Africa: Aviation sector needs urgent government attention-Uko

Travel expert and organiser of Akwaaba African Travel Market, Ikechi Uko said urgent government attention is needed to save the air travel industry. He spoke to Chinedu Eze. Excerpts: Let’s start with what the economy has done to domestic passenger traffic. What is your evaluation of the market? From my experience in the past two weeks going to Abuja and […]

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Africa: Aviation regulation in Nigeria: The chequered history

By Chris Aligbe Civil Aviation regulation in Nigeria became the function of the National Government in the immediate post-colonial period. Nigeria had bought over the equities of Elder Dempstar and other stakeholders in West African Airways Corporation – WAAC following the withdrawal of Ghana in 1958 after independence; it became imperative that the new nation put in place a regulatory […]

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Without good corporate governance, national carrier would fail on arrival –Demuren

Former Director General, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, Dr. Harold Demuren speaks on the country’s aviation sector. Sir, what is your view about the nation’s aviation policy? When you talk of Nigerian aviation policy, I believe the first one was done in 1989 and I can see many faces here, who took part in the formulation of the policy then. […]

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Political Interference, Greatest Threat to Air Safety-Demuren

Former Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Dr. Harold Demuren posits that to guaranty the safety of flight operations, the NCAA must be autonomous to enforce regulations without fear or favour. He spoke to journalists at a breakfast meeting of the Aviation Round Table. Chinedu Eze presents the excerpts: Share our story:

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