Operations

Nigeria’s NAMA splits Lagos ACC into two sectors

August 6, 2019 0

Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has split the Lagos Sub-Flight Information Region (Sub-FIR) airspace into two sectors, reports Nigerian Flight Deck The sectorisation which took off at exactly 00.01 UTC on 18 July was a […]

Safety

ICAO taps CAAi to boost Sierra Leone safety oversight

June 3, 2019 0

CAA International (CAAi), the technical cooperation arm of the UK Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA), is to assist the Sierra Leone Civil Aviation Authority (SLCAA) to strengthen its regulatory oversight capability. Financed by the International Civil […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Africa takes first steps on ATFM, CDM

September 11, 2018 0

African air navigation service providers (ANSPs) and aviation industry stakeholders have agreed to create and support an air traffic flow management (ATFM) and collaborative decision-making (CDM) initiative. During the recent CANSO Africa Conference hosted in […]

Airspace

Ethiopia counters Kenya airspace safety claim

September 3, 2018 0

Ethiopian authorities have criticised allegations made by the Kenyan Air Traffic Controllers Association about the safety of its airspace. The Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority (ECAA) said it ‘fully and categorically’ rejected the ‘false and baseless’ statements […]

Contracts

Adacel completes Algeria simulator project

June 13, 2018 0

ATC training systems Adacel Systems has completed installation and site acceptance testing for an Air Traffic Control (ATC) simulation system and Intelligent Communications Environment (ICE) training system at Blida, Algeria. Under terms of the contract […]

Airspace

Seamless airspace plan for 19 African states

May 25, 2018 0

Eastern and southern African states have passed new legislation to establish seamless upper airspace. The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) which met in May to launch the initiative is a free trade area […]

Airspace

Angola hands Intelcan $63m airspace contract

April 13, 2018 0

Canada’s Intelcan Techonosystems has secured a US$63.36 million contract to modernise Angolan airspace. The order, published in Diário da República official gazette dated 2 April, said that the equipment and services provided by the Canadian […]