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Palpable fear grips as EgyptAir flight MS804 disappears from radar

An EgyptAir Airbus A320, Flight MS804, en route from Paris Charles de Gaulle France to Cairo carrying 56 passengers and 10 crew: two cockpit crew, five cabin crew and three security personnel with two babies and one child on board has disappeared from radar with 66 people on board. The plane left Paris at 11.09pm on Wednesday night (21.09 GMT). …

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Ultimatum: NAAPE counters organised labour, stands by FG fuel subsidy removal

Barely 48 hours after organised labour consisting Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) gave government a three working day deadline to revert its increment in the pump price of Premium Motor spirit (PMS), the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) has reacted stating that it stands strongly in support of the federal government’s resolve to …

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New aviation regulations takes effect July as FAAN instates runway safety team

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has revealed that the new Nigeria Civil Aviation Regulations (Nig.CARs) promulgated in December, 2015, will take effect from 1st July, 2016. This revelation was contained in a Circular Ref: NCAA/DG/AOL/21/16/01 sent to all Airline Operators last month with the regulatory body enjoining all stakeholders to ensure total and sustained adherence to the reviewed Regulations, …

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How Abdulsalam, others orchestrated N6.8b NAMA funds theft- prosecution

The Prosecution yesterday explained to the Justice Babs Kuewunmi  Federal High Court in Lagos how the Managing director of the Nigeria Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Ibrahim Abdulsalam and his cohorts allegedly stole N6.8 billion from the agency’s coffers since 2013 This is just as Nigerianflightdeck has learnt on good authority that the Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Transportation, Alhaji Sabiu …

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Customs official turns unruly over delayed flight, destroys airline property

A Senior Officer of the Nigerian Customs Service (NSC), one Mr. Olarenwaju Tajudeen went berserk over a flight delayed coupled with what he viewed as extortion by the airline and destroyed equipment belonging to Arik Air  after which eye witnesses say he turned himself in Nigerianflightdeck learnt that the incident happened on May 1, 2016 when a Customs Comptroller in charge …

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New security measures: FAAN advises travellers from Abuja Airport

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said that due to new air tight security arrangement at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja there may be some delays due to as the new measures would increase the time needed to complete security checks on airport users The authority, in a statement signed by General Manager Corporate Communication, Yakubu Dati, …

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AISAN calls for tech, personnel bridging to advance info management

There is a need for training and retraining of personnel if proper integration between man and machine to provide effective and successful transition from Aeronautical Information System to Aeronautical Information Management (AIM) is to be achieved, according to Aeronautical Information Services Association of Nigeria (AISAN) National President of the body, Engr. Babatunde Shittu made this known while heralding the celebration …

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FAAN boss charges ARFFS department on safety

The Department of Aerodrome Rescue and Fire Fighting Services at the Kaduna Airport have been charged to adhere strictly to safety standards and procedure in line with Standard and Recommended Practices, recommended by the international Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) while carrying out their functions. This charge was made by the Managing Director of FAAN, Engr Saleh Dunoma who addressed the …

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Drone operators to get clearance from NSA, NCAA

Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has directed that no government agency, organisation or an individual will launch Remotely Piloted Aircraft/ Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (RPA/UAV) simply known as drones in Nigerian airspace without obtaining requisite approvals/permit from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and Office of National Security Adviser (NSA). This is just as the regulatory body states that operators and …

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