Aviation union backs NCAA’s suspension of FirstNation Airways’ licence
The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) on Monday said that it supported the indefinite suspension placed on the Air Operators Certificate (AOC) of FirstNation Airways. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) suspended the airline’s licence for carrying out unauthorised and illegal operations. The agency said…
NCAA suspends FirstNation airline over illegal operations
The Guardian learnt that the suspension is sequel to “the flagrant and continuous violation of the terms and conditions of issuance of its AOC by the Airline thereby carrying out unauthorised and illegal operations.”
Aviation union pickets Kenya Airways over sack of 22 workers, NCAA brokers truce
Aviation workers’ union has shut the operations of Kenya Airways in protest against the sack of 22 Nigerian workers at its Lagos office. The workers, under the aegis of National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), had earlier faulted the mass dismissal, demanding that airline returns to the negotiation table for amicable resolution of the…
NCAA appeals judgment to pay N246m compensation to Ese Falae
The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority has filed appeal against the judgment delivered by the Federal High Court, Lagos ordered it to pay N246m compensation to Ese Falae. Justice Hadizat Shagari had ordered the Associated Aviation Nigeria Limited to pay the sum of N246m as compensation for the death of a former Commissioner for Culture and…
NCAA appeals against N246 million compensation over Associated crash
The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has filed appeal against the judgment of Lagos division of the Federal High Court, Lagos, which ordered it to pay N246m compensation to Ese Falae. .
NCAA warns pilots, airlines over bad weather, heavy rains
Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) yesterday issued a weather hazard alert to all pilots and airline operators, urging them to be wary of danger associated with rainy season in flight operations.
NCAA intensifies surveillance of airlines over near mishaps
Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has intensified surveillance of operating airlines in the country following recent spate of near mishaps in the industry.
Aviation agencies lose billions to alleged fraud in traffic figures
Differences in passengers traffic figures in the aviation sector released by relevant government agencies may have caused revenue loss in excess of N6.7 billion in 2017 alone.
Faulty business models, policies shrink air travel market, survival of airlines
Beyond the prevailing harsh operating environment, the faulty business models airlines’ operators often adopt may be responsible for the perennial low market penetration and short lifespan...