Africa: Inspiring next generation of aviation professionals


May 27, 2019 will remain indelible in the minds of 1,743 secondary school students from 74 schools across Zaria, Kaduna, Katsina and Kano who participated in an excursion by the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT Zaria). Through a programme it tagged ‘Open day’, NCAT had thrown its gate open to the students and had dozens of instructors who took […]

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Africa: NCAT Set to Install Boeing Simulator in Zaira


The Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) said the newly – acquired Boeing 737 simulator was set to be installed after securing the approval from the Federal Executive Council (FEC). The rector of NCAT, Abdulsalam Muhammed, explained that the simulator would be used in the training of cabin crew training programme, where they would be able to simulate cabin fire […]

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Aviation: Economic Downturn Has Not Impinged on NCAA Operations- Usman

The Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Captain Muhktar Usman said the agency carries out its functions effectively despite the economic downturn and the over-bloated workforce. He spoke to Chinedu Eze. Excerpts: Your workers seem to be aggrieved by your style of leadership possibly because their expectation is not being met in terms of training but they acknowledged they […]

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How Thai security agents humilated Nigerian diplomats, others inside a church

FOR Nigerians living in Bangkok, Thailand, it was a day of total humiliation and indescribable embarrassment. Many would not forget the agony they suffered allegedly in the hands of Thai law enforcement officers on April 3. It is an event that will remain green in their memory for long. Daily Sun learnt that on the fateful day, a combined team […]

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Aviation school NCAT struggles with massive student enrollment

By Chuks Okoh The Rector Nigerian College of Aviation College NCAT Zaria, Capt. Mrs Chinyere Kalu says influx of students into the college has led to shortage of accommodation in the institution. Speaking in a telephone interview, Capt Kalu explained that a block of 70 rooms was commissioned last year while an executive hostel was opened two years ago to […]

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