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ANAP describes transfer of NiMET union members as victimization

engages Falana to challenge concession plan ASSOCIATION of Nigerian Aviation Professionals (ANAP) has described as victimization and anti-trade union, the mass transfer of its members in the Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMET), Branch out of Abuja. This is just as the union has revealed plans to engage the services of Femi …

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EAN Aviation gets AMO approval to carry out wheel covers inspection, repairs

EAN Aviation – Business Jet Center has announced the opening of its new, state-of-the-art Aircraft Maintenance Organization (AMO) Wheel and Brake Workshop at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, Nigeria. EAN was granted Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) approval with certificate number AMO/5N/EAN to carry out Wheel covers inspection, tests repairs and …

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Governor Dickson applauds as Air Peace operates into Bayelsa Airport

AIR PEACE on Thursday became the first commercial airline to fly into the newly-built Bayelsa International Airport with the state Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson commending the airline for undertaking the Bayelsa International Airport project. The flight operated by Capt. Crosby Otobo and his crew took off from the Murtala Muhammed …

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Celebrities light up FAAN airports for Valentine Day Special

LOVE was truly in the air as some major airports under the management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) treated passengers to a Valentine Day experience with love, red roses and the personal touch of celebrities including actress and comic Chioma Omeruah also Known as Chigurl. The actress, …

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Turkish Airlines bags two financial awards for leasing deals

TURKISH Airlines has bagged two seperate awards in Dublin and London. The airline won “Lease Deal of the Year Award” by Airline Economics in the Awards Gala that took place in Dublin. In addition to this, the national flag carrier of Turkey has been also awarded “Aircraft Tax Lease of …

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Poor radio communications: NATCA charges FG to provide financial buffer for NAMA

  ONCE again, poor radio communications between Pilots and controllers in the airspace has been harped on by the Nigeria Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) which has appealed to the federal government to come to the aid of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) to end the current noise in …

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Kabba Helicopter Crash: Caverton assures of safe, reliable operations

FOLLOWING the Accident Investigation Bureau’s ( AIB) release of the Preliminary report of the helicopter crash involving the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osibanjo, operators of the aircraft, Caverton Helicopters has assured of its provision of safe air travel. Caverton Managing Director and Accountable Manager, Captain Josiah Choms made this known …

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Changing face of MMIA: FAAN installs new cooling system at Arrival

Look, my brother, I have travelled this airport on numerous occasions and this is the first time in years that I step out of the aircraft and feel like I am still in a lush environment. In fact I feel the same sensation as if I’m still in the aircraft and although this is quite nice, they need to maintain it so it doesn’t get bad. Maintenance is key.”

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AIB releases preliminary report of VP helicopter crash, issues two immediate safety recommendations

The initial findings also indicated that the bureau could not conduct drug and alcohol tests on the pilots and according to the weather report obtained from the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMET), the prevailing conditions were good but that the aircraft hovered to land in a brown out condition.

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NCAA investigates trending picture of worn out aircraft tyres, yet to establish photo veracity

"In addition to the Authority oversight roles, NCAA has placed the onerous responsibility of the first line of safety on the operating airlines’ Pilot In Command of each flight and the assigned Engineer that authorized each flight. With all the various checks and counter checks put in place by NCAA combined with that of the operators, it is therefore improbable that any airline in Nigeria will operate a service with that kind of tyre.

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