Flight resumption: Six airlines ready to restart operation — NCAA

Flight resumption: Six airlines ready to restart operation — NCAA

… Palliative is being thought-about for the entire business

 By LawaniMikairu

Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, yesterday stated Six of the home airways have met the requirement to restart flight operation when the airports reopen on the 21st of June. The Six airways have had their planes licensed and declared airworthy. This is simply because the Aviation Minister, Senator Hadi Sirika stated palliative shall be offered for the entire aviation sector.

Making the disclosure yesterday throughout a webnair organized by the Aviation Ministry ,  Engr. Ita Awak, Director, Airworthiness Standards, NCAA  stated the regulatory company has additionally instructed the airways to make use of solely permitted reagents to disinfect their plane.

Awak stated :  “six of the airlines have crossed the mark from the point of view of airworthiness. We have asked all the airlines that they should use only reagents that are approved by the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) of their different aircraft types, to disinfect their machines.”

Senator Hadi Sirika in his comment whereas addressing the over 300 gamers, starting from airways, floor handlers, airport operators and others, that participated within the convention,  stated: “The whole purpose of this exercise is to get it right. It is our own style to come to you and marry your ideas and suggestions with ours for the betterment of our industry.”

On the a lot mentioned palliative for the business, Sirika stated the federal authorities is contemplating palliative for aviation sector within the nation. His phrases: “Palliative is being considered and it is for the whole industry. There will be a template and it would be fair to everyone in the industry.”

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He additional assured stakeholders that their enter shall be applied by the federal government. He  stated: “Nothing will go to the government unless it is something that is collectively agreed upon.”

Also talking on the occasion , Captain Musa Nuhu, the Director General, NCAA, stated the company is working with the airline operators to realize passengers security and safety. He stated :  “We need to work together to achieve common goal  of focusing on aviation security. We have 11 recommendations and we have reviewed the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO)’s recommendations. The guideline is going to reflect our last meeting with airlines.”

In his contribution, Engr. Godwin Balang, the General Manager in control of Airline Operators’ Certificate and Surveillance, NCAA, stated 20 stakeholders have submitted their restart plans. He stated :  “On recovery plan, 20 aviation stakeholders have submitted their restart plan so far. We have received from FAAN, plan on Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano; Port Harcourt International Airport, Port Harcourt; Sam Mbakwe Airport while that of Murtala Muhammed Airport Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja came later.”


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