Home / Aviation News / NAMA, NAF deepens synergy on airspace safety, infrastructure security
L-R: Dep. Director, Air Traffic Services, Gp. Capt. S. Peter, Commander, Nigerian Air Defence Corps, GP. Capt. M. N. Onyebashi, Ag. NAMA MD, Engr. Emma Anasi, Director, Air Traffic Management Services, AVM. Christopher Gudi and Military Airport Commandant, MMIA, Wg. Cdr. I. E. Imoke during a visit of NAF team to NAMA headquarters, Lagos recently.

NAMA, NAF deepens synergy on airspace safety, infrastructure security

Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) and the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) have held deliberations bordering on collaboration and synergy of the two institutions in the areas of security of navigational infrastructure, calibration of navigational aids, training of personnel and exchange programmes.

Speaking when he led a delegation on a courtesy visit to NAMA headquarters in Lagos, the Director of Air Traffic Management Services, Nigerian Air Force, AVM. C. T. Gudi noted that as a dependable ally, NAMA has always collaborated with NAF in critical areas like strategic airspace surveillance, air traffic control, airspace security and training of Air Force personnel.

AVM. Gudi stated that the professional and technical expertise provided by NAMA in Air Force operations and training remained invaluable, stressing that their visit was therefore “to deepen this existing cordial relationship and operational synergy especially given the numerous benefits accruing to the nation in terms of safety and security of the airspace.”

AVM Gudi who specifically appreciated NAMA for providing on-the-job training for Air Force personnel who graduate from the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) Zaria, also appealed to the agency to always consider the Air Force while planning for ad hoc trainings and seminars on Performance Based Navigation (PBN) and other such programmes which fall in between the major courses at NCAT, Zaria.

He said, “the aviation world is very sophisticated and dynamic and is all about who has superior training. Given that NAMA is more acquainted with ICAO calendar and programmes, it has become imperative that the Nigerian Air Force be carried along in some of these trainings so that we can all be speaking the same language.”

In his remarks, the Ag. Managing Director of NAMA, Engr. Emma Anasi stated that the complimentary role played by NAMA and NAF in ensuring safety and security of the airspace requires that a coordinated and harmonious civil/military collaboration has to be sustained and improved upon.

While appreciating NAF for providing security around navigational facilities across the nation’s airports, Anasi called for uniformity of Communication, Navigation, Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) infrastructure between the two organizations which he believes will make for interoperability of systems and seamlessness in airspace management.

 

 

About NigerianFlightDeck

mm
Nigerianflightdeck is an online news and magazine platform reporting business stories with a bias for aviation and travel. It is borne out of the intention to inform, educate as well as alter perceptions with balanced reportage.

Check Also

Ethiopian Airlines recovers black box of Flight ET302

ETHIOPIAN Airlines has announced that it has secured the Digital Flight Data Recorder(DFDR) and Cockpit …

Aero inks deal to carry out checks on Ghanaian registered aircraft, eyes Congo

"We are happy to inform you that the Ghana Civil Aviation has given us the authority to do checks in the aircraft that are registered in their country and we have done a lot of major maintenance for their aircraft. We are also looking at Congolese government, who have shown interest in coming to give us the approval to do C-checks and other major checks in their country."

Ethiopian Airlines joins China, Cayman Islands; grounds 737-8 Max pending aircraft probe

China and the Cayman Islands have both ordered domestic airlines to suspend commercial operation of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 citing the Ethiopian Airlines crash and another deadly accident of that same model in Indonesia.

Updated: One Nigerian, 32 Kenyans; 18 Canadians on-board crashed ET Flight 302

Apart from the 32 Kenyans, there were 18 Canadians , 9 Ethiopians, 8 Chinese, 8 Italians, 8 United States citizens, 7 British, 7 French citizens each as well as 6 Egyptians.The list of nationales also contain, 6 dutch, 5 Germans, 4 Slovakians, 4 Indians, 3 Russians, 3 Swedes and 3 Austrians, 2 Morrocans, 2 Israelis, 2 spanish and 2 Polish as well as one passenger each from Nigerian, Belgium, Uganda, Yemeni, Sudan, Togo; Mozambique, Norway, Somalia, Saudi, Serbian; Djibuoti, Ireland and Indonesia

Ethiopian Airlines’ 737-Max Crash: No survivor, airline CEO says

ETHIOPIAN Airlines Group CEO, Tewolde Gebremariam has announced with deep regrets that the fatal accident …

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this:
Skip to toolbar