Akin Olateru: The agent of change in AIB
Aircraft Accident Investigation is a big business in global aviation industry. Managing a body responsible for carrying out this function requires a serious-minded and an astute administrator.
Great expectations after mixed fortunes in local air transport
The disappointments of 2019 were indeed glaring. But the marginal growth in the air transport business was fairly comforting and reassures a better 2020 – if the decision-makers are willing.
AIB releases preliminary report on Med-View Airline incident
The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has released the preliminary report on serious incident involving a Boeing 737-500 aircraft owned and operated by Med-View Airline.
AIB to release 10 final reports
The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria has disclosed plans to release another 10 final reports early 2020. The move is part of efforts to clear the backlog of pending accident investigation reports and have attendant...
Stakeholders hinge execution of safety recommendation on cooperation
Until the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) and Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) fully cooperate, there may not be effective implementation of safety recommendation in the industry.
‘NASS to okay AIB bill for rail, road accident investigation’
The National Assembly has penciled the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB’s) draft bill for passage, and expanding statutory duties at the Bureau.
AIB gets new conditions of service
The Federal Government has approved a new condition of service for the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB). The approval, conveyed in a letter dated June 25, 2019 and sent to the Bureau from the office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation....
The objectives of accident investigation
Sir: I read the publication in some Nigerian media titled, “Air Peace Concealed Major Aircraft Incidents from Us – AIB” which was a press release by the Nigerian Accident Investigation Bureau to the World and this was unprecedented. After carefully reading the article and as a concerned Nigerian, I have the following observations and comments…
Air Peace faults AIB on unreported incidents’ claim
Air Peace has disagreed with the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), over allegations of unreported incidents and accidents by the airline, describing it as a misrepresentation of facts. The Bureau, saddled with the primary function of unraveling the cause of incidents and accidents to avert a reoccurrence, alleged that the airline had formed the habit of…