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NCAA threatens to revoke airlines’ approval over noncompliance with COVID-19 Protocols

NIGERIAN Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has issued a stern warning to all domestic airline operators over what it perceives as noncompliance with COVID-19 protocols stating that continuity in that line will attract severe penalties including revocation of approval. In an All Operators Letter (DG39/20) with reference NCAA/ DG/AIR/11/16/267 dated today September 21, 2020 titled Non-Compliance with COVID-19 Protocols and signed …

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No fuel found in Quorum Helicopter tank after crash says AIB preliminary report

The helicopter has an endurance of 3:24h. The operational flight plan filed by the pilot indicated an endurance of 3:15h and an estimated flight time of 2:45h. The helicopter engine was started at 09:15h. The helicopter took off at 09:20h.The helicopter crashed at 12:14h.There was no fuel left in the fuel tanks after the crash. The mast and main rotor blades were found intact during the post-crash inspection.”

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Port Health personnel decry nonpayment of hazard allowance to 67 officers in Lagos

PERSONNEL of the Port Health Services (PHS), Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos and some others at the headquarters of the health agency in Abuja are ruing nonpayment of hazard allowance promised by the Federal government to health workers during the Covid-19 lock down. The hazard allowance were announced to be paid to health workers, March, April and May but Nigerianflightdeck learnt …

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Updated: NCAA says lack of good business structure, management styles constitute major problems for Nigerian airlines

Says COVID-19 worsened airlines’ financial positions in Nigeria, world over DIRECTOR General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Captain Musa Nuhu says maintaining the economic health of Nigerian airlines go beyond carrying out economic audits as there are other integral elements including lack of corporate governance, owner/ manager  that affect the smooth  running of airlines in this clime This …

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BAGAIA canvasses building accident investigation capacity for IPIAAM personnel

CABO VERDE’S Minister of Maritime and Economy, Dr. Paulo Gerida is considering an idea canvassed by the Banjul Accord Group Accident Investigation Agency (BAGAIA) to increase training of personnel in its Institute for the Prevention and Investigation of Aeronautical e Maritime Accidents (IPIAAM), so investigators can be drafted from the body to investigate aviation or maritime accidents when the need …

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