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Preventing Air travel accidents: Stakeholders focus on role of ‘human factors’

  Posted by Sade Williams It is generally believed that 70-80 percent of air accidents are attributable to human factors, hence the reason experts continue to clamour for the right peg in the right hole in aviation. To this end, stakeholders in the aviation sector gathered on Friday to assess the contributions of human factors to air accidents and proffer ...

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Aviation experts attribute high accidents rate to poor communication, obsolete facilities, crew judgement, others

  Posted by Sade Williams   Poor communication between cockpit and the control tower, loss of situational awareness,  lack of training, poor facilities, fatigue, flight crew judgment and maintenance personnel are some of the human factor errors that need to be addressed to improve on the accident and incident rate in air travel according to safety experts. These were deliberated ...

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How Nigeria can achieve improved safety, by NCAA DG

  Posted by Sade Williams   The Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Captain Musa Nuhu has called for a critical review of the relationship between the live ware components and the other components of the aviation ecosystems and devise means towards achieving safe aircraft operation thus preventing accidents due to human errors. This is just as ...

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Dana Air Introduces Flexible No Change Fee Policy

Posted by Sade Williams   Dana Air has Introduced a flexible no change fee policy as part of its promise to serve its customers better and offer innovative products to support their ever-changing travel desires. According to the airline’s Communications Manager, Kingsley Ezenwa, ”Dana Air  understands that the exigencies of daily activities can make planning a trip difficult. So With ...

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EASA aims to reduce simulator dependency by crediting other training devices

  Posted by Sade Williams   Europe’s safety authority is aiming to reduce training dependency on full-flight simulators by implementing a classification system that enables selection of other flight-training devices that provide the appropriate level of capability. The matter is the subject of a European Union Aviation Safety Agency proposal which, it says, contains an “innovative” matrix-based approach to categorising ...

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