Untrained personnel, others threaten safety in local aviation
Despite the three years of zero accident, commercial air travel in the country may not be as safe as required due to non-compliance...
NCAA issues ultimatum, marks over 7000 masts for demolition
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), yesterday, issued a 30-day ultimatum to owners and operators of unlicensed masts and towers...
NCAA cautions pilots, airlines over imminent adverse weather
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) yesterday warned pilots and airline operators to be wary of weather changes and their adverse effects on flight operations.The regulator, in an Advisory Circular issued to pilots and airlines, alerted the operators of imminent thunderstorms during the rainy season.
Low budget carriers mull ‘all-standing’ passenger airplanes
Call it Molue in the air or MoluAir, and you will not be wrong. But the truth is that low budget carriers are beginning to mull the idea of ‘all-standing’, no-seat commercial airplanes, partly similar to Lagos’ freestyle mass....
Polls’ anxiety engenders mixed fortunes in air travel business
Local air travel business has recorded mixed fortunes on account of the campaigns and multiple movements of very important personnel (VIPs) nationwide.
NCAA warns against illegal aircraft charter operators, services
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) yesterday warned members of the public, especially politicians, to desist from patronising unauthorised aircraft charter operators as well as their services.
NCAA warns airlines against unauthorised charter operations
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has threatened to wield the big stick over charter operations by unauthorised permit holders.
NCAA begins investigation into Air Peace’s oxygen mask incident
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has begun investigation into Air Peace’s oxygen mask incident that occurred in the airline’s Lagos-Enugu flight on Dec. 14.
Flight disruption looms over obsolete navigation equipment
Massive flight delays and cancellations await local travels later this month due to near obsolete navigational facilities at airports nationwide. The facilities, including Instrument Landing Systems (ILSs), VHF Omnidirectional Range...
NCAA warns of impending inclement weather
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has cautioned airline operators and pilots against imminent “dangerous” weather changes as the harmattan approaches. The apex regulator enjoined stakeholders to observe safety precautions in line with Nigeria Civil Aviation Regulations (Nig.CARs) during the period. The implication is that flight disruptions in the manner of multiple delays and cancellations…