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30 Sep, 2021

NCAA REFUTES BAN ON TRAVELLERS WITHOUT PROOF OF VACCINATION CLAIM

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has refuted a report by some local tabloids and social media, including "The Street Journal" that the Federal Government through NCAA has given a directive that from 1st December 2021 travellers without proof of vaccination would not be permitted to board both local and international flights.

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13 Sep, 2021

AZMAN AIR IN FULL OPERATION

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) clarified that AZMAN AIR resumed full operation on May 1, 2021, following the lifting of earlier suspension.

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18 Aug, 2021

Take Off: Guidance for Air Travel Through The Covid-19

The impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic on global air transport is unprecedented. Airports have seen a drastic decline in global passenger traffic volumes for the first quarter of 2020, equivalent to a reduction of 612 million passengers in absolute terms.

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6 Aug, 2021

CAPT. MUSA SHUAIBU NUHU THE JOURNEY SO FAR...

It was Raymond Albert Croc of McDonald fame that says, “Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get". As a corollary, Capt. Musa Shuaibu Nuhu did not become Director General of Nigeria's apex regulatory authority by a stroke of luck rather his appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari was a fitting tribute to a stellar aviation career spanning over 36 years; beginning in 1984 as co-pilot B737 at the defunct Nigeria Airways. Among others he was in the Presidential Air Fleet for 16 nourishing years, with a total flight time of 12,000 hours+ and Plc Jet Multi-Engine of 9,000 hour+.

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6 Aug, 2021

“SAFETY IS A JOINT RESPONSIBILITY” -Engr. Kayode Isiaka Ajiboye (Director, Air worthiness Standards)

A rare breed Engr. Isiaka Kayode Ajiboye is a man who cannot be excused from any compendium on distinguished public servants of his time. His intelligence, integrity and industry have been his greatest assets. There is no other quality as essential to success of any kinds as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes anything everything. That sterling quality Engr. Kayode Isiaka Ajiboye Director, Airworthiness Standards (DAWS) sufficiently possesses. He is also an iconic example of a self-made man in the mold of Benjamin Franklin. They set a course for greatness and proceeded to work without rest until their goals became a reality. It was like a hen coming home to roost when on 2nd September, 2020 he was meritoriously appointed as the superintendent of the new-look Directorate of Air Worthiness Standards (DAWS). No other anthem resonates among staffers than it is an appointment well deserved and well earned.

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6 Aug, 2021

DG NCAA ADVOCATES AVIATION SECURITY CULTURE AMONG STAKEHOLDERS

Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Musa Shuaibu Nuhu has advocated urgent need for airports, airlines, government agencies and other stakeholders in the industry to support, inculcate and propagate culture of security and human capability for deterring, detecting and preventing unlawful acts against civil aviation.

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6 Aug, 2021

NCAA NOT OUT TO KILL ANY AIRLINES

The Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Musa Shuaibu Nuhu has declared that the Authority is not out to kill any airlines but to fulfil its mandate of ensuring compliance with extant Regulations.

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6 Aug, 2021

NCAA CELEBRATES SUPERB CAPT. MUSA NUHU AT 57

The Management and staff of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) recently rolled out drums of celebration for Capt. Musa Shuaibu Nuhu, helmsman of the regulatory agency as he added another year. The Director General, who clocked 57 on the 23rd April, 2021 was looking radiant and cheerful as he received senior management team and other members of staff in his Abuja office.

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18 Jun, 2021

2021 - YEAR OF SECURITY CULTURE IN NIGERIA

Following the declaration of Year 2021 as the Year of Security Culture (YOSC) by ICAO, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) wishes to bring to the attention of all airports, airlines and relevant aviation stakeholders the need to raise the bar in the effective implementation of aviation security measures in the aviation industry in Nigeria.

