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Jet A1 shortage: NCAA pleads for passengers’ restraint

Due to the passengers’ rage and violence emanating from airports across the country, over flight cancellations and delays arising from the scarcity of Aviation fuel, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has called on all passengers who are experiencing this problem to exercise restraint.

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NAPA berates performances of Minister of State, NCAA

Nigeria Aviation Professionals Association (NAPA), has harangued the performance of Minister of State, Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika and the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) Director General, Captain Usman Mukhar insinuating that they are both below par. National secretary of NAPA, Comrade Abdulrasaq Saidu who made this known in an interview granted recently said that there is a lot of conspiracy …

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Airlines decry operational effect as severe Jet A1 scarcity rocks aviation

Nigerian airlines have expressed gloom as they are currently grappling with the non-availability of Jet A1 also known as aviation fuel which is crippling their operations causing flight delays and cancellations for some airlines. Currently, the product is selling for as high as N180 per litre in Lagos while places like Abuja and Kano the product sells for N195 and …

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Okorocha commends NAMA on airspace safety as agency trains 18 on automation

Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has lauded the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) for effectively enhancing the safety of air travel within the nation’s airspace. This is just as the agency has embarked on the training of various categories of personnel (numbering 18) in order to build adequate capacity needed for the deployment of Aeronautical Information Services (AIS) Automation. …

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Tuns Farm leads food safety, quality system audit

Poultry products producers, Tuns Farms Nigeria Limited has set a new benchmark for quality management system for chicken plants in Africa. The company emerged as one of the top performers in a recent third-party audit in Food Safety and Quality System conducted by the South African firm, Aspirata on behalf of Yum Restaurant International (YRI), brand owner of KFC, Pizza …

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Ojikutu insists on clear criteria for airlines to get zero tariff on aircraft, spares

Managing Director of Centurion Securities, Group Captain John Ojikutu (rtd) has said there is nothing wrong with providing succour for Nigeria’s ailing domestic airlines but that government must insist on clear-cut criteria so whatever palliatives put in place do not fall into the wrong hands like the previous ones. Ojikutu, a member of industry think tank group Aviation Round Table …

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