Buhari names new heads for NCAT, NIMET
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, approved the appointment of new heads for the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria, and Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET).
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 ....
‘Capacity building to sustain zero-accident record in air travel’
Apparently to close the knowledge gaps in the industry, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) have urged aviation stakeholders to take advantage of training and retraining programmes to improve the safety record of the sector.
NCAT to receive six new aircraft, B737NG flight simulator
The Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria, will next month receive six new Diamond training aircraft recently purchased by the Federal Government.The scheduled arrival was confirmed after the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika....
NAMA divides Lagos Area Control Centre to improve air traffic service
The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has successfully split the Lagos Sub-Flight Information Region (Sub-FIR) airspace into two sectors to improve the quality of air traffic services in the country.
Accident report indicts Taraba ex-governor Suntai
A report of an investigation into the October 2012 plane crash that resulted in the incapacitation of Danbaba Suntai and his eventual death has indicted the former Taraba State governor.
NCAT moves to bridge capacity, training equipment gaps
Apparently in response to emerging needs in the air travel sector, the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria, Kaduna State, is taking fresh steps to boost capacity and training infrastructure within the country.
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).