Category: Aviation

NCAA Inability: US threatens to bar Nigerian airlines

Advertisement The United States federal aviation administration has given Nigerian airlines a 65-day ultimatum to resolve specified security issues or risk being barred from flying to its country. A team of US FAA officials who recently carried out an audit for the renewal of Nigeria’s category one safety status gave the ultimatum on August 24. The…

Arik Shareholders Screams At Ethiopian Airline Planned Takeover of Air Arik

Shareholders of Nigeria’s largest carrier, Arik Air have described as unfortunate the alleged plan by the federal government to hand over the airline to a foreign  operator, Ethiopia Airlines.   Reports show that Ethiopia Airlines has indicated interest in signing a contract with the federal government to take over the management of Arik Air, which…

Peace Airline Boss Intervened Arewa Youths to Revoke Quit Notice

Chairman and CEO of Air Peace, Chief Allen Onyema   Sources say talks underway with IPOB leadership Details have emerged on how the chairman of Peace Airlines, Barrister Allen Onyema, brokered a peace deal with the Coalition of Northern Youths (CNY), paving the way for the withdrawal, last Thursday, of the notice on Igbos to leave…

Nigeria Still Category 1 Country, Says NCAA DG

  The Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt Muhtar Usman has assured Nigerians that the country still retains its US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Category 1 safety status until the later issues written report on the audit it carried out last week, which would reconfirm or downgrade the status. The Category 1…

FG sacks NAMA Directors redeploys Others

  The Federal Governments repositioning of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), has begun with the sacking of two directors. The two were former Director of Administration Ibrahim Saleh and Human Resources Director, Uwem Akangson.   On the restructuring, Alhaja. Maria Ibrahim Bashir, a lawyer replaces Saleh as Director, Human Resources Management and Administration. She…