NCAA suspends operations of Azman Air

Azman Air suspension

NCAA suspends operations of Azman Air   Agency Report Following a series of incidents involving Azman Air Boeing 737 aircraft, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has suspended the operations of all the Boeing 737 aircraft in the fleet of Azman Air Services Limited, with effect from March 15, 2021. This was contained in a statement signed by Musa Nuhu, the director-general of NCAA, and made available to journalists in Lagos on Tuesday. Mr Nuhu said the suspension was pursuant to Section 35 (2) of the Civil Aviation Act, 2006…

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Nigeria lifts ban on Boeing 747 Max aircraft with conditions

Boeing 747 Max aircraft

Nigeria lifts ban on Boeing 747 Max aircraft with conditions     The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has lifted the ban placed on the Boeing 737 Max aircraft in the Nigerian airspace. In a statement signed by Capt. Musa Nuhu, the NCAA director-general, the agency said the approval was effective February 12. Senator Hadi Sirika, minister of aviation, had announced a ban on the operations of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in Nigeria after two accidents of Lion Air flight 610, and an Ethiopian Airlines flight 320, crashed few…

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COVID-19 Guideline Violation: NCAA to fine airlines $3,500/passenger

Covid-19 Guideline violation

COVID-19 Guideline Violation:  NCAA to fine airlines $3,500/passenger   The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has vowed to fine airlines $3,500 for each passenger that refuses to adhere to the new travel protocols announced by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. In a letter addressed to all airlines and signed by the NCAA Director-General, Capt Musa Nuhu on December 26th, NCAA directed passengers flying from the United Kingdom and South Africa to present a pre-departure permit to fly/ QR Code and a negative COVID-19 PCR test result done within 96…

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NCAA approves more airlines as Kano Airport restarts flight operations

Covid-19 Guideline violation

  The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has given the all-clear to two airline operators to hit the skies after fulfilling all health protocols and aviation guidelines as Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA), Kano restarts domestic flight operations today. BusinessMetricsNG gathered that the two operators, Azman and Max Air, received their restart plan approval for commercial flights on Thursday and scheduled their inaugural flight for Lagos to Abuja and Abuja to Kano today. The duo joined Air Peace, Aero Contractors and Arik to resume flights to Kano, Port Harcourt…

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Wait till next week for flight resumption date – FG

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The Federal Government on Thursday said it would announce the date for the reopening of Nigeria’s airspace for commercial flight resumption and operations next week. It stated that the airports remained shut as some gaps in the aviation restart process had not been closed. Musa Nuhu, the Director-General, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), disclosed this during Thursday’s briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja. He, however, made no mention about the submission of the restart plan for the aviation sector. As the sector warms up to…

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