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NCAA boss stresses importance of global, regional air navigation plans.

Oct 27 2017
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NCAA boss stresses importance of global, regional air navigation plans.  Tribune Online 

The Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Captain Muhtar Usman, has emphasized the need for the aviation authorities in Nigeria to urgently develop and implement short, medium and long term plans in line with the global and regional air navigation plans, in order to achieve demand and capacity balancing within an acceptable level of safety performance.


The call fell in line with the projection by both the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the International Air Transport Organization (IATA) that global traffic volume is expected to double by 2030.


Making his opening remarks at a high level workshop on Global Air Navigation Plan (GANP) organized for the NCAA by the ICAO), the NCAA DG appealed to his colleagues in other sister aviation agencies to key into the benefits inherent in the programme in view of the caliber of delegation from the ICAO headquarters in Montreal, Canada.  Read more


NAMA tasks air traffic controllers on airspace safety.  Guardian Online 

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has charged Air Traffic Controllers in the country to come up with practical and achievable solutions to problems encountered in air traffic control services in their respective airports across the nation.


Managing Director of NAMA, Capt. Fola Akinkuotu, gave this charge at the recently concluded Annual General Meeting and Conference of the Nigerian Air Traffic Controllers’ Association (NATCA), which held in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.


He said there was need for NATCA and its members to re-invent their professional ethos, ethics and commitment, by avoiding every behavour that threatens the safe provision of service.  Read more


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