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Rainy season: NCAA issues weather hazard alert to airlines

NIGERIAN Civil Aviation Authority has issued a weather hazard alert to all pilots and airline operators indicating hazards associated with rainy season in flight operations at this period of the year, Nigerian Flight Deck reports. With this alert, Air traffic Controllers may temporarily close airspace when hazardous weather conditions such …

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Sack Of 37 NCAT Teachers: Aviation Unions Petition FG

Unions in the Nigerian aviation industry have petitioned the Federal Government over the sack of 37 teachers from the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria by the management of the school, abelnewsng reports. The petition was jointly written  and by General Secretaries of the Air Transport Services Senior Staff …

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FG seeks N35bn for airport perimeter fencing

 …as concerns mount over N5.87bn World Bank loan To ensure safety and security of major airports in Nigeria, the government is shopping for over N35 billion to fence the aerodromes in line with the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) laid down rules, Woleshadarenews has learnt. This is notwithstanding the huge budgetary outlay …

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Air Peace, NAHCo, Nominated For Nigeria Transport Awards

  A leading airline, Air Peace, has been nominated for the Airline of the Year Award in the forthcoming 6th Nigeria Transport Awards and Lecture scheduled for April 26 in Lagos, abelnewsng reports. Also, a front line aviation handling company, Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCo) Aviance, which has been nominated …

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Associated Airline Crash: Court Orders Airline To Pay Deji Falae ‘s Widow N246M Compensation

Reprieve came the way of widow of Deji Falae, son of Chief Olu Falae, who died in ill -fated Associated Airline crash in Lagos on October 3, 2013, as a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos today granted all her claims, abelnewsng reports. In her judgment, the trial judge, Justice …

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Etihad Airways Inaugurates Eco Residence For Cabin Crew In Masdar City Abu Dhabi

Etihad Airways has officially opened its Etihad Eco Residence, Abu Dhabi’s first purpose-built, sustainable Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum rated cabin crew accommodation. The project is the result of a unique partnership between the UAE’s national airline and the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, Masdar. The Etihad Eco Residence was …

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NCAA begins surveillance on airlines over incidents

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has intensified surveillance on the operating airlines in the country following recent minor and major incidents that occurred in the industry in recent months, Wole Shadare  reports. The regulatory agency said that its inspectors now monitor the activities of the airlines more especially at …

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Dana Air Boss Bags Excellent Leadership, Best CEO of the year Awards

For his humanitarian service and contribution to the development of the aviation industry, the Managing Director / Chief Executive officer of Dana Air, Jacky Hathiramani, has been conferred with the Platinum Excellence Leadership Award by the Association of Northern Nigerian Students (ANNS), in Lagos The Meritorious Leadership Award is coming …

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Etihad Airways Signs Partnership Deal with FCMB

Etihad Airways and First City Monument Bank have launched a partnership that offers discounted, highly affordable and convenient travel packages, including flight tickets, to existing and potential customers who fly on Etihad Airlines to any part of the world. Through this deal, Customers of First City Monument Bank Limited (FCMB) who desire to …

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Air Peace emerges Leadership Company of the Year

Nigeria’s leading carrier, Air Peace has been selected as Leadership Company of the Year 2017 for maintaining quality flight operations and making bold investment decisions in the nation’s aviation industry. A three-member delegation comprising Leadership Newspapers’ Deputy Editor, Mr. Olajide Omojolomoju, Acting General Manager, Advert/Special Projects (Southern Operations), Mrs. Angela …

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