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Nigerian Air Traffic Controller's Association NATCA calls for substantive Managing Director appointment

Nigrian Airspace Management Agency

The Nigerian Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) has thrown it weight behind the Federal Government’s efforts to sanitize the aviation industry of impunity and corrupt practices.


Unveiling The True State Of Communication Infrastructure At Airports

The symbol of Aviation Communication

NIGERIA Aviation sector has witnessed numerous incidents that claimed the lives of so many air passengers in recent years, the cause of which is yet to be made public, although some of them were unofficially attributed to human errors. Understandably, air traffic controllers are no longer taking anything for granted, as they are ready to raise the alarm over any situation they consider not in line with safety tradition.

Plane capable of self-discharging passengers underway

Self Discharging Aircraft Innovation

ENGINEERS have revealed a radical new way to save plane passengers in the event of an emergency. The design shows an aircraft with a detachable cabin that releases in emergency situations, during take-off, landing or flight, the redesigned cabin is released from the aircraft and touches down on water or land, saving everyone’s lives on board. “Surviving in a plane crash is possible,” Vladimir Tatarenko, an aviation engineer, told LiveLeak.

Nigeria's aviation sector is collapsing

Sen. Hadi Sirika- Minister of State, Aviation

The Minister of State, Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, has said that the aviation sector is collapsing but the federal government is determined to revamp the sector to meet international standard. Sirika said this when Guillemette Jaffrin and Bayo Oyewole, from the World Bank, visited him in his office in Abuja to discuss the possibility of World Bank providing assistance for development of the aviation sector. Sirika stated that since inception of the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, efforts were geared toward doing things properly.


Aviation In 2015: Through The Haze To Fresh Policy Promises

Nigerian Minister of Transport

By Samson Echenim — Jan 26, 2016................ The aviation industry was heralded with the harmattan haze coming in from December, the year before and seeing airlines cancelling hundreds of scheduled flights and leaving thousands of air travellers stranded at the airport. Not less than 200 scheduled flights were cancelled by a number of airlines in January 2015, with the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) receiving and resolving over 1,000 complaints.

FAAN Md cautions turkish airlines against flying passengers without luggage

Turkish Airline's luggage late arrival
The Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mr Saleh Dunoma, has advised the Turkish Airlines to resolve the recurrent cases of conveying passengers without their luggage. Dunoma gave the advice in Lagos on Saturday in a statement issued by FAAN's General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mr Yakubu Dati. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the airline in its flight TK 624 from Istanbul to Abuja on Saturday repeated the omission which also happened barely two weeks ago.

MMIA: FAAN begins collection of toll at Hajj/Cargo terminal access gate

FAAN Nigera- Cargo Toll Collection Begins
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) on Wednesday began the collection of toll from motorists using the new access control gate of the Hajj/Cargo terminal at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the toll was collected from motorists before they were allowed to go through the gate. NAN correspondent observed that cars, sports utility vehicles, trucks and lorries paid different amounts to get in.

Court orders Jimoh Ibrahim to pay Air Nigeria staff N475M, nullifies sack

Court orders Jimoh Ibrahim to pay Air Nigeria staff N475M, nullifies sack January 21, 2016 *ordered to pay $309, 270.00 workers’ salary arreas Justice J.T Agbadum- Fishim of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria today delivered a judgment that the termination of over 800 workers of defunct Air Nigeria was wrongful, just as the court ordered the defendant (Air Nigeria) owned by business mogul, Jimoh Ibrahim to pay the claimant the sum of N475, 280, 492.48.

Invitation to IFATCA Africa and Middle East Regional Meeting


Keziah P A Ogutu - Executive Vice President Africa Middle East P O Box 56819, 00200 Nairobi, Kenya Tel: +254 722386001 or +254 20 827100, Fax: +254 20 827102,

REF: EVPAFM/2015/025

31 August 2015


Nigerian AirTraffic Controller's AGM

natca agm akure 2015
The Annual General Meeting/Conference of the Nigerian Air Traffic Controllers' Association of Nigeria comes up in Akure, the state capital of Ondo state of Nigeria by 10;00am daily from 8th to 9th of October, 2015 at the Main Hall of the Royal Bird Hotel & Towers, Alagbaka. This year's theme is titled: THE IMPACTS OF AIR TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT ON NATIONAL SECURITY. Chairperson: Dr. Morenike Omolara Kukoyi (Retired General Manager, Aviation Medical Clinics-FAAN), Special Guest of Honour: Mrs. Binta Bello (Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Aviation,


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