Tuesday , 5 July 2022

Aviation News

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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Bankole Bernard, Finchglow CEO, to chair LAAC’s 26th Annual Conference

GROUP Managing Director of Finchglow Holdings, Finchglow Travels, parent body to Finchglow Travels, Mr. Bankole Bernard has agreed to chair the forthcoming 26th annual conference organised by the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC), scheduled to hold in Lagos on July 28, 2022. Bernard in an interview with the conference committee in Lagos agreed to chair the event with …

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NiMet to deploy Automated Weather Observation System for Asaba Airport Company

THE Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), in her continuous display of unwavering commitment to climate and weather services has promised to intervene with the deployment and installation of an Automated Weather Observation System, AWOS, to aid in the development of the Asaba Airport. Assuring the Asaba Airport Company of NiMet’s commitment towards safety at the nation’s airports, the Director General of …

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Dronetecx2020: NCAT’s drone training to focus on programming, design- Dr. Ibrahim

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NIGERIAN College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) Zaria says its focus on unmanned Aerial Vehicles( UAV) goes beyond lecturing on usage and application but that it is interested in research and development to help create jobs in this sphere. Acting Head, Ground Department, NCAT and Association of African Training Organisation( AATO) Techincal Coordinator,  Dr. Yakubu Ibrahim, almost 90%of drone enthusiasts are …

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Dana DCEO rues fuel scarcity, appeals to passengers

DEPUTY Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Dana Air, Sukhjinder Mann has lamented an unforseen scarcity of Jet A1 fuel across the airports in Nigeria, and is pleading with passengers to understand as this has caused some delay and cancellations. Mann in a statement issued last night said the airline is doing everything possible to keep its passengers flying as per …

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Olateru appeals for simplification of drone approval processes to aid development

COMMISSIONER, Accident Investigation Bureau Nigeria ( AIB-N) has called for the simplification of the approval processes for drone approval stressing that the world has moved and drones open huge opportunities for betterment of the country. Olateru made this known at the 2nd Edition Drone Technology Conference and Exhibition ( Drone Tecx 2020) holding at the NIGAV Centre in Lagos where …

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