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NCAA suspends Skypower Express, others for non-compliance, violations

NIGERIAN Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has suspended he operations Specs Part G of the Air Operator’s Certificate of Sky Power Express Airways Nig Limited due to non compliance and or violations of the provision of NCARS Part 9.2.3.4(b). This is just as the NCAA has equally suspended operations of some private charter aircraft due to non compliance of same ops …

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Capt. Mshelia makes case for national carrier as foreign airlines dominate airspace

CHAIRMAN of West Link Airlines, Captain Ibrahim Mshelia has said that government cannot continue to allow only foreign airlines serve its international travelers as that is counter-productive economics stating that Nigeria cannot survive the currency slide against foreign currency. Captain Mshelia spoke to Nigerianflightdeck said it is against this backdrop and many more that he feels the need for a …

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NCAA to bar non-compliant airlines from participating in July 8 resumption

DIRECTOR-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Musa Nuhu has warned that despite the fact the Federal Government has announced July 8 as resumption date does not mean safety is going to be eschewed. The helmsman of the regulatory agency  made this known at the last webinar coordinated by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on the status …

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FAAN reels out post-COVID-19 operating procedures for air travel resumption

FEDERAL Airports Authority of Nigeria ( FAAN) has released new Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) aimed at protecting all stakeholders and preventing further spread of theCovid-19 virus as flight operations recommence gradually at the nation’s airports effective July 8. FAAN in a statement by General Manager Corporate Affairs, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, the new procedural guidelines for air travelers and other airport …

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Shocker as FAAN reveals N13billion non-remittance of levies by one domestic airline

HOUSE of Representatives Committee on Aviation has frowned at the deliberate withholding of at least N13billion naira levies by one of Nigeria’s indigenous airlines collected on behalf of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, (FAAN). This is just as the committee has charged the management of FAAN provides it with the details of the debt profile of affected debtor airlines …

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Nigeria’s FEC approves N2.3bn for MMIA runway extension

NIGERIA’S Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday has approved N2, 272, 838, 724.84 billion (N2.3b) for the extension of the runway at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos. Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the weekly FEC meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. He said: “Today in Council, Aviation …

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Minister announces resumption dates for Abuja, Lagos Airports for July 8th

Kano, P/H on 11th, others 15th while international flights will be announced soon MINISTER of Aviation Senator Hadi Sirika has announced the resumption of domestic flight operations from July the 8th, 2020 with the Murtala Muhammed Airport and the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja. This is just as he has put the resumption of Kano, Port Harcourt and Maiduguri Airports at …

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More trouble as EASA suspends Pakistani airline flights over safety concerns

EUROPEAN Union’s Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has suspended Pakistan International Airlines’ (PIA) authorization to serve European member states over safety concerns, the agency says, days after Pakistan’s aviation ministry ordered grounding of 150 pilots over fraud fears. A Pakistan inquiry, after the May 22, PIA Airbus A320 crash in which 98 people were killed, found that almost a third of …

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