NCAA probes security breach, runway invasion at Sokoto airport
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Tuesady launched investigation into the recent security breach and invasion of restricted area at the Sultan Abubakar Sadiq III Airport, Sokoto.
NCAA warns airlines over flight delays, cancellations
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has warned airlines to desist from incessant flight delays and cancellations as it declared zero tolerance for illegal practices. The apex regulatory body observed that multiple flight cancellations and delays have become routine and a set-back to the industry. It will be recalled that the NCAA recently put the…
Arik automates 5% ticket, cargo sales payment system
Arik Air has adopted the automation platform for the payment of mandatory five per cent ticket and cargo sales charges to the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).
Aviation records growth with 14.1m passenger traffic
Initial conflicting figures notwithstanding, the harmonised data of the aviation industry has shown a positive outlook for air travel business, with marginal growth across the board in 2017.
Fresh controversy trails N400b shortfall in aviation revenue
A fresh controversy has emerged over the total number of passengers that travelled the Nigerian airspace and ticket fares generated in 2016 and 2017, especially the harmonised figures recently released by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA)...
NCAA to review two planes’ requirement for commercial airlines
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) is to review the provision of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Regulation (Nig. CARS) 2015 that prescribes at least two serviceable aircraft as condition for granting of Air Operating Certificates (AOCs) to commercial airlines. The apex regulatory body said the move was in respect of the challenges of maintaining efficient…
Travel industry, NCAA introduces ID card to tackle illegal agents, fraudsters
The travel industry, in partnership with the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), is set to launch a mode of identification for genuine travel agencies and agents in the air travel sub-sector.
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…