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Rainy Season: NCAA Issues Warning To Airlines

As the rainy season approaches, airlines are being strongly cautioned by Captain Chris Najomo, the Acting Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority NCAA, to safeguard the safety of their passengers and crew members

While stressing the significance of being prepared and having accurate weather forecasts before every flight, Captain Najomo asked airlines to inform crew members of the most recent weather conditions prior to flights.

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He stressed the need for pilots to take necessary precautions to avoid adverse weather conditions.

“Pilots ensure that, you take the correct weather report before you fly, make sure that you avoid all adverse weather because we are now in the rainy season”.

The Acting DGCA also advised pilots to take extra fuel on board to ensure safe diversion in an emergency.

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“Take enough fuel for you to divert if you have to divert, go around if you have to go around. Be very careful and I say again, the airspace is very, very safe”.

He reiterated NCAA’s commitment to ensuring the safety of air travel in Nigeria, adding that, this advice serves as a timely reminder to airlines and passengers alike to prioritize safety.

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