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Med-View, Arik, SAA, others partner LAAC for 22nd Seminar

MED-VIEW Airlines, ARIK Air and South African Airways are some airlines that have offered partnership to the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) as its 22nd annual seminar and gala night of the draws closer. Others include Air Peace, Dana Air Ethiopian Airlines and Rwandair. More airlines, agencies and …

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NCAA reaffirms sanctity of released figures advises stakeholders to refrain from cheap blackmail

FOLLOWING arguments put forward by an aviation stakeholder questioning the figures put forward by Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), the back and forth argument on the figures have ensued. Reacting to recent publications about disparities in the figures, the NCAA has reaffirmed the sanctity of the recently released statistical data …

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Arik becomes fifth airline to join NCAA automation platform

As regulator debunks allegations of partiality in charges collections ARIK Air has joined other domestic airlines including Dana Air, Aero, Medview and Overland on the automation platform of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), a move meant to ease revenue collection and improve transparency of process by all involved. This is just …

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AON lauds FG on Executive Order to remove VAT on shared transportation

AIRLINE Operators of Nigeria (AON) today expressed joy as the Federal Government of Nigeria issued an Executive Order for the removal of Value Added Tax (VAT) from “All Forms of Shared Transportation”, which we believe includes Air Transport. The airline operators who thanked President Muhammed Buhari and the Federal Government …

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ISIS threat: Security consultant faults SGF’s exposure of anti-terror tactics

AVIATION security consultant and scribe of the Aviation Round Table (ART), Group Captain John Ojikutu (Retd) has flayed recent information put out by the Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF) directing agencies in the aviation industry to beef up security, stating that the situation was supposed to be handled …

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ISIS threat: FG directs security agencies to heighten surveillance at airports

FOLLOWING reports that Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) allegedly sneaking battle-hardened jihadists from Syria into Nigeria to train, Federal government has directed all security agencies dispatched to the airports to immediately embark on rigorous vetting of airlines’ personnel and screening of passengers as well as increase vigilance on restricted …

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Ojikutu canvasses integrated security systems around nation’s airports

SECURITY expert and consultant, Group Captain John Ojikutu has called for a sterile and tight-knitted airport security and integrated system devoid of outside incursion to increase security at the nation’s airports. The CEO of Centurion Securities and scribe of the Aviation Round Table (ART) spoke to Nigerianflightdeck.com recently stated that …

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NCAA enforces 90 sanctions from 2014 till date

NO fewer than 90 sanctions have been applied from October 2014 to December 2017, affecting airlines, Aircraft Maintenance Organizations (AMO), cockpit and cabin crew as well as engineers by the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) stressing that it will not go back on regulation. The NCAA Director General, Captain Usman …

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FAAN ready to provide seamless travel ahead of Sallah celebrations

AHEAD of this year’s Eid-El-Mubarak celebration, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has assured all airport users that her network of airports across the country are fully ready to receive arriving and departing passengers during the celebrations The authority in line with its core mandate of ensuring seamless facilitation …

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NCAA explains involvement of aviation agencies in National Carrier establishment; says AOC will take carrier 90 days

CONTRARY to fears indicating that the Federal Government is ill-prepared for the take-off of the proposed national carrier in December, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has said the target is feasible as acquisition of the Aircraft Operators Certificate (AOC) takes only 90 days. Minister of State, Aviation, Senator Hadi …

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