Monday , 15 August 2022

Aviation News

Azman Air’s Audit: Findings show gloomy safety situation for airline

Accountable manager, DOM, DFO, Chief pilot lack understanding of responsibilities Owes N1.5 billion TSC/CSC as at December 2020 AZMAN Air may still have a vast hurdle to surmount if the airline is to resume operations anytime soon following details of findings of the audit on the airline carried out by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) which suspended the airline’s …

Read More »

FG approves over N10 billion for airport management solutions of five int’l airports

FEDERAL Executive Council (FEC) yesterday Wednesday March 31, 2021 approved contract worth over N10 billion for the provision of Airport Management Solutions for five international airports. The airports are the Murtala Muhammed international Airport (MMIA), Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Malam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA), Port Harcourt International Airport (PHIA) and Akanu Ibiam International Airport Enugu (AIIA). According to …

Read More »

iPADIS, AFCAC sign wide-ranging cooperation agreement

INTERNATIONAL Partners for Aviation Development, Innovation and Sustainability (iPADIS) and the African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that establishes a framework for mutual cooperation on the future sustainable development of civil aviation on the African continent. According to a statement issued by iPADIS, specific areas covered by the MoU include the development of international …

Read More »

Mshelia says West Link not aware of N5bn palliative disbursement

SOME airline operators are beginning to question why they have not received their share of the N5billion Federal Government palliative given that monies have been shared since December and even car hire services earmarked for palliatives have received, taking precedence over some airlines. This is just as same airlines are asking why everything in the aviation industry is shrouded in …

Read More »

NDLEA seizes 979.667kgs of illicit drugs at MMIA between January-March so far

COMMANDER, Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Mr. Garba Ahmadu has said that between January and March 2021, the command has seized 979.667kgs of illicit drugs with the largest single seizure of cocaine of 26.850kg (over half a bag of rice cocaine worth) The commander made this known today when he hosted executives of the …

Read More »

W/African Ministers, iPADIS map out post COVID recovery plan for aviation

MINISTERS of Aviation in the West African sub region have revealed plans to implement post covid recovery plan for air transport in the region, including strategies for the long-term sustainable development of the industry after consideration of issues affecting air transport and related sectors. This is just as they have urged all operators including airlines, airports, air navigation service providers, …

Read More »

NAAPE lauds NCAA‘s refusal for Azman Air to hire expatriate pilots, Engineers

Commends regulator’s professionalism for Azman Air’s suspension NATIONAL Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) has commended the patriotism of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) in carrying out its safety oversight on Azman Air and particularly for ensuring that Nigerian Pilots and Aircraft Maintenance Engineers are considered first in employment in line with expatriates quota laws. NAAPE is reacting …

Read More »

Slot Gacor