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MMA holds mock exercise, asks  passengers, general public not to entertain fear

FEDERAL Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has informed passengers, airlines and the general public that the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, is presently holding an emergency simulation exercise. The exercise, which is an operational requirement of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) for aerodromes is aimed at ascertaining the level of …

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Caverton signs Factory Acceptance of Thales Reality H Simulator

Set to become first helicopter full flight simulator Level ‘D’ to be installed in Africa CAVERTON today in Cergy, France signed the Factory Acceptance of the AW139 Reality H Full-Flight Simulator with Thales, before the equipment’s departure to the Caverton Aviation Training Center in Nigeria. This  milestone is coming barely …

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Dana Air commences use of acquired Boeing aircraft with additional routes

DANA Air has introduced additional domestic routes as the airline has put its acquired Boeing 737-300s 5N-DNA, 5N-DNB into operation. The airline announced that as part of it route consolidation and route expansion project, it has introduced additional flights on it Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Uyo routes. The additional …

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FG shortlists consortium, Ethiopian Airlines for MRO, leasing company

FEDERAL government of Nigeria has shortlisted two (2) companies namely; A.J. Walters/Gloves/Egypt Air (a consortium) and Ethiopian Airlines for the proposed Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility out of seven (7) companies that expressed interest. This is just as it shortlisted A. J. Walters/Glovesly/Egypt Air was shortlisted out of three …

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Instrument Landing System: We all failed and embarrassed the nation

THE industry went into wild jubilation when the government announced in the last quarter of 2019 that it had purchased a new set of Instrument Landing Systems (ILS), CAT 3 to be precise for Lagos and Abuja airports respectively which were installed while the functional CAT 2 ILS in these …

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NAMA commissions CAT3 ILS in Lagos, Abuja

NIGERIAN Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) says it has successfully commissioned its newly installed Category 3 Instrument Landing System (ILS) at Runway 18 Right, Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos as well as Runway 22 at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. In the same vein, a flight commissioning of the newly …

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NCAT Rector says sustenance of zero accident rate, an attribute of training

RECTOR, Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria, Captain Abdulsalami Mohammed has underscored the importance of ensuring that invisible infrastructure (Human capital) is trained adequately so it can compliment physical infrastructure. Captain Abdulsalami who declared open the League of Airport Aviation Correspondent (LAAC) 2020’s training said the reason for the …

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NCAT DA40 acceptance ceremony, Troubled Skyline book launch among others

NIGERIAN College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) this week took delivery of six Diamond DA40 NG training aircraft as part of a re-fleeting program of the College that includes 20 Diamond airplanes (five twin-engine DA42-VI and 15 single-engine DA40 NG) over the upcoming years. Scribe of the Aviation Round Table (ART) …

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MMIA Access gate: I-Cube accuses FAAN of harassment, vandalization

INTEGRATED Intelligence Imaging West Africa (I-Cube West Africa) has decried what it described as vandalization of its property and harassment of its workers allegedly by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Unions despite a subsisting Court order. According to Solicitors of I-Cube West Africa Charles Abhoman who spoke in …

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NiMET set to install Doppler Weather Radar in Lagos, Kano Airports

NIGERIAN Meteorological Agency (NiMET) has acquired new radar components for the Doppler weather radar system at ₦400 million which will further enhance safety in the Nigerian airspace. The agency also said that it intends to ensure 80 per cent total coverage of the country by June this year with the …

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