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NAMA trains, obtains certification for new 24 ATCs

TWENTY -FOUR (24) newly recruited air traffic control officers of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) have been granted licenses by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Organization (NCAA) after successfully undergoing the necessary training and examination on Aerodrome and Approach Control. This is just as the airspace agency has also recertified a total of 30 air traffic controllers in different categories …

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X-1FBO launches quick, cheap way for operators to go green

X-1FBO, the FBO Management and Payment Processing System software specialist, focused on the General Aviation industry, now offers a real, quick, inexpensive method for operators to enhance their environmental credentials with the launch of their new X-1 Carbon Offset  Tool, just ahead of World Earth Day. The tool was developed to enable FBOs have the ability to offer operators a …

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United Nigeria Airlines begins Lagos-P/Harcourt –Abuja flights from April 22

UNITED Nigeria Airlines will begin regular scheduled flight operations to the domestic wing of Port Harcourt International Airport on Thursday, April 22, 2021 with the inaugural flight to the oil rich city departing the Murtala Mohammed Airport (MM2) in Ikeja, Lagos state at 1.30pm. The airline also stated that regular flights from Port Harcourt to the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport in …

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MMA2 security personnel returns passengers missing N2.3m

GEORGE Etuk an Uyo-bound passenger on Ibom Airline, has commended the Aviation Security (AVSEC) personnel at the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal two (MMA2), operated by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL) after receiving his lost baggage containing the sum of N2, 350, 000 and other vital documents. The incident, according to BASL AVSEC Manager, Mr. Olatubosun Okeowo, occurred recently while the …

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FEC’s N10bn automation approval: For modern state-of- the- art terminals or terminals slated for concession?

QUESTIONS are being asked about the Federal Executive Council’s (FEC’s) recent approval of the sum of N10bn for automation of five international airports in Nigeria; Lagos, Enugu, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Kano as some industry players cannot help but wonder why money is being approved for terminals earmarked for concession. Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika who got the FECs …

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Dana Air pledges professional manpower development; decorates new Captains

DANA AIR has decorated two (2) new captains on its Boeing 737 aircraft, Captain Shina Agbelese and Captain Ademola Akinyemi in Lagos stating that despite the cost of training pilots the airline would continue to invest in building capacity in home grown pilots to advance the industry. Chief Operating Officer of Dana Air, Mr. Obi Mbanuzuo, who decorated the pilots …

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Nigerian airlines are not over-regulated by NCAA- Captain Mshelia

Captain Ibrahim Mshelia  (MRAeS) is the Chairman West Link Airlines and the owner of Mish Aviation, foremost privately owned aviation training school located in Ghana. In this interview with reporters , Mshelia a renowned pilot and instructor shed more light on certain topical issues within the aviation industry as well as his personal take on regulation of airlines in the …

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NCAA says plans underway to de-clutter regulations to boost General Aviation

Somebody flying corporate 12 people you are asking me for the same requirement as somebody flying a triple seven (777) to Dubai it doesn’t make sense, so when we unbundle those regulations it opens up the industry and what that does, all those excess pilots and excess engineers that don’t have jobs they will be absorbed, they will get experience and move on to the bigger airline industry and then those people.

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