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NIS refuses 58 Nigerian doctors’ departure to London via Lagos

NIGERIAN Immigration Service(NIS)Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos has refused departure of fifty-eight (58) Nigerian Doctors who attempted traveling aboard a UK bound aircraft flight number ENT 550, registration number SP-ES that flew in from London. Fifty-Six (56) of the Doctors had no Visa for entry to United Kingdom, while only two (2) had visa in a charter flight that …

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NCAA lifts suspension on Jet Support Services aircraft

NIGERIAN Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has released another aircraft, this one G-PABO belonging to Jet Support Services stating that it was also erroneously grounded under Specs Part G of the Air Operator’s Certificate due to non-compliance and or violations of the provision of NCARS Part 9.2.3.4(b). The aircraft, a Challenger CL604 was released to service with immediate effect yesterday July …

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NCAA releases West Link aircraft with immediate effect

NIGERIAN Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has released one of the two aircraft belonging to West Link Airlines currently grounded under Specs Part G of the Air Operator’s Certificate due to non-compliance and or violations of the provision of NCARS Part 9.2.3.4(b) having erroneously added it to the grounded list. The aircraft, a Challenger CL604-N604WL operated by West Link Airlines was …

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NCAA suspends Skypower Express, others for non-compliance, violations

NIGERIAN Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has suspended he operations Specs Part G of the Air Operator’s Certificate of Sky Power Express Airways Nig Limited due to non compliance and or violations of the provision of NCARS Part 9.2.3.4(b). This is just as the NCAA has equally suspended operations of some private charter aircraft due to non compliance of same ops …

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Capt. Mshelia makes case for national carrier as foreign airlines dominate airspace

CHAIRMAN of West Link Airlines, Captain Ibrahim Mshelia has said that government cannot continue to allow only foreign airlines serve its international travelers as that is counter-productive economics stating that Nigeria cannot survive the currency slide against foreign currency. Captain Mshelia spoke to Nigerianflightdeck said it is against this backdrop and many more that he feels the need for a …

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NCAA to bar non-compliant airlines from participating in July 8 resumption

DIRECTOR-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Musa Nuhu has warned that despite the fact the Federal Government has announced July 8 as resumption date does not mean safety is going to be eschewed. The helmsman of the regulatory agency  made this known at the last webinar coordinated by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on the status …

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FAAN reels out post-COVID-19 operating procedures for air travel resumption

FEDERAL Airports Authority of Nigeria ( FAAN) has released new Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) aimed at protecting all stakeholders and preventing further spread of theCovid-19 virus as flight operations recommence gradually at the nation’s airports effective July 8. FAAN in a statement by General Manager Corporate Affairs, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, the new procedural guidelines for air travelers and other airport …

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Shocker as FAAN reveals N13billion non-remittance of levies by one domestic airline

HOUSE of Representatives Committee on Aviation has frowned at the deliberate withholding of at least N13billion naira levies by one of Nigeria’s indigenous airlines collected on behalf of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, (FAAN). This is just as the committee has charged the management of FAAN provides it with the details of the debt profile of affected debtor airlines …

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