WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY: PLASTIC WASTE WORRIES AVIATION STAKEHOLDERS

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY: PLASTIC WASTE WORRIES AVIATION STAKEHOLDERS

Aviation stakeholders in the country are worried over the 200,000 metric tonnes of plastic waste generated in the industry annually which end up polluting the environment apart from impeding the health of the populace. This monumental volume of hazardous substances,...
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DISPATCHER –  FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION

DISPATCHER – FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION

An onlooker’s mind bugler is “Who is responsible for the decline in the aviation industry in Nigeria, government or entrepreneurs?” Approach 1:- First of all, do we agree there is a decline (or probably stagnancy) in aviation currently in the...
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UNDER THE RADAR – SIGNS OF ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION

UNDER THE RADAR – SIGNS OF ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION

At an early age while I was growing up, the entrance door to my father’s house was at the street level. I used to crawl in and out; ran in and out each day without tripping over due to differential...
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NAMA DEPLOYS STAND-ALONE VHF RADIOS AT LAGOS SUB-FIR

NAMA DEPLOYS STAND-ALONE VHF RADIOS AT LAGOS SUB-FIR

In keeping with its earlier pledge to address Remote Control Air to Ground (RCAG) communication challenges in the nation’s upper airspace, the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has successfully deployed two Jotron high-powered very high frequenc...
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ART ADVISES FG  AGAINST  PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT

ART ADVISES FG AGAINST PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT

Round Table,(ART),a professional group made up of chief executives of various companies has urged the Federal Government to provide a level playing field as it works towards establishing a national carrier. In a communiqué at the end of its Quarterly...
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AIB RELEASES SIX FINAL ACCIDENTS,INCIDENT REPORTS BETWEEN 2009,2O14

AIB RELEASES SIX FINAL ACCIDENTS,INCIDENT REPORTS BETWEEN 2009,2O14

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has released six final accident and serious incident reports that occurred in the Nigeria aviation industry between 2009 and 2014. Among the six reports released were two accidents and four serious incidents. One of the....
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DISPATCHER — WHEN WEATHER WAS BAD

DISPATCHER — WHEN WEATHER WAS BAD

Weather, ground and aloft, is a highly influencing factor in aeroplane commuting. Different types of weather phenomena have uniquely different effects on the aircraft. Weather types cannot be controlled by the aviator or any man but much of it can...
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UNDER THE RADAR — ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION AND CLIMATE CHANGE: AN APPRAISAL

UNDER THE RADAR — ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION AND CLIMATE CHANGE: AN APPRAISAL

Preamble In the village of my birth which is in God’s own State, and by extension all original traditional settlements around the globe,the town crier’s Ekwe (gong) wooden or metallic, is a symbol of authority and a major instrument for...
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EXPERTS ADVISE GOVT ON MAKING AVIATION CRITICAL FACTOR IN NATIONAL ECONOMY

EXPERTS ADVISE GOVT ON MAKING AVIATION CRITICAL FACTOR IN NATIONAL ECONOMY

Experts in the nation’s aviation sector have reached a consensus that the sector can only experience significant growth and   development   if   all   parties   to infrastructure   and   commercial   related agreements respect the terms and a...
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NAMATO ADDRESS ISSUES OF LINGERING SALARIES, ALLOWANCES OF STAFF

NAMATO ADDRESS ISSUES OF LINGERING SALARIES, ALLOWANCES OF STAFF

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has put in place a mechanism to look into the lingering issue of harmonizing the salaries  and allowances of staff under its payroll with those of their colleagues in other agencies in the aviation...
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