“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.
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.
PREAMBLE Catering Service providers have been identified by the Authority as one of the key service providers to airlines that are required to put in place COVID-19 risk management measures to assure the travelling public that catering products (meals, snacks etc) served on board flights are not a potential sources of COVID-19 infection.
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 28th April, 2021 was looking radiant and cheerful as he received senior management team and other members of staff in his Abuja office.
Following the adoption of the global reporting format for assessing and reporting runaway surface conditions by the ICAO Council at its 207th session in 2016 to assure a smooth implementation and thereby ensure transparency and global standardization.
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has cautioned all Pilots over severe thunderstorms and other hazardous weather which hamper flight operations especially now that raining is here.
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.
Catering Service providers have been identified by the Authority as one of the key service providers to airlines that are required to put in place COVID-19 risk management measures to assure the travelling public that catering products (meals, snacks etc.) served on board flights are not a potential sources of COVID-19 infection.
A ONE-DAY VIRTUAL WORKSHOP on Wednesday June 2, 2021.
In-service maintenance of aircraft tyre-wheel assembly and operational instructions in the event of tyre bursts during aircraft operation
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.
Contrary to notion expressed in some quarters that the apex regulatory body, Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) is irretrievably tied to the apron strings of the supervising Ministry of Aviation, both bodies synergise to enhance growth and development of Nigeria's air transport industry.
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).
The attention of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has been drawn to a press release issued by the management of Azman Air over the suspension of its flight operations by the NCAA that has gone viral in the social media.
Following series of incidents involving Azman Air Boeing 737 Aircraft, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has pursuant to Section 35 (2) of the Civil Aviation Act, 2006 and Part 126.96.36.199 (A) of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Regulations (Nig.CARs) 2015, suspended the operations of all the Boeing 737 Aircraft in the Fleet of Azman Air Services Limited, with effect from March 15, 2021.