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FG suspends Azman Airline

Cyril Ogar  Following a series of incidents involving Azman Air Boeing 737 aircraft, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has suspended the operations of all the Boeing 737 aircraft in the fleet of Azman Air Services Limited, with effect from

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COVID-19: FG Moves To Reposition Air Transportation In West Africa

The Federal Ministry of Aviation alongside its International Partners for Aviation Development, Innovation and Sustainability (iPADIS) is organising a two-day high level ministerial meeting on enhancing air transport connectivity and growth in West Africa. The Director General, NCAA, Mr Musa

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Boost for Asaba Int’l Airport As United Nigeria Airline Joins Operators

By Nosa Eresoyen, Asaba Delta State Government has continued to broaden the choices of air travellers at the Asaba International Airport with the addition of a new carrier, United Nigeria Airline to its swelling rank of operators on Wednesday. The

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Reopening: NCAA Approves Restart Plans For Jos, Benin Airports

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has granted approval to the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) for the reopening of the Benin Airport and the Yakubu Gowon Airport, Jos. The approval was contained in separate letters signed by NCAA’s

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FG To Announce Flight Resumption Date Next Week

The Federal Government on Thursday said it would announce the date for the reopening of Nigeria’s airspace to commercial flight operations next week. It stated that the airports remained shut as some gaps in the aviation restart process had not

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Why Leading Aircraft Leasing Companies Blacklist Nigeria

BY CHARLES EBI Nigerian airlines will henceforth find it extremely difficult to acquire aircraft through leasing, except by outright purchase, AljazirahNigeria learnt, as major aircraft leasing companies in the world have blacklisted the country. The blacklisting was as a result

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Stakeholders Call For Airports Concession, NCAA Review

By Cyril Ogar An Aviation Safety expert, Group Capt. John Ojikutu (Rtd) has called on the Federal Government to continue with plans to concession some airports in the country.Ojikutu, who is the Chief Executive Officer of Centurion Aviation Security and

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NCAA Suspends FirstNation Airways Operations Over “Illegal Operations”

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has suspended the Air Operators Certificate (AOC) of First Nation Airways indefinitely over “unauthorised and illegal operations”. NCAA Spokesman, Sam Adurogboye, said in a statement that the suspension was conveyed to the airline via

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Airport Passengers Traffic: NCAA, NBS Give Conflicting Figures

By Cyril Ogar The data released on Tuesday by Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) is contrary to one released earlier in the year by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), which put the total traffic for 2017 at 13,394,945, out

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NCAA fines FirstNation, pilot N33.5m for violating safety regulations

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has handed a N32 million fine to FirstNation Airways for violating the provisions of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Regulations (NCARs). The NCAA also fined one of the airline’s Pilots-In-Command (PIC) N1.5 million for breaching

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