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18L ILS/DME certified serviceable after calibration, 18R status still unconfirmed

INFORMATION reaching Nigerianflightdeck is that the Instrument Landing System / Distance Measuring Equipment (ILS/DME) at the domestic runway of the Murtala Muhammed Airport ( 18L) has been calibrated and is certified serviceable. Nigerianflightdeck also learnt reliably that the airspace managers are calibrating the Category 3 glide at 18R of the …

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MMIA Operations: Minister apologizes over visibility debacle as authorities battle to restore normalcy

Says inclement weather coincided with replacement of Cat 2 ILS Qatar diverts Lagos flights to Abuja NCAA appeals for understanding, as airlines  send out cancellation and delay notices MINISTER of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has apologized over the continuous hardship for operators to land at the Murtala Muhammed International airport …

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Airlines continue to divert flights over visibility as NAMA says diversions are imperative for safety

ONCE again airlines are diverting flights to Accra, Ghana over low visibility issues as Nigerianflightdeck has learnt that visibility at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport ( MMIA), Lagos is 1000 metres. Our reporters also learnt that visibility in places like Cotonou are lower than 600 metres. Airlines like Emirates, Dubai …

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Osubi Airstrip: FG terminates Shoreline Oil Services Limited contract effective immediately

Sights incompetence as investigations shows huge debt profile FEDERAL Government has approved the termination of contract of Shoreline Oil Services Limited as operator of the Osubi Airstrip for what is described an issue of competence, the termination takes effect immediately. Although reasons are still sketchy, the termination may not be …

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Accumulated N5b debts: NAMA mulls service withdrawal to debtor airlines/aerodromes

FOLLOWING debts accrued by airlines as well as private and state owned airports running to over N5billion as at last count, Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) is set to suspend services to users of their Navigational facilities in an effort to get them to defray said outstanding debt. The airspace …

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President Buhari hosts NPOM awardees, Nigeria gets B737NG sim and FAAN NAIA rebrands

PRESIDENT Muhammed Buhari at the state house, Abuja on Thursday hosted recipients of the National Productivity Order of Merit award which included UBA group Chairman, Tony Elumelu and Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) Director of Safety Engineering and Electronics Services, Engineeer Farouk Umar Ahmed among others; Minister of Aviation, Senator …

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NAMA installs brand new ILS/DME, upgrades facilities ahead of Enugu Airport reopening

FEDERAL Government through the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has successfully installed a brand-new CAT 2 Instrument Landing System / Distance Measuring Equipment (ILS/DME) at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu to replace the old system which was installed since 2003. A successful site acceptance test on the equipment has also …

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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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Five months after acquisition, $8.5 million calibration aircraft continues to gather dust-Investigation

 As NAMA set to spend extra N152.5 million on Jan 16 calibration INVESTIGATIONS have uncovered that the $8.5 million King Air 350i calibration airplane acquired by Federal Government is seeming gathering dust since it was acquired in August 2019 (over five months ago) as the country is set to spend …

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How NAVAIDs waiver cost NAMA N100m, over 6 months at Lagos sea port

INABILITY to obtain Customs Duty Waiver from the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) may have caused the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) over a hundred million naira and six months’ delay at the Lagos sea port for imported safety critical navigation equipment.  The equipment worth about a billion naira (N1bn) was …

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