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Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport Abyja wins 2018 ACI Safety Award

FOLLOWING an extensive evaluation process, the Airports Council International (ACI), Africa Region has awarded the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, “the best improved airport in safety” . The airport emerged the winner of the category, after a process that considered entries from several other airports in Africa. In a letter …

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Dana Air Introduces ‘Smart Booking’ on WhatsApp

Dana Air, Nigeria’s most innovative airline has taken a bold step to revolutionize the ease of booking tickets with the introduction of the ‘smart booking’ on WhatsApp.   According to the airline, with the ‘Smart Booking’ on WhatsApp, guests of the airline can now book and pay immediately, book and pay …

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TRACON Facility Is In Order NAMA Insists

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has stated categorically that the Total Radar Coverage of Nigeria (TRACON), project is working optimally. This is just as the agency also said that spare parts for the facility are regularly sourced from the manufacturer, Thales of France whenever required. An online statement issued …

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RADAR: Absence of Spare parts for Maintenance may hamper safe air navigation….NAMA

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, NAMA says the replacement and upgrade of Total Radar Coverage of Nigeria, TRACON is very important if seamless air navigation in the country is to be guaranteed. This is just as the agency calls on the Federal Government to come to their assistance in footing …

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Visa violation: FG orders deportation of 38 Indians, Koreans

The Federal Government has approved the immediate deportation of 36 Indians and two Koreans with immediate effect. According to Punch report,  the Indian nationals were said to have gained entry into the country with fake visas and counterfeit immigration stamps, while the Koreans failed to regularise their stay upon the …

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Pilots call for closure of Benin, Enugu airports, say runways dangerous

    The Benin and Enugu airport runways have been described as pathetic by pilots who fly aircraft into the airports. The pilots say the runways are accidents waiting to happen and have therefore called for the closure of the airports to fix the facility critical to safe landings and …

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Air Peace flays Ojikutu over comments on acquisition of B777 aircraft

  Nigeria’s leading carrier, Air Peace has condemned the Secretary General of the Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative (ASTRI), Mr John Ojikutu for alleging that domestic airlines’ outright acquisition of aircraft is a “clever way for (sic) capital fight”. Speaking with a national newspaper on the operations of domestic airlines, …

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Air Peace flight returns to base over false smoke alarm, NCAA renews licence

Air Peace Lagos-Owerri flight returned to base on Friday after a passenger on board informed the crew that he was smelling smoke in the cabin. Meanwhile, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Thursday renewed the Air Operator Certificate (AOC) of the carrier after months of rigorous audit of its …

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Technovation: Air Peace hails, rewards victorious Anambra students with free tickets

Nigeria’s leading carrier, Air Peace has congratulated five Anambra State students and their teachers on emerging victorious in the recent Technology challenge held in the United States, honouring them with free return Owerri-Abuja tickets to facilitate their visit to the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Thursday. The five Anambra students from …

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Nigeria Air: Usman assures airline’s ATL, AOC can be done in 90 days

  DIRECTOR General of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Captain Muktar Usman has said the Nigeria Air Project is on track stating that as far as the regulatory agency is concerned the two major certificates, the Air Transport Licence (ATL) and the Aircraft Operators Certificate (AOC), to be issued by …

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