FAAN holds dry run simulation exercises at Lagos, Abuja airports

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) today Saturday, June 27, 2020 held dry run simulation exercises at domestic terminals of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja and Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos respectively. The exercise, which was aimed at assessing the readiness of the airports for reopening post Covid-19 was witnessed by the Honourable Ministers of: Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, State for Health, Dr. Olorunnibe Mamora, State for Education, Mr. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, the National Coordinator, Presidential Task Force, Dr. Aliyu Sanni, the Director General,…

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NCAA relocates corporate headquarters to Abuja

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), in compliance with the directive of the federal government has since relocated its corporate headquarters to the nation’s Federal Capital, Abuja. The Agency, as the Regulator, was in fact the first to comply with the directive as a way of encouraging others to follow suit. It would be recalled that the minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika had in a memo dated 4th May,2020 to all the agencies given an ultimatum for the relocation. NCAA’s relocation, which was swift and seamless, has seen all…

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Covid-19: NCAA to submit aviation restart plan to PTF wednesday

The director-general of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Captain Musa Nuhu has revealed plans to submit the Nigerian aviation restart plan to the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 by Wednesday (24th June, 2020), all things being equal. Capt. Nuhu in his effort to be accountable to stakeholders in the industry concerning the restart of the aviation sector, conveyed another round of stakeholders’ forum over the weekend The NCAA DG in his address appealed to the stakeholders especially the airlines to bear with the authorities, stressing that even though they…

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Aviation leaders discuss strategic responses to changing times at LAAC Webinar

Some of the leading players in the Nigerian aviation industry will on Thursday, June 18, 2020 discuss the required strategic responses to the present challenges facing the sector. Six panelists would discuss extensively on the negative impact of Covid-19 virus pandemic in the global aviation industry with focus on Nigeria and the necessary strategies to be adopted to stay relevant and profitable in the new order at a webinar to be organised by the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC). The panelists; Capt. Musa Nuhu, the director-general of the…

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NCAA extends validity of licences of Air Crew, others, suspends processing of new certificates

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA has extended the validity of licences of Air Crew, and other critical operational staff including the suspension of the processing of new certificates and licences in response to the COVID-19 Shutdown. This development was made known by the Airline Operators of Nigeria, AON, who in a letter of appreciation to the director general of NCAA, Capt. Musa Nuhu titled letter of appreciation for extension of license validity expressed appreciation to the NCAA boss for the good gesture. The AON in the letter signed by…

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Covid 19 pandemic: FG announces restriction of all international flights into Nigeria

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has announced the restriction of all international flights into the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, from Monday 23rd March at 23007 to 23rd April 2020 at 2300Z. In a statement signed by the director general of NCAA, Capt. Musa Nuhu, disclosed that emergency and essential flights are exempted from the restriction. The DG in the restriction letter sent to all foreign airline operators in the country including the airline’s country’s managers titled update on clarification of flight restriction…

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NCAA harmonises COVID-19 preventive measures at airports

.. Advises airlines, others to heed to Port Health Services guidance Following the first recorded confirmed case of COVID-19 on 27th February 2020, of an Italian traveling from Milan who came in through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Monday, 24th February 2020, the Federal Ministry of Health, Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Lagos State Ministry of Health, and Ogun State Ministry of Health have swiftly responded to ensure there is no further spread of the disease. Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) in a statement signed by its…

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