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Aviation News

United Nigeria Airline advocates transportation policies review, better synergy

  CHAIRMAN, United Nigeria Airlines (UNA), High Chief Obiora Okonkwo is advocating a policy review in Nigeria that would take into account all the modes and their differences and synergize them to create a more integrated transportation system. He made the call in an address he delivered at the 9th Annual Nigeria Transport Lecture where he charged the federal government …

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Nigeria pushes for Eco-friendly Fly-Green Nigeria program to voluntarily reduce Co2 emission

  DIRECTOR General of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Captain Musa Nuhu has said that Nigeria, being faced with a host of climate change challenges, including being the country with the highest deforestation rate hence, is initiating the Fly-2-Green Nigeria Program to help carbon emission reduction. The progam he said, is engineered to launch the first Green Aviation Marketplace …

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FIRS seals Aero Contractors offices over N350million tax non-remittance

  SITUATION at Aero Contractors got further compounded as officials of the Federal Inland Revenue Service ( FIRS) yesterday sealed some offices in the airlines following tax remittances of about N350million owed the tax agency. Our reporter found out the offices of the managing director, finance, legal departments as well as human resources were sealed along with some other strategic …

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Violence may mar ATSSSAN delegates conference over Danjuma’s disqualification

NCAA management distances DG, rep from attending conference AS the Air Transport Senior Staff Services Association of Nigeria ( ATSSSAN) is set to hold their branch elections at the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority( NCAA), there is tension and unease as the disqualification of one of the candidates, Yahaya Danjunma is causing an uproar. This is just as the Nigeria Civil …

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NAMA says experts developing VFR chart locally

  NIGERIAN Airspace Management Agency( NAMA) says its experts have been able to produce some basic Visual Flight Rule (VFR) charts proto-type covering very limited geographical area of Lagos which is being used as a benchmark to guide further expansion into the entire country in phases. The acting managing director of the NAMA, Mr Mathew Lawrence Pwajok, who revealed this …

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Rainy season: NCAA cautions pilots, operators over hazardous weather 

THE Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has advised pilots and airline operators to exercise caution over aviation hazardous weather in the rainy season. This caution was contained in an Advisory Circular (AC) with reference no AC: NCAA-AEROMET – 33 initiated by the Directorate of Aerodrome and Airspace Standards (DAAS) addressed to all pilots and airline operators and signed by the …

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Aero defends position against unions, says no conflict of interest with Mr. Johnson Arumeme

  MANAGEMENT of Aero Contractors have come out to debunk the position of the unions accusing them of being fair weather and compromising comfidential information further stressing that all the allegations about the Managing Director on High 5A’s and Charles Arumemi Johnson are unfounded. The unions had earlier today the National Union of Air Transport Employees(NUATE) and the Air Transport …

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Nigeria lauds improved collaboration in AFI Region, signs MoU with Sierra Leone, Rwanda

  MINISTER of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has commended International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) stressing that it’s leadership stance in collaboration has led member states of the African Indian-Ocean ( AFI) region to pool resources in resolving challenges and enhance safety in the Sub-region. Sirika made this known at the 7th AFI Aviation Week in Abuja, Nigeria holding from 16th …

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