BOEING, CDB AVIATION FINALISE ORDER FOR 52 737 MAXS AND EIGHT 787 DREAMLINERS

BOEING, CDB AVIATION FINALISE ORDER FOR 52 737 MAXS AND EIGHT 787 DREAMLINERS

$7.4 billion deal first announced at 2017 Paris Air Show Puts 737 MAX programme over 4,000 orders Boeing and CDB Aviation have finalised an order for 42 737 MAX 8s, 10 737 MAX 10s and eight 787-9 Dreamliners. The order,...
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NAMA MANAGING DIRECTOR CHARGES ANSPs IN AFI REGION TO EMBRACE ICAO RESOLUTION

NAMA MANAGING DIRECTOR CHARGES ANSPs IN AFI REGION TO EMBRACE ICAO RESOLUTION

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) Capt. Fola Akinkuotu has charged Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) in the African and Indian Ocean Region (AFI Region) to freely embrace and implement the International Civil Aviati...
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DOG EATS DOG?

DOG EATS DOG?

On Thursday July 13, 2017,Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative(ASRTI) held its quarterly Breakfast Meeting with a theme: ‘Aviation as a Catalyst for Economic Growth.’ It had in attendance Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, ...
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FAAN COMMISSIONS ULTRA MODERN CAR PARK

FAAN COMMISSIONS ULTRA MODERN CAR PARK

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria. FAAN, has commissioned an ultra modernCar Park for use at the Murtala Muhammed Airport,Ikeja, Lagos. According to a statement signed by FAAN’s General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, the six (6...
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SIRIKA APPLAUDS; AS MURTALA MUHAMMED AIRPORT IS CERTIFIED BY NCAA

SIRIKA APPLAUDS; AS MURTALA MUHAMMED AIRPORT IS CERTIFIED BY NCAA

The Honourable Minister of State, Aviation, Senator HadiSirika has applauded the collaborative effort of aviation agencies that resulted in the issuance of an aerodrome certificate to the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authorit...
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AIB CHARGES NAAPE MEMBERS TO BE MORE PROFESSIONAL IN THEIR DUTIES

AIB CHARGES NAAPE MEMBERS TO BE MORE PROFESSIONAL IN THEIR DUTIES

Engr. Akin Olateru, Commissioner, Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has charged members of the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) to be more professional in the discharge of their duties. Olateru also said that accident reports of ...
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ICAO, NTSB TRAIN AIB, OTHERS ON ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION

ICAO, NTSB TRAIN AIB, OTHERS ON ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION

Capacity building in the aviation industry has received a boost as Nigeria’s Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) partnered the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) of the United States of Am...
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EXECUTIVE ORDER BRINGS MMIA TO WORLD’S CLASS LEVEL

EXECUTIVE ORDER BRINGS MMIA TO WORLD’S CLASS LEVEL

THREE EXECUTIVE ORDERS Since coming into office in 2015, the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has been seeking means to make governance more purposive, transparently conducted with emphasis on integrity and honesty while pursuing productivity....
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FAAN, NiMet get international certification – Minister

FAAN, NiMet get international certification – Minister

Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has received international certification for Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, from Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). The Minister of State, Aviation, Hadi Sirika, while receiving the certificat...
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NEWS COMMENTARY: IRREGULAR PAYMENT OF AIRLINE STAFF: ROUTE TO DISASTER

NEWS COMMENTARY: IRREGULAR PAYMENT OF AIRLINE STAFF: ROUTE TO DISASTER

About four years ago, precisely when Captain Fola Akinkuotu took over the mantle of office as Director-General/CEO of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) in 2013, Captin Dele Ore, erstwhile Director of Operations of the liquidated Nigeria Airways blew...
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