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UK ban on Dhaka-London direct air cargo set to be lifted

The UK government is likely to lift the ban on Dhaka-London direct air cargo next week, and would put forth several “observations” regarding the security at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. A top ministry official revealed that British High Commissioner, Alison Blake, would be handing over a letter from the UK Department for Transport to Civil Aviation Minister, AKM Shahjahan Kamal. Blake and Shahjahan are set to meet during a …

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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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Nigeria: Airline operators call for level playing field in Single African Air Transport Market

Airline operators have requested the Federal Government to produce a level playing field for airlines that would allow the full benefits of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM). Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) Executive Chairman, Captain Nogie Meggison, remarked that Nigerian airlines could only take full advantage of the said policy if the government placed the onus on the African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) to see to it that …

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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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Kazakh Ministry for Investment and Development proposes use of new company to oversee civil aviation

The Kazakh Ministry for Investment and Development has suggested creating a new national company that would supervise civil aviation. “We have developed approaches to the implementation of the British model, which involve changes in the current legislation regarding the transfer of oversight functions in the field of flight safety to a new structure in the form of a national company for supervision and control in civil aviation. “The company will …

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India: Government to fix rates first before inviting airport bids

Contractors of new airports can be assured of the landing and parking fees they levy after the government made the call to fix the rates before inviting bids. The decision would pave the way for potential entry of foreign investment as it removes regulatory uncertainty from the equation. This usually deterred investors from vying for airport projects in the country, says aviation industry analysts. Airline executives also lauded the decision, …

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Nepal: Draft Integrated Civil Aviation Bill to be sent to Cabinet

The Tourism Ministry is getting set to table the draft Integrated Civil Aviation Bill in the Cabinet to get an “in principle” approval. The said bill seeks to divide the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) into regulator and service provider. The Law Ministry has already given its go-ahead to the draft that was penned by a government committee. After getting the green light from the Cabinet, a final draft …

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