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BAGAIA Commissioner visits Guinea CAA proposes US$1.5m flight data analysis capability for members

BANJUL Accord Accident investigation Agency (BAGAIA) is proposing to develop a USD $1.5m integration of Flight Data Analysis Capability for member states to provide each state with a core analysis capability with the world-class Nigerian AIB existing FDR/CVR Safety lab as the central hub for expert technical support. BAGAIA Commissioner, Engineer Charles Irikefe Erhueh made this known during the week …

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NIS expands with four additional Commands; says it has done well in repatriation of illegal immigrants

ASSISTANT Comptroller General and Zonal Coordinator, Nigeria immigration service Zone A, Mrs. Doris Briamah has commended the operations of the service with regarding safe guarding of the borders as well as repatriations of illegal immigrants into the country. This is just as she commended the Comptroller General of the NIS, Muhammad Babandede for the recent expansion in the Service Command …

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NCAA lifts Azman Air’s suspension after complete audit, compliance

NIGERIAN Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has lifted the suspension placed on Azman Air since March 15, 2021 over safety related issues after the airline has complied with its recommendations and carried out Corrective Action Plan (CAP) effectively. The airline was the first to hint this on its social media handles on May 1st this was confirmed by a top official …

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May Day 2021: NUATE lambasts Sirika over failed aviation promises, one-man action

NATIONAL Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) has again lampooned the approach of the Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika with regards how Nigeria’s aviation industry is being handled like a one-man-show stressing the dangers of the act. NUATE in Saturday’s May 1, 2021 Workers’ Day Celebration pointed out the recklessness in what the minister was doing and how he …

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Experts dissect pros, cons of interlines and codeshares for aviation industry

EXPERTS are pushing for the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority ( NCAA) to make readiness to interline a prerequisite for the renewal of Air Operators Certificates ( AOCs) saying this will induce airlines into embracing agreements that would provide profitability and passenger comfort. This is however as players state that for interline to work it needs not be by fiat and …

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Operator charges NCAA; DSS to go after illegal charter operators

Warns passengers of self-endangerment, high risks CHARTER airline operator, West Link Airline has decried as economic sabotage , private aircraft using their equipment for hire and reward and has called on the Nigerian Civll Aviation Authority ( NCAA) and the Directorate of a State Security (DSS) to sanction such people. Chairman of West Link, Captain Ibrahim Mshelia who spoke to …

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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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Azman Air: NCAA in business to ensure safety; not ruining airlines-Captain Nuhu

Understand, if NCAA is somehow  perceived as a corrupt organization, it means all the operators, all the  aviation businesses will find it difficult to charter aircraft and it makes the whole business much more difficult for us that is why we had to come out and tell the world, this is not a vendetta: A, B, C, D happened and if you evidence  together you can see the accident chain is forming and then somebody has to take an axe and break that chain and that is exactly what we do.

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