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Coronavirus update: NCAA issues general guidelines on how to handle suspected cases

NIGERIAN Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has called for a high level of vigilance by airlines (especially those operating international and regional flights), all designated point of entries (POEs) and travelling public putting them on high alert over the outbreak of Coronavirus. The CAA in a letter dated 23rd January, 2020 …

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NAMA to commence calibration of DVOR/CAT III ILS with $8.5m KingAir 305i tomorrow

Foreign crew arrives Nigeria, Omni Blue contracted as backup Done with Pre Calibration brief INFORMATION reaching Nigerianflightdeck indicates that Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has carried out its pre-calibration brief and calibration exercise will commence with Doppler Omni-Directional Range (VOR) and the CAT III Instrument Landing System(ILS) in Lagos. Our …

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Sirika inspects Enugu Airport, expresses confidence in meeting Easter deadline

MINISTER of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika today expressed satisfaction with the work being done so far at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu with the parameters given; stating that the contractor, Messrs PW, will meet the Easter deadline by government. This is just as the Minister has insisted to the …

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Is Nigeria serious with its national carrier pursuit?

With what has happened with regards setting up a national carrier in the last four years of this administration, with all the intrigues and failed deadlines, ANTHONY OMOH looks at emerging trends especially in Ghana which has silently set their ball rolling with firm aircraft orders; and wonders if Project …

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Sirika confirms FG has mobilized contractor PW to Enugu Airport site

MINISTER of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, Thursday (November 7, 2019) revealed that Federal Government has mobilized the contractor (PW) handling the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the runway and other facilities at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, to site, preparatory to commencement of work. This is just as he said …

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Sirika hands ICAO safety plaque to President Buhari as aviation sector is rated 96% Safe

GLOBAL aviation regulatory agency, International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has rated Nigerian airports to be 96.4 per cent secured, efficient after an audit on 193 member countries Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika who made this known on Tuesday, said Nigeria’s rating improved when the federal government adopted policies to improve …

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Aviation Ministry puts in N10bn request for Enugu Airport Runway resuscitation, other safety concerns

MINISTER of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, on Thursday told the House of Representatives Committee on Aviation that the Ministry of Aviation has put in N10 billion request to Federal Government resuscitate the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. Sirika, who disclosed while addressing the Reps in Abuja, said the airport was closed …

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Unions issue NCAA 7day ultimatum over organogram, employment racketeering

UNIONS including National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN), Association of Nigerian Aviation Professionals (ANAP), and National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) have issued a 7 day ultimatum to Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) citing four major issues of …

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Stakeholder advocates uncompromising regulation, independent power generation to save aviation

AN aviation consultant, Mr Herbert Odika has said that a compromised Civil Aviation Regulator destroy the industry and has called for the halting of certain practices that make the regulator compromise on its stand. This is just as he also said that for airports in Nigeria to grow and get …

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