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NCAT, Aero, FAAN and other activities that colored the week

THIS week Nigeria College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) signed an MoU WITH Aero Contractors on training, then the college’s Rector Captain Abdulsalami held a session with the League of Airports and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) where he responded to issues surrounding the training college, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) management …

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Updated: Turkish Airline complies, changes aircraft on Abuja route to A330 instead of smaller B737

IN response to the order issued by the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) directing Turkish Airlines to suspend its operations into Nigeria until the airline is ready to operate into the country with the right aircraft, the airline operated into Abuja with a much larger Airbus A330 today. Minister of …

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Arik Air resumes flights to Asaba, increases Owerri frequency

ARIK AIR has announced that it would be resuming flight services to Asaba Airport in Delta state starting from Wednesday, December 18, 2019, The airline will be operating daily flights from Lagos to Asaba. This is just as the airline has said it will be increasing its frequency from Lagos …

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Capt. Abdulsalami explains how pilots can get employment, canvasses General Aviation

Says NCAT set to install B737NG simulator in 2020 Q1 PROFFERING solutions to the high unemployment rate of Nigerian pilots, Rector of the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Captain Abdulsallami Mohammed has said pilots no matter where in the world they train, need to build hours to garner experience …

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NCAA slams Turkish Airlines, suspends carrier from Nigeria over baggage issues

“These incidents, which has been going on for two weeks, has become so bad that the most recent flight arrived without 85% of passengers’ baggage onboard. Our Airport Authority have been facing serious crises controlling the passengers at the airport whenever they arrive without their baggage’s.

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Air Peace says reports of US seized plane link is false

AIR PEACE has stated as false, reports linking the airline to a ceased private aircraft in Atlanta, USA. According to Air Peace Media Executive, Stanley Olisa, the company does not currently have any aircraft in the US. According to him, linking Air peace to the aircraft that was ceased in …

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FAAN reels out safety improvement initiatives around airports

MANAGING Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu has said that as part of the safety culture and improvement initiatives, FAAN has put in place various methods to mitigate issues as runway incursions, Wildlife habitat modification to reduce occurrence of bird strikes and other …

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NCAT to acquire 6 Diamond training aircraft in February 2020

Funding delayed acquisition of all 20 aircraft To commences training on drone operations, usage NIGERIAN College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) Zaria has said come mid-February 2020, the college will take delivery of six (6) Diamond (DA-40) training aircraft part of the 20 aircraft ordered for years back to boost its …

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Arik Air receives two aircraft from C-Check; set to get two more year’s end, early 2020

 Airline gets boost ahead of Yuletide season ARIK AIR has received two aircraft, a Q-400 and a Boeing 737-800 from C-Check conducted by Lufthansa Technik AG in Malta over the weekend, thereby boosting the operations of the airline in the coming festive season. This is just as the Asset Management …

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MMA2 unveils NCAA certified AVSEC instructors, assures of seamless operations as year winds down

OPERATORS of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two (MMA2), Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL) unveiled some of its AVSEC staff who were recently certified as Aviation Security (AVSEC) Instructors by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). BASL has also assured travellers and other airport users of hitch-free flight and business …

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