Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority
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)...
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…
AMCON identifies causes of airlines' woes
Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has blamed the incessant failure of local airlines on operators' lack of corporate governance and financial risk management. AMCON, which is the Federal Government's special debt recovery vehicle, said despite the imperative of friendly business environment and the financial backing airlines had lately enjoyed, the carriers will continue to…
NCAA to investigate Delta’s plane emergency landing at Lagos airport
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Wednesday said it would investigate the emergency landing by an Atlanta-bound Delta Air Lines flight at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. The General Manager, Public Relations, NCAA, Mr Sam Adurogboye, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. Adurogboye said that NCAA had been…
NCAA hinges zero-accident on improved surveillance, compliances, others
Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has attributed another zero-accident year just recorded in 2017 to improved regulatory activities and compliance in the sector. The apex regulatory body said massive improvement in enforcement, surveillance, inspection, coupled with adherence to rules and sanctions of violators have culminated in making the airspace safer and attendant zero-accident in two…
A review of the Nigerian Aviation Industry in 2017
The year 2017 was an upbeat year for the aviation industry in Nigeria. With the country exiting the economic recession from the previous year, the aviation sector in 2017 witnessed some positive developments which experts believe should be leveraged upon to develop the country into a hub in the West African sub-region.
Stalled regional operations, others dip MMA2 revenue
Delays in the takeoff of regional flights operation at the Murtala Muhammed Airport II (MMA2) has been blamed for loss of revenue to the tune of 50 per cent of the total sum generated by the facility.
NCAA urges public to desist from giving bribes, corrupt practices
Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has urged members of the public, especially travelers, to desist from the act of giving tips and bribes to officials at the airport.
FG extends deadline for airlines’ automated payment
Mr Sam Adurogboye, General Manager, Public Relations, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos that the extension was at the instance of the operators.
Aviation expert advises domestic airlines to form alliances
Mr Gbenga Olowo, the President, Aviation Round Table (ART) has advised domestic airlines to form alliances to enable them surmount their current challenges.
Retirees of aviation parastatals file N10.2b suit over alleged eviction
Retirees of agencies under the Federal Ministry of Aviation have instituted a N10.2billion fundamental rights suit against the agencies at the Federal High Court, Lagos, alleging illegal and forceful eviction from their quarters.