Stakeholders chart path to new consumer protection act
The new Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) Act 2019, and implications for the air travel industry, will take the centre stage of discussions when aviation stakeholders meet in Lagos on Tuesday, March 26. The forum, an initiative of Starklegal law firm, aims to create awareness, interactions and resolutions around the provisions of the…
Airports operated 24 hours on February 15 to distribute INEC materials
The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) on Sunday said that it ensured a 24-hour operation at all Nigerian airports on Feb. 15 to facilitate the transportation of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) materials nationwide. The General Manager, Public Affairs of NAMA, Mr Khalid Emele, disclosed this in a statement he signed and made available to…
Airspace managers insist on cashless remittance of charges
The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), has enjoined airlines operators to strictly comply with the cashless remittance of aeronautical charges, in line with the presidential directive on the implementation of Treasury Single Account (TSA).
NAMA receives spares to support TRACON’s operations
The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has taken delivery of another consignment of critical spare parts required for the continuous service and operation of the Total Radar Coverage of Nigeria (TRACON).
Benin airport gets new ILS
The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has deployed Category II Instrument Landing System (ILS) at the Benin airport, as part of measures to boost economic activities in the state.
NAMA upgrades equipment at Abuja Airport
The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has commenced the upgrade of its Instrument Landing System (ILS) at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja to Category three (CAT3). Mr Fola Akinkuotu, NAMA Managing Director, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Abuja said the move was to support the newly inaugurated international…
NAMA calibrates navaids in 24 airports
The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has commenced a routine calibration of navigational facilities in 24 airports across the country. The exercise, which is targeted at putting all navigational aids at optimal capacity, would ensure that the facilities generate precise and accurate signals to guarantee the safety of air navigation in the country. Also to…
Warri airport owing N566.4m, NAMA insist
The resumption of flights at Osubi Airport in Warri, Delta State notwithstanding, the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) yesterday insisted that the operator owing N566.4 million. Though it confirmed a receipt of N31 million recently from Shoreline Oil Services, the agency, through its General Manager, Public Affairs, Khalid Emele, added that the payment was from…
NAMA, operator disagree on debt, alleged extortion at Warri airport
The disagreement between Nigeria Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) and Shoreline Oil Services, managers of Osubi Airfield in Warri, Delta State, assumed a new dimension at the weekend, as they traded blame over closure of the airstrip.
NAMA rallies oil firms to local production of aviation fuel
The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has charged oil and gas firms to prioritise local production of aviation fuel (Jet A1) in line with the Nigerian Content Development initiative of the Federal Government. Managing Director of NAMA, Capt. Fola Akinkuotu, said the call became imperative given the high cost of aviation fuel, which gulps over…