Category: Aviation

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) announced on 24 June that it will soon be deploying Eurocopter EC135 (now Airbus Helicopters H135) and AS365 Dauphin helicopters in northwest Nigeria to support Operation ‘Sharan Daji’. The NAF released this photograph of the three H135 that it has received from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation. (Nigerian Air Force)…

Bristow Helicopters (Nigeria) Limited today announced a new dedicated helicopter rescue and recovery (RRS) service for Nigeria’s oil and gas industry to provide critical life-saving assistance currently not available in the country’s aviation landscape. The new service is expected to launch in August 2016. Bristow’s new RRS service complements the company’s suite of industrial aviation…

The Singapore Civil Aviation Academy has trained 13 Aerodrome safety inspectors working with the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). The training hitherto carried out in Singapore took place at the NCAA conference facility in Lagos. According to the public relations head of NCAA,  Sam Adurogboye,  this will be the first time such a programme will…

With about 2million litres demand daily, Nigerian airlines may be saving over N30 billion annually if aviation fuel, known as Jet A1 is refined locally, ThisDay reports. The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika told the Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) recently that he was in talks with his counterpart in the Ministry…

TheNigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has revealed that it is on the verge of certifying the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. This is in line with the recommendation of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), which audited the four major airports in the country in Abuja, Lagos, Kano and Port Harcourt recently. Nigeria passed the audit,…