country following the violations of its directives on testing of departing passengers. The Presidential Task Force PTF on Covid-19 directed the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority NCAA, to place a ban on Emirates airlines operations into the country. The order which was communicated in a letter dated 04 February, 2021 to the country manager of Emirates Airlines Victoria Island, Lagos and signed by the director general, NCAA, Captain Musa Nuhu was also copied to the chairman PTF,…

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Aviation industry stakeholders, professionals to grace NAAPE symposium in Uyo

No fewer than 80 major aviation industry stakeholders and professionals in Nigeria, including Chief Allen Onyema, the Chairman, Air Peace would participate physically at the forthcoming symposium of the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) scheduled to hold in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State later this month. This is as NAAPE promised to bridge the existing gaps between pilots, engineers on one hand and airline operators in the industry with the aim of promoting harmonious relationship between the two. Engr. Abednego Galadima, the President of NAAPE in a statement…

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NCAA DG charges Aviation stakeholders on excellent performance of duties to avoid accidents or serious incidents

The director-general of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Musa Nuhu has charged Aviation stakeholders to perform their roles as expected of them dutifully and conscientiously to avoid accidents or serious incidents in the sector. Capt. Nuhu gave the charge at the weekend while delivering a keynote address at the conference on prevention of human factors in air accident occurrences  organised by the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) in partnership with the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC). He state that the industry had only recorded one serious incident…

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Aviation stakeholders confirm participation at AIB/LAAC Conference

Top stakeholders in the Nigeria’s aviation industry have confirmed participation in the conference with the theme, “Preventing Human Factors in Accident Occurrences, which will hold this Friday, January 15, 2021 at the Sheraton Hotels & Suites, Lagos. The conference organized by Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), Nigeria’s sole accident investigation agency, in partnership with the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC), Nigeria’s aviation media umbrella body saddled with the responsibility of ensuring effective media coverage and practice in the aviation industry, will commence at 09.00hrs with 80 stakeholders in physical…

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