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NCAA introduces ECCAIRS, new format for bird, wildlife strike reporting

 Mandates operators to report within 30 days of occurrence FOLLOWING the evolution of a new format for Birds/Wildfire strike reporting, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has notified pilots, airports/ airline operators and aircraft engineers of a change in the reporting format to Birds/Wildlife strike. Bird strikes also known as bird …

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FG appoints Captain Nuhu Director General NCAA, Ben-Tukur ICAO permanent representative

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Captain Musa Nuhu as the new Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation authority (NCAA). He replaces Captain Muthar Usman, the erstwhile Director General of the Organization. This is just as the President also approved the appointment of Engr.Mahmoud Sani Ben-Tukur as …

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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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