NAAE Elects New Excos At Biennial General Meeting

NAAE Elects New Excos At Biennial General Meeting

Members of the Lagos State chapter of the National Association of Air Traffic Engineers (NAAE) have elected new executive officers at its Biennial General Meeting held alongside its annual symposium. The event which held on March 28, 2019 at the Welcome Centre Hotels, Lagos with the theme: “Cyber Threat In Aviation Industry: The Role of ATSEPS” saw Anthony Nwose of the Air Traffic Safety Electronics Personnel (ATSEP) re-elected as the Chairman and KIlasho Ibrahim as…

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NCAA warns pilots, airline over hazardous weather

NCAA warns pilots, airline over hazardous weather

Controllers may close airspace The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has issued an advisory circular to airlines and pilots advising them to exercise caution during flight operations in hazardous weather conditions. The warning was contained in an advisory circular (AC) with reference no AC: NCAA-AEROMET – 27 addressed to all pilots and airline operators and signed by the Director General, Capt. Muhtar Usman. The advisory circular is sequel to the Seasonal Rainfall Prediction (SRP) released…

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Delta celebrates one year of flight between Lagos, New York

Delta celebrates one year of flight between Lagos, New York

  America’s flag carrier airline, Delta Air Lines is marking a successful first 12 months of flying between Lagos and New York-JFK. The nonstop flight started on March 26, 2018 and operates three times a week. Delta also flies nonstop between Lagos and Atlanta four times a week, meaning Nigerians have a daily connection to the United States.  Over the past year, Delta’s Lagos-New York-JFK service has: ·         Had an average load factor of 84…

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NAAE Hosts Biennial General Meeting, Symposium In Lagos

NAAE Hosts Biennial General Meeting, Symposium In Lagos

The Lagos State chapter of the National Association of Air Traffic Engineers (NAAE) yesterday announced its plans to host its Biennial General Meeting and elections alongside its annual symposium in Lagos. In an official statement issued yesterday, the body stated that the event will hold on the 28th March, 2019 at the Welcome Centre Hotels, along the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) road, Lagos with the theme: “Cyber Threat In Aviation Industry: The Role of…

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China, Airbus expand Partnership in Civil Aviation

China, Airbus expand Partnership in Civil Aviation

 Airbus and China Aviation Supplies Holding Company (CAS) have signed a General Terms Agreement (GTA) covering the purchase by Chinese airlines of a total of 300 Airbus aircraft. The GTA was signed in Paris, France by Guillaume Faury, President of Airbus Commercial Aircraft and future Airbus CEO, and Jia Baojun, Chairman of CAS, in the presence of visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping and French President Emmanuel Macron.  The GTA comprises of 290 A320 Family aircraft and 10 A350…

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The blame game: Who’s liable for Ethiopian Flight 302 crash?

The blame game: Who’s liable for Ethiopian Flight 302 crash?

The spat between Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines over who should be held responsible for the crash of Flight 302 came to many as a surprise. WOLE SHADARE writes that Boeing accidents are another reminder that safety policies can have unintended fatal consequences   Public concern Why does it take an air crash to raise public concern about aviation safety? Even though air travel is still the safest means of transportation (based on the percentage of…

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ICAO urges Nigeria, others to tackle infrastructure gaps

ICAO urges Nigeria, others to tackle infrastructure gaps

Nigeria-born International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Council President, Dr. Bernard Olumiyiwa Aliu, has urged Nigeria and Africa to address its aviation infrastructure gaps, given current and high levels of awareness of how air connectivity has become such a unique and indispensable catalyst for socio-economic growth on this continent. The ICAO president spoke at the side-lines of the recently concluded ICAO 2019 Aviation Infrastructure for Africa Gap Analysis Workshop in Abuja, Nigeria. He stated that the…

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Emirates Offers Nigerian Travellers Special Offer, Hotel Stay

Emirates Offers Nigerian Travellers Special Offer, Hotel Stay

Emirates, the world’s fastest growing airline is enhancing the travel experience of Nigerian travellers by offering complimentary hotel stay with the new special offer across its First, Business and Economy Class cabins, the offer also includes Skywards bonus miles.   The special offer will commence March 26th till April 3rd 2019, while travel dates is scheduled for April 1st till June 30th 2019.    Nigerian Travellers departing from Lagos to Dubai can avail a roundtrip ticket for $8,963 on…

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Foreign airlines fret over Lagos airport apron congestion

Foreign airlines fret over Lagos airport apron congestion

. Carriers petition Minister Stationed aircraft threat to airport Foreign airlines operating into the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos have raised concern over safety matters at the airport, alleging congestion at the apron of the airport which makes it difficult for arriving aircraft to have a place to park to disembark their passengers. Two of the European carriers who spoke to Woleshadarenews under condition of anonymity stated that they have filed petitions with the Minister of Transportation…

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FG To Revisit National Carrier Project – Aviation Minister

FG To Revisit National Carrier Project – Aviation Minister

Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika on Monday said that plans were underway by the Federal Government to revisit the national carrier project. The minister made this known while defending the ministry’s budget before the Senate Committee on Aviation in Abuja. He said that the ministry only suspended the project to put adequate measures in place, promising that the project would be delivered soon. He said the project, which was President Muhammadu Buhari’s brainchild…

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