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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AIB-N collaborates with LAAC to curb high rate of human errors in air accidents

To reduce the high rate of human errors in air accidents in the Nigerian aviation industry, Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB-N) in partnership with the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) is organising one day conference. The conference, which will be held physically and virtually, is scheduled to hold on January 15, 2021, at the Sheraton Hotels and Towers in Lagos at 9 a.m with the theme: ‘Preventing Human Factors In Accident Occurrences.’ No fewer than 300 industry stakeholders such as airline operators, airport operators, investigators, safety inspectors, pilots, engineers…

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N19b, $7m debt: NCAA reaches agreement with airline operators on payment plans

Photo caption: From left, Director General, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, (NCAA), Capt. Musa Nuhu, Chairman, House Committee on Aviation, Hon. Nnaji Nnolim and Deputy Chairman, House of Committee on Aviation, Hon. Musa mohammed during the House Committee on Aviation visit to Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, (NCAA) at Aviation House, Airport Ikeja, Lagos The director general of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Captain Musa Nuhu has disclosed that it has reached a compromise with airline operators in the country to ensure that the debt of N19b, $7m owed the agency…

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All aircraft flying in Nigeria are safe to fly – NCAA boss

The director general of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, Capt. Musa Nuhu has affirmed that the country’s Airlines and aircraft are safe. Speaking in an interview recently, Capt. Nuhu categorically emphasised that all aircraft flying in Nigeria are safe and safe to fly. Excerpts How safe is our airlines and their aircraft? I can categorically say that our airplanes are safe. The airplanes that are not safe have been grounded. Some aircraft have been grounded in Nigeria for months because they are not safe and we have insisted that…

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Airline operators, others urged to tap into opportunities offered by AfDB to prevent collapse

Photo Caption: L-R Engr. Akin Olateru, Commissioner/CEO, Accident Investigation Bureau, Captain Talba Alkali, Director of Safety and Technical Policy, representing the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Aviation and Capt. Musa Nuhu, DG, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority at the Nigerian Aviation Workforce Symposium held at the NAF Conference Centre Abuja. Airline operators and business organizations in the Nigerian aviation industry have been told to tap into the opportunities offer by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and other financial institutions on the continent to prevent collapse. Airline operators were also…

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FG increases Int’l airlines capacity with 200 passenger per flight to Lagos, Abuja Oct. 2

The federal government of Nigeria has increased available seats on the flights of international airlines to 200 passengers per aircraft operating into the two designated airports (Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja) in the country. The director-general of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Capt. Musa Nuhu communicated the approved capacity increase to ‘all foreign airline operators flying into Nigeria’ through the Air Operators Letter (AOL) dated October 2, 2020 which is also the effective date of the updated flight schedule. “Following the partial resumption…

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We implement our regulations irrespective of who is involve – NCAA DG

“We are here to help our airlines grow both domestically, regionally and internationally”. Captain Musa Nuhu, the director general of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, is a thorough breed aviation professional with vast experience in the aviation industry. He was Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the International Civil Aviation Organisation, ICAO. Before that, he had previously worked with the defunct Nigeria Airways, Aero Contractors and Petrowest, among other organisations. In this webinar interview with members of the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents, LAAC, Captain Nuhu speaks on the NCAA…

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Nigeria postpones resumption of int’l flights to September 5

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has postponed the resumption of international flights to September 5. Disclosing this on Thursday at the Presidential Task Force COVID-19 briefing in Abuja, director-general of the NCAA, Capt. Musa Shuaibu Nuhu, explained that while airlines and airports are ready to operate, other non-aviation logistics are not ready, prompting the one-week extension. In his words: “We have other non-aviation logistics we are still working on, mostly the COVID-19 protocol tests and online platform. We need to get this ready.”

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Resumption of Int’l flights : Nigeria to enforce principle of reciprocity

Nigeria will enforce the principle of reciprocity in granting permission to airlines to resume operations in the country as it opens its airspace. What it means is that only airlines from countries that allow flights from Nigeria will be allowed to fly into and out of the country. Minister of Aviation Senator Hadi Sirika disclosed this at Thursday’s media briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja. According to him, the country’s position is informed by the ban placed by some countries on flights from Nigeria, and that…

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