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Aeropolitics: NCAA urges Nigerian airlines to carry regulator, embassies along for protection against exploitation

DIRECTOR General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority ( NCAA) Captain Musa Nuhu has advised airlines plying regional and international routes to always carry the regulatory authority along in their expansions so as avoid being exploited. Recall that of late one of Nigeria’s major carriers have complained about exploitative treatment in some West Coast destinations stating that government has not …

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NCAA says hazardous weather may cause temporal airspace closure, seeks strict AC compliance

FOLLOWING the severe weather phenomenon over Nigerian airports since the onset of rainy season in the country, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has directed that Air Traffic controllers (ATC) may have temporarily close airspace when hazardous weather conditions are observed or forecast. The NCAA in weather Advisory Circular (AC) issued to the industry for strict compliance indicated that when occurrence …

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NCAA lifts suspension on Jet Support Services aircraft

NIGERIAN Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has released another aircraft, this one G-PABO belonging to Jet Support Services stating that it was also erroneously grounded under Specs Part G of the Air Operator’s Certificate due to non-compliance and or violations of the provision of NCARS Part 9.2.3.4(b). The aircraft, a Challenger CL604 was released to service with immediate effect yesterday July …

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NCAA suspends Skypower Express, others for non-compliance, violations

NIGERIAN Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has suspended he operations Specs Part G of the Air Operator’s Certificate of Sky Power Express Airways Nig Limited due to non compliance and or violations of the provision of NCARS Part 9.2.3.4(b). This is just as the NCAA has equally suspended operations of some private charter aircraft due to non compliance of same ops …

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NCAA to bar non-compliant airlines from participating in July 8 resumption

DIRECTOR-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Musa Nuhu has warned that despite the fact the Federal Government has announced July 8 as resumption date does not mean safety is going to be eschewed. The helmsman of the regulatory agency  made this known at the last webinar coordinated by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on the status …

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LAAC Webinar: Stakeholders examine ways to restart air travel with technology, minimal contact

Middle seat removal debate still on as stakeholders canvass more investment in sector AVIATION players, industry regulators, service providers this morning gathered virtually to discuss the  way forward for the sector following the numerous changes that must have to take place in the post Covid-19 new normal era especially with regards safety and protection of passengers as the sub-sector is …

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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. Nigerianflightdeck last Friday reported that the Ministry of Aviation directed …

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COVID-19: NCAA declares 90% revenue decline as it fears for airline’s survival

Experts rub minds on way forward for travel post COVID-19 EXPERTS have come together to express ideas on how to move the aviation industry forward post COVID-19 following very bleak forecasts for the industry since the pandemic hit and have said the focus should now be on rebuilding travellers’ confidence after the COVID-19 crisis. This is just as  Nigeria’s aviation …

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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 Nigeria (FAAN), Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Accident Investigation Bureau …

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