Africa: NCAA to Delist Non-compliant Travel Agencies

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The Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Muhtar Usman, has said the regulatory body will delist any travel agency that fail to register with the agency by the end of the year. The NCAA said the registration was aimed at regularising the operations of travel agents in the country towards effective service to the public. According to […]

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Africa: NCAA Audit certifies operational aircraft in Air Peace fleet airworthy

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The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA audit of Air Peace Airline Limited has revealed that all the operational aircraft on the fleet of Air Peace Limited are airworthy. The NCAA in a statement signed by the general manager public relations, Mr Sam Adurogboye, stated that the NCAA has just completed a thorough technical audit of the airline and its fleet […]

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Africa: NCAA Rakes In N13.3bn For FG As Security Levy In 2017 – Report

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The Federal Government earned at least N13 billion as security levy from outbound international passengers in 2017. A report obtained from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) indicated that between January and December 2017, at least 1,825,358 passengers exited the country through the five international airports of Lagos, Kano, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Enugu. NCAA however collects the sum on […]

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Africa: How Nigeria Aviation companies obtains AOC with borrowed Planes

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Nigerian airline operators, Sahara Reporters can exclusively reveal, borrow helicopters from one another to dupe the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) into issuing them Air Operators’ Certificates (AOCs). The AOC, which authorizes an operator to carry out specific commercial air transport operations, is issued once the NCAA is satisfied that the operator has the required personnel, assets, and systems to […]

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Aviation: Making Nigerian Airlines Profitable

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Aviation: Making Nigerian Airlines Profitable Scarcity of dollars and low value of the naira have prompted Nigerian airlines to see the need to operate regional and international routes. These routes open the door for them to earn foreign currency as many of these countries in West and Central Africa are not hard hit in terms of dollar scarcity like Nigeria […]

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Africa: Gov. Ayade, Air Peace MD Onyema and Ekezie of Wakanow win Man of the Year Awards

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Gov. Ayade, Air Peace MD Onyema and Ekezie of Wakanow win Man of the Year Awards Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has won the Atqnews Tourism Man of the Year award for 2016, this is as the CEO of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema also emerged the Aviation Man of the year while Mr. Obinna Ekezie, Managing Director […]

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Aviation: ‘Domestic airlines pay 40% of ticket revenue as tax’

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‘Domestic airlines pay 40% of ticket revenue as tax’ The Airline Operators of Nigeria has said the domestic carriers in the country are being stifled by the manipulation, feasting and pushing of their finances through multiple taxes, charges and levies to the extent that the airlines are now groaning under the pressure and some are going bankrupt. The Chairman, AON, […]

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Aviation: Nigerian Government takes over West Africa’s Largest carrier Arik Air

Nigerian Government takes over West Africa’s Largest carrier Arik Air by Friday Nwosu Nigeria and West Africa’s largest carrier, Arik Air has been taken over by the country’s government in a bid to prevent the airline from going the way of other airlines that have gone out of operation. The move to take over the operation of the airline by […]

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Aviation: Despite Recession, Airlines Sold N330bn Tickets in 2016

Despite Recession, Airlines Sold N330bn Tickets in 2016 Despite the economic downturn, which has eroded the purchasing power of Nigerians, air travel still recorded ticket sales of N330,548,324,796.84 from January to October 2016, a little less than N385,909,897,028. 80 sold between January to December in 2015. It is however projected that the total number of ticket sales last year would […]

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Aviation: Nigerian Airlines Recorded Huge Losses to Aviation Fuel, FX Scarcity in 2016- Arumemi-Ikhide

Nigerian Airlines Recorded Huge Losses to Aviation Fuel, FX Scarcity in 2016- Arumemi-Ikhide The Chairman of Arik Air, Joseph Arumemi-Ikhide spoke to ChineduEze on the challenges that hampered the operations of local airlines in 2016. Excerpts: Arik Air must have lost huge revenue when the unions stopped your operations for one day? We had held talks with labour and we […]

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