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Nigeria: Delta yet to inform Accident Investigation Bureau regarding emergency landing

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) had yet to receive any information from Delta Airlines regarding the emergency landing its Atlanta-bound flight made earlier this week at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos. AIB Commissioner, Akin Olateru, declared that the airline’s action was a clear breach of Nigeria’s aviation laws and regulations. Delta Air Lines Flight 55 which was travelling from Lagos to Atlanta, took off at around 10.50 pm …

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Russia and Turkey signs agreement for mutual recognition of aircraft certificates

Russia and Turkey have signed a working agreement on aircraft worthiness that would help facilitate the procedures for the mutual recognition of aircraft certification documents. The agreement was signed by Alexander Neradko, the head of Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency (FATA), and Can Erel, the Deputy Director General of Turkey’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation. Russia and Turkey would now initiate what is being called a “favorable environment” for bilateral …

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Major aviation companies call for carbon offsetting scheme to be cleared for implementation

Some of the largest aviation companies have made the call for governments to hasten their efforts to deliver a new international carbon offsetting scheme. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) recently drew the curtain on its Carbon Markets Seminar. Staged in Montreal, Canada, ICAO remains hard at work as it strives to deliver the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) scheme, which was finalized in 2016 after numerous years of back-and-forth talks.

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Talks underway for Malaysian carriers to gain access to more routes in China

Malaysian Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai announced that talks are ongoing for Malaysian airlines to possibly fly to more routes in China. The Transport Minister also disclosed that Malaysia Airlines (MAB) is targeting second-tier cities by flying to Wuhan in the central, Nanjing in the east and the southern city Fuzhou. “The second-tier cities of China are developing very fast, it is vital to expand and open up …

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India pledges commitment to ICAO safety goals, says Union Minister

Union Minister for Civil Aviation, Ashok Gajapathi Raju, has vowed India’s support to the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) goals of achieving constant improvements in safety, security and environment. Raju was the head of the Indian delegation that attended the first Asia Pacific Ministerial Conference that was held in the Chinese capital of Beijing. The two-day conference began on January 31 and was held to tackle the issue of Universal …

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Thailand: Cabinet gives green light to signing aviation pact with 30 other countries

The Cabinet has given its approval to Thailand signing a declaration on civil aviation with 30 countries as means to keep the country’s aviation industry from being red-flagged over safety issues. Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith disclosed that the cabinet has given the green light to the Ministry to ink the Declaration of Civil Aviation Ministers’ Conference with the 30 countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Arkhom said the declaration seeks to …

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