Operators fault regulatory ‘restrictions’ on commercial drones
Operators of unmanned aerial vehicles, also called drones, have faulted regulatory restrictions by state agencies, describing the actions as unnecessary bottleneck to the growth of such technology in Nigeria.
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.
NCAA commends airlines over payment of per cent ticket sales charge
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has commended five domestic airlines for their consistency in the remittance of the five per cent Ticket Sales Charges/Cargo Sales Charges (TSC/CSC).
Imperatives of five per cent charges, sharing formula review in aviation
Until the Federal Government reviews the mandatory charges in the air transport sector and its sharing formula among concerned agencies, the service providers may continue to lack adequate funding...
Med-View denies operation shut down
Despite its absence from both regional and local routes in the last two weeks, Med-View Airlines Plc. has denied the suspension of flight operations. The management of the airline yesterday urged its shareholders, stakeholders, and the general public to disregard reports suggestion the suspension...
NCAA moves against fakery, to unveil licensed travel agencies
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has disclosed plans to publish a list of licensed travel agencies in the country as part of measures to check illegal agencies and fakery nationwide.
Flight delays, cancellations cripple local travels amid traffic surge
Flight delays and cancellations in local air transport have worsened, much to the discomfort of passengers travelling for either summer or Muslim festivities.
Pyrates want airline operators sanctioned for flight delays, cancellations
National Association of Seadogs (NAS), a.k.a. Pyrates Confraternity, has called for sanctions on airline operators over flight delays or outright cancellations. In a statement, yesterday in Calabar, Cross River State, Capon of the Ikeja branch (Panama Deck), Iheanyi Konkwo, described recent cases in airports across the country as disturbing.