NCAA hinges flight delays, cancellations on low capacity
•Improve infrastructure for 24-hour services, airlines urge The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has blamed the incessant flight delays and cancellations in local operations on the depleted fleet of some of the operating airlines.The apex regulatory body said the multiple delays further worsened during the festive period, as several of the aircraft went on routine…
As harmattan season unleashes intense weather, drop in humidity
Like Awoyemi, Nigerians in many parts of the country, have been battling the harsh harmattan and the accompanying haze and its side effects.
Poor equipment, visibility stoke safety concern in aviation sector
Flight services across international and local operations are fast being marred by poor visibility and inadequate technology that impede safe operations at some of the airports nationwide.
NCAA and foreign airlines’ contempt for Nigeria
There is a sense in which a Federal Government’s recent vow not to allow foreign airlines to treat Nigerians with contempt can be regarded as one of those tongue-in-cheek statements by the authorities
Expert urges FG to remove economic regulatory functions from NCAA
The Federal Government has been advised to initiate a bill that would separate the safety and economic regulatory functions of air business to ensure a robust industry.
NCC, ONSA, NCAA eye drone regulations, spectrum deployment
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) and Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) have met to hamonise regulation...
Nigeria suspends Turkish Airlines
The Nigerian government has suspended the operations of Turkish Airlines in the country due to the airline’s perceived poor treatment of passengers. Nigeria's Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) director-general Abdullahi Sidi in a letter said the suspension might continue “if no remedial action is carried out by the airline.” Sidi expressed displeasure on frequent cases of…
Why nothing has changed in local air travel amid new vigour
Air travel remains the safest and fastest means of transportation globally. Even in Africa where road travel is dominant, the preference is fast changing in favour of the skies.