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Updated: Turkish Airline complies, changes aircraft on Abuja route to A330 instead of smaller B737

IN response to the order issued by the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) directing Turkish Airlines to suspend its operations into Nigeria until the airline is ready to operate into the country with the right aircraft, the airline operated into Abuja with a much larger Airbus A330 today. Minister of …

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Capt. Abdulsalami explains how pilots can get employment, canvasses General Aviation

Says NCAT set to install B737NG simulator in 2020 Q1 PROFFERING solutions to the high unemployment rate of Nigerian pilots, Rector of the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Captain Abdulsallami Mohammed has said pilots no matter where in the world they train, need to build hours to garner experience …

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NCAA slams Turkish Airlines, suspends carrier from Nigeria over baggage issues

“These incidents, which has been going on for two weeks, has become so bad that the most recent flight arrived without 85% of passengers’ baggage onboard. Our Airport Authority have been facing serious crises controlling the passengers at the airport whenever they arrive without their baggage’s.

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Air Peace says reports of US seized plane link is false

AIR PEACE has stated as false, reports linking the airline to a ceased private aircraft in Atlanta, USA. According to Air Peace Media Executive, Stanley Olisa, the company does not currently have any aircraft in the US. According to him, linking Air peace to the aircraft that was ceased in …

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FAAN reels out safety improvement initiatives around airports

MANAGING Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu has said that as part of the safety culture and improvement initiatives, FAAN has put in place various methods to mitigate issues as runway incursions, Wildlife habitat modification to reduce occurrence of bird strikes and other …

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NCAT to acquire 6 Diamond training aircraft in February 2020

Funding delayed acquisition of all 20 aircraft To commences training on drone operations, usage NIGERIAN College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) Zaria has said come mid-February 2020, the college will take delivery of six (6) Diamond (DA-40) training aircraft part of the 20 aircraft ordered for years back to boost its …

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Aero Contractors, NCAT sign MoU on OJT for student engineers

To offer employment to 10 best engineering students AERO CONTRACTORS has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) to enable engineering students of the college get some practical experience through a three (3) month On the Job Training (OJT) on aircraft maintenance. This is …

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ASRTI seek better aviation strategies, implementations ahead 2025

THE Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative (ASRTI) has advised professionals and investors in Nigeria’s aviation sub sector to project aviation’s expectations into 2025 with appropriate implementation strategies in order to avoid a total surrender of the nation’s tangible and intangible assets to foreigners. This is just as the think tank …

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Air traffic engineers call for more investment, training on cyber security

As NAAE re-elect Dung for second term AIR Traffic Engineers in the country have called on aviation authorities in the country to invest more in building capacity of members in the area of cyber security in order to forestall cyber-attacks on the Communication Navigation and Surveillance / Air Traffic Management …

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House Aviation Co’ttee to assist AIB get first responders’ collaboration during crisis

HOUSE of Representatives Committee on Aviation has pledged to support the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria push for its plans to involve first responders’ to aircraft accidents including the Nigeria Police, Air Force, Navy, National Emergency Management Agency *(NEMA) and others to form a synergy with the investigators so when …

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