Author Archives: Sade Williams

Turkish airline obeys NCAA’s directive, deploys A330 aircraft on Abuja route

    Posted by Sade Williams     Turkish airline has recanted its statement that it would continue operations into Nigeria despite suspension by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) by afterwards, complying to the directive of the regulatory authority with its deployment of an A330 aircraft on the Abuja on Friday.   The NCAA had asked Turkish airline to ...

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NACAN decries non appointment of members as Airspace Managers

    Posted by Sade Williams   Members of the National Aeronautical Communications Association of Nigeria (NACAN ) have expressed unhappiness with the management of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) for not appointing any member of Air Traffic Communications Department as an Airspace Manager since the last one retired in 2015.   According to a communique issued at the ...

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Young pilots should go into General aviation to enhance their employability–Abdusalami, NCAT Rector

  Capt. Abdusalami Mohammed is Rector, NCAT, Zaria. In this interview, he outlines plans of the college to increase its IGR. He tells young aviation professionals what to do to be employable, while revealing plans to take the institution to an enviable height. Excerpts:     Since you were appointed rector of the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) in ...

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NCAA fumes, suspends Turkish airline from Nigeria over baggage issues

    Posted by Sade Williams     The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has asked Turkish airline to suspend its operations from Nigeria beginning from December 16, until it has the right size of aircraft that can transport all passengers with their baggage at the same time, into the country.   The NCAA is fuming because the incessant  baggage ...

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British Airways explores possibility of using 3D printers to create aircraft parts

  Posted by Sade Williams   British Airways is exploring the possibility of using 3D printers to create aircraft parts in the future. These printers would be located at airports around the world to reduce delays for customers and emissions caused by transporting items.   The airline’s innovators predict that non-essential cabin parts will be first on the list to ...

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