Stakeholders, Captains of industries, others gather tomorrow for LAAC Annual Conference

Investors, Captains of industries, stakeholders, professionals are set to gather tomorrow, Wednesday July 17, in their hundreds to chart a way forward for the aviation sub-sector as the the League of Airports and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) holds its 23rd Annual Conference. The Conference, which holds at Radisson Blu Hotel, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos for the 23rd year running with theme: Boosting Aviation Investment through policy will have in attendance the creme de la creme of the aviation sub-sector and they will brainstorm to chart a path for the survival and sustenance…

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Gov. Suntai not certified, qualified, competent to fly crashed aircraft – AIB report

.. As AIB releases Dana, Delta, Next Oil, Bristow, other crashed reports The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), Nigeria on Thursday released six final accident reports indicating in one of the reports that the late former Governor of Taraba state, Danbaba Suntai who was the pilot of Cessna 208B Caravan aircraft was not certified, qualified and not competent to fly the crashed aircraft. The Commissioner of AIB, Mr. Akin Olateru while releasing the reports noted that though the Bureau could not conclusively determine the cause of the accident; but that the…

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AIB begins investigations into NCAT’s TB9 aircraft in Kaduna

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has commenced investigations into the accident involving a Tampico (TB9) aircraft marked 5N-CBP belonging to the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria, which occurred on 1st March, 2019 at Rumi forest, Sabon Birnin, Birnin Gwari LGA, Kaduna State. The AIB said in a statement signed by the general manager public affAirs, Mr. Tunji Oketunbi that their team of safety investigators have commenced investigation. From the information provided by NCAT, the aircraft was on a Test Flight being conducted by a Pilot and an Engineer.…

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AIB releases four accident reports, issues safety recommendations to FAAN, NCAA

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has released four accident and serious incident reports, which occurred in the country between July 2004 and August 2015. This is as Engr. Akin Olateru, the Commissioner of AIB said that the current administration has achieved 52.1 per cent on publication of accident and serious incident reports and 47.4 per cent of safety recommendations since coming onboard in January, 2017. Olateru in a press briefing with aviation journalists on Monday at Safety House, Corporate Headquarters of AIB at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos…

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AIB reviews existing regulations to conform with European standards

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) is set to carry out a review of its existing regulations, which seek to accommodate latest changes in the global aviation industry. This becomes necessary in a bid to further enhance its performance especially in the area of incident and accident investigation. Speaking at the end of a weeklong peer review exercise carried out with European consultants over the weekend at its headquarters at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, the AIB Commissioner, Engr. Akin Olateru stated that the review exercise would take place before…

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