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Boeing Says It Has Corrected Simulator Software of 737 MAX Jets

Boeing Says It Has Corrected Simulator Software of 737 MAX Jets

Boeing Co has made corrections to simulator software that mimics the flying experience of its 737 MAX jets, which were involved in two fatal crashes, and the company has provided additional information to device operators, a spokesman said on Friday. The spokesman, Gordon Johndroe, said the changes will ensure that the simulator experience is representative […]

US Federal Aviation Administration Begins Audit of Nigeria’s Aviation Industry

US Federal Aviation Administration Begins Audit of Nigeria’s Aviation Industry

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has commenced the assessment of Nigerian’s aviation sector with a visit to the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) yesterday. A four-member team from the FAA arrived Nigeria weekend to conduct the audit which would take place from August 21 to 25, 2017, according to the spokesman of NCAA, […]

The Laptop Ban and What It Means for Air Travel: QuickTake Q&A

The Laptop Ban and What It Means for Air Travel: QuickTake Q&A

Middle East airports and passengers are grappling with new U.S. and British rules barring laptops and other electronic gadgets in carry-on luggage. Both governments prohibited large electronic devices in the cabins of flights headed to their countries. In announcing the rules, officials cited security reasons but didn’t supply many specifics. 1. Is this type of […]

Kaduna Airport: Foreign Airlines Ignore FG’s Plea

Kaduna Airport: Foreign Airlines Ignore FG’s Plea

Except Ethiopian Airlines, other foreign airlines operating in Nigeria are yet to heed the Federal Government’s plea to use Kaduna Airport as alternate airport to Abuja during the six weeks closure of Abuja Airport runway for repair works. This is just as passengers of these foreign airlines have been making private alternative arrangements to board […]

AIB Blames Human Error, Poor Regulation for Dana Crash

AIB Blames Human Error, Poor Regulation for Dana Crash

The failure of the pilot in command to take a strategic decision to return to base when the first engine of the ill-fated Dana Air Flight 992 failed 17 minutes into the flight led to its crash. The aircraft, with registration number 5N-RAM, crashed on June 3, 2012, killing 163 people on board and on […]

Nigeria To Open Up Government Airports To Private Investment

Nigeria To Open Up Government Airports To Private Investment

Nigeria will open up its government-owned airports to private investment, the minister of aviation said on Monday, as the capital’s airport prepares to close for repairs after years of neglect. All government-owned airports will be offered to investors who have “the wherewithal, the know-how, the technology, the capacity, the ability, the finance to put up huge fantastic […]