‘Senate’s position on air crash demarkets local aviation’
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has faulted the Senate House Committee on Aviation over its claims that financial distress has caused carriers to cut corners, thereby rendering the local airspace unsafe.
Reps reviews six aviation bills
House of Representatives has begun a review of six aviation bills as part of efforts to reposition the industry for efficiency
AIB hinges safer skies on implementation of safety recommendations
In efforts to deepen safer skies, the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria, has harped on the need to improve utilisation of safety recommendations from air accidents and serious incidences to enhance air safety in the country.
Local airlines’ debt burden hits N22b
Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, yesterday, disclosed that the local airlines’ total debt burden to regulatory agencies stood at N22 billion. A breakdown showed the sum of N19.37 billion and $6,993,284 million (N2.7 billion) as unremitted Ticket Sales Charge ....
Travel agents bemoan fakery, illegal operators
Travel agencies have again raised concerns over the activities of illegal operators, touts and fake agencies that have continued to dupe unsuspecting travellers and give other operators a bad name.
Make NCAA autonomous to revive avaition, experts tell lawmakers
As the National Assembly begins the review of Civil Aviation Act 2006, aviation stakeholders have urged lawmakers to prioritise the autonomy of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), to revive the sector.
‘Some government agencies don’t understand need for safety collaboration’
COVID-19 is not new to anybody; even kids on the streets know what it’s all about. The pandemic has affected the aviation industry worldwide. We are one of the industries that this pandemic has affected a lot in terms of revenue losses.
Civil Aviation Authority pledges to fight aeropolitics
Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has pledged to support local airlines in fighting repressive rules occasioned by feisty aeropolitics in the global aviation industry.
Crashed chopper pilot had no valid licence, says AIB
The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria, yesterday, released the preliminary report on the recent helicopter crash in Opebi, Lagos, disclosing that the aircraft had no fuel at the time of the incident.