Tuesday , 17 May 2022


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Lagos-Dubai flights: NCAA awaiting official communication from UAE govt

  DIRECTOR General Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Captain Musa Nuhu has confirmed that he has been in communication with Emirates Airlines country manager following the lift of ban on Nigeria and 11 others by the United Arab Emirates( UAE) but has said Nigeria is still waiting for official communication from the UAE as the Bilateral Air Services Agreement (BASA) …

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Ibom Air clinches Traveller’s Award for Best Nigerian airline 

Air Peace, Dana Air, Arik, Green Africa make cut for top five IBOM Air has emerged the Best Airline in Nigeria, an award the Uyo- based airline also won last year within its first year of Airline operations. This award is based on the ranking of Nigerian airlines using the following parameters which are: Average Age of Aircraft, Schedule Integrity, …

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Nigeria Immigration Comptroller Lagos Command Bagiwa assumes duty  

  FOLLOWING the reshuffling that took place last week at the Nigerian Immigration Service ( NIS), Comptroller Dahiru Mani Bagiwa pcc has officially taken over as the Comptroller Immigration Service ( NIS) in charge of Lagos State Command.   His appointment follows the redeployment of Comptroller BA Aliyu fsi pcc+ who has been appointed as the Principal Staff Officer (PSO- …

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Traveller’s Award organisers reel out criteria for airlines’ nomination with Ibom Air, Air Peace top contenders

TRAVELLER’S Award 2022 organisers plan to honour airlines with young fleet, good customer services, inflight services, On time Performance and spread of destinations as this year’s Travellers Award will highlight the expectations of travellers in Nigeria. The organisers are listening to the complaints and yearnings of travellers by incorporating these desires in selecting the 2022 winners. Delays and cancellations are …

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NCAA grants premium airline, Xejet AOC

NIGERIAN Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has granted an Air Operators Certificate, (AOC) to Xejet  after completion of its certification processes. The new entrant received the operational document at the NCAA office at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. Director General of the NCAA, Capt. Musa Nuhu during the presentation of the AOC said: “I must say, to go through this …

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AIB-N training facility 90% complete, reignite synergy with NCAT on manpower development 

AS the accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria (AIB-N) sets to launch its world-class training facility for manpower development, it has rekindled its partnership with the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology, Zaria (NCAT) in the area of capacity development and other aviation industry projects. The Commissioner/CEO, AIB-N Mr. Akin Olateru disclosed on Wednesday when the Rector of the Nigerian College of Aviation …

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AIB informs on Nigeria Police Bell 429 helicopter crash in Bauchi; commences investigation

ACCIDENT Investigation Bureau ( AIB) has informed of  an accident involving a Bell 429 helicopter with Registration Marks 5N-MDA owned and operated by Nigerian Police Force (NPF)yesterday 26th January 2022 at Bauchi Airport.   The Accident Investigation Bureau ( AIB) notified the general public on the accident stating that there were some injuries on the six passengers  but no fatality …

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Dana Air apologises to passengers for two-day flight disruption

DANA Air management this morning apologised for the recent delays and flight cancellations due to an unscheduled maintenance on two of its aircraft. According to the airline, the maintenance comes as part of strict adherence to global safety standards which unfortunately disrupted its schedule on 25th and 26th of January, 2022. The statement read,”The management of Dana Air wishes to …

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Cracks exposed in AON as Tukur disagrees with Abdulmunaf’s claims on NCAA; says it’s meddling in internal matters 

  FORMER Deputy General Secretary of Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) and the Chairman of Hudson Bay Aviation, Alhaji Mohammed Tukur has reacted to current Chairman of AON, Alhaji Abdulmunaf Yunusa describing his letter to the Senate regarding the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, (NCAA) as meddlesome interloping in the agency’s internal matter   Tukur who lashed out at the current …

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