Automation fully on course-NAMA

 The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has said its automation is fully on course contrary to reports on that. The agency while responding to a press statement making the rounds in the media to the effect that the agency had abandoned the implementation of Aeronautical Information Service (AIS) automation explained that th statement by the Aeronautical Information Management Association of Nigeria (AIMAN) where they body was quoted as saying that “NAMA management has neglected the implementation of the AIS Automation, thereby exposing personnel to Covid-19 pandemic”, is not true. NAMA…

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Covid 19: NAMA boss tasks staff on full compliance with safety directives

Ahead of the partial relaxation of the Covid-19 lockdown billed to commence on Monday, staff of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) have been tasked to ensure full compliance with the directives and safety guidelines by the federal government and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on COVID-.19 preventive measures, including social distancing, regular washing of and/ or sanitizing of hands and wearing of face mask.   Managing director of NAMA, Capt. Fola Akinkuotu who stated this in a message to staff of the agency noted that “while the…

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NAMA explains why some aircraft diversions are imperative

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has noted that the inability of some international flights to land at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, is largely due to issues of inclement weather and company minimas of affected airlines. NAMA in a statement signed by Mr Khalid Emele, the general manager public affairs stated that some aircraft diversions are in the interest of safety. NAMA explained in the statement that: “The facts on record are as follows: Lagos has two runways- 18 Right and 18 Left. The Doppler Very High Omni-Directional…

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