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19 Apr, 2021

NCAA CONDUCTS ICAO BASIC STP 123 FOR NEW AVSEC STAFF

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has conducted International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Basic Standard Training Programme (STP 123) for eight (8) new officers.         The Basic STP 123 is a standardized training package developed by ICAO for the aviation industry and endorsed by the contracting states to meet the industry's security needs at the basic security operations level.

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23 Mar, 2021

COMMUNIQUE OF HIGH LEVEL MINISTERIAL MEETING

We, Ministers responsible for air transport from West African States, neighbouring Central African States as well as from the Diaspora held a High-Level Ministerial meeting on Enhancing Air Transport Connectivity and Growth in West Africa on 18 March 2021, at the kind invitation of the Federal Ministry of Aviation, Nigeria in cooperation with the International Partners for Aviation Development, Innovation and Sustainability (iPADIS).

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22 Mar, 2021

WEST AFRICA MINISTERS AND iPADIS MAP OUT...

A high-level ministerial meeting of Western African States concluded yesterday with a 15-point post-covid recovery plan for air transport in the region, including strategies for the long-term sustainable development of the industry.

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13 Mar, 2021

INVITATION TO VIRTUAL HIGH- LEVEL MINISTERIAL MEETING

It is an honour to inform you that the Federal Ministry of Aviation of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, in collaboration with the International Partners for Aviation Development ,Innovation and Sustainability (iPADIS) is organizing a virtual conference of Ministers responsible for Air Transport in the West African from 17 to 18 March 2021 on the theme: Air Transport Connectivity and Growth in West African.

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7 Mar, 2021

FG PARTNERS IPADIS TO REPOSITION AVIATION

Federal Ministry of Aviation in conjunction with International Partners for Aviation Development, Innovation and Sustainability (iPADIS) is organizing a two-day High Level Ministerial Meeting on Enhancing Air Transport Connectivity and Growth in West Africa.

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5 Oct, 2020

UPDATED INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT SCHEDULE

Following the partial resumption of International Flights as approved by Presidential Task Force (PTF) and subsequent requests for additional frequencies by airlines, please find attached the approved updated flight schedule.

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25 Jun, 2020

NCAA LEADS, AS AVIATION AGENCIES RELOCATE TO ABUJA

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), in compliance with the directive of the Federal Government has since relocated its Corporate Headquarters to the nation’s Federal Capital, Abuja. The Agency, as the Regulator, was in fact the first to comply with the directive as a way of encouraging others to follow suit.

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29 May, 2020

COVID -19 PANDEMIC PUBLIC HEALTH PROTOCOLS

Further to our earlier letter on Quarantine protocol for Nigerian flight crew who operate flights outside the country, we wish to inform you that the Federal Ministry of Health has approved a public health protocol to prevent the spread of the disease by flight crew members.

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22 May, 2020

RELIEF ON SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE CALENDAR TASKS

The Authority has receive request in relation to the impact on calendar time intervals or deferral of calendar time intervals on base scheduled maintenance tasks as a result of aircraft storage or inability to access NCAA Approve Maintenance Organizations caused by the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic.

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6 May, 2020

POST COVID-19 LOCKDOWN RESTART PLAN GUIDELINES

The Federal Government on Monday 27th April 2020 announced the gradual phasing and controlled easing of the country’s lockdown especially in Ogun, Lagos and Abuja from the 4th May 2020. Following this announcement, it is important for the Civil Aviation Authority to start the process of getting the industry ready for an organized, safe, secure and efficient restart of flight operations when the nation’s airspace is reopened for business.

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6 May, 2020

GUIDELINES FOR NCAA AUTHORISATION FOR RESUMPTION

Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority Advisory Circulars from the Aviation Security Department contain information about standards, practices and procedures that the Authority has found to be necessary at this time for safe and secure operations of civil aviation

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6 May, 2020

POST COVID-19 LOCKDOWN AIRLINE INDUSTRY RESTART PLAN

This Advisory Circular is issued to provide information and guidance on health, safety and environmental measures required of all Air Operators Certificate (AOC) holders to restart flight operations post COVID-19 lockdown hitherto in place as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.