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Onyema canvasses workforce-specific intervention as NCAA tinkers reopening domestic operations with 5 airports first

the world is on break, nothing is happening… authorities have reeled out things and these things come with a huge cost. How will airlines manage that and pay about thirty-seven 37 charges. The airlines are going to bear the brunt of all this. I do not want free money that I cannot account for. This is not an opportunity to ask for money to buy new plane. In fact this intervention should be for the work force. I have over 3, 000 staff at Air Peace, these people’s livelihood are endangered and you must do everything possible to keep jobs in the country.

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Stakeholders skeptical over Ministry’s relocation directive; say timing wrong

THE directive from the Minister of Aviation to all aviation agencies to relocate their agencies’ headquarters to Abuja in the next 45 amid the battle against COVID-19 has not gone unnoticed by stakeholders some of which have expressed divergent opinions on the directive giving its raison d’etre and its timing. …

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NAMA debunk abandoning AIS automation project, says it has done more

THE Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has said that its Aeronautical Information Service (AIS) automation is fully on course and has not been abandoned thus exposing its AIS personnel to the Covid-19 pandemic NAMA in a reactionary statement signed by General Manager Public Affairs, Khalid Emele said nothing can be …

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Ministry directs aviation agencies to relocate headquarters to FCT within 45 days

FEDERAL Ministry of Aviation has directed all agencies and parastatals under its watch to relocate their corporate headquarters to the Federal Capital Territory Abuja in the next forty-five (45) days hence reenacting the botched 2012 Presidential directive. With this directive, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Federal Airports Authority of …

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Sparing a thought for aviation development in Nigeria

I hope to see aircraft land in our airports at zero visibility. I hope to see the general aviation develop with small aeroplanes flown for several services including club flying, aerial mapping/photography, agricultural spraying flights, sporting flights, aerial journalism.

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Instrument Landing System: We all failed and embarrassed the nation

THE industry went into wild jubilation when the government announced in the last quarter of 2019 that it had purchased a new set of Instrument Landing Systems (ILS), CAT 3 to be precise for Lagos and Abuja airports respectively which were installed while the functional CAT 2 ILS in these …

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NAMA commissions CAT3 ILS in Lagos, Abuja

NIGERIAN Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) says it has successfully commissioned its newly installed Category 3 Instrument Landing System (ILS) at Runway 18 Right, Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos as well as Runway 22 at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. In the same vein, a flight commissioning of the newly …

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NCAT Rector says sustenance of zero accident rate, an attribute of training

RECTOR, Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria, Captain Abdulsalami Mohammed has underscored the importance of ensuring that invisible infrastructure (Human capital) is trained adequately so it can compliment physical infrastructure. Captain Abdulsalami who declared open the League of Airport Aviation Correspondent (LAAC) 2020’s training said the reason for the …

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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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