Overland aircraft catches fire in Lagos
A turboprop aircraft belonging to Overland Airways was on Friday severely damaged by fire while parked at the airline’s hanger at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that the ATR aircraft , with registration number: 5N-BPE, was being powered by the Ground Power…
Tackling multiple delays in local operations
Except for the more orderly manner in which they filed, the scene could easily have been mistaken for the rush hour at popular Oyingbo market in Lagos. Both young...
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…
NCAA, Lagos government to check high-rises
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and the Lagos State Government (LASG) are partnering to curb the danger posed by unauthorised high-rise structures scattered around Lagos metropolis.
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.
15 new airlines seek operating permits as business booms
About 25 new private and commercial airlines have applied for operating permits as the demand for air travel steadily rises in the country.The spokesman of the apex regulatory body, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Sam Adurogboye....
Air travel market shrinks amid lower passenger traffic, flights
Air travel market in Nigeria shrank in 2017 with lesser number of passengers and flights recorded on both the local and international routes.
Normalcy returns to local operations after harmattan disruption
Normalcy has returned to local flight operations nationwide after harmattan haze disrupted activities causing delays and cancellations in the last couple of weeks.The stability in operation, observed since the week began, is occasioned by improved weather at most airports across the country.