Ex NAMA boss, Iyayi calls for deliberate, consistent policy to grow aviation in Nigeria

The former managing director of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, NAMA and chief executive officer of Topbrass Aviation, Captain Rowland Iyayi has emphasised the need for a deliberate and consistent policy geared towards ensuring that the airlines who are the primary players in the industry survive. Speaking in an interview at the recent League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents, LAAC, conference in Lagos with the theme: Boosting aviation investments through policy, Iyayi noted that the airlines failing is not because the operators cannot run the airlines, but because the environment…

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Topbrass boss, Iyayi to deliver major paper at 23rd LAAC conference

The chief executive officer of TopBrass Aviation Limited, Capt. Roland Iyayi, is among the two top aviation personalities that would deliver papers at the forthcoming 23rd annual conference and awards of the League of Airports and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC). The theme of the conference, which has been scheduled to hold at the Radisson Blu, Ikeja is: ‘Boosting Aviation Investment Through Policy,’ while Iyayi would deliver a paper on ‘Boosting Aviation Investment Thorough Policy: An Airline Perspective.’ The conference is scheduled to hold on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. The event, which…

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NCAA justifies decision to deregister Topbrass Aviation’s two aircraft

The director-general of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA Capt. Muhtar Usman has justified the regulatory agency’s decision to deregister two aircraft of Topbrass Aviation. Speaking at the agency’s headquarters at the Lagos Airport yesterday, Capt. Usman said that the Nigerian operator of the aircraft violated the agreement it reached with the lessor. He stated that that no aircraft was stolen at the Murtala Muahmmed Airport (MMA), Lagos as claimed by Topbrass. The NCAA boss maintained that the regulatory authority’s action was in line with the Cape Town Convention, adding…

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Interlining is the way to go in aviation business – Onyema, Air Peace boss

“SAATM has to be in level of reciprocity, not one sided” “Airport infrastructures not supportive of airlines operations” From peace building to aviation, Barrister Allen Onyema, the chairman of Air Peace has taken the Nigerian aviation industry by storm, redefining the business of air travel in Nigeria and West Africa. Onyema has always been vocal and passionate on the problems confronting the domestic airlines, the Nigerian aviation industry, and ways forward. In this interview with Franklin Ihejirika at the recently concluded 22nd Annual Seminar of the League of Airport and…

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