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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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NCAA/Glo imbroglio: As 30 day ultimatum rounds off, who blinks first?

"This AHC has always been there from the outset and it isn't about telcos alone. There are high-rise buildings that have to comply to the AHC so it's not about them. In truth, they were all complying during the advent but when Glo started flouting it, the others joined. Not all are defaulting with the AHC directive, just majorly Glo

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NCAA CPD deploys passenger electronic information platforms around Nigerian airports

NO fewer than 30 electronic information platforms have been deployed to airports around the nation to ensure continuous enlightenment of air travellers about their rights and their responsibilities. Nigerianflightdeck learnt that this was done through efforts of the Consumer Protection Department (CPD) of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority ( NCAA)  …

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NCAA instructs ATCs to close airspace; cautions pilots, airlines over thunderstorm

SEQUEL to predictions of hazardous weather by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET), Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has instructed Air Traffic controllers to temporarily close the airspace and for pilots and airline operators to exercise caution during flight operations during such weather conditions. This warning was contained in an Advisory …

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NCAA investigates trending picture of worn out aircraft tyres, yet to establish photo veracity

"In addition to the Authority oversight roles, NCAA has placed the onerous responsibility of the first line of safety on the operating airlines’ Pilot In Command of each flight and the assigned Engineer that authorized each flight. With all the various checks and counter checks put in place by NCAA combined with that of the operators, it is therefore improbable that any airline in Nigeria will operate a service with that kind of tyre.

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Disputed aircraft ownership: NCAA says it will meet Topbrass in court

“First of all, I am not in the know of any tampering of any aircraft because the company did not put its aircraft under the watch of NCAA and I believe that as a responsible organisation, we should not be discussing a case that is before the court.

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US-TSA commences another assessment visit to MMIA, Delta Air lines

THE United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA) currently has a three-man team carrying out a routine assessment of Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja to observe the implementation of Aviation Security (AVSEC) measures. The team’s visit is also to conduct inspection on recommended TSA security procedures for its air carriers …

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NCAA warns public against unauthorized charter operators, threatens sanctions

NIGERIAN Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has advised members of the public against transacting business with any unauthorized operators stating that they will be doing so at a high risk as such operations may not have valid insurance cover. The regulator has also threatened to wield the big stick over charter …

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Review pilots’ simulator training policy, NAAPE tells NCAA

NATIONAL Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers ( NAAPE) has called on the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority ( NCAA) to review its policy on pilot simulator training, stating that the status quo is inimical to the holder and currently subjects them to slave-like conditions. This is just as the pilots …

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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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