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Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority
is the regulatory body for aviation in Nigeria.

Civil aviation is a critical element in Nigeria's transportation system and indeed its economy. Nigeria has twenty (20) airports and many regulated airstrips and heliports; 23 active domestic airlines; 554 licensed pilots; 913 licensed engineers and 1700 cabin personnel. Nigeria being Africa's most populous country is an important destination for over 22 foreign carriers. Nigeria currently has Bilateral Air Services Agreements with over 78 countries.

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UPDATE ON CLARIFICATION ON FLIGHT RESTRICTION INTO NIGERIAN  image
3 Apr, 2020

UPDATE ON CLARIFICATION ON FLIGHT RESTRICTION INTO NIGERIAN

Further to our earlier letter on restriction of international flights into Nigeria we wish to inform you that the following crew rest protocols have been developed to accommodate crew operating evacuation flights of more than 6 hours:
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1 Apr, 2020

COVID-19: INDUSTRY COMMUNICATION FROM NCAA

On the 29th March 2020, President Muhammed Buhari,announced a lockdown from 23:00hrs effective from 30 March 2020.......
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29 Mar, 2020

THE PROTOCOL FOR THE OPERATIONS AND HANDLING OF CARGO

Further to our earlier letter on protocol for the operations and handling of cargo and other essential flights. Please find below the reviewed set of protocols which should be strictly adhered to by all operators.
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27 Mar, 2020

PROPER MAINTENANCE OF AIRCRAFT ON STORAGE

The purpose of this letter is to remind all airline operators and aircraft owners of the necessary short term or long term maintenance requirements that are applicable to any aircraft that is put out of service for short or long periods of time for whatsoever reason.
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26 Mar, 2020

COVID- 19 EVENT AT AVIATION HOUSE

NCAA complies with social distancing and hand wash exercise.
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26 Mar, 2020

THE PROTOCOL FOR THE OPERATION AND HANDLING OF CARGO

Further to our earlier letter on restriction of International flights into Nigeria, you are hereby directed to adhere strictly to the following protocol. Any deviation to these protocols will not be accepted.
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24 Mar, 2020

UPDATE ON FLIGHT RESTRICTION INTO NIGERIA

Further to our earlier letter on restriction of international flights into Nigeria, you are hereby directed to deploy the following measures to protect the passengers and the general public against the spread of the COVID – 19.
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23 Mar, 2020

FLIGHT RESTRICTION INTO NIGERIA DUE TO COVID-19

UPDATE ON CLARIFICATION OF FLIGHT RESTRICTION INTO NIGERIA DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC
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23 Mar, 2020

RE-FLIGHT RESTRICTION INTO NIGERIA DUE TO COVID-19

UPDATE ON CLARIFICATION OF FLIGHT RESTRICTION INTO NIGERIA DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC
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16 Mar, 2020

CAPT. MUSA NUHU TAKES OVER AS DG NCAA

Capt. Musa Shuaibu Nuhu on Monday, March 16, 2020 has formally taken over as the substantive Director General/Chief Executive Officer (DG/CEO) of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).
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9 Mar, 2020

NCAA CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY (IWD) 2020

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) in alliance with the International Civil Aviation community celebrates International Women’s Day 2020 #IWD 2020: I AM GENERATION EQUALITY.
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5 Mar, 2020

COVID-19 OUTBREAK… NCAA ORDERS AIRLINES

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has ordered all airlines operating International and Regional flights into Nigeria to issue Health Declaration Forms to their passengers including crew members before arriving Nigerian airports.
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2 Mar, 2020

NCAA HARMONISES COVID-19 PREVENTIVE MEASURES AT AIRPORTS

Following the first recorded confirmed case of COVID-19 on 27th February 2020, of an Italian travelling from Milan who came in through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Monday, 24th February 2020.
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3 Feb, 2020

2019 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF FLIGHT OPERATIONS

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY ON INTERNATIONAL AND DOMESTIC FLIGHT OPERATIONS
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24 Jan, 2020

NCAA PUTS AIRLINES ON ALERT

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has put all Airline Operators, Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSP) and Aerodrome Operators on alert over the outbreak of Coronavirus.
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24 Jan, 2020

NCAA AT 20

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority was established at the twilight of the Military regime in Nigeria by Decree 49 of 1999 which later became Act 49 upon the commencement of Civil Administration.
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21 Jan, 2020

NCAA 20 YEARS OF IMPACTFUL OVERSIGHT…..

Celebration bells jingle for Nigeria’s apex aviation regulatory agency, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). It has been 20 wholesome years of acting as the “general overseer”, “watchdog”, “police”, “security” “and “referee” of the entire air transportation in line with global best practice.
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10 Jan, 2020

TSA COLLABORATES WITH NCAA ON SAFETY AND SECURITY

The picture was taken during debriefing in Lagos, Friday 10th January 2020.
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7 Jan, 2020

TSA VISIT TO NIGERIA IS ROUTINE

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) wishes to affirm that the ongoing Audit of the security system in place at Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos by America’s Transport Security Administration (TSA) is routine.
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6 Jan, 2020

TSA ASSESES LAGOS AIRPORT

A 3-man Transportation Security Administration (TSA) of United States has arrived Nigeria to commence Security Assessment of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos today, Monday January 6, 2020.
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2 Jan, 2020

NCAA ENTERS NEW YEAR

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has entered the New Year with prayers for safe and secure operations.
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17 Dec, 2019

AFTERMATH OF SUSPENSION…….

Consequent upon the suspension of Turkish Airlines operations into Nigeria, the Acting Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) Capt. Abdullahi Sidi met with the management of Turkish Airlines at the NCAA Office in Abuja on Friday.
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26 Nov, 2019

NCAA CAUTIONS PILOTS, OPERATORS ON HARMATTAN HAZE

In its resolve to ensure safe flight operations in Nigeria airspace, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has issued Advisory Circular
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12 Nov, 2019

NCAA NOTIFIES PILOTS, OPERATORS...

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has notified Pilots, Airports/ Airline Operators and Aircraft Engineers of a change in Birds/Wildlife strike reporting format.
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24 Oct, 2019

Federal Government Appoints New DG for NCAA

FG Appoints New DG for NCAA
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16 Oct, 2019

AFCAC/Singapore CAA conducts Safety Oversight Course

AFCAC/Singapore CAA conducts Safety Oversight Course in Nigeria
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16 Oct, 2019

Caverton Group Pays Courtesy Visit to NCAA

The top management of the Caverton Offshore Support Group and representatives of Thales, France paid a courtesy visit to Nigerian Civil Aviation
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17 Sep, 2019

Weather Alert…… Beware of Thunderstorms, NCAA warns Pilots

In recognition of the outset of the rainy season with the attendant thunderstorms, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has called on all
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19 Aug, 2019

Airport Encroachment: NCAA collaborates with other agencies

Airport Encroachment: NCAA collaborates with other agencies to enhance security at airports

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Passenger Responsibility

Traveling by air or using air transport services confers certain rights. But it also comes with some responsibilities. Among the main ones are:

The right to compensation for flight cancellation, delays, damaged/loss baggage and denied boarding.

The right to book and confirm tickets with an airline of your choice.

The right to the provision of a conducive airport environment before, during, and after flights.

The right to seek redress for all irregularities during your flight.