AIRBUS SUED BY AIR ASIA CRASH FAMILIES  CLAIMING DEFECTIVE SYSTEMS

AIRBUS SUED BY AIR ASIA CRASH FAMILIES CLAIMING DEFECTIVE SYSTEMS

An Airbus A320 belonging to budget carrier AirAsia sitting on the tarmac at Changi Terminal 1 on Sept 21, 2011. Aircraft manufacturer Airbus is being sued by families of 10 passengers who were on board AirAsia flight QZ8501, which crashed...
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MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT MH370 LATEST: SUSPECTED PLANE DEBRIS FOUND ON  THE FRENCH INDIAN OCEAN ISLAND

MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT MH370 LATEST: SUSPECTED PLANE DEBRIS FOUND ON THE FRENCH INDIAN OCEAN ISLAND

French gendarmes and police carry a large piece of plane debris which was found on the beach in Saint-Andre, on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion, July 29, 2015. France’s BEA air crash investigation agency said it was...
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NACCIMA VISITS SAHCOL WAREHOUSE: SAYS NIGERIA HAS COME OF AGE

NACCIMA VISITS SAHCOL WAREHOUSE: SAYS NIGERIA HAS COME OF AGE

The Director-General of the National Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Barrister Emmanuel Cobham,has lauded the Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited (SAHCOL) for erecting its warehouse in the heart of the count...
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SAHCOL ABUJA STATION GETS ISAGO CERTIFICATION

SAHCOL ABUJA STATION GETS ISAGO CERTIFICATION

The Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited (SAHCOL) NnamdiAzikiwe International Airport, Abuja Station has passed the International Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO), conducted by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). According to a st...
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SHOW OF SHAME

SHOW OF SHAME

In May this year when officials of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) were visiting Nigeria to examine its facilities, two ugly incidents occurred at the nation’s premier gateway, the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos. First, personnel of...
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DON’T USE DEBTOR AIRLINES AS NATIONAL CARRIER… OJIKUTU

DON’T USE DEBTOR AIRLINES AS NATIONAL CARRIER… OJIKUTU

A Lagos based aviation expert has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to ignore the Ahmed Joda transition committee’s recommendation to merge certain existing domestic airlines to form the nucleus of a new national carrier for the country. Group Captain Joh...
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FOR THE RECORD ICAO COLLABORATIVE ARRANGEMENT FOR PREVENTION  AND MANAGEMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

FOR THE RECORD ICAO COLLABORATIVE ARRANGEMENT FOR PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

It is with great pleasure and honour that I once again welcome the team members of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Collaborative Arrangement for the prevention and management of Public Health Events in Civil Aviation (CAPSCA) Africa Projec...
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ADVENT OF GLOBAL SATELLITE FOR MOBILE COMMUNICATION (GSM)

ADVENT OF GLOBAL SATELLITE FOR MOBILE COMMUNICATION (GSM)

When government broke its own monopoly of Nigerian Telecommunications Limited (NITEL) in 1999 and liberalised telecommunications, it opened the flood gate for the Global Satellite for Mobile Communication (GSM) to thrive. Manufacturers flooded the Nigerian mar...
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Under the Radar :  MANAGING THE DYNAMICS OF TECHNOLOGY OBSOLESCENCE IN THE NIGERIAN AVIATION INDUSTRY

Under the Radar : MANAGING THE DYNAMICS OF TECHNOLOGY OBSOLESCENCE IN THE NIGERIAN AVIATION INDUSTRY

Background Obsolescence can be described as a virus: that metabolically inert, but infectious agent that replicate only within the cells of the living hosts. It targets soft assets not just computer software  and microprocessors attached to automated electron...
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Dispatcher:   DESIRE TO BE PROFICIENT

Dispatcher: DESIRE TO BE PROFICIENT

One thing is to work according to laid down rules another thing is to be that passionate about the work that you are freely willing to follow according to the laid down regulations. One is by near-coercion and the other...
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