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NCAA Revokes A Pilot’s License

NCAA Revokes A Pilot’s License

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has revoked the Airline Transport Pilot’s Licence ATPL of a Pilot forserious violation of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Regulations (Nig.CARs). This revocation was a consequence of the Pilot operating flights on non-schedule operations while his medical certificate has expired. During these flight operations, the Pilot repeatedly exercised the privileges […]

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Insurance Players Advocate Information Sharing, Timely Release Of Accident Reports

Insurance Players Advocate Information Sharing, Timely Release Of Accident Reports

Players in Nigeria’s insurance industry have called for timely release of accident reports and adequate information sharing to minimize risk in related business decisions. The Head of CFI’s Office at Nigeria’s National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), Usman Jankara Jimada said delayed release of accident reports by Nigeria’s Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) had affected insurance compensation issues […]

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Ghana’s Aviation Minister Directs CAA To Implement ICAO Recommended Corrective Measures

Ghana’s Aviation Minister Directs CAA To Implement ICAO Recommended Corrective Measures

Ghana’s Minister for Aviation, Joseph Kofi Adda has directed the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) to immediately develop an action plan towards the implementation of corrective measures that have been recommended by the ICAO team, after the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) concluded its recent Coordinated Validation Mission (ICVM) in line with the united nations […]

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China’s New Visa Policy Takes Effect Today

China’s New Visa Policy Takes Effect Today

China’s New Visa Policy Takes Effect Today The exit-entry departments of China’s public security authorities will start issuing new versions of visas and residence permits for foreigners from today, the National Immigration Administration said yesterday. “The current versions will no longer be issued on the same day, while the documents already issued are still valid […]

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US-Based Nigerians To Pay N15, 000 Each

US-Based Nigerians To Pay N15, 000 Each

Nigerians based in the United States are to pay between $40 and $50 each to be enrolled for the National Identity Number (NIN), according to an official. The Nation reports that Ms Uche Chigbo, the Special Assistant to the Director-General of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), stated this in New York on Thursday. Chigbo […]

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When This 21-Year Old Pilot Made 1,000 Flight Hours

When This 21-Year Old Pilot Made 1,000 Flight Hours

Zambia’s youngest commercial pilot, 21-year-old First Officer Kalenga Kamwendo, had as at May 2016  clocked 1,000 hours of flying with the countries’ leading scheduled airline Proflight Zambia. Lusaka Times reports that Kalenga reached the milestone while on an early morning flight from Lusaka to Mfuwe, just one year and nine months after he started flying for the […]

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