FirstNation Airways is set to resume flight operations in Nigeria on Sunday evening, one month after it suspended flights to enable the aircraft fleet undergo engine maintenance.
Another domestic carrier, First Nation Airlines, has suspended its operations, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has said.
This is coming less than 24 hours after Aero Contractors Airlines, Nigeria’s second largest commercial carrier, announced the suspension of its scheduled flight services and its workers were ordered to proceed on indefinite leave with effect from Thursday, September 1, 2016.
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has commenced full implementation of certification of all Aviation Security Screeners in the nation’s airports.
…Warns against flouting the rules
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has taken cognisance of the growing requests for the use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) leading to its proliferation in Nigeria and has therefore issued safety guidelines accordingly.
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has banned the launching of Remotely Piloted Aircraft in the Nigerian airspace without the permit of the authority and the Office of National Security Adviser.
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has directed all Airlines (Domestic and Charter) operating in the country to forward in full un-remitted funds accruable to the authority within 60 days without further delay.
The Ministerial Committee on Airport Security has thrown its weight behind the commencement of regional operations at the Murtala Muhammed Airport Two (MMA2), Lagos, operated by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL).