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Hon. Nnaji urges NCAA to be fair, firm in regulatory functions

CHAIRMAN, House of Representatives Committee on Aviation, Honourable Nnolim Nnaji has told the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, (NCAA) to be firm and fair  and carry out their regulatory functions of the industry with humane approach . Honourable Nnaji who spoke during an oversight visit in Lagos said he was of the opinion that the use of hostile measures may not …

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False report on unsafe system will affect aviation funding, aircraft acquisition, insurance-Capt Nuhu

DIRECTOR General, Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Captain Musa Nuhu has said that the recent story making rounds about crashes of Nigerian airlines credited to the National Assembly will only make it difficult for Nigerian carriers to assess international funds, have good lease rate for their aircraft, and it may also hike insurance premium. Nuhu who was responding to issues …

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AIB stresses importance of synergy among critical stakeholders in safety symposium

ACCIDENT Investigation Bureau (AIB) has enumerated the importance of cooperation among critical aviation decision makers in the promotion of safety in Nigeria calling for a delineation of roles in aviation emergency to avoid duplication and undue overlap This was part of its 15-point resolution in a communiqué issued at the end of a one-day Nigerian Aviation Workforce Symposium (NAWS) held …

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Aviation Public Hearing: The good, bad and the intriguing

TO say the three day public hearing on the amendment of six (6) executive bills of aviation agencies hosted by the Senate Committee on Aviation is anything short of interesting would be the understatement of all time. Views and counter views with divergent ideas filled the air as law makers, the regulator, investors and stakeholders gathered to amend  Acts establishing …

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Rep Nnaji asks FG to release funds to aviation agencies to forestall industrial crisis

TO avoid an impending industrial action, Chairman House Representatives Committee on Aviation, Honourable Nnolim Nnaji has again appealed to the Federal Government to immediately release the intervention fund it pledged for the aviation agencies to ensure a smooth gradual restoration of air transport services as announced by the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19. Honourable Nnaji said the appeal has become necessary …

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NUATE responds Minister over relocation directive says cost implication high

Relocation not component of 2020 approved budget Advises Ministry to resort to virtual meetings NATIONAL Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) has written the Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika on the directive asking aviation agencies to relocate to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) within 45 days saying the cost implication was not only high but not a component of …

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Oronsanye report: Unions educate President Buhari on international consequences of mergers

LABOUR unions in the aviation sub-sector have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to discountenance the segment in the Steve Oronsanye Report pushing for a merger of the regulatory agency with service providers in the industry, describing it as ill-advised with far-reaching international consequences able to truncate any momentum garnered. Reacting to the 2012 Committee report, the unions said the Committee does …

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Perimeter fencing keeps N60bn Bayelsa International Airport closed

“What I must tell you is that this certification process is not as easy as it looks especially when you allow the infrastructure to be unattended for quite a long time and then over a period of time there are changes. If you are not proactive on those changes you find out by the time you want to do this certification, the requirement for the certification process, you find that the airport is either finding it difficult to meet up the requirement or you give them time.

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