Experts seek security standard review after U.S. plane thefts
Two cases of stolen plane and fatal crashes in the United States have jolted the air transport community to demand a review of safety and security measures to complement access in the sector. Experts said the two rare incidents exposed the aviation security’s blind spots, as they called for routine mental health evaluation for technicians…
NCAA probes security breach, runway invasion at Sokoto airport
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Tuesady launched investigation into the recent security breach and invasion of restricted area at the Sultan Abubakar Sadiq III Airport, Sokoto.
NCAA warns airlines over flight delays, cancellations
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has warned airlines to desist from incessant flight delays and cancellations as it declared zero tolerance for illegal practices. The apex regulatory body observed that multiple flight cancellations and delays have become routine and a set-back to the industry. It will be recalled that the NCAA recently put the…
Airlines, police to enhance security at Lagos airport
In lieu of the recent threat to aviation security, the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) has sought to partner airlines to boost safety of lives and properties around the busy Lagos airport.
Arik automates 5% ticket, cargo sales payment system
Arik Air has adopted the automation platform for the payment of mandatory five per cent ticket and cargo sales charges to the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).
Fresh controversy trails N400b shortfall in aviation revenue
A fresh controversy has emerged over the total number of passengers that travelled the Nigerian airspace and ticket fares generated in 2016 and 2017, especially the harmonised figures recently released by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA)...
NCAA to review two planes’ requirement for commercial airlines
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) is to review the provision of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Regulation (Nig. CARS) 2015 that prescribes at least two serviceable aircraft as condition for granting of Air Operating Certificates (AOCs) to commercial airlines. The apex regulatory body said the move was in respect of the challenges of maintaining efficient…
NCAA, Lagos government to check high-rises
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and the Lagos State Government (LASG) are partnering to curb the danger posed by unauthorised high-rise structures scattered around Lagos metropolis.
Aviation union backs NCAA’s suspension of FirstNation Airways’ licence
The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) on Monday said that it supported the indefinite suspension placed on the Air Operators Certificate (AOC) of FirstNation Airways. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) suspended the airline’s licence for carrying out unauthorised and illegal operations. The agency said…