Upbeat In culture, tourism excites runsewe, as NCAC plans nationwide tour
The Director-General National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe has expressed immense joy with culture and tourism activities in Nigeria last year, promising to embark on culture evangelism tour of the 36 states of the federation this year. The NCAC DG particularly commended Lagos, Rivers, Cross-River, Kaduna, Plateau and Edo States for…
NCAA okays Leadstream Aviation’s bid to train pilots locally
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has awarded Leadstream Aviation the Approved Training Organisation (ATO) certificate, to carry out Boeing 737 series type-rating training locally.
Nigeria, India sign bilateral air service agreement
Nigeria, and the Republic of India, yesterday, signed a Bilateral Air Service Agreement (BASA), to deepen flight operations end to end.The Minister of States for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, disclosed this via his twitter handle....
NCAA warns against illegal aircraft charter operators, services
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) yesterday warned members of the public, especially politicians, to desist from patronising unauthorised aircraft charter operators as well as their services.
NCAA probes Air Peace’s cabin pressure incident
The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has commenced an investigation into the Air Peace airlines’ recent cabin pressure incident on one of its aircraft en route Enugu from Lagos.
NCAA begins investigation into Air Peace’s oxygen mask incident
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has begun investigation into Air Peace’s oxygen mask incident that occurred in the airline’s Lagos-Enugu flight on Dec. 14.
Court summons NCAA, FAAN, others over disputed ownership of two bombardier jets
A federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, has summoned the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and Aero Contractors, among others, over contempt of court in the disputed ownership of two Bombardier jets at Lagos airport. Also held in contempt are the Director-General of the NCAA, Captain Muktar Usman; Aero…
Safety recommendations suffer low implementation in local aviation
The multiple safety recommendations issued by the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) lately, have recorded low rate of implementation by concerned agencies in the local aviation industry.
Flight disruption looms over obsolete navigation equipment
Massive flight delays and cancellations await local travels later this month due to near obsolete navigational facilities at airports nationwide. The facilities, including Instrument Landing Systems (ILSs), VHF Omnidirectional Range...
NCAA warns of impending inclement weather
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has cautioned airline operators and pilots against imminent “dangerous” weather changes as the harmattan approaches. The apex regulator enjoined stakeholders to observe safety precautions in line with Nigeria Civil Aviation Regulations (Nig.CARs) during the period. The implication is that flight disruptions in the manner of multiple delays and cancellations…