Aviation unions threaten strike over N45b Nigeria Airways pension arrears

Workers’ unions in the aviation industry have threatened to shut the airspace and ground all flight activities in protest against the Federal Government’s refusal to pay N45b pension and gratuities of Nigeria Airways ex-workers. The unions, comprised of National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE), the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) and the Air Transport Senior Staff Services Association of

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Lagos, Abuja airports to get category 3A instrument landing system

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has disclosed plans to install Category 3A Instrument Landing Systems (ILS) at the Lagos and Abuja airports. The new equipment will enable aircraft to land, even if the pilots are unable to establish visual contact with the runway due to bad weather. ILS does this by transmitting radio signals. A Category 3A approach is a precision instrument approach and landing with no decision height or

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